"Nice day for an auction," was the greeting I got as I walked towards 21 Golding and "always a nice day for an auction," was my retort. A quaint little period home in a street that looks straight out of an old Sullivan's TV show greets the crowd of around 60 with the lead actor James Tostevin conducting proceedings.
After his usual ebullient spiel on all things connected with this property we are away with a crowd bid of $1,300,000.
James calls for rises of $20,000's and bidder 2 obliges but we are quickly into $10,000s
And it's on the market at $1,400,000. well done - fair auctioneering and the bidders' respond to this.
Bidder 2 is starting to hesitate at $1,460,000 but we still get over $1,500,000
and when the heads start dropping from bidder 2, bidder 1 responds to become the buyer. Another James Tostevin, under the hammer, solid result.
Your system of clarifying our needs and getting to know us made us feel very comfortable working with you and putting our trust in you.. It was very comforting to know that we had an expert really looking after OUR interests instead of real estate agents (of very high quality and repute of course) who are obliged to look after vendors' interests..On the day of the auction we were so glad that we were not bidding and negotiat...