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Art deco tower will appeal to developers with lofty ambitions

Bids are expected to flood in for a building known as the Water Tower near Newark, with planning permission for conversion to apartments.

The iconic art deco building, in Goldstraw Lane, Fernwood, is due to be sold by SDL Auctions Graham Penny at Nottingham Racecourse on Tuesday 9 April, with a *guide price of £130,000+.

Common Plumbing Mistakes (and How To Avoid Them)

That dripping tap that keeps you up at night. The running toilet that echoes through the house. A leaky faucet that floods your kitchen counter. All of these common plumbing issues might have you reaching for the phone to call a professional, but hold up. Could you fix these problems on your own?

Three brothers buy Black Country house at Bond Wolfe Auction

Three entrepreneurial brothers have bought a Black Country house at an auction in Birmingham as their first venture in property development, with the help of Bond Wolfe Auctions.

Taylor, Harvey and Austin Gardener-Newman got the property bug after helping to build their parents’ house in the East Midlands.

Land in Knaresborough sells for over 7 times guide price

A parcel of grazing land at Waterside in Knaresborough has sold at the latest FSS auction for an incredible 7 times its guide price after some thrilling bidding in front of more than 200 people.

Manors under the Hammer

Three gorgeous period manor homes are set to be sold under the hammer at Network Auctions’ 4th April ballroom sale at The Westbury Mayfair Hotel, London.

BUYING A PROPERTY OF SOMEONE WHO HAS PASSED AWAY

You might think it’s a little ghoulish to buy a property of someone who has recently died, especially if they passed away in the property, but it does have some advantages, as well as a few disadvantages. 

Read our guide to buying a probate property find out what you are getting into and what you might get out of it.

What are the advantages of buying a property from an estate?

Bond Wolfe Auctions debuts with £16.7 million and 90% success rate

Bond Wolfe Auctions, the UK’s newest auction business, raised a staggering £16.7 million in its first auction in Birmingham.

The auction at The Holte Suite, Aston Villa FC, saw 103 lots out of 115 sold in front of a packed auction with standing room only for the majority of the day.

It was the most successful auction in the Midlands’ since May 2018 based on the amount raised and the most successful since December 2017 based on the percentage sold and chief executive Gurpreet Bassi was absolutely delighted with the results.

Sales up yet again at Auction House, despite tough trading conditions

The first round of auctions of the year at property auctioneer Auction House recorded sales of 508 - up nearly 8% (7.9%) from last year, at a success rate of over 74% (74.4%) and raising a total of almost £55.7 million (£55,683,669).

Commenting on the achievement from the first two months of 2019, Auction House Founding Director Roger Lake said: “This should be seen as a buoyant beginning to the year, and a positive signal that the auction method continues to deliver results, despite gloomy predictions and hesitancy across the property market.

Substantial houses in Liverpool are ripe for restoration

Two large homes in Liverpool are due to go under the hammer with SDL Auctions North West in Manchester next month, providing the ideal development opportunity for a property investor.

Both requiring refurbishment, the two three-storey properties have the potential to be transformed into Homes in Multiple Occupation, subject to the relevant permissions and licensing, and ultimately provide a good rental income.

Rock band Iron Maiden sells costume store warehouse through Auction House London

A warehouse used by the iconic rock bank Iron Maiden for a number of years has been sold by Auction House London at its recent sale last month. (Tuesday 12 February 2019).

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