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16 04 2018

David Holmes | Metro Auctions | Kyal & Kara

‘The Block’ is undoubtedly the biggest home renovation and reality tv show in Australia and when David Holmes had the chance to work with Kyal & Kara from The Block for their Long Jetty renovation project, the synergy and teamwork proved to be a formidable marriage.

28 10 2016

Metro Aroona

Engagement and momentum are your friends at every auction. It’s important to engage with every buyer before an auction to allow them to feel comfortable with the auctioneer and then to create momentum by inviting them to bid.

02 02 2017

David Holmes Auctioneer Century 21 Musa Place Aroona

Timing is important with both humour and also engagement. Every property is different and has different aspects whether architecturally or just unique features from which to draw commentary. Well placed humour and appropriate references to the buyers can build rapport and enhance outcomes.

7 12 2017

LJ Hooker Point Cook In-Room Auction Extravaganza

In room auction events can be a strategic way to both efficiently manage sale of multiple properties and also provide a marquee event to promote brand and team in front of a room full of prospective clients. This event saw 11 from 11 properties offered, sell under the hammer in just over an hour to a packed room with high energy.


21 09 2021

Auctioneering Title Goes Under The Hammer To David Holmes

Queensland has a new shining star in the auctioneering world with Holmes Auctions’ David Holmes taking out the REIQ 2021 Auctioneer of the Year title during a fiercely contested competition in Brisbane.

02 09 2021

‘Go hard, go early’: QLD’s top auctioneer shares his tips for buyers

Queensland’s new Auctioneer of the Year believes buyers need to “go hard and go early” as the spring selling season kicks into gear this weekend.

14 08 2020

‘You can’t sell a secret’: Auctioneer drags off-market strategies

Stop selling ‘off market’! An Aussie auctioneer says the rise in online real estate searches combined with social distancing should convince home owners that off-market strategies aren’t the best way to sell property.

06 09 2021

Auctioneering Title Goes Under The Hammer To David Holmes

Teamwork makes the dreamwork - utilising best-in-market auctioneers provides a credible and distinct advantage to your brand offering.

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