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2,000 lots sold milestone reached by Auction House

Auction House has gone past the 2,000 lots sold milestone for 2015, a whole two weeks earlier than last year...



Brendons Auctioneers rebrands to Phillip Arnold Auctions

London auction house Brendons Auctioneers has rebranded, incorporating a new name: Phillip Arnold Auctions...



Network Auctions September sale success

UK auction house Network Auctions enjoyed success at its September sale, raising a total of £6...



Almost 200 lots sold at Allsop’s September auction

The auction house Allsop raised almost £50 million at its September residential sale, selling 190 lots, with many more in negotiation...



Another record turnout for Sutton Kersh’s September auction

Sutton Kersh’s September auction, held at the Crowne Plaza in Liverpool, witnessed yet another record turnout...



Over £50 million raised at Savills’ March auction

Savills Auctions says it has continued its fantastic start to 2015 with over £52.5m worth of property sold and an 82% success rate achieved at its latest residential property auction on Tuesday 31 March...



Sales spring into life for Clive Emson Auctioneers

Clive Emson auctioneers brought the hammer down on more than £20m worth of land and property during the firm’s spring round of sales, with an overall success rate of 83...



Auction House announces impressive Q1 results

Auction House has released impressive first quarter results for 2015, selling a total of 611 lots in the first three months of the year...



East London lots exceed expectations, says Strettons

Over £11 million was raised at Strettons Chartered Surveyors’ March Auction which took place in a packed sale room with standing room only, the firm reports...



Romans announces catalogue for second auction of 2015

Berkshire auctioneer Romans has released its catalogue for its second auction of the year, set to take place later this month...



Sutton Kersh auction generates over £5m

Merseyside auctioneer Sutton Kersh generated proceeds of over £5 million at its latest property auction, with the final figure likely to reach £5...



Brendons Auctioneers announces promotion

London-based property auction firm Brendons Auctioneers has announced the promotion of Julie Gooding to Director of Operations...



‘Auction market took a breather last month’ - EIG

National auctions aggregator the Essential Information Group (EIG) has published the results of auction activity in February, finding that the market has cooled down after 12-18 months of ‘running at full speed’...



Iconic Pink Floyd cover property exceeds guide price at auction

A Kent cottage, said to feature on the cover of Pink Floyd’s ironically titled album ‘A Collection of Great Dance Songs’, has sold at auction for £215,000 – £55,000 above the guide price...



£5.4 million raised at Network Auctions March sale

Auction house Network Auctions raised £5.4 million at its latest two day property sale, held in London and Birmingham...



Record start to 2015 for Auction House

Auction House has published record sales results for the first two months of the year.   Lots offered were well ahead at 571, with 432 lots sold during January and February 2015, delivering a success rate of 76% and raising over £52...



Sutton Kersh to offer 128 lots at April auction

Merseyside auctioneer Sutton Kersh has attracted 128 lots for its forthcoming property auction.    Among the lots going under the hammer on Thursday 16 April, one that has already attracted a high level of interest is a substantial vacant residential property on Croxteth Road in Liverpool...



Auction Finance raises £1,764 for Comic Relief

More than 130 employees from Manchester-based Auction Finance Limited joined forces as one of the official Red Nose Day call centres to raise more than £1,764 for Comic Relief...



Savills launches latest catalogue

High end London estate agent Savills has launched its latest auction catalogue, which currently consists of 170 lots...



Interview: Andrew Binstock, director, Auction House London

Property Auctions Today chats with Andrew Binstock, auction enthusiast and director at Auction House London…   How did you end up working for Auction House London? Have you always been interested in property auctions?   I started out at the largest auctioneer in the land in 1999...



‘Standing room only’ at Romans’ first auction of 2015

Romans has published the results of its first auction of 2015 which it has described as a ‘showstopper’ with 95% of lots sold on the day...



Property auction jargon dismantled

Brendons Auctioneers take some time out to dismantle some of the more confusing terms you might hear at a property auction…   Every business sector has its own ‘jargon’ and there is terminology relating to property auctions that is worth knowing...



‘Phenomenal interest’ at small Symonds & Sampson auction

West Country auctioneer Symonds & Sampson has published the results of its first auction of the year which it says attracted ‘phenomenal interest’ despite being a smaller event...



Auction House expanding commercial property arm

Franchise firm Auction House has announced it is to expand the commercial property arm of its business after becoming the UK’s second largest commercial property auctioneer in terms of lots sold...



Auction Finance to put the fun in fundraising for Red Nose Day

Over 100 Auction Finance staff will be taking donation calls on Friday (March 13th) to raise money for Comic Relief...



‘Sales success rate of 71.9% at January property auctions’ - EIG

The Essential Information Group (EIG) has published its national property auction figures for the start of 2015...



Best ever auction for Eddisons

Auctioneer Eddisons has reported that its recent Leeds auction was the ‘most successful’ that it has ever had...



i-am sold update – strong start to 2015

One of the UK’s best known auction brands, iam-sold, has published the results from three of its most recent auctions, with impressive figures being recorded across the board...



Over £13m of property sold at Auction House London’s February event

Auction House London has published the figures for its February event, which raised £13.2m through property sales...



Soaring start to 2015 for Clive Emson

Clive Emson Land and Property Auctioneers recorded an impressive 82% successful sales rate over four auction days from Cornwall to Kent in its first round of sales this year...



Paul McCartney’s childhood home fetches £150,000 at auction

The childhood home of Paul McCartney sold for £150,000 at a property auction in Liverpool last month...



Clive Emson hammer to go down in Essex

One of Britain's best-known auctioneers has announced the launch of a new sale for the Essex and North and East London Markets...



Interview: The future looks bright for Brendons Auctioneers

Property Auctions Today meets up with Phil Arnold, director at London-based property auction house Brendons Auctioneers… Can you tell us more about Brendons?  “Brendons was founded as an estate agents in 1936 and ran successfully for many years...



Allsop Residential Auction raises £47m

Allsop Residential has announced takings of over £47m from its latest property auction, posting an 80% success rate from the sale of185 lots...



Strong February auction for Strettons

Strettons Chartered Surveyors is reporting a strong start 2015 – its 85th year in business - after raising £6...



Sutton Kersh raises £4.6m at latest auction

Merseyside auctioneer Sutton Kersh generated proceeds of £4.6m in its latest auction, selling 75% of lots on offer...



‘Something for everyone’ at first Network Auctions sale of 2015, firm reports

Network Auctions says its first sale of 2015 has ‘something for everyone’ and has announced that financial services expert Ray Boulger will be speaking on imminent pension changes...



‘Intriguing’ cottage to take centre stage at latest Auction House London event

Auction House London has announced it has 93 lots listed for its February auction.    One property which the organisation says is attracting a lot of attention is a one bedroom terrace house, located near Paddington and Marylebone stations in NW1...



Auction research tips for Buy-to-Let investors

A buoyant rental market and the prospect of securing a bargain are just two reasons that buy-to-let investors and landlords continue to flock to the property auctions market in high numbers...



Auction House Manchester announces new partnership

Auction House Manchester has announced a new auction partnership with estate agent and chartered surveyor Roger Hannah & Co...



Strettons hopes to build on success of 2014 at first auction of the year

Strettons has announced the release of the catalogue for its February auction, taking place on Monday...



Sutton Kersh appoints ex-Eddisons man as Head of Auctions

Auctioneer Sutton Kersh has announced the appointment of Tony Webber as its new joint Head of Auctions...



Over £420m raised at Allsop Residential auctions last year

Allsop Residential has released its Annual Auction Review, which provides an overview of the auctioneer’s activity in 2014...



Eddisons to offer 102 lots at February auction

National auction firm Eddisons has attracted 102 lots for its first three day sale of the year, taking place in London (19 February), Manchester (24 February) and Leeds (26 February)...



Romans reports £250 million worth of sales in last decade

Berkshire-based Romans Auctions has sold over a quarter of a billion pounds worth of property and land across South East England over the last ten years, the firm has reported...



Savills lists over 200 lots in February catalogue

The auction catalogue for Savills Auction’s latest event has been released, comprising 218 lots which, according to Savills, will appeal to a wide variety of purchasers...



‘Most ambitious private house on Romney Marsh’ sold at final Clive Emson auction of the year

A historic property described as the ‘most ambitious private house on Romney Marsh’ has sold at auction for £208,000...



Eddisons’ final sale of 2014 brings total annual takings up to £60m

Eddisons raised 8.5m at its last three day auction of 2014 in December, bringing the firm’s annual takings to just shy of £60m...



Strettons invites entries for first auction of its 85th year

Strettons Chartered Surveyors  has opened the catalogue and is inviting entries for its first national property auction of 2015, which is set to take place on Monday 9th February...



Auction House first auctioneer to break 3,000 sold lots in a year since 2008

Auction House says it has become the first UK property auctioneer to sell more than 3,000 properties in a year since 2008...



£40m raised from 517 lots at Sutton Kersh auctions in 2014

Merseyside auctioneer Sutton Kersh sold 517 lots at its seven auctions in 2014, producing a total revenue of £39...



Brendons Auctioneers posts impressive annual sales figures

After its final event of 2014 in December, London auction house Brendons has announced its annual figures, reporting impressive growth compared to 2013...



Graham Penny Foundation raised £4,000 for three charities in 2014

The Graham Penny Foundation – set up by Graham Penny Auctions and Graham Penny Estates – raised almost £4,000 in its inaugural year, its members have announced...



iam-sold announces significant expansion plans

Newcastle based auction firm iam-sold has announced significant expansion plans for 2015.   The company is expanding into Scotland, aiming for further growth in the North West, and launching a range of new products...



Allsop announces details of December catalogue

Auctioneer Allsop has released the catalogue for its auction on December 17 which consists of 268 lots from all over the UK...



247 bids across 16 lots at final Symonds and Sampson auction of 2014

West Country auctioneer Symonds and Sampson has announced the results of its final auction of the year, which attracted 247 bids across 16 lots...



Silver gong for Auction House at industry awards

Property auctioneer Auction House scooped the Silver Award for Best Franchise at the recent 2014 Estate Agency of the Year Awards...



Eddisons appoints Associate Director for Leeds auction department

Eddisons has appointed Glenn Levison as an Associate Director in its Leeds auction department.   Mr Levison, 41, joins from the Leeds office of Pugh where he advised corporate clients and Councils across Yorkshire and the North East on auction disposal strategy...



‘Over 72% of lots sold at last month’s property auctions’ - EIG

The Essential Information Group (EIG) has released the results for all UK property auctions held in October...



Strettons to host free Property Expo at next auction

Strettons Chartered Surveyors has announced it will host its first Property Expo during its final national property auction of the year...



Graham Penny Auctions aiming to end the year on a high

Graham Penny Auctions Nottingham is aiming to end 2014 as the most successful auction house in the city, it has confirmed...



24 apartment investment to go under Sutton Kersh hammer

A residential investment in Liverpool’s China Town will be sold at Sutton Kersh’s next auction on December 11...



