Frequently Asked Questions

Find Answers of Frequently Asked Questions

Myth # 1 An Auction is the avenue of last resort and only for distressed properties

Like art, jewelry and other high end items, auction work for stabilized and opportunistic properties in the most desirable markets. True, the platform's success late int he default cycle is certainly unique and highly valuable to banks & lenders. However, RE/MAX Realty Professionals is having sudcess in the Real Estate market, which is realizing that using auctions as a first resort can be very effective.

Myth # 2 Buying at Auction means buying "sight unseen"

Just like a conventional process, RE/Max offers full due diligence and physical inspection, open house dates and private showings of the property.

Myth # 3 There are hidden fees

Let's be clear, there is never a cost to participate. The only fees are paid at the time of closing.

Myth # 4 Its Rigged.  I'm bidding against the Seller

This myth typically refers tot how auction companies support bidding to ensure the price hits the reserve, which is the minimum the seller will accept.  The Seller is never allowed to bid on his/her property.

Myth # 5 I need to be tech savvy to bid in an online auction

If you have a computer and can click a mouse , you can bid in an online auction.

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*When you sell at Auction you are in total control of the sale beginning to end

The Seller decides on a date for the sale of the property, this lets all potential Buyers know they need to act fast.

*Auction Creates a Competitive Environment

Auction create an exciting, competitive buying environment, the price goes up, not down.

*Public & Online bidding

We provide all information on each property to any & all potential Buyers, everyone involved has the same information.  One Buyer has NO advantage over another, everyone knows the terms & condition of the sale.  With public bidding we offer all potential Buyers the chance to be a buyer.  With online bidding we offer Buyers who cannot attend the Auction in person to be a buyers as well. We want literally everyone to have a chance to bid & buy your property.

*Advertising & Marketing

We offer may advertising packages customized to fit your property. We like to make your property stand out & not be just another property in an ad along with several other properties, by doing this it highlights & spotlights your property.  We prefer to advertise & market each property for a minimum of 30 days, 45+ is best.  Agents in our office share your property information with potential buyers using email list, phone calls, open houses & private showings.

*What is best for the seller

We sell your property in its present existing condition.  This means Buyers cannot demand for repairs, updates or terms that favor the Buyer over the Seller.  We can have money in the Seller's hands in as little as 30 days after the Auction.


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