Method of Sale

Which suits best?

There are several ways you can choose to sell your property. The most common are auction or private treaty. Both have advantages and disadvantages. Your agent will advise the best method for you, based on the type and location of the property, nature of the market and the preferred time frame.


Auction is well recognised as an effective way of creating wide public interest, maximum publicity and reaching a large number of prospective purchasers.

Private Treaty

You set the price at which the property is to be offeredSelling by private treaty also offers several benefits;

  • Offers from purchasers can be considered at leisure

  • You can determine the pace of the sale process

  • The pace of negotiations can be controlled

  • Buyers may feel more comfortable that there is a cooling-off period

  • Private treaty can sometimes be a less stressful experience

  • Marketing costs might be lower

  • Prospective purchasers not prepared to bid at auction prefer the private treaty sales process

Regardless of the method of sale you select, you can rest assured that Raine & Horne, with its huge network of successful agents and vast experience in the field, will deliver an excellent result.