New catalogue heralds the start of another busy year for SDL Property Auctions

18th January 2021

Having kept the property market moving throughout the pandemic with its market-leading live-streamed auctions, SDL Property Auctions is starting the year strong by launching its first auction catalogue of 2021. The auctioneer achieved huge success in 2020, adapting to the…

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A guide to buying commercial property

21st December 2020

There are two primary groups that seek to buy commercial properties, those that want to buy space for their own business instead of renting and those looking for landlord investment opportunities. Both groups have slightly different priorities, with the first…

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When is the best time of year to sell a house?

18th December 2020

Just like any other market, the property market is forever fluctuating and choosing the best time of year to sell a house can be a challenge to those who have little experience selling. Fortunately, while the property market has certainly…

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Is Christmas a bad time to sell a house?

9th December 2020

Christmas is a terrible time to sell a house, right? Surely everyone is too busy planning meals, buying presents and getting into the festive spirit to be looking for a new home, right? Wrong, on both accounts. Of course, many…

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Meet ‘the three auctioneers’

19th October 2020

If you’re familiar with property auctions then you may well be familiar with Andrew Parker, Rory Daly and Graham Penny. Their combined experience, knowledge and integrity has been at the beating heart of UK property auctions for decades, and we’re…

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What is the difference between freehold and leasehold?

14th October 2020

The terms leasehold and freehold can cause some confusion, so here our Head of Auctions East Midlands, Robert Stone, explains the terms and the implications for property owners.  How leasehold works in the UK The terms ‘leasehold’ and ‘freehold’ are…

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See inside these stylish shared houses going under the hammer this month

24th September 2020

As the popularity of Houses in Multiple Occupation shows no sign of abating, SDL Auctions has some good news for Derby landlords with a series of suitable properties going under the hammer this month. HMOs are increasingly popular, providing affordable…

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These are the steps to take when dealing with problem neighbours

14th September 2020

In the latest in our series of blogs focusing on property problems, Vejay Pal, head of auctions West Midlands, takes a look at difficult neighbours, and how you can work to restore harmony.  Neighbours. Everybody needs good neighbours… Sounds familiar?…

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Three top auctioneers reunite for bumper national property auction

28th August 2020

The combined talents of three top experts helped property sellers around the country get great results in SDL Auctions’ largest auction ever – and the UK’s biggest in August for 12 years.  The eighth lockdown auction held by the UK’s…

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37 North East properties with prices as low as £5k for sale in UK’s biggest property auction

19th August 2020

With *guide prices as low as £5,000+, 37 homes are due to be sold by SDL Auctions in the UK’s biggest August auction since 2008. Being sold as individual lots and all located in the North East, the properties are…

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Three auctioneers at the rostrum to sell 200+ lots in biggest property catalogue yet for SDL Auctions

19th August 2020

Three of the property industry’s most successful auctioneers will be combining their talents to sell SDL Auctions’ biggest catalogue yet when more than 200 properties go under the hammer in its national property auction this month. Andrew Parker, Rory Daly…

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Unique WW2 Control tower is ripe for a Grand Design

10th August 2020

If you’re looking for a unique property for a Grand Designs-style conversion, then a former RAF control tower near Newark could be the answer. Control Tower Farm, North Scarle Road in Wigsley is a three-storey property in large grounds in…

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