Savills announces 137 lot catalogue for December auction

Savills has released the catalogue for its December sale in the capital, which contains137 lots.     The lots on offer come from a wide cross section of sellers, including Local Authorities, Housing Associations, Public Bodies, Utilities, LLP Receivers, Public and Private Property Companies, Executors, Trustees and Mortgagees...



Numerous residential rental investments on sale at final Eddisons auction of 2014

Eddisons has announced the details of its final auction of the year, a three day event in London (December 4), Manchester (December 9) and Leeds (December 11) with 134 lots on offer...



Allsop records 46% sales increase at this year’s October event

Takings of £56.4m were recorded at the latest Allsop residential auction, a 46% increase compared to the October 2013 event...



Network Auctions to launch online auction service

Network Auctions has announced the launch of a new online auction service that will be used by its fifty plus partner agents across the UK...



Auction House brings up ten awards in three years after latest victories

Nationwide auctioneer Auction House has passed the milestone of ten awards in three years after being awarded two accolades at this year’s Negotiator Awards...



Former RAF Tower to go under the Bagshaws hammer

A former RAF Tower in Boston, Lincolnshire is up for sale at the next Bagshaws event taking place at the end of the month...



Listed property the success story at latest Sutton Kersh event

A vacant Grade II listed, six bedroom house in the Wavertree area of Liverpool was the highlight of Sutton Kersh’s October property auction...



Network Auctions to move to Grosvenor House for 2015

Network Auctions’ 2015 London property auctions will be held at Grosvenor House, Park Lane, after two years at the Cumberland Hotel at Marble Arch...



‘Highest number of property auctions since 2011’ - EIG

EIG, the property auctions aggregator, has published its results for the month of September, the headline being that the 205 property auctions held across the UK was the highest number recorded since 2011...



Over £11m raised by Strettons at busy October event

Over £11m was raised at the Strettons Chartered Surveyors national property auction last month...



£5m raised at latest Eddisons auction

Fifty two lots were sold and £5,051,000 was raised at the most recent Eddisons auctions, which took place in London Manchester and Leeds...



October auction could be highest value event, says Allsop

Auctioneer Allsop has released the residential catalogue for its next sale on Thursday 30th October, taking place at The Cumberland Hotel in London...



Property auctions this week

Detailed below is a selection of four auctions from across the country taking place over the next week...



Over £2 million raised at latest Goldings auction

Goldings Auctions has announced the results of its most recent sale on October 1st.    The firm sold 95% of the 17 lots offered at the event in Ipswich, raising over £2 million...



Auction House passes 2,000 sold lots

The Auction House group has announced that it has sold more than 2,000 lots so far this year, reaching the milestone four weeks earlier than last year...



Former ten bedroom nursing home to go under Romans hammer

Romans has announced the details of its penultimate auction of 2014, showcasing a selection of residential property, commercial lots, land and houses across Berkshire, North Hampshire, and Surrey...



Sutton Kersh looking to build on September success

Sutton Kersh’s October auction, taking place in Liverpool, has attracted 94 lots for its catalogue so far...



Latest Savills auction catalogues now live

The auction branch of high-end estate agent Savills has launched the catalogues for its October property auctions...



Clive Emson Auctioneers celebrates quarter century

Southern England's largest independent land and property auctioneer Clive Emson marked its 25th anniversary with a celebratory lunch for more than 550 property professionals   Speaking at the event, founder, auctioneer and chairman, Clive Emson praised his 50-strong staff for all their hard work...



Strettons looking to uphold success rate at October auction

Property advisor and auctioneer Strettons has launched the online catalogue for its upcoming October auction...



New record set at latest iam-sold East Midlands Property Auction

All 17 lots to go under the hammer sold at the most recent iam-sold East Midlands Property Auction, the first time the firm has achieved a 100% success rate...



Eddisons to offer 118 lots at next three day auction

Auctioneer Eddisons will offer 118 lots at its next three day property auction taking place across London (October 15th), Manchester (October 21st) and Leeds (October 23rd)...



Life Tenancy Investments increasingly popular at auction, says Charrison

Auction expert and Homes on the Hammer guest Guy Charrison has highlighted the increasing number of Life Tenancy Investments being made available at property auctions across the country...



Farm last sold in 1955 goes for over £1m at latest Symonds & Sampson event

Symonds & Sampson held its biggest auction of the year in Sherborne on September 26th with properties on offer in Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Hants...



Stuart Collar-Brown named as Auctioneer of the Year 2014

Stuart Collar-Brown of Strakers has been awarded Auctioneer of the Year 2014 by the National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers (NAVA)...



Pennycuick Collins announces latest catalogue including first lot for charity

Auctioneer Pennycuick Collins has announced the details of the catalogue for its next property auction on October 15th...



3 bed terraced house starts at a £1 at Great North Property Auction

The most recent Great North Property Auction, hosted by iam-sold, saw one property spark considerable interest due to its exceptionally low starting price and no reserve...



Number of repossessed properties at auction to rise by 20% in Q4, says Swindells Auctioneers

Swindells Auctioneers has predicted that the final quarter of 2014 will welcome a sharp increase in the volume of repossessed properties being sold at auction...



Former reservoir site set to go under the hammer in Axminster

Symonds & Sampson’s auction on October 9th sees the firm break new ground as it offers a former reservoir site in Colyton, Devon...



Romans announces September catalogue

Romans has released the catalogue for its September auction, one of its largest catalogues of the year so far...



iam-sold working hard to change the perception of auction

Auctioneer iam-sold is working hard to change the perception of auctions through its Modern Method of Auction...



Latest auction takes Sutton Kersh yearly proceeds to £27million

Liverpool-based auctioneer Sutton Kersh’s latest property auction generated proceeds of over £4...



Network Auctions September event takes almost £5 million

Network Auctions’ September auction held in the capital saw record numbers of lots entered into the catalogue with properties from 25 counties and metropolitan districts included...



Auction House announces 13% hike in results

National auction group Auction House has announced reaching the milestone figure of 1,750 lots sold so far this year, raising the firm’s results by 13% on last year...



Network Auctions to hold its biggest sale of 2014 this month

Network Auctions has announced its September auction catalogue, the firm’s largest so far this year, which includes lots from all corners of the UK...



Swindells Auctioneers details business growth plans following split from MS Auctions

Swindells Auctioneers (SA) has outlined its plans for corporate growth following Managing Director, Edward Swindells’ recent departure as Auction Director of MS Auctions...



Auction House announces six year sales high

Auction House has announced that a record number of lots were sold by the firm in July, marking a six year high for UK industry as a whole...



Symonds & Sampson release details of biggest auction this year

Symonds & Sampson’s September property auction will be the firm’s biggest of the year so far, with 30 lots from Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire and Wiltshire...



Opportunity to purchase a piece of Strawberry Fields, forever

A vacant residential property opposite the world famous Strawberry Fields Gates is among  the 99 lots going under the hammer at the next Sutton Kersh auction in Liverpool (11th September)...



Banks still rushing sale of repossessed properties which could fetch more at auction, says Swindells

Banks are rushing the sale of repossessed properties which could be sold for up to 20% more at property auction, according to experienced auctioneer Edward Swindells...



Old Bakery sells after 31 bids at Symonds & Sampson’s July auction

In the wake of the announcement that Symonds & Sampson is to partner with Auction House, the former has released the results of its most recent auction taking place at the Digby Hall, Sherborne on July 31st...



Symonds & Sampson to strengthen Auction House’s southern offering

Auction House has announced a partnership with Symonds & Sampson, an auctioneer of over 150 years based in the South and West of England...



The Highlands and Islands get first ever property auction room

Auction House Scotland has announecd the opening of an auction sale room in Aberdeen with the purpose of serving the Highlands, Islands and Grampian area...



‘UK half year auction proceeds second highest ever’ - EIG

National auction analyst EIG has published June’s figures as well as a half-year auction market review...



London Auction a success for MS Auctions

A recent auction in the capital carried out by MS Auctions saw lots sell for an average of 49.72% higher than guide price...



Heatwave not deterring auction buyers, says Romans

Property auctioneer Romans has published the figures for its most recent auction, taking place last week (29th July), documenting an 88% success rate in the auction room...



Sutton Kersh auction proceeds eclipse £3.5 million mark

Sutton Kersh sold 70% of the lots offered at its latest Merseyside property auction, generating proceeds of over £3...



Auctions starting to reflect heated sales market, says Strettons

At Strettons’ summer national property auction, a 70% success rate was achieved and £10m raised, the firm has reported...



Number of unusual properties to be unveiled at latest MS Auctions event

At tomorrow’s auction held by London-based firm MS Auctions a total of 48 properties located across the UK will go under the hammer at the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel in the capital...



Auction House to break six-year lot record this month

Auction House has announced it is entering the highest number of lots to be sold at auction in one month since the height of the recession in 2008...



Online auction firm secures funding of £2 million

Perfect Channel, a London-based technology company aiming to transform the world of online auctions, has secured the financial backing it needs to launch in the United States...



Developer confidence is back, says Eddisons boss

The latest round of Eddisons property auctions in London, Manchester and Leeds generated proceeds of £8...



3 Auctions in 6 days covering 5 counties, raises over £5million

Property auction firm Symonds & Sampson took their Auction Roadshow to three different venues in under a week with terrific success, the firm has revealed...



Cheffins breaks its own record with sales of £4.5 million

Property auctioneer Cheffins has broken its own auction record with sales of more than £4.5 million at their end of June sale...



It’s easier to get viewings for auction properties, say first-time auction buyers

A success rate of 88% was recorded at the most recent East Yorkshire Property Auction, which was hosted by iam-sold...



Graham Penny Nottingham breaches £50m sales mark in three years

Midlands-based auctioneer Graham Penny Auctions' Nottingham branch broke through the £50m sales barrier at its most recent auction at the city's racecourse...



Romans sell 20% more lots in first six months of 2014

Despite local distractions, such as Royal Ascot and the forthcoming Henley Regatta, Romans Auctions has posted more impressive auction figures, with a success rate of 94% at its most recent event...



Unique island property up for auction

Property auctioneers Romans’ next auction presents a unique opportunity to buy an island on the River Thames, just a one minute boat ride from the centre of Henley-on-Thames...



Century of lots at Sutton Kersh auction

Sutton Kersh has attracted 100 lots for its next property auction taking place in Liverpool on Thursday, 17th July...



Bonnie Prince Charlie house goes under the hammer

With a guide price of £1.3m, Auction House Scotland is set to sell its most expensive house next month...



Three lots with guide prices over £1m set for latest Eddisons auction

Three of the lots at the Eddisons auction in London on July 3rd will have guide prices in excess of £1,000,000, the firm has revealed...



Stalled renovation project bought at auction sells for large profit

A property bought at auction for £485,000 was recently sold for a large profit after being renovated...



Auction proceeds up 11.7% on May 2013, according to EIG

In May this year the monthly volume of lots offered (3,319) and lots sold (2,543) in the UK was near-identical to May 2013, yet the total raised increased by 11...



iam-sold achieves record number of lots

For the first time in its short history, iam-sold has amassed a considerable 750 lots available for buyers to purchase through their auctions...



