Real Estate Auctions

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Services for Real Estate Pros - AuctionFirst
Real Estate Auctions are an important marketing and sales tool that benefits consumers and real estate professionals. This blog focuses on VOLUNTARY real estate auctions where sellers want a time-defined sale of their real estate thru competitive bidding.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Today's Austin American Statesman, Business Section, reprinted an article from WSJ - "More Sellers are turning to Real Estate Auctions for quick Action." 
08/19/2006
Inman News published an article on 8/14/06 entitled "Real Estate Industry Sets Sights on the Auction Block".  If you want to be ahead of what the industry is doing - I'd recommend you read this article.  Other recent (last 30 days) articles about real estate auctions have been published in NY Tim...
08/18/2006
Real Estate Auction Fundamentals  Catch the Wave Going once, going twice, SOLD! Residential and commercial real estate auctions are growing at record pace. In fact, the National Association of Realtors has predicted that within seven years, one of every three homes in the USA will be sold by auct...
08/17/2006
Auctions represent an opportunity to accelerate real estate market.  On average, real estate auctions are marketed for 4-6 weeks once a listing agreement is signed until the actual sale date.  Prospective buyers bid on price alone - all other terms are set.Marketing is critical because an auction...
08/17/2006
Real estate professionals need to become more conversed in the advantages & opportunities of real estate auctions.  Why? Because:1) Auctions represent an alternative marketing method that may be the best solution for a seller. By learning about the auction option and qualification techniques, age...
08/17/2006
A question I'm often asked when presenting the auction option to real estate agents  and property owners - "will an auction bring less than market value?" Unfortunately the late 80's / RTC days set a strong mindset that "auctions" mean distress/liquidation/fire sale.  Or they also are associated ...
08/16/2006
Going Going Gone - Today's Wall Street Journal published  a lead article on how homeowners are turning to auctions as an alternative way to sell their real estate.  You can find the article on page D1.In the past month there has been more journalistic coverage of real estate auctions. We're talki...
08/16/2006
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