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Growing investor demand has led to a further six commercial property assets owned by Birmingham City Council being placed in Bond Wolfe’s next auction on Wednesday 9 February.

radnor house for auction

 

The auction will lead off with a freehold retail premises at 184 Sutton New Road in Erdington going under the hammer with a guide price* of £200,000+. The property has retail space and offices and has secure side parking for up to five cars.

 

This will be followed by five of the popular commercial ground rents and garages lots that sold well in Bond Wolfe’s 2021 auctions.

 

These include the

A former public house in a Derbyshire town with planning permission for conversion into nine apartments is set to attract competitive bidding at Bond Wolfe’s auction next month.

derbyshire pub for auction

Brennan’s Bar at 2 Regent Street in Long Eaton has been listed with a guide price* of £250,000+ in the livestreamed auction on 9 February.

 

The vacant freehold property, which was previously a Conservative Club until the early 2000s, lies in a prominent position fronting the northern side of Regent Street within Long Eaton town centre, near to the busy Market Place.

 

 

Ian Tudor, joint managing

A former Victorian pub now transformed into a Turkish restaurant is among the more unusual lots coming up for sale at Bond Wolfe’s auction on Wednesday 9 February.

 

The Former Old Red Horse, at 52 Barras Green, Barras Heath in Coventry, is listed with a guide price* starting at £238,000+.

 

It currently trades as the Sofra Anatolia Turkish restaurant with both indoor and alfresco dining areas as well as off-road parking at the front. The property includes self-contained living accommodation on the upper floor.

 

The property is freehold subject to a lease for seven years

RETAIL INVESTMENT: A string of shops in a landmark building in Walsall town centre is coming up for sale with a guide price* of £730,000+ at Bond Wolfe’s next auction, on Wednesday 9 February.

retail investment bond wolfe auction

 

The four retail units, including a branch of Ladbrokes, are on the ground floor of the four storey Tudor House property in Bridge Street.

 

The quartet of units are fully let and currently generate £80,000 per annum in rental income. Above them are three floors of residential accommodation that have been sold off separately on a long lease.

 

James Mattin, joint managing director

The UK’s largest property auctioneer says that there is now clear evidence of the impact that the global Coronavirus pandemic has had on the auction market, as the group sees an all-time record for the annual amount of money it has raised, as well as a dramatic shift in its website demographic.

 

 auction house jeremy prior

Auction House’s own figures indicate that compared to the whole of pre-Covid 2019, money raised in 2021 jumped by over a third (37.9%) from £439,705,781 to over £600 million (£606,142,854) – an increase of £166.4m.

 

Meanwhile, analysis shows that not only does the Auction House

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?

When someone dies, all of their assets need to be collected in by their executors (usually a family member or a solicitor), all their debts paid and then the proceeds distributed to the beneficiaries. This is

When someone passes away, the focus is usually on the immediate practicalities such as the funeral arrangements. However, if they owned property, this needs to be dealt with as well. Buying and selling a property belonging to someone who has passed away isn’t much different from a normal conveyancing transaction, but there are still a few things that the parties need to be aware of and the process can take longer.

 

What if the deceased owned the property with someone else?

If you owned a property with your spouse or partner, and they pass away, what happens to their share of the land

If you are buying, or have bought a residential lease, it will be for a specific period of time, which is known as the term of the lease. When that term comes to an end, the property goes back to the landlord.

Yes, that’s right, no matter how much you paid for your flat, if you are living in it when the lease expires, you will have to move out and the landlord takes over and doesn’t pay you anything for it!

 

In practice, it’s not nearly as bad as it sounds.

It’s very rare to buy a short lease (it’s unusual to buy a residential lease for less than 80 years for reasons we’ve

Bond Wolfe, the UK’s leading livestreamed property auctions business, has recorded a 57% rise in annual revenues in 2021 with its total for the year surpassing £175m.

 

The surging auction sales totalled £175,256,810 this year, up from £111,188,850 in 2020, and an incredible 115% higher than the £81,486,250 recorded in the auction business’s launch year in 2019.

 

The annual revenues were revealed following Bond Wolfe’s seventh and final livestreamed auction of 2021, which itself raised £29.2m.

 

Gurpreet Bassi, the chief executive of Bond Wolfe, explained that the rapid

The final Acuitus auction of 2021 raised £22.7m with a success rate of 94% as investors showed no sign of being deterred by the current impact of the Omicron variant. A third of the lots offered sold for more than £1m and the average price achieved for all properties sold was in excess £800,000.

Acuitus Chairman, Richard Auterac comments: “The sale clearly showed the undiminished demand from investors who have confidence that the Omicron variant will be countered, and life will return to normal sooner rather than later. The feeling from “the room” is that the year has ended on a high, which