Auction House first to pass 1,000 sold lots this year

Auction House recently became the first residential auctioneer in the UK to sell more than 1,000 lots in 2014, reaching the milestone two weeks earlier than last year...



£4.8 million raised in latest Sutton Kersh auction

Sutton Kersh generated proceeds in excess of £4.8 million at its latest Merseyside property auction, with over 70% of the 91 lots offered sold...



Former school, lake and historic manor house all to go under hammer at Mid Wales auction

  The chance to own a former primary school, an idyllic rural lake or an historic manor house in Mid Wales could become a reality for auction-goers visiting auctioneers Morris, Marshall and Poole’s June auction...



CBRE calls time on UK auction service

After launching a commercial property auctions service in 2011, CBRE has confirmed it will no longer be holding UK property auctions...



Aircraft hangers among lots in Eddisons’ auction success

  Two former Ministry of Defence aircraft hangers generated proceeds of over £1 million at the recent Eddisons auction in London, which saw 83% of the lots offered selling under the hammer...



Properties sell like ‘hot cakes’ latest auction, claims Romans

Property auctioneer Romans has reported that competitive investors and owner occupiers bidding above and beyond guide prices ensured a successful second regional auction of 2014...



Record lot numbers recorded in Auction House May sales

The number of lots going under the hammer in Auction House’s May sales has reached a new high for the month, with a massive 432 lots listed, compared with just 262 last year – an increase of almost two thirds (65%), and the second highest monthly figure in the group’s seven year history...



New valuer auction app launched by iam-sold

Auction specialists iam-sold have created a Valuer Web App to support agents with selling via the method of auction...



Eddisons eclipses triple figures for May sale lots

Auctioneer Eddisons has attracted 106 lots for its next three day sale, taking place across London (May 15th), Manchester (May 20th) and Leeds (May 22nd)...



Network Auctions’ May sale shows strong return to residential development market

Network Auctions’ May Day sale (May 1st) saw strong signs of improved sentiment in both the residential development sector and in commercial investment, according to the firm...



Pearsons joins Auction House as 37th partner

Hampshire-based auctioneer Pearsons has joined Auction House, bringing the company’s total number of nationwide auction rooms to 37...



Strettons' May Catalogue now available

Strettons Chartered Surveyors has announced today that the catalogue for its upcoming May auction is now online...



‘Figures show auctions continue to grow as a method of property sale’ – Network Auctions

Network Auctions, the auction firm who work with over 50 estate agency offices across the UK, are hailing the latest figures from EI Group...



Online rental auction website completes first tenant and landlord transaction

AuctionLets has this month completed its first landlord and tenant transaction, with both parties expressing their satisfaction at the outcome...



Stables and 2.7 acres up for offer at Romans’ latest auction

Romans is holding its next property auction next month, featuring 22 properties including a vacant 6 bedroom maisonette in central Guildford, neighbouring cottages in Henley-on-Thames and a bungalow with 2...



Entries invited for Strettons’ May auction

Strettons Chartered Surveyors is now inviting entries for its next national property auction. The sale will take place on Tuesday 20th May at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London, with the auction catalogue online in the week commencing 28th April...



Sutton Kersh post impressive April figures

Auctioneer Sutton Kersh of Merseyside sold over 86% of the 119 lots offered at its most recent property auction in April, generating proceeds in excess of £6...



Eddisons’ latest auction takings top £7.3 million

Auctioneer Eddisons sold 70 of the 100 lots offered at its most recent two day sale taking part in Leeds and Manchester, generating proceeds in excess of £7...



Estate agents earn £700,000 in commission from Clive Emson

Estates agents who teamed up with land and property auctioneers Clive Emson as joint auctioneers were paid £700,000 in commission last year, figures released by the auctioneer have shown...



Network Auctions announce three new partner agents to bring up the half century

Auctioneers Network Auctions have announced three new partner agents have joined their national network bringing the total number of partner agent offices that they work with to fifty...



Auction House Q1 results up by 12%, as group continues expansion

National property auctioneer Auction House has announced a 12% rise in auction lot sales during the first three months of 2014, as well as further expansion of its auction room network...



Large grassland farm to go under the hammer in May

A large grassland farm suitable for Beef & Sheep farming and large farmhouse is going up for public auction in May...



Eddisons' April auction to offer 112 lots

Eddisons is offering 112 lots at its next two day sales in Manchester on April 8th and Leeds on April 10th...



HomeXperts and Auction House announce partnership

National estate agency business HomeXperts has selected national property auctioneer Auction House as its auction partner...



‘Biggest auction in five years raises record amount’ – Barnard Marcus

Barnard Marcus Auctions, has reported record results from its recent auction held last week. The event, which was Barnard Marcus’ largest auction in over five years with over 260 lots on offer, raised over £36...



Auction House confirms further expansion

Property auctioneer Auction House has announced it is expanding again this year, with the opening of a new auction room covering North Derbyshire...



Grade II Listed lodge house to go under the hammer in Liverpool

A Lodge house, development land and a diverse host of investment opportunities are among the 126 lots up for grabs at the next Sutton Kersh auction in Liverpool, on Wednesday, 9 April...



Last call for Strettons' March sale

With the catalogue being released next week, Strettons Chartered Surveyors has announced its last call for entries for its national property auction on the 31st of March...



Pre-sale marketing secures best figures for Greenslade Taylor Hunt

Auctioneers Greenslade Taylor Hunt (GTH) sold more than £14M worth of property at specialist sales in 2013, they have reported...



Property auctions this week

Here is a selection of four auctions from across the country taking place over the next week. The auctions, from four different auctions houses are taking place in Lincoln, Harrogate, Bracknell and Swansea respectively...



Eddisons' auction takings top £11.2M

Eddisons generated proceeds of over £11.2 million (£11,245,800) at its first three day sale of 2014...



Network Auctions release March auction catalogue

Network Auctions’ first auction of 2014 will take place at the Cumberland Hotel, Marble Arch on March 5th 2pm with a total of thirty seven lots going under the hammer...



Sutton Kersh February auction eclipses £6m

Merseyside auctioneer Sutton Kersh sold 81 (78%) of the 104 lots offered at its first property auction of the year, generating proceeds of £6...



Strettons declare successful first auction of 2014

Last week Strettons Chartered Surveyors held its first national property auction of 2014 which heralded a strong start to the year with 82% of lots sold, raising over £11m...



15 bedroom mansion to go under the hammer

Property auctioneers, Romans’, first sale of 2014 has 25 lots on offer so far, including a large 15 bedroom property in Crowthorne with a guide price of £650,000...



Property auctions this week

Detailed below is a selection of four auctions from across the country taking place over the next week...



iam-sold Ltd continues to flourish

iam-sold Ltd has entered the ‘Top 5’ of UK auction groups by lots sold, after selling 1,745 properties in saleroom and online, according to the Essential Information Group (EIG)...



Universal Credit continues to cause confusion

Confusion continues to grow amongst tenants over the Government’s Universal Credit scheme, according to recent research from the National Landlords Association (NLA)...



Property auctions this week

Here is a selection of four auctions from across the country taking place over the next week. The auctions, from four different auctions houses are taking place in Glasgow, London, Manchester and Belfast respectively...



Sutton Kersh start the year with bumper catalogue

Sutton Kersh has assembled a bumper catalogue for its first auction of 2014, with guide prices starting from nil reserve...



2013 sales hit £380m for Allsop Commercial

Allsop Commercial Auctions held six major UK sales throughout 2013 and successfully ended the year raising a total of £380m (£348 2012)...



Essential Information Group look back on a successful 2013

According to the latest figures published in the Essential Information Group (EIG) January newsletter, only slight falls were evident in the number of lots offered in the residential market, where 100 fewer lots went to auction in December when compared with 2012 (a 3...



Property auctions this week

As the 2014 property auction season gets well underway, we have selected and provided details for four auctions from across the country taking place over the next week...



Auction Lets has launched - Landlords auction it and tenants bid for it

A new way for landlords to let their property has launched, providing an innovative alternative to the traditional lettings model...



£22 million sold at Romans’ property auctions

Romans Auctions experienced its most successful year since 2007 with over £22 million of property selling across South East England during 2013...



Nottingham auction house encourages new sellers

After securing the highest total value and total number of sales for any auction house in Nottingham in 2013, Graham Penny Auctions are aiming to break that record for a second year in a row...



First Network Auctions event of 2014 to take place in March

In 2013 Network Auctions held six auctions and achieved a sales success rate of 80% with £18...



Auction House London hopes to build on success of 2013

After calling time on an exceptional 2013, culminating in a 100% sale in December with all 41 of the lots offered being sold, Auction House London are hoping that this success will continue into the New Year...



Alexander McQueen’s house sells at auction

A cottage formerly owned by the international fashion designer, Alexander McQueen, has sold for almost half a million pounds...



Eddisons enjoys strong end to 2013

Eddisons generated proceeds of just short of £7.4m at its three day December sale held in Manchester, Leeds and London...



Romans Auction suggests market recovery is continuing

Some £5m worth of properties were sold at last week’s Romans Auction in Berkshire. A packed sales room witnessed the largest catalogue of the year being offered to around 400 eager buyers, with 87% of the lots selling...



Butters John Bee’s raised over £45m in 2013

Butters John Bee’s last auction of 2013, which was held last week at the Moat House Hotel in Stoke-on-Trent, raised £4...



Graham Penny Auctions wins another award

Graham Penny Auctions has won its third national property award in the space of just two months. Graham Penny Auctions was presented with the silver award for Best Auction Agency at the Estate Agency of the Year Awards in association with The Sunday Times and The Times on Friday afternoon...



Homes in Heanor to go under the hammer this week

A portfolio of properties in the popular town of Heanor in Derbyshire will be offered for sale at Graham Penny’s next auction this week at Pride Park Stadium...



Investors spoilt for choice, says bridging loans expert

With the recent news that Aldermore bank is set to enter the bridging sector in 2014 in a bid to take a share of the multi-million market, property investors appear to be spoilt for choice, according to John Waddicker, director of Positive Bridging Finance...



Savills looks to build on successful October auction

Despite the adverse weather conditions and a delayed start time, there was a full house at the Marriot Hotel on Grosvenor Square at Savills’ October property auction, with £45m worth of properties sold with an average success rate of 88%...



Eddisons ‘assemble strong catalogue’ for December

A wide range of properties will be sold on behalf of local authorities, utility companies, Joint LPA Receivers, banks, administrators, property companies and private investors during Eddisons’ final three day property auction of the year which will collectively offer 143 lots for sale...



Properties in Harrogate to go under the hammer

A wide mix of properties in Harrogate will be available to buy at Feather Smailes Scales’ final auction of 2013 which will takes place at The Pavilions, Harrogate Showground, on Thursday 5 December...



Graham Penny invites entries for next Leicester auction

Midlands based auction house, Graham Penny Auctions, is inviting entries for its next property auction on Thursday 23rd January 2014 at the King Power Stadium...



