Does it Work? Yes, sometimes.
“If you’re in the room, you’re the one who has to bid as it’ll be your name as the registered bidder and your name on the contract,” says Scott Smith. “But you can nominate someone else if you’re going to be away, at the end of the phone line. That can work well and it means you’re out of the emotion of the auction room, and won’t get carried away by the moment.”