Frequently Asked Questions

Why is On The Block a good idea for sellers?

We are a premium real estate brokerage focused on presenting properties in the most effective and attention grabbing way possible. We deliver at a minimum the same premium ser ...

Why would I sell my home in an auction if I can get high bids in a silent auction?

A silent auction is a real roll of the dice that some sellers are willing to take. While it has been the case in some situations that the blind offer process can bring a high ...

I don't like auctions, should I list with another brokerage?

Absolutely not! We have been listing properties the 'traditional' way for years, and continue to do so. We understand that the auction process isn't for everyone, and so we a ...

Do I have to sell to the highest bidder?

Sellers can accept or reject any bid and have the legal right to approve or reject bids until the high bid reaches the reserve price. Once the reserve price has been reached, ...

Can I also sell my furniture at auction?

Unless the home is being sold furnished, we do not offer separate auction or sale services for furniture. While our auction platform has the capacity to sell items in additio ...

Are phony (shill) bids allowed?

Absolutely Not. On The Block does not allow, endorse, or support this practice, which is defined as the act of bidding (or having someone else bid on your behalf) on your own ...