Auction Finance increases LTV rate

With the property auction market continuing to go from strength to strength, property finance lender, Auction Finance Limited, has increased its Loan to Value (LTV) rate by 10%...



Property auctions hit record high in October

There was a sharp rise in property auctions activity last month, as a high number of purchasers and vendors continued to turn to auctions to trade in property...



Graham Penny offers last chance to sell in 2013

Graham Penny Auctions, the Midlands-based property auction house, is making a final call for entries for its last auction of the year on Tuesday 17th December at Nottingham Racecourse...



Last call for Strettons’ final auction of 2013

Property advisors and auctioneers, Strettons Chartered Surveyors, is inviting entries for its final national property auction of 2013, which will take place on Wednesday 11th December at 11am at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London...



Four-part sale raises over £18m

Clive Emson's latest round of residential and commercial property auctions saw 132 of the 162 available lots sold – a success rate of 82%...



Eddisons sees high demand for auction stock

With property market conditions continuing to improve, demand for all types of stock at property auctions is growing, according to the property auction division at Eddisons...



High demand for properties at auction

Eddisons reported strong demand for all types of stock at its latest three day property auction which generated total proceeds of £9m...



Auction House sells its 2,000th lot this year

Auction House recently sold its 2,000th lot of 2013 – the first property auctioneer in the UK to achieve the total this year...



Entries invited for last Graham Penny auction of 2013

Graham Penny Auctions is inviting entries for its last auction of the year on Thursday 5th December at Pride Park Stadium...



Edinburgh lap dancing club to go under hammer

Scotland’s longest established lap dancing club is going under the hammer this month. The Liquorice Club, originally The Fantasy Bar in Tollcross, Edinburgh, is to be auctioned by Auction House Scotland in Glasgow...



New record for Auction House West Yorkshire

Another packed room of over 400 people saw Auction House, which was this week crowned Property Auctioneer of the Year at The Negotiator Awards, power on to its best ever performance with a 90% sales success rate by the end of the auction raising over £3,000,000...



John Lennon’s first home sold at auction

John Lennon's first home in Liverpool was sold on Tuesday for £480,000 at an auction held at the Cavern Club...



Squatters occupy UK’s most expensive council home

A house in central London, which this week became the most expensive council property to ever be sold, after going under the hammer for £2...



Graham Penny holds its first Leicester property auction

Graham Penny Auctions last week held its first auction in Leicester and secured the highest value of sales for a single auction over any other auction in the city this year...



The Cavern Club sold as part of record sale

Allsop Commercial Auctions raised £76m at their largest sale since December 2009. The sale also saw the highest value lot sold under the hammer this year, the Cavern Walks Shopping Centre, Liverpool, for £4...



Network Auctions largest ever sale success

The largest ever catalogue produced by Network Auctions went under the hammer at the Cumberland Hotel in Marble Arch last week and saw a success rate of 73% from the lots offered, rising to 78% with post-auction sales, raising a total of close to £3...



Property auction sector set to strengthen

The majority of property auction houses are confident the sector will grow this year with 81% reporting an increase in the number of people attending auctions year-on-year, according to a nationwide survey of property auction houses...



Ex-council house due to go under the hammer for £2m+

A house in central London could become the most expensive council property to ever be sold when it goes up for auction next week...



Over £350m worth of properties sold in September

Three in every four properties offered for sale at auction last month were snapped up by enthusiastic purchasers looking to cash-in on rapidly improving UK property market conditions...



View new catalogue for Nottingham property auction

The property auction catalogue for Graham Penny’s next auction on Tuesday 5th November at Nottingham Racecourse has been released...



Expecting a battle for Trafalgar

A tenanted investment property in Beeston is expected to attract a lot of interest from buyers when it goes up for auction next month...



Auction House announces record level of property sales

A series of good sales in September took the Auction House group’s figures for the first nine months of 2013 to a record level of 1,754 lots sold from 2,219 lots offered - a success rate of 79% - with a total raised of £189...



Historic youth hostel in Devon to go under the hammer

The Dartington Hall Trust is putting an old youth hostel and warden's cottage at Lownard, near Dartington, up for auction...



John Lennon's childhood home to go up for auction

The house where Beatles legend John Lennon lived until he was five years old has been put up for sale...



Cottages in Croft offered with low guide prices

Graham Penny Auctions is kicking off its new Leicester auctions this month which includes three cottages in the sought-after village of Croft...



Auction House enjoys strong September sales

The first half of September delivered some healthy results for Auction House and got the autumn off to a strong start...



The Beatles to take centre stage at Allsop’s auction

The freehold of Liverpool’s iconic Cavern Walks Shopping Centre together with seven floors of offices above and world famous music venue The Cavern Club will be offered at Allsop’s 16th October commercial auction at the Park Lane Hotel, W1...



100 lots set to go under the hammer in Liverpool

A total of 100 lots will go under the hammer at the next Sutton Kersh property auction in Liverpool on 17 October...



Fishing for solid returns: check out this lot

There is a treat in store at this month’s Graham Penny Auctions sale as city centre fish and chip shop Macklin Fish Bar is set to go under the hammer...



Aberfeldy landmark to be sold at Glasgow auction

One of most prominent buildings in Aberfeldy, located in Perth and Kinross, is going under the hammer this month, at a low reserve price...



Property auction market continues to grow

Only 53 property auctions took place in August, yet the number of lots offered and sold were both up on 2012 by 10% and 17% respectively whilst total raised jumped 36% to £65...



Guide prices shattered at Edward Mellor’s auction

A former care home was sold for £185,000 above its guide price at Edward Mellor’s September auction...



Entries to close for Graham Penny’s Leicester auction

The property catalogue for the first Graham Penny Auctions Leicester auction is continuing to gather pace but there is still time to enter more properties into the sale...



Two day sale in Leeds and Manchester raises £4.5m

Eddisons sold 51 of 62 lots during its two day auction in Manchester and Leeds last week, raising over £4...



Graham Penny holds its biggest ever Nottingham sale

Graham Penny Auctions last week enjoyed its biggest Nottingham auction since it opened the doors to its Wheeler Gate office in January 2012...



Auction House East Anglia opens Ipswich auction room

Auction House East Anglia have expanded its property auction operation by adding an Ipswich auction room to better service the Suffolk and North Essex region...



Network Auctions raise £3.5m in London

Network Auctions’ first auction at the historic Cumberland Hotel, their new Central London venue, saw a well-attended room and a sales success rate of 70% With a specially arranged catalogue featuring the inclusion of 15 public houses on behalf of one major client, auctioneer Guy Charrison was delighted to see 12 of the licensed premises secure purchasers...



Auction Finance exceeds lending targets

National auction finance lender, Auction Finance Limited, has topped its July lending target by more than £1...



Shortlist announced for prestigious auction award

No fewer than eight property auction firms have been shortlisted for Residential Auction House of the Year 2013 at this year’s The Negotiator Awards...



Record summer sales success for Auction House

Auction House is reporting another record set of sales results – this time across the holiday months of July and August...



The perfect property for a budding ‘Little Chef’

Property investors looking for a unique commercial property in Leicestershire may wish to check out Graham Penny’s next Nottingham auction which will feature a wide range of lots, including a former Little Chef, for sale...



Edward Mellor release September auction catalogue

A prestigious apartment and a plot of land with a reserve of just £1,200 are among the lots available in Edward Mellor’s latest auction catalogue...



Savills’ September auction is now available online

Savills’ latest Residential catalogue for their next London and national auction on Monday 16 September 2013 at the London Marriott Hotel in Grosvenor Square, is now available to view online...



Graham Penny adds to Leicester auctions team

Graham Penny Auctions, the Midlands based property auctioneers, has announced two new appointments to its Leicester auctions team as it prepares to take a foothold in the city’s property market...



Graham Penny prepare for September auctions

Graham Penny Auctions is preparing for a bumper month of auctions in September with its biggest Nottingham property catalogue to date and its biggest Derby property catalogue so far this year...



Auctioneer nominated for business award

Abigail Selwood of Midlands based Graham Penny Auctions has been shortlisted in the outstanding personal achievement category of this year’s Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce’s Best Business Awards...



Pugh launch September catalogue

Pugh and Company has attracted over 185 lots for its September commercial and residential property auctions, including a former Ambulance station in North Wales, four police stations and the former Newcastle City Temple...



Property auction sales at highest level since 2007

The property auction market enjoyed another strong set of results in July, with both activity and sales levels improving, according to the latest figures supplied by the Essential Information Group (EIG)...



Graham Penny releases September catalogue

Graham Penny Auctions, the Midlands-based property auctioneer, has launched its biggest property catalogue of the year so far for its next auction on Thursday 5th September at Pride Park Stadium...



Properties wanted for Leicester auction

The Leicester team at Graham Penny Auctions, the Midlands based property auctioneer, is inviting entries to go under the hammer at its first Leicester auction on Thursday 24th October at the King Power Stadium...



Run-down shed sold for £38,000

A Victorian brick outhouse which adjoins a terraced house in Bristol has sold for a whopping £38,000, despite being offered at a guide price of just £10,000...



Fifth anniversary sales for Auction House Cumbria

Auction House Cumbria is celebrating five years in business this month, with another dual-centre sale planned for tomorrow (Thursday 8 August) and Friday (9 August) in Carlisle and Ulverston...



August auction calls last orders at various former pubs

Six former pubs will be amongst the properties on offer at the upcoming Savills auction, due to take place at Nottingham Racecourse on 22nd August 2013 at 2...



Eddisons auctions generate over £8m in August

Eddisons sold 83 (79%) of the 105 lots at its recent three day sale in London, Manchester and Leeds generating proceeds of £8...



Essex home is 2nd most expensive resi lot of 2013

Auction House London has just sold its most expensive residential property ever – and the second most expensive residential lot sold at auction in the UK this year...



House in Knutsford where man was murdered is sold

A detached farmhouse in Knutsford where a man was murdered has gone under the hammer for £250,000 after attracting a high level of interest from buyers...



July auction success for Pugh and Company

Former reservoirs, a 30-bedroom hotel and a Rochdale ambulance station were amongst lots at the July Pugh residential and commercial auction in Manchester to generate more than £3...



Over £1.2bn worth of homes sold at auction in H1

There was an 8% rise in the residential amounts raised at property auctions across the UK in the first half of this year, according to fresh data released by the Essential Information Group (EIG)...



Entries open for Graham Penny September auction

Midlands-based Graham Penny Auctions is inviting catalogue entries ahead of the firm’s next Derby auction...



Bumper half year figures for Auction House

Auction House is reporting a bumper half year in 2013, after successfully selling 1,129 lots in the first six months of the year, up 21% on the same period last year, with a success rate of 80%, raising £1...



Auctioneer Richard Worrall joins Network Auctions

Network Auctions has announced that experienced auctioneer and property professional Richard Worrall has joined them as Auctioneer and Partner Development Manager...



Market leaders team up for new partnership

Nottingham Estate agency Your Move SDS has partnered with Graham Penny Auctions, based in the Midlands, to extend its property sales services to include selling by auction...



