Buyer must provide proof of funds prior to bidding. Proof that you can acquire and close escrow within the timeline is required.
Bidder Qualification Forms and entity documents must be submitted prior to bidding.
Read and understand all due diligence documents and auction terms and conditions prior to the auction.
Find a property of interest, complete your due diligence and fill out the Buyer Information. Be sure to confirm auction dates and times.
For your broker to receive a commission, you must identify your broker during your registration. A commission must be offered and your broker must be licensed in the state where the property is located. In addition, your broker must register for your property of interest at least 24 hours in advance of the auction.
You can continue to add or remove listings to your event registration. If you wish to add a property after you have submitted your initial deposit, you will need to repeat this process.
Deposits are taken online with a credit card authorization, via a wire transfer or cashier's check. For wire transfers and cashier's checks, additional documents are required.
Confirm your properties, your deposit amount due and accept and agree to Auction.com’s terms and privacy statement.
Prior to auction day, you'll need to provide a Bidder Qualification Form along with proof of funds for the amount equal to the maximum bid that you wish to place. Proof of funds must be in the form of cash, cash equivalent or readily marketable securities listed on a major exchange and must be available immediately without restriction. The acceptance of any proof of funds documentation is made at the sole and absolute discretion of Auction.com.
Recent bank statements
Brokerage account statements
Line-of-credit statement (must be already closed and in place, with an undrawn capacity and funded immediately without bank approval)
Documentation from a foreign financial institution
Capital call agreements
Investor equity commitments
Loan pre-approval letters
Term sheets and the like, where the loan would be collateralized by the property for auction and funded at escrow closing
You can submit your Bidder Qualification Forms, proof of funds and entity documentation in 1 of 3 ways:
Directly to the Auction.com Representative listed on the property page
By fax: 800-810-4763
By email: CommercialPOF@Auction.com
To follow up, contact customer service at 888-770-7332 (open 7 days a week).
If you are purchasing under a legal entity other than your personal name (such as a formed corporation, partnership, LLC or trust), Auction.com requires evidence demonstrating ownership and control of the entity, as well as evidence that the entity is in good standing. Bidding as a foreign (non-U.S.) entity is not permitted.
By auction day, your online and offline materials must be submitted and you must be approved to bid. Bids can be placed from the property page.
To win, you must be the highest bidder. Following the auction, the highest bidder will receive a confirmation email with information on steps to complete the transaction. They will also be contacted within hours of the auction end to confirm the contract and the specifics of the sale.
You will need to submit the following items:
Signed contract (within 2 hours of auction end)
Earnest Money Deposit (within 1 business day of auction end)
If you are the winning bidder and you do not provide these 2 items by their due dates, Auction.com will retain your credit card, cashier's check or wire transfer deposit.
The credit card hold will be released from your account and the funds will be available again within seven business days after the end of the auction.