What to do if you find Japanese knotweed on your property

4th August 2020

Robert Stone, head of auctions East Midlands continues our series of blogs highlighting property problems by taking a look at the tangled issue of Japanese knotweed. Japanese knotweed: two words that strike fear into any property owner’s heart – and…

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How to sell your property by auction

3rd August 2020

There are several reasons you may wish to sell your property by auction. Whether you’re looking for a quick sale, a transparent process, genuine buyers with a secure means of sale – the list goes on and you’ll find it…

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Tight budget? Check out these five auction properties under £100k

24th July 2020

The stamp duty holiday has given property buyers a boost but if a tight budget is still a concern, then SDL Auctions Bigwood can find you an investment in the West Midlands for less than £100k – and even has…

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130+ homes under stamp duty threshold in bumper 169-lot July auction catalogue

21st July 2020

House buyers in England spurred on by the latest stamp duty changes have plenty to choose from in the latest catalogue from SDL Auctions, launched ahead of its July national property auction. The most successful live-streamed auctioneer in the UK…

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Bidders rush to buy to buy plot of land in rural Norfolk

24th June 2020

A parcel of land near Norwich has sold in an online auction after some last-minute bidding saw it reach a final total of five times its *guide price. After attracting 57 bids, the irregular plot of land at Blackwater Lane…

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Long to be beside the seaside? Auction is the place to bag a beach-side bargain

21st May 2020

After weeks of lockdown, Rightmove has reported a surge in searches for coastal properties by beach-starved homeowners – and auction could be the place to bag a bargain. SDL Auctions, one of the country’s most successful property auctioneers, has several…

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New life for old buildings as former factory is set to be converted into flats

20th March 2020

A former factory in a Leicestershire village is ready to be transformed into 16 new homes – and is due to be sold by auction this month. SDL Auctions Graham Penny is due to sell the factory in 124 Countesthorpe…

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Could auction catalogue be the key to your next property project?

13th March 2020

Investors, developers and private buyers looking for their next property project are urged to check out SDL Auctions Bigwood’s latest catalogue. Launched ahead of SDL Auctions Bigwood’s next auction at Villa Park, the 56-page catalogue is packed with 48 varied…

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A coffee with Neal Hume, Residential Valuer at SDL Property Auctions

1st March 2020

I am a family guy with a brilliant wife and two boys who both enjoy their sport. I spend most of my time outside of work being a taxi service to cricket, rugby and hockey matches. What is your business…

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Catalogue heralds launch of 2020’s property auction season

31st January 2020

Leicester’s property auction year has officially begun with the launch of SDL Auctions Graham Penny’s first catalogue of 2020. Hot on the heels of a successful 2019 – which saw SDL Auctions Graham Penny retain its position as the top…

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Catalogue launched ahead of Birmingham’s first property auction of the year

31st January 2020

The new property auction season officially begins with the release of SDL Auctions Bigwood’s first catalogue of the year, ahead of its Villa Park auction on Thursday 13 February. And the auctioneer is hoping to repeat its 2019 success, when…

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Should you sell your property before Capital Gains Tax changes take effect?

28th January 2020

Landlords selling their properties could find themselves with a heftier Capital Gains Tax (CGT) bill than they expected, due to changes to the system coming into effect in April. Andrew Parker, auctioneer and managing director at SDL Auctions, explains the…

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