UK property auction activity at 6-year high

The property auction market continued to go from strength to strength in June, with numbers up across the board, and large increases evident in both the residential and commercial sectors...



Network Auctions new London auction room

Following their highly successful move to holding their regular auctions at the Glaziers Hall in central London two years ago, Network Auctions have announced that they will be holding their future auctions at the famous Cumberland Hotel at Great Cumberland Place, Marble Arch in W1, a venue long associated with successful property auction sales...



Property auction success for Graham Penny in Derby

Graham Penny Auctions, based in the Midlands, held its biggest Derby sale so far this year last week and secured more than £5m in sales and a 78% success rate on lots offered...



Graham Penny expands into Leicester

Graham Penny Auctions, based in the Midlands, has announced its expansion into Leicester with seven auctions per year taking place at the King Power Stadium – the first of which is on Thursday 24th October...



Cheltenham agency teams up with county auctioneers

A renowned Cheltenham estate agency has formed a new partnership with a county auction company to help people buy and sell properties...



Network Auctions raises £3.1m in London

Network Auctions raised £3.1m on the back of a 77% success rate at last week’s auction at Glaziers Hall in central London...



Derelict house in Swindon to be sold at auction

A house in Swindon which has been vacant for more than 10 years is to be sold at auction after the owner finally agreed to put it on the market, following news that Swindon Borough Council had considered a compulsory purchase order (CPO)...



Property auction success for Sutton Kersh in Liverpool

Sutton Kersh continued its impressive run of auction results selling 90% of the 119 properties offered at its June auction...



Applications open for NAVA novice Auctioneer of the Year Competition

The National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers (NAVA) has opened its doors to entrants for the Auctioneer of the Year Competition, 2013...



iam-sold sponsors new charity challenge

iam-sold has been confirmed as the premier sponsors of the upcoming “Ultra6 World Record Challenge”...



Top tips when considering auction to sell your home

With a growing number of properties being sold via auction, the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) is urging more vendors to consider allowing their property to go under the hammer...



Crystal Palace FC’s training ground to be sold at auction

The Freehold of Crystal Palace Football Club’s training ground is set to go under the hammer on July 9th at Allsop’s commercial auction at the Park Lane Hotel, London...



Auction House expands into Scotland

Auction House has expanded north of the border into Scotland, by teaming up with existing auctioneer Ross Harper Property Auctions who will cover the whole of the country from their Glasgow auction room...



Eddisons gear up for Leeds property auction

Eddisons’ property auction in Leeds on Thursday 27 June will feature a wide range of lots, including a vacant Scarborough hotel and a former petrol station...



Derby property auction catalogue available now

So far 77 land and property lots are set to go under Graham Penny Auctions’ hammer next month, with the firm still accepting more entries...



Allsop Space release July catalogue

Allsop Space has released the summer catalogue ahead of its next Irish property auction in July, which will feature 121 properties with combined reserves totalling €12...



Graham Penny to host its biggest Nottingham sale yet

Graham Penny Auctions has unveiled its largest Nottingham property auction catalogue since the doors opened to its Wheeler Gate office in January 2012...



The 10p house sold at auction for £8,500

A three-bedroom house in Port Clarence, Teesside, which was offered with a guide price of just 10p, has sold at auction for £8,500...



Pugh and The Auction People raised £11.3m in June

Three nightclubs, a police station and land across the North West were among sales that totalled in the region of £11...



London property auction ‘exceeded expectations’

Auction House London enjoyed another highly successful auction at the Everyman Cinema in Haverstock Hill last week where the company raised £5...



Network Auctions aims to build on recent success

Network Auctions has enjoyed a good start to 2013, having averaged a sales success rate of 82%, which is above the national average of 78%, according to EIG...



Allsop announce first new equity partners since 2006

Property auction giant Allsop has invited Mark Gower and Stuart Gayer into the partnership, the first equity partner promotion since 2006...



Allsop raises over £62m

A staggering 268 properties were sold at Allsop’s mammoth two-day sale at the Cumberland Hotel in London last week...



Jimmy Savile's cottage goes under the hammer

The Highland cottage owned by disgraced TV presenter Jimmy Savile was sold for than double its asking price at auction last Thursday, May 30...



Savills June catalogue now available online

Savills’ latest Residential catalogue for their next London and national auction on Monday 17 June 2013 at the London Marriott Hotel in Grosvenor Square, is now available to view online...



Bristol and West Country auction attracts investors

Close to 500 eager buyers made up mainly of investors packed into All Saints Church in Clifton, Bristol, last Wednesday to witness one Hollis Morgan’s busiest sales of the year with over £3m of land, family houses, commercial investments and renovation projects successfully exchanging contracts...



Final call for July auction property entries

With only a few days to go before entries close for the next sale, Midlands-based auctioneer Graham Penny Auctions is making a final call for properties for the auction catalogue...



Jimmy Savile’s cottage to be sold at auction

The Highland cottage owned by disgraced TV presenter Jimmy Savile will be sold at auction on Thursday...



Graham Penny sale secures £5m of sales

Pride Park Stadium in Derby played host to Graham Penny Auctions’ May sale last week, with £5m worth of sales raised for the third consecutive auction...



Allsop commercial auction sale raises £55m

Allsop Commercial Auctions raised £55m at their sale last week, thanks to a success rate of 77%, making this the largest commercial auction since Allsop’s 2012 October sale...



Sales success for Auction House West Yorkshire

Auction House West Yorkshire enjoyed what it described as the ‘best ever performance’ for the company in the region last week...



£1.8m raised at latest Savills auction

Just over £1.8m worth of residential and commercial properties as well as rural lots went under the hammer at the latest Savills auction which took place at Nottingham Race Course on Thursday 16 May 2013, thanks to fierce bidding among a packed sale room...



Pugh and Co. release June catalogue – view online

Nine public houses, three police stations and two nightclubs are amongst the 192 lots on offer at Pugh and Company’s June auctions in Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Newcastle...



Sharp increase in property auction sales in April

There was a significant rise in the number of properties offered, sold and raised at property auctions across the UK in April, according to the latest data released by the Essential Information Guide (EIG)...



Auction House redraws the map of the North

Auction House claims that it is revolutionising the pattern of property sales in the north of England, thanks mainly to the success of its residential division...



‘Rare cottage’ in Gloucestershire sold for £46,000

A tiny tumble down two-bedroom house in the heart of the Wye Valley, on the edge of the Forest of Dean, which has been empty for 60 years, has been snapped up for £46,000 - £7,000 over its guide price...



Graham Penny’s Derby May catalogue out now

The property catalogue for the next Graham Penny Auctions sale on Thursday 23rd May has been released with more than 65 building and land lots going under the hammer...



Auction market goes from strength to strength – CPBigwood

Despite the sluggish nature of the residential property market across some parts of the UK, the auction sector is performing extremely well, with many properties selling for significantly more than their guide price and in some cases achieving more than they would on the open market, according to the head of CPBigwood...



Buyer confidence grows in Manchester and Lancashire salerooms

Confidence from buyers of auction property in Northwest England is improving, according to Auction House in Manchester and Lancashire...



Landlord property investment show to take place this week

The UK’s first “hot spot” buy-to-let Road Show is being launched this Thursday and provides an excellent and unique service...



Pubs appeal to property investors

Demand for disused pubs in Britain is growing, according to property experts. Short term lender, Auction Finance Limited, has seen a surge in disused pubs purchased at auction being given a new lease of life...



Aston Villa ‘hammering’ raises £8m

Property auction firm CP Bigwood raised just short of £8m at Aston Villa in Birmingham last week, after selling 82 of the 100 lots offered...



Fewer sales by Network Auctions despite online bids

There was a decline in the number of properties sold at last week’s Network Auctions auction held in Central London...



Mark Jenkinson & Son to offer 35 properties for auction

Mark Jenkinson & Son’s next auction, to be held on Tuesday 4 June, at the Platinum Suite at Sheffield United FC, Bramall Lane, Sheffield, will feature 35 properties for sale...



Shropshire property auction raises almost £1m

Six properties, ranging from country cottages requiring renovation and modernisation to blocks of pastureland and woodland, sold for nearly £1m at a collective auction in Shrewsbury last Friday (26 April)...



Launch of Auction House UK property alerts

Auction House has extended the functionality of its website, www.auctionhouse.uk.net, by providing a free national property Alert System allowing users to become aware of new auction entries as soon as they come to market...



Alternative lending for property investments

Buy-to-let investments are now the most popular use for alternative lending, according to a poll of financial intermediaries...



Pubs appeal to investors seeking high yields

Sales of pubs at auction did relatively well in the first quarter of this year, even in austerity Britain...



Savills May catalogue now available online

Savills have released the UK Residential catalogue for their next London and national auction on Wednesday 8 May at the London Marriott Hotel in Grosvenor Square...



Strong sales success at Allsop auction

Prices achieved at Allsop’s latest auction were higher than averages reported by the Land Registry...



Auction House appoints new UK head of sales

Auction House has appointed Martin Cunningham as its UK Head of Sales. Cunningham, 47, has 27 years experience in the property industry – including time as a financial advisor, an estate agent within Countrywide’s Abbotts and Bairstow Eves brands, CEO of Norfolk and North Suffolk’s Howards Estate Agents and Commercial Director with Archant Community Media’s Homes24 property portal...



Q1 residential property auction market review - EIG

David Sandeman, founder and managing director of Essential Information Group, offers his assessment of the residential property auction market in Q1 2013 and and comments on the changes witnessed over the last six years...



Record Q1 for Auction House sales

Auction House has announced that it has achieved its best-ever quarterly sales figures since its inception in 2007...



Auction Finance announces lowest ever rates

Property finance provider, Auction Finance Limited, has today launched two new bridging loan products at its lowest ever rates to support the booming property auction market...



Property auction sales remain stable

There was a fall in property auction activity last month compared to March last year, but only because many auction firms opted to hold their ‘spring sale’ in April, according to the latest figures released by Essential Information Group (EIG)...



Eddisons’ sale attracts investors

Eddisons sold 71 of the 100 lots offered at last week’s two day sale in Leeds and Manchester, generating proceeds of over £5m...



Auction Finance to exhibit at Property Investor Show

Property investors seeking funds to buy property at auction are being offered the opportunity to meet the experts at Auction Finance Limited, provider of short and long term funding solutions, at next week’s Property Investor Show...



Free tickets to A Place in the Sun Live

Property Auctions Today has teamed up with A Place the Sun Live to offer all readers FREE tickets to the brand-new-look show which takes place at London Olympia next weekend - 12th-14th April...



Investments on offer at Pugh & Co’s April auction

Two acres of land with development potential at Ellesmere Port and a three-storey mid-terraced investment opportunity are among the lots in Pugh & Co’s Liverpool auction this month...



Guide prices at Manchester sale to start from £15,000

Guide prices for residential property start from £15,000 at Eddisons' North West property auction in Manchester on 9 April...



