A guide to your no-contact property valuation during lockdown

4th May 2020

During lockdown, valuing a property from a distance has become a necessity but in the world of auctions working in this way is far from unusual. Here Andy Thompson, Head of Auctions at SDL Auctions North West, explains how –…

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Marathon team effort for remote property auction

1st May 2020

The SDL Auctions team pulled together in a marathon team effort for the company’s first ever national property auction yesterday, which raised £7.7 million for sellers. Held behind closed doors to maintain social distancing, SDL Auctions’ first national property auction…

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Norfolk land attracts 177 bids in online property auction

30th April 2020

A plot of land in a Norfolk village has sold by online auction for more than 20 times its *guide price. The land adjacent to the fire station in Church Road, Harling, Norwich, attracted a staggering 177 bids from 12…

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Former job centre in Wick is auctioneer’s most northerly property yet

24th April 2020

SDL Auctions is selling its most northerly property yet in its first national property auction, which features lots from all four corners of Great Britain. Just 16 miles south of John O’Groats is the former Job Centre in Girnigoe Street,…

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Building housing popular steakhouse is a sizzling property investment

24th April 2020

A Grade II listed building housing Bristol’s ‘best steakhouse’ is to be sold in an auction live-streamed over the internet. But fans of Mugshot – which received the top ranking on Tripadvisor earlier this month – can relax as there…

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Three seaside properties at prices which are a drop in the ocean

24th April 2020

If isolation is making you yearn to stroll on a beach once again, now could be the time to invest in a seaside retreat. But if you believe holiday hideaways are just for the super-rich, SDL Auctions is urging you…

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Agents and sellers grab lifeline as SDL Auctions draws 112 lots from around the country

20th April 2020

Despite the wider property market having largely ground to a halt, SDL Auctions’ first national property auction has drawn an impressive 112 lots – not far short of the 139 lots offered in its five room auctions at the same…

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‘Flamboyant’ listed office building to go under the hammer

16th April 2020

A striking Grade II Listed office building which is part of north Wales’ rich textiles history is to be sold by auction later this month. Dating back to 1909 and built in the Renaissance Revival style, Enterprise House, Aber Park…

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Agents urged to use auction to keep income flowing during lockdown

16th April 2020

Estate agents are being urged to turn to auctions to help them stay afloat during the coronavirus crisis. SDL Auctions is helping agents across the country achieve sales through its national property auction which will be held behind closed doors…

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How do online property auctions work?

7th April 2020

Today, there are very few things that can’t be brought into the digital world and be carried out online, and this goes for property auctions too. Particularly during these uncertain times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more businesses…

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Husband and wife team keep auctions running during lockdown

6th April 2020

SDL Auctions has announced it will hold monthly national property auctions via live video feed to keep the industry moving during the lockdown. Managing director and auctioneer Andrew Parker and his wife, Rachael, who is the regional property manager for…

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Statement regarding coronavirus and our auctions

6th April 2020

Andrew Parker, Managing Director and Auctioneer at SDL Auctions Updated: Thursday 14th May 2020 Following the success of our live-streamed auctions in March and April, we have now decided to continue with this format for our May and June auctions.…

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