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Auction House entries hit an all-time high

Leading property auctioneer Auction House is reporting the highest number of monthly entries in the eleven year history of the company.  

The group has entered 810 properties into its October catalogues – the first time that it has ever exceeded the 800 lot milestone in any given month.  

The impressive performance is matched by the group’s sales in September, when Auction House sold 425 lots from 618 offered (up 7% from 397 sold in 2017) – delivering a success rate of 68.8%, and raising £51.3m in the process.  

Variety is the secret at SDL Auctions Cheshire & North Wales auction

Buyers at SDL Auctions Cheshire and North Wales’ auction at Chester Racecourse were clearly keen on the variety of properties on offer.

The properties sold ranged from a cottage to a mixed use retail unit with accommodation above, to a maisonette and an apartment.

Freehold investment with asset management potential in SDL Auctions Bigwood’s October auction

A fully let high street retail parade in Smethwick, Birmingham, is being marketed for sale by GVA in partnership with SDL Auctions Bigwood.

The property has provisionally been entered into SDL Auctions Bigwood’s October auction with a guide price of offers in excess of £1.1 million, while a private treaty marketing process is run in tandem by GVA.

Is this the unluckiest building in Britain?

Dunbar House, also known as Danbert House, is a forlorn sight in Morfydd Street, Swansea. It’s once glorious Gothic gables are derelict and weeds have taken the place of the magnificent stonework that used to adorn the windows.

Historical Welsh chapel for sale by online auction with SDL Auctions

A Welsh chapel dating back to the pre-Victorian 1830s with views of Snowdonia is for sale in an online auction with SDL Auctions, in partnership with agents Dafydd Hardy.

The Capel Bethmaaca in Glasinfryn, near Bangor, Gwynedd, was first built in 1836 during the reign of William IV – Queen Victoria’s uncle – and was later rebuilt in both 1866 and 1895.

Edward Mellor September Auction Results

The auction room at the AJ Bell Stadium was a little quieter than usual which was to be expected in the final few weeks of summer.

Featuring over 60 residential and commercial properties from across the North West, Edward Mellor's line-up attracted the attention of developers, investors and homebuyers.

It was clear every buyer in the room had their eye on a particular property, which led to some incredible sale prices last month.

£1 million development project in SDL Auctions Leicester auction

SDL Auctions Graham Penny will be offering the “Pigeon Factory” for sale in its next Leicester auction at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday 9 October.

The former hosiery factory at 41-43 Canal Street in South Wigston is one of the oldest buildings in the area and has been abandoned for more than 25 years.

Auction House London bucks slowing market trend with largest ever sale

Auction House London raised more than £15m (£15,081,850) in its recent auction, where it saw the biggest catalogue in its history go under the hammer.

116 lots out of 152 were sold during the auction on Wednesday 12 September 2018, giving a success rate of 73%.

Duchy mansion to go under the hammer

A detached turn of the century former Coach House, in the exclusive “Duchy” area of Harrogate, will go under the hammer at FSS Property’s October auction.

Estate agents FSS, who specialise in selling homes by both auction and private treaty, are currently arranging viewings of this substantial property, which is on a mature plot down a private road off Cornwall Road.

Prime investment properties help raise more than £2.6 million at Nottingham auction

A range of prime investment properties caught the eyes of keen bidders at SDL Auctions Graham Penny’s Nottingham auction at Nottingham Racecourse, raising a total of more than £2.6 million.

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