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4 Ways to Dominate a Foreclosure Auction

4 Ways to Dominate a Foreclosure Auction

While Open Door Auctions doesn"t specialize in foreclosure auctions, it has not escaped our notice that property investors are beating bushes and shaking trees to ferret out the best deals. With more than two decades of experience in the real estate industry, we"ve seen enough foreclosure deals close and collapse to be able to offer you four solid ways to give yourself the best chance to score that primo property at the next foreclosure auction you attend. First of all, let"s take a look at the numbers. Buying properties at auction is hot right now, and judging by the continued rate of foreclosures hitting the market, it won"t be letting up any time soon. In case you have the mistaken idea foreclosures are waning, look at these numbers. * lenders filed 3.8 million foreclosure notices in 2010 * that is 2% more than in 2009 * that is 23% more than in 2008 * 2011 is expected to be even...

Successfully Predicting Your Home Sale

Successfully Predicting Your Home Sale

Selling your home has long been considered one of the least predictable endeavors you can undertake. There's usually not much doubt that it can and will sell - eventually. The problem is that is often takes longer than the average owner is prepared to wait. As weeks and months (sometimes even years) march past with still no contract signed, the poor seller is left there slowly going crazy. Too many times a home sale deteriorates into the poster child for "hurry up and wait." stress essay If your hair is becoming grayer by the day, and your fingernails are chewed down to the quick, we'd like to offer you a chance to end the misery by telling you that Open Door Auctions can predict with pinpoint accuracy when your home will sell. Would you like us to tell you? How about two weeks from the day after you give us the go ahead to put our property marketing agents into action? Here's the reality...

Sell Your House With Momentum

Sell Your House With Momentum

The Open Door Auctions team recently did a little research to figure out what the average length of time it takes to sell your house in various cities/areas around California: Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Bernadino, and Riverside. The big picture view is that, if you thought the average time spent on market was high in 2010, this year the numbers look even worse for sellers. Here are the gory details: Orange County 2010 - 90 days on market 2011 - 114 days on market San Diego 2010 - 95 days on market 2011 - 115 days on market Los Angeles 2010 - 70 days on market 2011 - 91 days on market Riverside 2010 - 45 days on market 2011 - 88 days on market San Bernadino 2010 - 58 days on market 2011 - 81 days on market What can we learn from this mess, besides the fact that Orange County and San Diego are hellacious places to sell your house? How about this - the average time it takes to...

3 Reasons to Test Drive Home Auctions

3 Reasons to Test Drive Home Auctions

It was bound to happen sooner or later, and it appears that sooner is here. We"re talking about home auctions, an alternate strategy for sellers to generate plenty of quality buying interest in their home in a short amount of time. How short? How does two weeks sound? To our readers out there who have been watching their traditionally listed "for sale" sign take root in the front yard, fourteen short days sounds like a blessing. The question then becomes why would you want to take the home auction method for a test drive? The short answer is because you have nothing to lose and everything to gain. So if you find yourself nearing the end of a long-term listing agreement with your real estate agent, or have been fence-sitting, trying to decide which way to leap, consider the following reasons to check out the home auction process more closely. 1. Get On With Your Life Faster: Selling a home...

3 Reasons Irvine Home Auctions Offer Best Buying Opportunity

3 Reasons Irvine Home Auctions Offer Best Buying Opportunity

Buyers realize that here and now is a great time to be a buyer in the California real estate market. Nowhere is that more true than Irvine and never has there been a better partner to scope out the current offerings than Irvine home auctions offered by Open Door Auctions (ODA). As a long-time member of the traditional real estate community, ODA founder, Jason Hartman, realized that the old-fashioned way of buying and selling houses had a few glaring problems. For the entire history of real estate, these problems affected all three participants in the deal - buyer, seller, and agent. Jason did what any entrepreneurial-minded spirit would do and decided to play the game according to his rules. Rules that seemed to make a lot more sense. The method he chose to sell properties is the tried-and-true auction format, which has enjoyed a long history as a reliable and efficient way to quickly...

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