Current and Past Blog Posts from William Austin, owner of Double A Auction & Realty

The Risks of FSBO vs. the Benefits of Selling with Double A Auction & Realty

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"Explore the advantages of auction-based property sales with Double A Auction & Realty. Discover how professional pricing, wide exposure, and expert handling can maximize your property's value and expedite the selling process. Learn about the risks of For Sale By Owner (FSBO) methods, including pricing mistakes, limited exposure, and legal challenges. Choose expertise and efficiency with Double A Auction & Realty for a smooth, profitable real estate transaction. Read more about how auctions outperform traditional sales and FSBO in today's dynamic market."

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Reasons to Sell Your Home with the Auction Method; A Traditional REALTOR’s perspective

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The Auction Method for selling real estate is highlighted for its simplicity and effectiveness. It is a public sale where the highest bidder can win the property. Key benefits include attracting more buyers through increased visibility on MLS and other auction sites, efficiency in the selling process, true market valuation through competitive bidding, transparency, and elimination of price negotiation. The sale price is set by a reserve price, ensuring the seller's terms are met. Auctions bypass buyer contingencies, represent only the seller's interests, avoid seller commissions, and enable the sale of additional personal property. Sellers can still work with their trusted agents, maintaining familiarity and expertise in the process.

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Pre-Sale Appraisal? You better think twice


This blog examines the drawbacks and limited scenarios where a pre-listing appraisal might be beneficial for selling property. It highlights the financial cost, market volatility, redundancy due to buyer's lender requirements, potential for unrealistic price expectations, negotiation challenges, and the appraisal's lack of marketing focus. While acknowledging situations where an appraisal can aid in unique markets or price justification, it advises on the strategic importance of consulting real estate professionals to navigate the complexities of selling a home effectively.

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