Auction News

Real Estate Auctions: The Future of Home Sales

Posted on Feb 18, 2021 in Auction News



Some real estate agents are convinced that the online transition of home sales will fundamentally reshape the Metro Vancouver real estate sector. Others say that merging an old stalwart – live auctions – with new technology could smooth and speed more housing sales. Realtors have progressively provided clients with online videos of homes for sale...

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The Role of the Auctioneer

Posted on Nov 26, 2020 in Auction News



An auctioneer is best described as the referee of a football game. It’s their job to facilitate open negotiation and aid the momentum of the auction. An auctioneer’s best work is when you hardly notice their presence. Like in football it’s all about the game, it’s all about the competition. In an auction it’s all about the buyers and it’s all about...

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Make your bid successful

Posted on Oct 22, 2020 in Auction News



After many buyers missed out on securing a property purchase before the fall season, it is timely to offer some tips about bidding at auction to be fully prepared when intending to bid and buy on auction day. Contracts of sale are always on display at an auction and are generally available from day one of the campaign. Buyers should read through th...

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How to purchase a property via an online auction

Posted on Sep 17, 2020 in Auction News




The real estate world has moved completely online, in-line with fresh industry regulations due to the COVID-19 climate in which we currently find ourselves in. In Vancouver, this means some real estate transactions cannot take place in person, so Harcourts offices have moved partly to a digital experience: viewing properties, signing leases, signin...

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