Q: I'm having problems logging in, what shall I do?
A: If you have forgotten your password, you can request a reminder. Click on the 'help' link on the login page and you will be taken to the 'request password reset' page. Enter your username or e-mail address in the field supplied and click ‘E-mail new password’ button. You will automatically receive an e-mail containing a link for you to click on or copy and paste into your browser. This is a one-time login which should be used within 24 hours of receipt.
After logging in, you can then change your password in your Profile area. If you have forgotten your Username, or your e-mail address isn’t being recognised, please contact us. If you believe that your username and password are correct and you are still having problems accessing your account, please contact us here and a member of our team will help you.
Q: How can I change my password?
A: In the 'Profile' window on the MyUKAL member's homepage you will see two fields entitled 'password' and 'confirm password'. Here you will be able to enter and confirm your new password, which is case sensitive. Once you click 'SAVE' your new password will be saved on our system. Please make a note of your password, keeping it in a safe place for future reference. (You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and restricting access to your computer, as you will be accountable for any activities conducted under your password).
Q: How do I change the e-mail address that I use to login to UK Auction List?
A: In the 'Profile' window on the MyUKAL member's homepage you will see a field named 'email address'. Here you will be able enter a new email address. Once you click 'SAVE' your new email address will be saved on our system. If your email address is also your Username, we suggest you keep it the same if possible.
Q: Why are you continuing to take money from my credit/debit card?
A: The monthly subscription automatically renews at £9.95 each month until cancelled. The same applies to the three-month £19.95 subscription. If you only want the service for the initial one-month or three-month period, then you need to cancel your subscription a day or two prior to the next billing date otherwise your membership continues and another payment will be debited. Subscriptions are automatically cancelled as soon as you submit your cancellation form, and no further payments will be debited.
If you have been a member for a few months or longer and do not require the service, then the same applies. Once you cancel, your membership to UK Auction List will expire at the end of your one-month or three-month period, and thereafter you will not be allowed access to your member's area.
Please note that we do not send you reminders about your renewal payment date, so please keep a note yourself of the date that you registered, and when your recurring payments are due. An automated invoice will be emailed to the address that you provide upon registration, and this is issued so that you are aware of the type of subscription you have signed up for i.e. the 1 month or the 3 month. We do not email out any further invoices unless specifically requested.
Q: How do I cancel my account/subscription?
A: Cancelling your account/subscription is simple. Go to the 'Account' area within your MyUKAL members homepage. At the bottom you will see a link entitled 'cancel my account/subscription'. When you click on this link you will be taken to a cancellation page, where you complete your details in the fields supplied. Once you click the 'SUBMIT' button, your account/subscription will be cancelled automatically and no further payments will be debited from your account. You will receive an email informing you of your cancellation and advising that you will receive access to your member’s area for the rest of the period that you have already paid for. This is sent to the address you provided upon sign up and should match the email address that you enter in the cancellation form. We ask that you to keep this email safe, as it your proof of cancellation and if you can't locate the email within 24 hours of cancelling, to check your Junk Folder, and if it's not in there, to call us as immediately, to verify your email address and confirm that your account has been cancelled.
Please note that the only way to cancel is via your Account page in the Member’s Area. As soon as you cancel your subscription, your recurring payment is automatically cancelled as well.
(We do not accept claims of cancellations without accompanying proof of the email confirmation that you receive confirming that the subscription has been cancelled. We state clearly on the cancellation page that an automatic e-mail from UK Auction List, informing you of the successful cancellation of your account, is sent to the email address you provided upon sign up - if you don't receive it within 24 hours of cancelling your account, call us and speak to us immediately, so that we can verify your details and ensure that the cancellation has taken place. If you have cancelled your subscription then it is not possible for further payments to be debited from your account. So if in any doubt, call us straight away!)
Q: I'm interested in a property, who do I contact?
A: You should contact the auctioneer directly, either by e-mail or telephone. Their contact details are only available to view if you have registered and are a member. They appear just below the PDF on the description page. Simply click on the name of the auctioneer and it brings up their contact details.
Alternatively, there is the link to click on the full catalogue just above the PDF description, which displays every property for that particular auction/auction date, and will also display all the contact details of the auction house. The phone number of the auction house is usually included in the actual full description. You can also find all of the auctioneers' contact details within the auctioneer directory.
Q: I saw a property on your website but now I’ve registered I can’t find it anywhere.
A: When you search for auction property via Google or a similar search engine, the results sometimes display tagged pages from our website. These results are from past auctions (the date of the auction is normally next to the property image). You will not be able to view these tagged pages on our actual website if the properties are from auctions that have taken place over 6 weeks ago. If you find a property via a search that you put into your search engine, always check on our actual website www.ukauctionlist.com and search for the same property to make sure that it is a current property for auction.
Q: I asked for details on a property but haven’t heard back from the auctioneer. What can I do?
A: We apologise on behalf of the auctioneer. Our advice is phone them up if you have already sent an email.
Q: I can't find any properties in the area I am searching for?
A: There may not be any current properties for auction in your area (there are a lot fewer properties for auction, than property for sale through an estate agent). If this is the case, you can use the search box to adjust the search criteria and broaden your search i.e. region rather than county - and perhaps don't select any specific property types or price range. This will increase chances for search results. Remember that the auction catalogues are released on an ongoing basis throughout the year; so if you don't find anything in your area of interest, check back again the following week. Note: Mid-December until mid January, and the month of August are holiday periods for auction houses.
N.B. As soon as the auction catalogue is released by the auctioneer, we aim to have it uploaded into our database within 24-48 hours (depending on the size of the catalogue). Sometimes if auctioneers release their catalogue very late, we do not have the time to upload the individual lots, however as a Member, you have access to the Auctioneer’s Directory which contains the contact details and websites of ALL the auction houses in the UK, so in this event, you can access the catalogues directly.
Q: How do I save a property to a shortlist?
A: You can save a property by clicking 'add to favourites' which can be done from either a property search results page, or from a property details page. You can view and manage your properties within your MyUKAL area in the 'Favourites' window.
Q: Are the dates, times and venues in the calendar accurate?
A: The dates, times and venues stated within the calendar are correct at the time of publication. The auctioneer has the right to change these details at any time. UK Auction List takes no responsibility for changes made by the auction house and recommends that you contact the respective auctioneer prior to any auction to confirm details, as they can be subject to change.
Q: How do I arrange a property viewing?
A: In order to arrange a viewing for a property you will need to contact the auctioneer who is advertising the property. We have listed telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for those auction houses that provide this information.
Q: I need to update my details?
A: To update your details, log in to the members area where you can change your profile and account details.