My name is ***** ***** I am a NSW Solicitor. Thank you for your question, and will do my best to assist you with your question. Please understand this is not legal advise Please understand this is not legal advise but a guide to assist you.
Agents are famous for misleading people with prices. You can complain to Consumer Affairs about them.
Silent auctions are horrible. Agents keep asking you to increase the price and it only favours them. As the bidder you have no rights. You do not know what is going on.
I can only tell you what I tell my clients. Do not take part in them and if the agents are manipulating the situation and you feel they are misleading you complain in writing to Consumer Affairs.
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