What are sealed bids when buying a house?

11th August 2022

With the housing market remaining as competitive as ever, with buyer activity up 26% on June 2019, it’s no surprise there has been an increase in sealed bids being used by sellers across the country in an attempt to get…

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What is a good rental yield in the UK? – (Updated 2022)

8th August 2022

When you’re considering venturing into the world of buy-to-let, there are so many important factors to consider. But the number one thing on your mind is likely to be – ‘is this a good investment for me?’ and ‘what will…

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Buyers take advantage of national opportunities in SDL Property Auction’s July sale

4th August 2022

With properties from Shepherd’s Bush to the Nottinghamshire suburbs selling in SDL Property’s Auctions July auction, there were some fantastic results achieved for sellers from across the length and breadth of the UK. In London, a particularly impressive result was…

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How accurate are guide prices at property auctions?

1st August 2022

If you’ve ever been to a property auction, or looked through a property auction catalogue, you’ll most likely be familiar with the term “guide price”. It’s often the first thing you notice when considering bidding on a property, but many…

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SDL Property Auctions proud to support Agents Giving Charity Ball

26th July 2022

While preparing for our July Auction, earlier this month we were fortunate enough to attend the Agents Giving Charity Ball, held at The Epsom Downs Racecourse. A fun-filled evening was had by all, with the long awaited return of the…

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How to find out who owns a property

21st July 2022

When it comes to the task of finding out the owner of a property or a piece of land in the UK, the process is significantly easier and more straightforward than you might think. There’s no need to fill out…

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Ten laws first-time buyers might not realise they’re breaking

19th July 2022

When you’re a new home owner, there are many things that you might be concerned about. The cost of furniture, changing your routine, making sure that you’ve notified everyone about your changing address, and even moving away from friends and…

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Properties of all shapes and sizes available in SDL Property Auctions’ July catalogue

18th July 2022

Temperatures aren’t the only thing heating up as SDL Property Auctions launches its July catalogue, with over 175 properties of various shapes, sizes and conditions going under the hammer in this month’s National Property Auction. Anyone looking to take advantage…

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Can you mortgage an auction property?

11th July 2022

In short, yes, you are generally able to get a mortgage agreement on a property that you buy at auction. However, there is a criteria that you must meet before being able to do so. It’s important to note that…

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Renovation projects for all sell well with SDL Property Auctions in June

4th July 2022

There were plenty of renovation opportunities available in SDL Property Auction’s June auction, with everything from classic terrace properties to former police stations going under the hammer. Lot 1, 41 Derby Road in Belper was one of the most anticipated…

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Here’s how much the Stranger Things houses are really worth

23rd June 2022

Stranger Things season 4 volume 2 is set to hit Netflix on July 1st, but how much are the homes in Hawkins, Indiana really worth? Whilst the supernatural activity, unexplained disappearances and hauntings may reduce the desirability of the area,…

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Looking for a renovation or development project? SDL Property Auctions’ June catalogue has them all

20th June 2022

As the weather grows hotter this summer and many begin their hunt for their next property project, SDL Property Auctions’ June catalogue, which features over 180 lots from across the UK, could be the perfect place to start. In Belper…

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