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£12.5M raised at Strettons strong Autumn auction

Strettons’ October auction showed a healthy buyer interest, especially for properties within the southeast, raising over £12.5m on a 74% success rate with post-auction sales set to increase this.

Iconic property goes on sale at auction

An iconic property that has been instantly recognisable to generations of Cardiff residents has gone on the market.

The Rise, on Penhill Road, which is right next to Pontcanna Fields in the capital’s sought-after leafy suburb, is being made available through a public auction on Tuesday, October 24.

Stranmillis £20k three-bed house among the bargain list at upcoming auction

A house priced at £20,000, half an acre of land starting from £12,000 and an £85,000 end terrace in the sought-after Stranmillis area are all up for grabs at an upcoming property auction.

The lowest priced lot in the October auction is over half an acre of land in Clough, Ballymena. Accessed via a laneway off the Glenleslie Road and priced at £12,000, the land was once approved planning permission for a house and garage. Potential buyers are encouraged to pursue further planning opportunities.​

Huge farmhouse near Coventry to appear in auction

A huge former farmhouse standing in more than four acres of grounds near Coventry will go under the hammer at SDL Auctions Bigwood’s next auction in Birmingham on Wednesday 18 October.

The five bedroomed property on Bennetts Road North in Corley has been converted into three self-contained units called Grove Farm, The Annex and The Hayloft, and has a *guide price of £595,000 to £645,000+.

Buyers snap up 94% of lots on offer at Romans auction

Romans enjoyed their most successful auction of the year so far, selling 94% of their September catalogue as bidders sought good quality and value for money amidst political uncertainty. The majority of lots sold for significantly more than their guide prices, demonstrating that correctly and realistically priced properties attract buyers prepared to exchange contracts quickly at a true market value.

Vacant houses and flats for renovation, several in semi-rural locations, plus building plots with planning permission continued to prove as popular as ever. Notable sales included;

Walsall house with lowest price in West Midlands for auction

The lowest priced house in the West Midlands will go under the hammer at SDL Auctions Bigwood’s next auction in Birmingham on Wednesday 18 October.

The three bedroomed terraced house at 51 Leamore Lane in Walsall is said to need a complete refurbishment but has a *guide price of only £19,000 to £24,000+.

Church sells well as busy Derby auction collects £6m+

A chapel and church hall attracted an eager congregation at SDL Auctions Graham Penny’s busy auction in Derby, where the total prices raised were the best for a year.

And the bidder who sang the highest notes for the former Methodist chapel and church hall at 10-14 West Street in Swadlincote got the keys to God’s house for £200,000.

Unmodernised house sales drive busy £2m auction

Unmodernised houses are continuing to be the 'backbone' of sales for Mark Jenkinson and Son following a busy £2m auction in September.

Mark Jenkinson and Son sold 34 out of 43 lots at the firm’s recent auction including a four-bedroom unmodernised terraced house in Alexandra Road, Heeley with a guide price of £100,000 which sold for £136,000.

Free Property Auction Valuation - Sell before Christmas!

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Gatwick Airport parking space bringing annual rent of £2,000

A single parking space next to London Gatwick Airport bringing in annual rent of £2,000 will appear at the next SDL Auctions North West auction in Manchester on 12 October.

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