Latest Savills auction in Nottingham raises £2.3m

Adverse weather conditions failed to dampen attendance at Savills latest commercial and residential property auction, which took place at Nottingham Racecourse, Colwick on Thursday 21 March 2013...



Highest value lot of 2013 sold in March

Allsop Commercial Auctions sold the highest value lot under the hammer so far this year at their March auction...



Auction House gears up for next sale

Auction House Cheshire and North East Wales’s auction, featuring 22 lots located mainly across Cheshire and North Wales, will take place on 18 April at the Chester Racecourse...



Marc Da Silva scoops Property Press Award

Property Auctions Today editor, Marc Da Silva, picked up an award at the LSL Property Press Awards, designed specifically to acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding achievements of property journalists from across the UK...



Over 3,000 lots sold in February

With a growing number of investors turning to property in order to beat low bank saving rates, property auction firms across the country enjoyed great success last month...



Sale at Manchester United yields good results

The latest property auction at Manchester United Football Club raised almost £12m across the sale of 100 mixed commercial and residential lots sold on behalf of corporate clients, banks, receivers and asset managers...



Barnard Marcus hopes to build on strong start

Barnard Marcus will hold their second property auction of the year at The Grand Connaught Rooms in central London this week, after displaying a very strong start to 2012 in February...



Investment opportunities at property auction in Swansea

Choosing to put your property up for auction is becoming a popular way to sell in the UK. In 2012, auctioneers secured over 1,500 more lots than they did in 2011, a rise of over 4%, and similar gains were made in lots sold and amounts raised...



Good result for Pugh & Co at Leeds FC

The buzz of the auction room returned to Leeds last week when Pugh & Co and its residential arm of the business, The Auction People, staged its first round of auctions for 2013...



Auction House enjoys strong sales growth

Auction House reports that it experienced its most successful month in the company’s six year history in February, with record numbers of lots being entered and sold, contributing to its highest ever monthly total raised...



New auction venue with links to Kind Richard III

Auction House (West of England) will hold its first out-of-town auction at Thornbury Castle, once home to Henry Stafford, the second Duke of Buckingham who helped to place Richard III on the throne...



Property Auctions Today nominated for Press Award

Property Auctions Today has been nominated for an LSL Property Press Award, recognising the highest standards in property journalism...



Live auction at East Midlands Landlord Expo

Property auctioneer Graham Penny Auctions will host a live property auction at the East Midlands Landlord Expo next month...



Eddisons raises £7.8m in Leeds and Manchester

Eddisons kicked off the year in style by selling £7.8m worth of properties in Leeds and Manchester...



Letting agents invited to free dispute workshops

Property auctioneers who work for a company that also have a letting division in England and Wales may wish to inform their colleagues working in the rental sector about free dispute workshops which will be taking place throughout next month...



Huge start for Pugh & Co in 2013

Property auctioneer Pugh & Co and their residential partner The Auction People are kicking the year off in style with the largest UK auction catalogue of 2013 to date...



New investors warned of sitting tenant pitfalls

Property auction experts have warned new investors to exercise caution when bidding on a tenanted property...



Auction House launches commercial property division

Property auctioneer Auction House has launched a specialist commercial service. The brand – which last year sold more residential lots than any other UK auctioneer - now plans to bring its tried and tested techniques to the sale of commercial property...



More landlords looking to snap up properties at auction

Landlords returning to the buy-to-let property market are fuelling the residential housing resurgence, according to a property finance expert...



Walkabout bar in Manchester sold prior to auction

The Quay Street home of the Walkabout sports bar in Manchester, which was put up for auction at the Acuitus commercial property sale next week in London, has been sold by Development Securities to a local private investor for a sum in excess of its guide price of £1...



Last chance to view lots ahead of Hollis Morgan auction

There is just over one week left to for people to arrange viewings for each of the 16 lots being offered at this month’s Hollis Morgan Property Auction at Bristol...



Cut the cost of selling your home by switching online

Although a growing number of people are now choosing to go down the auction route in order to sell their property, most vendors still opt for the private treaty method...



Investors snap up properties at London auction

Three out of every four properties offered were sold at last week’s Harman Healy auction which was held at Kensington Town Hall on Hornton Street, W8...



Up to 22 lots to be offered in Sheffield today

Blundells Auction House will hold their first sale of the year at the Double Tree by Hilton on Chesterfield Road South today at 2pm with up to 22 lots set to be sold...



Allsop commercial auction raises over £40m

Leading property auction firm Allsop Commercial kicked off the New Year in style this week, after selling in excess of £40m worth of properties at the Park Lane Hotel in Piccadilly on Tuesday 5th February...



Savills auction to start earlier than normal

Savills has announced that that its next property auction on Monday 11 February at the London Marriott Hotel in Grosvenor Square will start at 9am, rather than the usual lunch time slot in order to accommodate the sale of a higher than usual number of lots...



Savills February catalogue now available online

Savills have released the UK Residential catalogue for their next London and national auction on Monday 11 February at the London Marriott Hotel in Grosvenor Square...



Pugh & Co looks forward to a positive 2013

Property auctioneer Pugh & Co, based in the north of England, is predicting a successful year for sales ahead of its first round of auctions next month...



Butters John Bee joins the main players

Last year saw Butters John Bee achieve enormous success, putting almost £40m worth of properties under the under the hammer...



Retail lots dominate Allsop commercial catalogue

Commercial property auction firm, Allsop, have released their first commercial catalogue for the year, with 93 lots are set to be offered at the sale on the 5th February...



Clive Emson release catalogue for February auctions

Clive Emson Auctioneers have released their latest property catalogue for their first auctions of the New Year on 4th-7th February offering 116 Lots...



New wave of repossessions at auction anticipated

With growing concerns that the UK is heading for a triple-dip recession growing, there could be a rise in the number of repossessions entering the auction rooms in 2013, according to Allosp...



Ghouls and ghosts won’t deter bargain hunters!

For those unperturbed by ghouls and ghosts and things that go bump in the night, there’s a chance to bag a bargain at heb chartered surveyors’ next auction...



Watch: Allsop residential 2012 auction review

Allsop Residential auctions have released their review of 2012. The report and video - see below - summarises the market patterns which have emerged from allsop residential auction sales in 2012 examining average lot sizes in UK regions, property types offered, types of vendors selling at auction and investment yields established in the room...



Savills reports rise in property auction sales

Savills recorded a marked increase in both the number of lots offered and prices achieved in 2012, the company’s overall statistics for last year show...



Hollis Morgan release February’s auction catalogue

Bristol and West Country property auctions firm, Hollis Morgan, has released its latest property catalogue ahead of the February auction in Clifton...



Positive end to 2012 for the UK property auction market

UK property auction activity remained strong in December helping to cap off a positive year for the market, according to the Essential Information Group (EIG)...



First property auction of the year raises £110,000

Start & Co hosted the UK’s first property auction of 2013 at the Hotel Bristol in Newquay, TR7, last week, raising £110,750, after the only property offer was successfully sold...



Auction House sold most number of lots in 2012

Auction House is celebrating being named as the UK’s number one residential property auctioneer in 2012 based on lots sold, following the release of end-of-year figures...



First property auction of 2013 to be held in Bristol

Start & Co will hold the UK’s first property auction of 2013 at the Hotel Bristol in Newquay, TR7, on Wednesday 9th January, with two properties set to go under the hammer...



Property investors hunt for seasonal bargains

Astute property investors know that the traditionally quieter festive season for property sales is the ideal time to acquire property at auction: attendance is generally lower than usual, reducing the competition for lots in the process...



Sharp rise in auction sales in November

The property auction market achieved the highest monthly sales success rate for 2012 last month, after 74% of the residential and commercial lots offered across the UK were sold, with property auctions collectively raising just over £216m in property sales, up 30% on November 2011...



Good result for CP Bigwood at Aston Villa

Property auction firm CP Bigwood finished 2012 on a high after selling 77 of the 94 lots offered at last week’s auction (82% success) at Aston Villa’s football ground in Birmingham, achieving £8...



Allsop commercial auction raises £43m

Allsop’s final auction of the year raised in excess of £43m, including one lot selling for £4...



Over £10m worth of properties sold by Pugh & Co

Property auctioneers Pugh & Co has announced a strong finish to 2012 with sales of £10.3m across its four auction venues in December...



Acuitus achieves best success rate of the year

Acuitus raised £29.27m at last week’s auction as investors snapped up a wide range of commercial properties resulting in an 85% success rate – the company’s best success rate of the year...



Best ever auction success rate for CBRE

CBRE’s auction produced its best auction sales success rate of 86% last week after raising revenue in the region of £13...



Amy Winehouse's London home sells for £1.98m

The north London home where British singer Amy Winehouse lived and died was sold at auction this week for £1...



Successful auction caps off good year for Hollis Morgan

Hollis Morgan held their final Auction of a highly successful 2012 this week at All Saints Church, Clifton...



Discounted homes in Northern Ireland sold at auction

Hundreds of investors flocked to BRG Gibson’s property auction in Belfast this week to take advantage of some attractively priced properties...



Auction market continues to gain momentum

The overall property auction market remains steady, with lots offered, lots sold and percent sold all marginally down on October 2011, whilst total revenues increased by almost 8% to £383m, up from 355m duering the same month last year, according to data produced by the Essential Property Information Group (EIG)...



Savills Christmas catalogue now available online

Savills is entering 156 properties into its December auction which will appeal to a variety of different purchasers...



Record lots for Pugh & Co’s December auctions

Property auctioneer Pugh & Co has recorded the highest number of lots in 20 years for its December auctions...



Amy Winehouse’s home to be sold at auction

The North London house where singer Amy Winehouse lived and died will go under the hammer in December...



Allsop release final commercial catalogue for 2012

Allsop have released their final catalogue of 2012 for their sixth commercial auction of 2012 to be held in December...



Auction House to hold West Yorkshire’s largest auction

Auction House is set to hold what is believed to be the biggest property auction in West Yorkshire on record, with up to 63 lots set to go under the hammer next week...



New lots added to Hollis Morgan catalogue

Four lots have been added to Hollis Morgan’s catalogue ahead of next week’s auction in Bristol...



Property auction buying process - Fine & Country

Peter H McHugh, director at Webbers Fine & Country, gives his advice on homes under the hammer...



No traditional Christmas slowdown this year – Savills

Despite the usual market slowdown at Christmas, Savills auctioneer Bob Crocker expects to see a sustained high number of house-hunters registering to buy properties at the company’s next property auction in Nottingham which is scheduled to take place one week before Christmas...



Auction House launches new mobile website

Property auction firm Auction House has launched its new mobile website, which is specially tailored to fit the screen of any smartphone or small tablet...



Bungalow in Cornwall to be sold by auction

Notice of public auction - Saturday 17th November, 11am. A detached bungalow with grounds in the village of Millbrook will be sold by public auction at the offices of Hennings Moir estate agents in Saltash on Saturday 17 November 2012...



Over 200 homes sold at Allsop auction

Allsop sold 231 properties at their latest residential auction last week raising over £44m with a success rate of 83%...



