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A former chapel in Doncaster, an ex-office/retail unit in Sheffield and land in Barnsley all sold for more than twice their guide prices at Mark Jenkinson and Son’s latest ‘fiercely competitive’ online auction.

former chapel auction

In the fifth online auction of the year for the auctioneers – which saw sales total £3.8m – the former Methodist chapel in Nethergate, Doncaster, sold for more than three times the guide price of £40,000 at £134,000.

The ex-Citizens Advice Bureau on Spital Hill – a substantial double-fronted inner terrace office/retail unit over five levels – was listed at £175,000 but sold

Top property auctioneer Bond Wolfe has broken its previous record for the total number of lots sold in a single day, raising more than £29.2 million in sales.

 

The fast-growing company sold 222 lots from the 231 offered in its latest livestreamed auction yesterday [21 July], achieving a success rate of 97%.

 

The build up to the busy auction saw 633,651 website page views, 251,516 video tours watched and 51,517 legal documents downloaded, reflecting the increasing regional, national and global demand for property.

 

Gurpreet Bassi, chief executive of Bond Wolfe, said:

SDL Property Auctions has launched its biggest ever catalogue for a live-streamed National Property Auction.

8 Brooke Street for auction

Almost 250 lots are featured in the interactive digital catalogue, launched ahead of its National Property Auction on Thursday 29th July. This is the highest number since it began running its hugely successful live-streamed Auction Events at the start of the pandemic.

Against a background of a national shortage of homes for sale, managing director and auctioneer Andrew Parker said the high number of lots shows a growing number of sellers choosing a fast, hassle-free sale

Leading UK property auctioneer Auction House has recorded its best first half results in the fourteen-year history of the company.

 

Between January and June, the group raised over £275.5m (£275,576,028) – a 60% increase and more than £100m (£103,599, 079) up on 2020, and almost £60m (£59,879,527) better than its last best-ever success in 2016.

 

Commenting on the results, Auction House Managing Director Jeremy Prior said: “Announcing such spectacular figures during a global pandemic – some of which was spent in total lockdown – is a phenomenal achievement.

 

“The fact is

DIY enthusiasts will be attracted to homes needing attention across Birmingham with prices ranging from £29,000 to £225,000 at Bond Wolfe’s next auction on Wednesday 21 July.

norwood grove for auction

A two-bedroomed, mid-terraced house at 8 Norwood Grove (pictured) in Lozells is just one of a record 250 lots going under the hammer in the live-streamed auction.

 

The vacant property with front and back gardens comes with a guide price* of £29,000 to £34,000, reflecting its need for modernisation.

 

Renovation is also for a two-bedroomed, mid-terraced house which stands flush to the pavement at 60 Eva

A Grade II listed Georgian country house near Stourport-on-Severn is set for a fresh lease of life when it comes up for sale with Bond Wolfe on Wednesday 21 July.

Lickhill Manor Bond Wolfe

 

Lickhill Manor has been a family home for most of its 300-year history but has also been used as a maternity hospital and, most recently, a care home. But it has been empty for nearly a decade and is now listed for auction with a guide price of just £455,000+.

 

That could be a bargain for its new owner, who could return it to use as a luxurious family home or convert it into apartments or any leisure or business

From Scotland, across Wales and down to the south coast of England, SDL Property Auctions has sold properties across the length and breadth of the country in another bumper month of live-streamed Auction Events, daily Timed Auctions and Buy It Now sales.

 

The UK’s most successful live-streamed auctioneer reports that demand was strong for lots of all types, including family homes, city apartments, plots of land and commercial properties. 

 

Among the family homes which sold in June was a three bedroomed end-terrace in Devon. Located in a popular residential area with stunning

Auction House London has just held another top performing sale raising almost £30m (£29,763,300) at its recent auction last month (Wed 16 June 2021).

Wynches Farm Drive Auction House London

Lot after Lot attracted large numbers of serious bidders with many of the 129 properties listed, selling considerably above reserve prices. 87% of lots sold, with land were a highlight of this auction, where parcels both, with and without planning permission created strong competition between buyers.

In Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex, a rectangular piece of land with planning in place for a two bedroom detached house, was guided at £50

Competitive bidding is expected when a Victorian pub on a back street corner plot in Staffordshire appears at Bond Wolfe’s next auction on 21 July where a record 250 lots will go under the hammer.

duke of york pub for auction

 

The Duke of York at 27-28 Victoria Street in Burton-on-Trent, which has plenty of land to the rear and comes with planning approval to convert into nine apartments, has a guide price* of £210,000+.

 

There are alternative plans for retention of part of pub building as a micro bar, with the remaining premises becoming eight apartments.

 

Bond Wolfe director James Mattin said:

A Grade II-listed Midlands farmhouse with eight bedrooms that dates back at least 200 years is one of the star properties in Bond Wolfe’s next auction on Wednesday 21 July where a record 250 lots will go under the hammer.

Otherton Hall Bond Wolfe auction

 

The Georgian property on Otherton Hall Farm, near the hamlet of Otherton, near Penkridge in South Staffordshire, will have a guide price* of just £250,000+ in the live-streamed auction.

 

The Farmhouse is currently detached and ranges over four floors including the attic, with an additional basement, and it needs refurbishment throughout.

 

But bidders