Home Auctions 101

A good place to start. Get the information you need before you dive in. Browse All Topics

What is an auction and how does it work?

A step by step guide to distressed property auctions, from browsing to buying.

What happens after I win an auction?

After you win an auction, there are several steps to take before you have keys in hand.

What are the auction and asset types?

Bank-owned vs non-bank owned vs short sale? We know there are a lot of options, so here is a breakdown.

The Library

All the links, documents and definitions you need—in plain English.


Our glossary provides simple definitions for some of the most common terms you will encounter along your home auction journey.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our FAQ page gives you easy access to the answers you’re searching for, whether you need to know how to use Xome or how to navigate the home auction process.

Download The Xome App And Never Miss A Beat.

Browse our fresh crop of listings, bid on auctions, and get alerts for
our sweetest deals with the Xome mobile app.

Download Xome Auction: Xome on iOS Xome on iOS Xome on Android Xome on Android

Discover, bid on, or buy a property being sold
exclusively through Xome Auction.

Xome app running on a tablet and smartphone