Auction House London raises record £10.7m

Auction House London has broken its own record with sales at its recent auction exceeding £10...



Cheap properties in Northern Ireland sold at auction

Over 400 homebuyers attended BRG Gibson Auctions Ltd’s sale at the Stormont Hotel in Belfast last week, where properties were sold for bargain basement prices...



West Country pubs prove popular at auction

Two pubs in Devon were among 118 lots sold by Clive Emson in a four-part auction held last week which collectively raised in the region of £15m...



The '£750 house' sells for £14,000

A semi-detached house in Stockton which was billed as Britain's cheapest house after commanding a guide price of £750 sold at auction this week for £14,000...



Fierce bidding for competitively priced lots

A former Bolton quarry and a Blackpool hotel were amongst lots sold at a property auction in Manchester...



Cemetery Victorian house in Bath to be sold at auction

Somerset council has placed a cemetery lodge house up for sale despite the fact that it is surrounded by gravestones...



Over 4,000 auction lots sold in September

A total of 194 property auctions were held across the UK in September with over 4,000 lots going under the hammer, making September the busiest month of the year so far, according to Essential Information Group (EIG)...



Bank sells for £1.87m

A bank building in Winchester High Street, Hampshire, which is occupied by Santander, was among 30 lots sold (70% success) at last week’s CBRE auction...



Santander-occupied bank building to be sold at auction

A bank building in Winchester High Street, Hampshire, which is occupied by Santander is among 51 lots to be sold by CBRE on Wednesday 17 October...



Late entry added to Auction House London catalogue

Auction House London has added an extra lot to its October catalogue ahead of the company’s next auction in North West London...



Property developer snaps up church hall in Bristol

A property developer has bought a former church hall, which dates back to the 1950s and 0.3 acres of land at Woodhill Road, six weeks before the property was scheduled to appear at auction...



Two-day Westcountry Property auction raises over £3m

A high turnout at Westcountry Property Auctions’ two-day sale in Redruth and Plymouth helped the company to offload in excess of £3m worth of properties...



17 auction lots sold at the Property Investor Show

Just over £2m worth of residential properties were sold at the bi-annual Property Investor Show at ExCeL London...



Homebuyers looking to bag a bargain in Nottingham

The residential properties which are set to go under the hammer this month with Nottingham auction firm Heb have already attracted a huge number of first-time buyers and investors looking to acquire a discounted home...



Cumbrian nightclub sold at auction

A nightclub in Whitehaven was one of 18 lots sold at Auction House Cumbria’s sale last week, which collectively raised just over £1...



Live auction at this week’s Property Investor Show

Renowned property auctioneer Graham Penny and Must Be Sold’s James Cokayne will bring the gavel down on around 100 auction lots at a live property auction to be held at the Property Investor Show on Friday 12 October...



Britain’s cheapest home: House offered for just £750

A three-bedroom house in Port Clarence, near Middlesbrough, could become one of the cheapest properties to be sold in Britain in recent history when it goes up for auction later this month...



Nine property auction firms shortlisted for industry award

Nine residential property auction companies from across the UK have been shortlisted for a prestigious industry award...



A variety of lots on offer at Pugh & Co’s October auctions

A garden centre and former magistrates court will be auctioned off at Pugh and Co’s Newcastle property auction in October...



Property Auction Summary

Marc Da Silva unearths some of the best property deals available during the last month at auctions in London, Birmingham and Liverpool...



Pink Floyd house sold at Savills auction for £1.2m

The former north London home of the original band members of Pink Floyd has been purchased by a Singaporean developer...



Annington Homes to sell homes at auction

William H. Brown will auction off two three-bedroom houses on behalf of Annington Homes as part of a 43-lot auction at the Barnham Broom Hotel & Country Club in Norwich next week...



Sharp rise in number of auction lots offered and sold

There was a significant increase in the volume of property auction lots offered and sold in August compared to the same month last year resulting in a large rise in the amounts raised, according to the latest figures from the Essential Information Group (EIG)...



Pugh & Co raises over £8.5m across four auctions

Property auctioneer Pugh & Co’s first wave of auctions for the autumn season raised in excess of £8...



Former Pink Floyd home to feature in Savills auction

A three-storey house in North London which is believed to have been home to every member of the original rock band Pink Floyd at one stage or another before the group formed in 1965 is to be offered for sale at Savills’ auction this week...



Knightsbridge flat with 3-year lease sold for £401,000

A one bedroom flat in Knightsbridge, London, sold for almost £200,000 above its guide price at Auction House’s London auction last week, despite having just three years left to run on its lease...



Historic pottery works among 65 lots sold by Eddisons

A former pottery works was among 65 lots to be sold by auction house Eddisons in a two-day auction held in Leeds and Manchester last week...



£31.7m raised at property auctions so far this week

Following the summer break, there has been a busy start to this week’s property auction activity with plenty more lots set to go under auction hammers across the country over the next few days...



CPBigwood raise over £7.8m with a 76% success rate

Birmingham-based CPBigwood raised just over £7.8m at last week’s auction, held at Aston Villa football club’s Villa Park, after selling 81 of the 107 lots offered (76%)...



Buying property at auction is ‘exciting’, says auctioneer

Buying at auction can seem daunting to those who have not done it before but Paul Thompson director and auctioneer at Pugh & Co, which holds 28 auctions throughout the year across its Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Newcastle venues, dispels the myths around the whole process...



NLA supports gas safety week

As part of Gas Safety Week, the National Landlords Association (NLA) is reminding all landlords to check their appliances in the lead up to winter and to only ever use Gas Safe registered engineers...



Auction House to offer 370 lots in September

Property auctioneer Auction House is entering 370 lots into its September sales – the highest ever monthly total in the five year history of the brand...



Former church and school up for auction

A former church and school building will be going under the hammer at Pugh & Co’s fifth Liverpool auction of 2012...



Clean sweep for HEB in Nottingham

Nottingham-based auction firm HEB has finally sold all 14 lots listed in their most recent catalogue following a successful post-auction sale...



Five pubs join line up for auction in Leeds

Five former public houses are among a variety of lots being auctioned at Pugh & Co’s next Leeds property auction on Tuesday 11 September 2012...



Auctioneers release catalogues ahead of busy September

London-based property auction companies Barnard Marcus, Strettons, Countrywide Auctions, Brendons Auctioners, Allsop Residential, MustbeSold, and Auction House London have all released their latest catalogues within the past week ahead of sales in September...



Next Manchester property auction to feature 71 lots

A wide selection of commercial lots will go under the hammer at the next Manchester auction due to be held by Pugh & Co on Thursday 6 September 2012, at Old Trafford Football Club from 12pm...



Must Be Sold to host auction at Property Investor Show

Renowned property auctioneer Graham Penny and Must Be Sold’s James Cokayne will bring the gavel down on around 100 auction lots at a live property auction to be held at the Property Investor Show later this year...



Eddisons prepare for two-day property sale

Auction house Eddisons has been instructed to sell over 100 properties at a two-day auction to be held in Leeds and Manchester in September...



Fewer distressed properties in London for sale

Despite the recession and general lull in the UK housing sector, the property market in London remains buoyant, resulting in fewer distressed properties for sale at auction, according to a senior member of auction firm MustbeSold...



July property auction sales fall

Following a prolonged run of positive results in the UK property auction market over the last 12-18 months, the latest figures from Essential Information Group (EIG) show that auction property sales in July 2012 fell compared to the same month last year...



Up to 47 lots to be sold at next Savills auction

Savills’ newly released property catalogue reveals that 47 lots will be offered for sale at the company’s next auction in Nottingham next month...



Hollis Morgan - auction viewings now started

Bristol and West Country property auction firm Hollis Morgan are now inviting potential bidders to view the 18 properties listed in its latest catalogue ahead of their 26 September sale to be held at All Saints, Clifton, from 19:00...



£1.6bn worth of properties sold at auction in H1 2012

Auction firms across the UK collectively sold £1.62bn worth of propertied during the first half of this year, up 5% compared to H1 2011, according to figures provided by Essential Information Group (EIG)...



Harman Healy raises £6.1m

Harman Healy sold £6.1m worth of residential properties at Kensington Town Hall in London last week, after selling 63 of the 95 lots available, representing a 67% success rate...



Final call for lots ahead of Manchester auction

Auction firm Pugh & Co is making a final callout to Manchester residents and businesses looking to sell at auction to put their lots forward by close of play today (Wednesday, August 8th)...



Barnard Marcus raise £13.5m at summer auction

The Barnard Marcus summer auction sale last week raised another £13.5m for clients, with a strong attendance of buyers braving the Olympic crowds, supplemented by many buyers registering to bid by telephone rather than travel to Central London...



Fresh bids on two former Cumbria police stations

Two former police stations in Cockermouth and Kirkby Stephen that failed to sell at auction last month have received new offers, it has emerged...



Last London property auction ahead of summer holiday

The property auction sector will break up for summer this week, with the final auction for four weeks to be held in the capital by Harman Healy tomorrow (Thursday, August 9th)...



Brighton parking space sells for £24,000

A single car parking space has gone under the auctioneer’s hammer for £24,000 agianst a guide price of £12,000...



Eddisons’ two-day sale raises £3.3m

Eddisons reported that 50 of the 82 lots on offer at its two-day sale in Leeds and Manchester were sold last week...



Investors urged to make pre-auction bids

More property investors should attempt to make bids before the auction day, according to a senior auctioneer at Savills...



High demand for auction properties in Liverpool

Liverpool-based auctioneer Venmore achieved one of its best results for five years in July's auction, held at Liverpool Town Hall, where the company raised £1...



'Mole Man' house sells at auction for £1m

A vacant property which has been dubbed ‘Mole Man’ house in Hackney, East London, has been sold at an auction in London for £1...



Shropshire Council to offload properties at auctions

Shropshire Council plans to sell a wide selection of local authority-owned land and properties at public auctions in Shrewsbury and London this year as part of its bid to raise £11m, it has been revealed...



Allsop's July residential auction raises £33.5m with 80%

Allsop's residential auction team delivered a strong result at last week’s auction raising a total of £33...



Grade II listed cottage to be sold in Plymouth

Shobrook & Co. Limited will offer a selection of lots for sale this week in Plymouth, including a Grade II listed cottage, possibly dating back 500 years, in Sprytown, near Lifton, Devon...



Good result for Pugh & Co at Man Utd's Old Trafford

The property auction market in Manchester is “thriving” according to auctioneer Paul Thompson of Pugh & Co...



Butters John Bee to host epic auction in Stoke-on-Trent

The largest property auction in Stoke-on-Trent for eight years will be held by Butters John Bee at the Moat House in Festival Park on Monday 23rd July, when 125 lots will be offered for sale, including a selection of residential and commercial properties as well as land plots and renovation projects...



Allsop's July commercial auction raised £56.3m

Allsop's Commercial Auction last week was the biggest sale of the year and raised £56.3m, with a 72% success rate...



Bank finance available for auction properties in Ireland

Over half of all registered bidders and buyers who attended the Allsop Space auction in Ireland last week had secured varying levels of finance from the banks to support their purchases, according to the auction firm...



