How to Advertise a House Auction

Holding a house auction can be hard but as long as you follow these steps, everything will move smoothly. You can start by advertising the auction through flyers and banners.

Make sure that you hold an open house prior to the actual auction so that you can help your prospects in choosing the items that they would like to buy.

A Hard but Wise Decision

There comes a time when you need to make hard decisions and selling the house is one of them. Once you decide to sell the contents and the house as well, the best way to get money quickly is through auction. How are you going to advertise the house auction? This is not a very tough job and you can even do it on your own. There are plenty of auctioneering services online and offline so if you want hold a house auction you have to contact these services to get started. What can such services do for you? Well, these people can help you in advertising the house auction by creating flyers and ads. The flyers will be distributed in the different places on your local area while the ads are placed in the local paper. You can also make use of the internet to find auctioneering services so that the house auction will also be posted on the web.

If you think you can handle the tasks on your own, then you don’t need to hire any service provider. Create flyers about the event, the time, date, and venue. Make sure that your flyers boast about the different home features and the contents that you want to sell. The best place to distribute the flyers is in high traffic areas. Find a spot at the town center so that you can start distribution right away; if you want, you can even ask your family members to help you out.

Open House

You will serve as the host. Schedule for an open house where the prospects can tour the house. This should be held at an earlier date than the actual auction. Try to serve your customers with a big smile and some refreshments. During the tour, make sure that you answer the questions courteously and honestly. When someone asks you about the house’ appraised value, don’t hesitate to provide the figures. What if your home is located in a far off place? You can put up signs from the main route so that interested customers can easily locate your house. Outside the house, try to decorate the surroundings with attractive items like balloons, flags, and other attention-grabbing items. That way, passers-by will check out what’s happening.

On the day of the auction, the house should be prepared for the event. By the end of the day, you have already sold the contents and even the house! Good luck on your new life.


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