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SUMMER BREAK FOR AUCTIONEERS

It's that time of the year, when the auction houses take a well earned break.  There are a few auctions taking place this week and a handful in August.  Catalogues for September auctions will start to be released from mid August onwards, so keep checking back to see what's new!  There are also still plenty of unsold lots in our database from auctions that have taken place in July, with more to be added as and when the final auctions before summer take place.

 

Sale of holiday business offers a new life by the sea

Fancy a new life by the sea? The sale of a farmhouse, holiday cottage and campsite on the coast of North Wales has been described as “an exciting business opportunity” by auctioneers.

Ynyshir Farm Campsite, Picton Road, Picton, Holywell is due to be sold by SDL Auctions North West with a *guide price of £1.5-£2 million at the AJ Bell Stadium, Manchester, on Wednesday 7th August.

Record half-year results prove popularity of room auctions, says Auction House

The UK’s largest property auctioneer, Auction House, says that its record results for the first half of 2019 indicate the continuing attraction of room auctions.

Between January and June this year, the group sold 1,733 lots from 2,275 lots offered – an increase of 10% on the same period in 2018 – and with a success rate of 76.2% (up from 75.0% last year).

Sold for a Record Breaking £1,650,000

Auction House North West have broken another one of their records selling 76 Quay Street, a rare City Centre Freehold Opportunity in Spinningfields for £1,650,000 at their 4th July Auction!

Fancy owning a chapel or a shop with a turret?

A former pizza takeaway, a chapel and a shop with a turret are among the investment opportunities featured in the latest catalogue published by SDL Auctions Graham Penny.

They are just a few of the 23 lots featured in the latest auction catalogue and due to go under the hammer at SDL Auctions Graham Penny’s Leicester auction at the King Power Stadium this month.

Bond Wolfe Auctions achieves hat trick of £10m plus auctions

Bond Wolfe Auctions’ third auction in its first year of business has once again raised over £10 million with a packed room at Aston Villa FC seeing some highly competitive bidding.

This was the third auction in a row with over 110 lots, raising over £10 million and with a success rate of 80%.

Gurpreet Bassi, chief executive of Bond Wolfe Auctions, said: “Not only did we have a packed auction room with 1,500 people in attendance on the day, we also had a record 290 remote bidders, many from London and the South East.

Town meets country at July property auction

Harrogate’s July property auction will feature town centre and countryside properties right across Yorkshire, from Summerbridge to Scarborough.

Country retreats going under the hammer

One of the gems of the July auction is a charming two bedroom stone cottage on Main Street, Summerbridge (pictured - guide price £110,000) backing onto fields and with Pateley Bridge’s award-winning high street just a short drive away.

Auction House London clocks up another impressive sale for 2019

Auction House London sold more than 80% of its lots listed for the fourth sale in a row, this year, at its recent auction (Thursday 20th June 2019).

It was the auction room’s largest sale this year, with 113 lots offered, raising almost £17m (£16,995,500). The TV series ‘Homes under the Hammer’ was filming the packed sale room, at the London Marriott Regents Park Hotel, where there was a lot of interest from investors and developers.

Former Annesley Hall estate cottage among unique homes sold at auction

A character-packed cottage which was formerly part of the Annesley Hall Estate has been sold at auction by SDL Auctions Graham Penny.

Described by auctioneers as “something a bit special”, 1 Mansfield Road, Annesley, features exposed beams and Victorian cast iron fireplaces and sits in a secluded position backing onto open countryside.

Pair of neighbouring Birmingham homes priced at £50k

A pair of neighbouring homes in Birmingham with a combined guide price of just £50,000+ are appearing in Bond Wolfe Auctions’ next auction at Villa Park on Wednesday 3rd July.

Fierce competition is expected from bidders for the rare opportunity to purchase the two semi-detached properties together at 5 and 7 Woodgate Lane in Quinton.

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