auction tips & tricks

When you are bidding at auction, submitting a tender or buying by negotiation, you need to know the rules, protocols, tips and tricks in order to give yourself the best chance of being successful and buying at the best price. 

In the 2-minute videos below, we look at some of the issues you are likely to face in the auction room and how to give yourself an advantage over the competition.

And if you really want to give yourself the best possible advantage, get the experts to represent or accompany you to the auction. Our sister company, Auckland HomeFinders offers a Bidding and Negotiation service, where Stephen will advise you on an auction strategy and bid or negotiate on your behalf. For more information or to talk things over, call Stephen on 021 722 017.

Pre-Auction Offers - a good idea or a bad idea?

With so many homes being sold by auction, is it a good idea to short-circuit the process and make a pre-auction offer?

Auction Bidding Strategies - which is right for you?

Come in early, or come in late? Blow the competition away or play conservative?

So, what happens if an auction is, "Passed-In?"

Ok, so you're the highest bidder but the property hasn't sold. Now what???

Vendor Bids & Trial Closes

Auctioneers use a number of tips and tricks to flush out bidders and keep the momentum going. Buyers should be aware of them. 

Multiple Offers - how should you negotiate?

If the agent advises you that it's now a "Multi-Offer" how do you revise your strategy?


auction Tips & Tricks

Quick tips on auctions, tenders and negotiating