real estate auctions: Real Estate Auctions - The Series - 11/19/08 07:54 AM
Did you know?
Approximately 25% of properties that are listed for auction are sold PRE-auction. Approximately 30% of properties that are listed for auction are sold AT the auction. Approximately 30% of properties that are listed for auction are sold POST auction. If you are considering purchasing a home or investment property through a real estate auction, read these posts... they will demystify most of the process for you.
Introduction to our "What Buyers Should Know About Auctions" series Part 1: Where is the Auction Held? Part 2: Types of Auctions? Part 3: What happens at a Foreclosure Auction? Part 4: … (0 comments)

real estate auctions: Auctions Part 4: "Retail" Real Estate Auctions - 11/18/08 12:29 PM
The next in a series about Real Estate Auctions, this post discusses what I call "retail" auctions. These are the ones you see advertised in the late night infomercials, on signs, in magazines, etc. They're held in ballrooms, convention centers, or perhaps at a property. While they may be single property auctions, multiple property auctions are more common, and sometimes have only one owner - a bank, who hopes to dispose of multiple properties at a single event.
These are private auctioneers, hired by sellers (today this is mostly being used by banks to dispose of their post foreclosure holdings). These … (0 comments)

real estate auctions: Real Estate Auctions - 11/14/08 01:09 PM
Auctions are just one more tool, which can be good for both buyers and seller in today's market. As they are being used with increasing frequency, I get more and more questions... and I hear potential buyers saying things that they assume to be true.....but which are completely wrong. Sadly, I also hear inaccuracies about auctions and intimidation with the auction process from real estate agents.So, as a Certified Auction Specialist, and an agent who works with both buyers and sellers, I thought I should make an effort to educate the public on the process. As it is a large topic, … (1 comments)

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