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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


First time bidding at Auctions
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First time bidding at Auctions

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…

How To Prepare For Auctions
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How To Prepare For Auctions

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…

The rise and rise of the Australian auction culture | Will Hampson
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The rise and rise of the Australian auction culture | Will Hampson

This year we continue to see more and more homeowners opting to sell their property by way of auction we take a look at why auctions have become so popular. It is pretty clear to see why so many sellers are opting to auction their properties, particularly in Australia’s two largest markets of Sydney and…

Mortgagee & Deceased estate auctions  |  Will Hampson
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Mortgagee & Deceased estate auctions | Will Hampson

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…

Property Investors: How to buy and sell at auction
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Property Investors: How to buy and sell at auction

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…

Autumn Auction Tips- Will Hampson
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Autumn Auction Tips- Will Hampson

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…