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SDL AUCTIONS - Statement regarding our March auctions

This afternoon's statement from SDL Auctions regarding their upcoming auctions:

Following the Government’s latest advice, we have taken the decision to hold our March auctions in Birmingham (Wednesday 25th March), Derby (Thursday 26th March) and Leicester (Friday 27th March) via video only.

The auctions will go ahead as planned with all bidders able to carry out telephone, proxy or internet bids to secure their purchases, however they will be held behind closed doors with no bidders able to attend our auctions in person.

AUCTION HOUSE Important Notice - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Today's statement from Auction House:

Auction House is responding to the increasing impact of Coronavirus, and over the coming days and weeks will follow the advice of government and medical organisations.

We have put in place contingency plans to ensure continuity of our auction selling service. We will continue to carry out appraisals, list properties, host viewings and offer lots for sale on auction day.

COVID-19 update from SAVILLS

The below statement has been released this morning by SAVILLS Auctions:

We are closely following official advice regarding coronavirus (Covid-19). Given the evolving situation, we have decided that our auction on Thursday 26 March will be held via remote bidding only.

“If you’re not bidding, please can you leave the room!”

In a plea no auctioneer would ever usually dream of saying, Guy Charrison, in an unprecedented move, was compelled to make the request as bidders pushed and shouted to try and get into the saleroom at The Westbury Mayfair Hotel to bid.

Network Auctions’ first ballroom sale of the year on 20th February opened with the company’s biggest ever catalogue – and biggest ever turnout – proving there’s more substance to the ‘Boris Bounce’ than just newspaper headlines.

Over £20 million raised as Bond Wolfe Auctions smashes records all round

Bond Wolfe Auctions’ February sale set records all across the board.

The £20 million raised means that Bond Wolfe Auctions has raised over £101 million in sales since the business was launched in January 2019 after just seven auctions!

At Aston Villa FC on Thursday 27 February, the latest auction saw 200 lots sold out of the 212 offered on the day, for an astonishing 95% sales success rate.

North West sees hammer fall on homes for all budgets

A mixed-use property near Altrincham was among the properties sold at SDL Auctions North West’s first auction of the year.

In front of a busy auction room at the AJ Bell Stadium in Manchester, auctioneer Rory Daly sold the former retail premises in Timperley village for £238,000 from a guide price of £210,000+.

High bids as buyer confidence returns in the auction room

It was a packed auction room for the first sale of 2020 for Auction House London at its recent sale, (12 February 2020) where bids on a number of lots just kept on rising above all expectations, and 89% of all lots were sold.

A highlight of this sale was a severely fire damaged three bedroom semi in Tooting, which started with a guide of £375,000 and sold for £647,000.

Former city charity shop sells at Derby’s first property auction of 2020

The former home of Derby’s Padley Centre charity shop was among the commercial properties sold in front of a packed auction room at Pride Park Stadium.

It was the first Derby auction of the year for SDL Auctions Graham Penny and got the new season off to a spectacular start, raising £3m for sellers and selling 86% of the properties offered.

Strong demand for retail as February auction raises £20.48m

There was strong investor demand for retail property as Acuitus raised £20.48m with an 82% success rate at its first auction of 2020.

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