Selling a House at Auction vs Estate Agent: Pros and Cons?

Selling a house at auction is one of the quicker routes to selling your home, but also has a few downsides when compared to an Estate Agent. But you need to sell your property and you’re wondering which is the right path for you, so which is better for your situation?

If you’re wondering whether you should sell your home at auction vs. an estate agent, here’s an overview of the pros and cons to help you decide.

Selling at Auction

What Are the Cons of Selling at Auction?

Let’s get some of the negatives out of the way first. Selling a house at auction may be quick, but it does come with some risks and downsides, including:

What Are the Pros of Selling at Auction?

Despite the cons, there are lots of benefits to selling your property at auction, including:

Selling a Property Via an Estate Agent

What Are the Cons of Selling Via an Estate Agent?

Not cons exactly, but if you are considering the traditional method of sale, there are some things you’ll need to take into account:

What Are the Pros of Selling via an Estate Agent?

It all depends on your situation. If you have time to work with an estate agent, it will mean:

Need Help Deciding?

We’d love to have a chat with you. Here at Sperring Residential, we’re your local property experts in the Bedfordshire area. We can help you decide which route is best for selling your Bedfordshire property.

Give us a call today on 01582 825 548 or email us at

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