Agents’ guide to surviving an auction

Seasoned sellers spill the beans on how to leave an auction smiling.

Most of us know how emotion-charged home auctions can be. The stakes are high; both buyers and sellers have a whole lot of coin at stake.

Fortunately, there are umpteen ‘how to’ bid guides based on the expert views of buyer’s advocates, hardcore investors, consumer watchdogs and lenders.

But what about agents themselves – surely they know a thing or two about navigating a housing auction?

We shirt-front agents across Australia, demanding they reveal their best tips on how to survive an auction.