Auction House aims to meet growing buyer demand

Auction House South Lincolnshire and East Leicestershire have announced that they will be expanding their activities and operation to cater for growing demand for auction properties...



Allsop auction to feature over 300 lots – view catalogue

Allsop have released their fourth UK Residential catalogue for 2012. The sale will be held on Wednesday 18th July at the Park Lane Hotel, Piccadilly, London, W1 and will comprise over 300 lots...



Beach hut overlooking Olympic sailing venue is listed on eBay for £75,000

A beach hut offering unobstructed views of the Olympic sailing venue at this summer’s Games has been listed for sale on the online auction website eBay for a staggering £75,000...



McHugh & Co property auction sales fall

McHugh & Co saw auction sales nosedive at their auction this week despite some prize assets on offer at BAFTA in London’ Piccadilly, including residential and commercial properties, ground rents, parking spaces, garages and development opportunities...



CPBigwood raises £7.7m at Birmingham auction

CPBigwood’s auctioneer Rorry Daly said that he was pleased with his firm’s “good sale” last week, on 28th June, at Aston Villa Football Club on Trinity Road, Birmingham, B6, where the company raised £7...



Eddisons’ two-day sale raises £3.3m

Eddisons reported that 50 of the 82 lots on offer at its two-day sale in Leeds and Manchester were sold last week...



Investors urged to make pre-auction bids

More property investors should attempt to make bids before the auction day, according to a senior auctioneer at Savills...



‘Bargain lots’ to be offered at CPBigwood auction

A number of ‘bargain homes’ will be on offer at CPBigwood’s auction this coming Thursday  in traditionally desirable locations such as Solihull, Lapworth and Edgbaston...



McHugh & Co property auction preview

McHugh & Co will be hoping to beat the £11m raised at their last auction in May when they offer 46 lots for sale at BAFTA in London’s Piccadilly next Monday, starting at 12pm...



Savills sees surge in demand for auction properties

From January 2012 through to May 2012 Savills’ auction website attracted just over 267,000 unique visits, up 21% on the previous five months, reflecting a hike in demand for auction properties in the UK...



Property auction sales rise 8% year-on-year

The number of lots offered and sold at property auctions across the UK in May increased by 7.3% and 8% respectively compared to the same month last year, whilst larger increases are evident in the rolling quarter and year, data produced by the Essential Information Group shows...



First phase of lots for Hollis Morgan’s July auction

Bristol and West Country property auction firm Hollis Morgan have released the first phase of lots for their 25th July sale to be held at All Saints, Clifton, from 19:00...



Allsop commercial catalogue available to view online

Allsop have released their latest commercial catalogue for their auction on the 11th July at The Park Lane Hotel, London...



McHugh & Co July catalogue now available to view

McHugh & Co have launched the latest catalogue for their next auction on 2nd July at London’s BAFTA in Piccadilly, W1J, which will feature 45 lots dominated mainly by properties in London...



Hollis Morgan achieve 77% success rate in Bristol

Hollis Morgan recently held their third Auction of 2012, which as ever took place in the iconic surroundings of All Saints Church, Clifton...



Savills catalogue now available online

The UK Residential catalogue for Savills' next London and national auction on Tuesday 19th June at the Millennium Hotel in Mayfair is now available to view online...



Allsop's May residential auction raises £61m

Allsop held their first two-day residential property sale for 15 months this week raising a total of £61m from the sale of 265 lots...



The Grand in Manchester fails to sell

The Grand in Manchester, one of 79 lots offered for sale at the Pugh & Co auction at Manchester United last Thursday, 31 May, failed to sell, but is available to buy at £500,000...



Cottage in Isle of Man sold for £302,000

A cottage in the Isle of Man went under the hammer for £302,000 during a one-lot auction held by Chrystals estate agents...



Barnard Marcus auction proceeds near £70m mark

With Barnard Marcus fourth sale of the year at The Grand Connaught Rooms in London last week, a catalogue featuring a wide selection of lots saw sale proceeds for the year to date rise to £67m...



Auctioned retail lots offer higher rental returns

Auctioned shops deliver almost a third more income than an average retail unit in the UK, mainly because auctioned properties are generally cheaper than the market value and thus offer significantly better value to whoever purchases them, according to a new report...



Christie’s help wealthy buyers secure homes in London

Despite the global economic uncertainty and the eurozone woes, the London property market continues to strengthen, fuelled in part by rising international demand for homes in the English capital, and Christie’s International Real Estate is trying to get a bigger slice of the action...



Pugh & Co seeks Grand success at Manchester United

The Grand in Manchester will be one of 74 lots offered for sale at the Pugh & Co auction at Manchester United on Thursday, 31 May...



Property auction sales rise year-on-year in April

There was an increase in the volume of properties sold at auctions across the UK in April compared to the same month in 2011, according to figures released by property auction specialist the Essential Information Group (EIG)...



Birmingham's O2 Academy fails to meet reserve

One of Birmingham’s premier music venues failed to sell at auction earlier this week. Birmingham’s O2 Academy, which was offered by Allsop Commercial as part of a 139-lot auction at the Park Lane Hotel in London, W1J, on Monday 21 May, received a highest bid of £1...



London auction dominated by cash buyers

A former residential school in Plas Brondyffryn was one of 23 lots sold at Lambert Smith Hampton auction in London, as the company achieved a 78% success rate, raising £4...



Auction House scoops a national award

National property auctioneer Auction House has won best in class at the national Property Drum B2B Awards Ceremony in London...



Allsop Residential release May auction catalogue

Allsop have released their third UK Residential catalogue for 2012. The sale will be held on Tuesday 29 May and Thursday 31 May at the Park Lane Hotel, Piccadilly, London, W1 and will comprise 384 lots...



Over 100 lots go under the hammer in Knightsbridge

Property lots from a cross section of the market, including local authorities, housing associations, public bodies, utilities, LPA receivers, public and private property companies, executors, trustees and mortgagees, went under the hammer at Savills’ auction in Knightsbridge last week...



Now is a ‘good time’ to buy at auction, says Paul Fosh

With plenty of high yielding, realistically priced properties coming onto the auction market, it is currently the ideal time to invest in property, according to auctioneer Paul Fosh...



Auction Agents to hold second Midland auction

The Auction Agents working with six local estate agency firms will host their second Midland property auction at the National Motorcycle Museum later this month...



Buy-to-let investors eye high yielding auction deals

A growing volume of buy-to-let investors are expected to turn to auction rooms up and down the country with a view to snapping up high yielding auction lots, as the sector continues to make a comeback, in light of rising rental values and low savings rates...



Over £8m raised at commercial auction in London

Jones Lang LaSalle’s property auctions team achieved a 63% success from its 3 May auction at the Le Meridien Piccadilly Hotel, W1...



Auction House London catalogue now available online

Auction House London has released its latest auction catalogue containing 27 lots for its next auction which will take place at 12pm on 30 May 2012 at the Everyman Cinema in Hampstead, NW3...



Good result for CPBigwood at Aston Villa

CPBigwood successfully sold three quarters of all properties offered for sale at last week’s property auction at Villa Park in Birmingham, home to Aston Villa football club...



More property investors buying homes at auction

More property investors are turning to auctions in order to secure high yielding property investments in the North West of England, according to auction firm Pugh & Co...



High yielding lot added to Barnett Ross auction

Auction firm Barnett Ross has added a potentially high yielding property to its catalogue ahead of next week’s auction in London...



Historic property in Edgbaston to be sold at auction

The former home of the family behind the world famous Masons soft drinks firm which produced a selection of cordials, squashes and other soft drinks, will be available to buy at CP Bigwood’s property auction this week, which will be held at Aston Villa’s Holte Suite in Birmingham, B6, on Thursday, 26 April...



Savills May catalogue now available online

Property auction firm Savills has released its latest auction catalogue containing 171 lots that will appeal to a wide range of homebuyers, including property investors, owner occupiers and developers...



Hollis Morgan release extra lots for Bristol auction

Hollis Morgan has released extra lots for its next auction to be held on 30 May at the iconic All Saints Church in Clifton, Bristol, BS8, starting at 7pm...



Nottingham sale features 50 lots

A wide selection of properties located across the East Midlands will go under the hammer at the Nottingham Racecourse next month...



Unsold lots ‘Must be Sold’

All unsold lots from last Friday’s MustbeSold.com auction at the Property Investor Show, which was held at Excel in east London, are now available to buy, with all reserve prices published...



Property auction market remains buoyant

Auction houses nationwide recorded double-digit increases in the amounts raised for March and the first quarter of 2012, according to the latest National Auction Analyses by the Essential Information Group (EIG)...



Auction House West launches first ever sale today

Award-winning brand Auction House is launching its first ever auction in the west of England with the help of a six foot gavel! The giant model has been built from fibreglass by local artist Tony Hitchcock, and is finished to look as if it is made from hardwood...



Hollis Morgan release next auction catalogue

Bristol-based auction firm Hollis Morgan Property Auction has today released the catalogue for its next property auction to be held on 30 May 2012...



Record sales for Auction House London

Auction House in London has released its best ever total sales figures from a single auction. Its recent sale on Thursday 12 April raised over £4...



Sutton Kersh achieve 69% success rate in Liverpool

The Marriot Hotel in Liverpool city centre’s Queen Square played host to Sutton Kersh’s latest auction last week where the company raised £3...



Historical pub hotel among 18 lots to be sold by HEB

An historical Derbyshire hotel which is thought to have once been owned by Sir Walter Raleigh is to be sold at auction with HEB Chartered Surveyors in Nottingham next week...



Rise in the number of homes being marketed to rent

There has been a significant rise in the number of residential properties being marketed to rent, reflecting the fact that more property investors, including auction goers, are actively adding to their buy-to-let portfolios in a bid to take advantage of greater tenant demand...



Watch highlights of Allsop’s March residential auction

Allsop Residential held their latest auction last week at the Park Lane Hotel in London and raised £36...



Vincent Van Gogh’s former home sold at auction

The house where Vincent van Gogh lived from 1873-1874 was sold last week at the Savills auction in London for £565,000...



Hike in property auction activity

Property auction activity in the UK continued to increase in February 2012 and the preceding quarterly and yearly periods, according to Essential Information Guide (EIG)...



Properties to go under the hammer at Property Business Show

Auctioneer Graham Penny will be wielding the gavel, with around 100 residential lots expected at a live auction at the Property Business Show on Friday 20 April...



Barnett Ross invite entries for next auction

London-based Barnett Ross Auction is now taking entries for its next action on 10 May, which will take place at the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel in London, W1H...



Property Auction Summary

Marc Da Silva unearths some of the best property deals available during the last month at auctions in Sheffield, London, Bristol, Nottingham and Belfast...



March’s London and Country Property Auctions event to be held in Mayfair

The next London and Country Property Auctions event will take place on 29 March 2012 at the Millenium Hotel, Mayfair...



Savills March catalogue now available online

The latest Savills property catalogue for its next auction to be held on 27 March at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N, is now available to view online...