Articles by Will Hampson

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Will is the director of 'My Auctioneer' and a professional auctioneer to agents across Sydney, surrounding NSW and the ACT with over twenty years of experience having commenced his career in 1995. In 2014 Will Hampson was awarded the Australian Real Estate Awards Auctioneer of the year. Visit www.myauctioneer.com.au


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Auctions are hardly the ideal method of purchase for first home buyers. As a means of transacting property, I think it is safe to say that the traditionally competitive environment of an auction is not always the preferred option for first time buyers. Nevertheless, it is difficult to deny that auctions can be an effective…

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As a means of transacting property, I think it is safe to say that the traditionally competitive environment of an auction is not always the preferred option for buyers and sellers.   Nevertheless, it is difficult to deny that auctions can be an effective tool for buying and selling real estate, particularly when national auction…

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So why do banks and estates go to auction? With a deceased estate it must go through probate, which normally will take two to five weeks, however cannot be granted earlier than twenty-eight days. Often there may be multiple beneficiaries involved in the sale of the estate. A sale by auction is the fairest and…

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Auctions are increasing in volume and more investors are likely to find themselves bidding to buy good properties. Here are some tips for property investors when buying and selling at auction. Tips for buying an investment property at auction: Research the property, area, market (what is sold & for sale) Attend auctions in the area…

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Engaging in some light gardening could be the key to selling your house at auction over autumn. Despite the leaves starting to settle and the weather cooling down, autumn auction action continues, often with vendors looking to capitalise on a sale and settlement prior to, or post the end of the financial year. Auction momentum…