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Hammer time for house of horrors with a guide price of just £1+

From the roadside it looks like an ordinary terraced house with a trimmed hedge, bay window and gable porch… there’s even a lucky horseshoe over the front door.

But there’s nothing typical about 93 Douglas Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham and its new owner will need more than luck on their side.

Ten new homes could be developed at famous West Midlands dance hall

A famous live music dance hall in the West Midlands that could become a development for ten homes is for sale in Bond Wolfe Auctions’ next auction on Wednesday 23 October.

The Regis Banqueting Suite at 152 Reddal Hill Road in Cradley Heath, which was once famous as a dance hall notable for live music acts from around the country, has a guide price* of £500,000+.

Bargain £5k price for three-bedroomed Black Country house at auction

A Black Country family home with a *guide price of just £5,000+ is set to attract keen biddi

Pace of sales for Auction House London remains strong

The recent sale for Auction House London meant another packed auction room with many lots attracting fierce competition from bidders (Tuesday 17 September 2019).

One highlight included a two bedroom first floor flat in Neasden, London, NW10, which needed refurbishment, and had just 37 years left on the lease. The lot started with a guide price of £75,000 and sold for £182,000.

Auctioneer Spies “Airbnb” Opportunity for Lots

An entrepreneurial auctioneer has spotted the upside for any wanna-be Airbnb-ers in his latest property auction catalogue – and with over 150 million users worldwide – there’s certainly a market for short-term lets!

Stairway to heaven: former church in popular suburb for sale in auction

A former church on land in Birmingham that’s ripe for potential development will appear in Bond Wolfe Auctions’ next auction at Villa Park on Wednesday 23rd October.

The property known as Sheldon Gospel Hall first opened for worship just after the end of World War Two at 575-577 Barrows Lane in Sheldon and has a guide price* of £125,000 to £135,000.

Auction House entries at record high with sales outperforming sector by 15%

The UK’s leading property auctioneer Auction House has entered 846 lots into its September auctions this year – more than in any month in the 12 year history of the company, and what is likely to be a national record for the industry.

The group has now sold 2,256 lots since the start of the year – a figure which is 4.6% up on the first eight months of 2018, with a success rate of 76.9% (also ahead of last year’s cumulative success rate of 75.9%), and raising a total of over £264m (£264,125,659).

SDL Auctions is double-shortlisted for prestigious Negotiator Awards

SDL Auctions has been shortlisted for two categories in the prestigious Negotiator Awards.

The company, the fifth largest property auctioneer in the UK* and the most successful in the Midlands every year since 2006, is in the running for both the Residential Auction Service of the Year award and Rising Star of the Year for regional property manager Sarah Miles.

Ripley Estate Cottages up for Auction

Two period cottages in the picture postcard village of Ripley, both will planning permission to extend, will go under the hammer at the 1st October auction by local property experts FSS.

The pretty Grade II listed estate houses sit on the Main Street in Ripley, a bustling village with its own local store, butchers, tea rooms, the popular Boar’s Head pub, a church, primary school, post office and the renowned Ripley Castle.

Autumn auctions across Symonds & Sampson's region

Mark Lewis is confident that the recent success in the auction room will continue in Symonds & Sampson's autumn auctions.

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