How to increase the value of a property

15th February 2024

Whether your initial purchase decision was based on a goal of turning a profit, or just finding a home you love to live in, buying a property is an investment. How you choose to nurture and improve that investment is…

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What is a HMO property?

15th February 2024

An exciting investment opportunity that can generate substantial profits under the right circumstances and with careful, informed management, Houses of Multiple Occupancy (HMOs) are not to be dismissed by any investors worth their salt. All too often overlooked in favour…

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Holy Moly! Place of worship goes to auction

9th February 2024

A partially-converted former chapel, potentially worth £1m once fully refurbished, is being sold by auction this month with an attractive guide price of £250,000+ (plus fees). Leading property auctioneer, SDL Property Auctions is to sell the former chapel on Villa…

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Nine Nottingham city buildings to be sold by auction this month

7th February 2024

SDL Property Auctions, the Nottingham-based leading property auctioneer, has been instructed to sell nine prominent commercial properties by Nottingham City Council in its next national live-streamed auction. The National Property Auction on Thursday 29th February will feature the nine Nottingham…

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A beginner’s guide to buy-to-let property

24th January 2024

Property investment for beginners can be daunting, as there is an overwhelming amount of information and considerations to take into account. Despite this, however, there is great appeal in investing in a buy-to-let property, such as generating a viable and…

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Can’t buy me love, but you can buy this Beatles-themed former pub

19th January 2024

SDL Property Auctions, the UK’s leading national property auctioneer, is inviting fans to Twist and Shout-up to own a piece of Fab Four history with the sale of a Beatles-themed pub in Liverpool. For sale in an online Timed Auction…

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Tips for selling a tenanted property

15th January 2024

Whether you’re streamlining your property portfolio or exiting the rental market, there are two options when it comes to selling. While selling a vacant property is the most common way, landlords who own a buy-to-let property also have the option…

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A landlord’s guide to selling by auction

12th January 2024

A property auction is a fast and efficient method for landlords to secure a buyer, making it an ideal option for those looking to re-evaluate their property portfolio and maximise income. The process of selling by auction is straightforward and…

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Selling a problem property by auction

11th January 2024

If you’re looking to sell a building or plot of land which has problems or issues that buyers may be wary of, selling by auction may be the best method for you. The reputation that ‘problem properties’ have as being…

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Things to consider when buying a repossessed property by auction

22nd December 2023

One of the most important pieces of advice we give all potential buyers, whether they’re in the position of developer, investor, or personal home buyer, is that doing your research before making an offer or placing a bid is essential.…

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Paying council tax on empty homes

22nd December 2023

Owning property, whether you’re a traditional home-owner, landlord, or developer, comes with a long list of taxes, fees and bills which need to be carefully accounted for and paid. This is true regardless of what type of property you own,…

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Guide to property auction cancellations, removed listings and bidding withdrawals

13th December 2023

Auctions are, by both nature and necessity, very highly-organised events. After all, with auctioneers, sellers and buyers all relying on everything running without a hitch on the day, it’s in everyone’s best interest to ensure that all the ‘t’s are…

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