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Asking your buyer the right questions: Matthew Scafidi

The National 2018 Auction Round Table presents some of our top Auctioneers giving their best tips for agents using Auction as a method of sale.

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Using auctions in your marketplace: Josh Hart

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Using auctions to build on experience: Karl Secondis

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Asking your buyer the right questions: Matthew Scafidi

Other videos in this series TRANSCRIPTI think the best piece of advice for agents when running an auction campaign is to have a really good relationship with the buyers.A lot of agents, I think, just go through the motions when they’re doing buyer callbacks, and don’t ask the more detailed…

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The importance of vendor communication: Peter Gourdouros

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Building a successful auction campaign: Will Hampson

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National Auction Round Table Part 6: Auction Day

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Engaging with your buyers: James Bell

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National Auction Round Table Part 5: Becoming an Auctioneer

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Auction as a method of negotiation: Gavin Croft

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Luck is not a strategy for auction day: Tom Panos

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Working with buyers and sellers: Justin Nickerson

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National Auction Round Table Part 1: Around the Grounds

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TRANSCRIPT

I think the best piece of advice for agents when running an auction campaign is to have a really good relationship with the buyers.

A lot of agents, I think, just go through the motions when they’re doing buyer callbacks, and don’t ask the more detailed questions to find out whether the buyers are there with the intention to come along on Saturday to bid.

Whether it sits in their price range, whether they’ve organised a deposit and whether they’re clear on their understanding of how the actual auction is going to work, and what’s going to put them in the best position to actually buy their dream home.

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