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SDL Graham Penny launches new auction into Stoke

Successful regional property auctioneer SDL Graham Penny has announced its expansion into Stoke with its first auction taking place at the home of Stoke City FC.

The auction, on Friday 21st October at the bet 365 Stadium, will be SDL Graham Penny’s first auction in Stoke and its 17th auction so far this year. The company already holds regular auctions in Derby, Nottingham and Leicester and this new addition to the calendar will bring the total number of auctions to over 20 per year.

Auction House says the time is now ripe for...

Auction House, the UK’s most successful property auctioneer – which has a branch in North Wales - says that the time is now ripe for first time buyers to enter the auction room.

Claire Blezard says that she is noticing an increase in the number of first time buyers at the company’s sales, marking a big change from the days when cash-ready buyers were invariably the winning bidders.

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Nottingham city centre bar investment comes to auction

Savills jointly with Fisher Hargreaves Proctor, will be selling 26-28 St James’s Street in Nottingham at the next Savills regional auction being held at Nottingham Race Course on 1st September 2016. The freehold property is available at a guide price of £475,000 to £500,000.

Property Personnel points to positive markers in the UK jobs market

The UK’s oldest estate agent recruitment consultancy says that the UK job market is looking surprisingly resilient in the wake of the Brexit vote.

In addition, the company says the recruitment sector should be encouraged by a positive outlook from major property companies, as well as several big investment schemes announced in recent weeks.

Auction House reports July successes, despite Brexit uncertainty

Auction House reported better-than-expected results in July, despite the post-Brexit slowdown which dampened expectations going into the month. The group sold 385 lots from 526 offered, delivering a success rate of 73% and raising a total of £50.5 million.

100% clearance as lot 2000 goes ‘under the hammer’

Symonds & Sampson finished the first half of the year in style with a complete sell out at their 29 July sale in Sherborne and auctioneer Mark Lewis selling his 2000th lot ‘under the hammer’.

Mark, Head of Agency at Symonds & Sampson said “We thought that we were going to have a good day when we saw the number of legal packs downloaded from our website and the record number of proxy bids received from people who could not be at the sale. It ends a very good auction month with over £3million worth of auction lots falling under the gavel.

Successful property auction by Graham Watkins & Co

A successful property auction was held at Westwood Golf Club seeing a packed room of potential purchasers held by Graham Watkins & Co, with a good deal of interest in all lots on offer with particularly strong interest the land at Wetton.

The first lot on offer was 28.78 acres of grassland that was formerly part of Hazel Barrow Farm, Upper Hulme, Leek.

This land was suitable for grazing and part-mowing with good road access and the benefit of natural water. It exchanged hands for £108,000.

Interest is high in low rise auction lots

SDL Graham Penny is experiencing higher than normal demand for the bungalows going under the hammer in its next Leicester auction (tomorrow), in line with recent national property figures.

Best Small Auctioneer of the Year

Auction House North Wales is thrilled to have been named Best Small Auctioneer of the Year at the Auction House UK 2016 annual conference.

Auction House is the largest and fastest growing residential property auctioneer in the UK with branches across England, Scotland and Wales.

Claire Blezard, manager of Auction House North Wales is seen here being presented with their award.

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