Auctioneer says castle buyer will be walking on air

1st April 2021

SDL Property Auctions’ growth over the past year and market-leading reputation has led to a once-in-a lifetime sales opportunity to sell one of the nation’s most distinctive and unusual properties.  In the ultimate property auction, the UK’s leading live-streamed property…

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The Monopoly board with real house prices 2021

30th March 2021

Of course, it’s not exactly breaking news that house prices in London are expensive when compared to the rest of the UK. Iconic postcodes in particular can attract a premium, and there are few areas in London more iconic than…

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A beginners guide to buy-to-let property

24th March 2021

Investing your money into property with the intention of becoming a landlord can be as risky as it is appealing. There are many things to consider, with everything from which type of property to purchase to how to go about…

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Tips for selling a tenanted property

22nd March 2021

When it comes to selling a buy-to-let property, either by auction or on the open property market, there are two primary ways to sell; tenanted and vacant. Unsurprisingly, the most common method of selling is vacant, but that’s not to…

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Pitching an auction sale to your new instructions

17th March 2021

There’s a sense of pride when a homeowner phones your branch looking to put their property on the market and, through word of mouth or online searches, your estate agency came highly recommended! The hard work comes once contracts are…

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Record lot growth for auctioneer despite stock falling nationwide

16th March 2021

Despite supply of homes falling in the wider property market, a leading auctioneer is reporting record growth which it sees as a sign that auctions are becoming more mainstream.  Following the launch of its 216-lot March auction catalogue, SDL Property Auctions…

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What does the budget mean for the property market?

12th March 2021

The Chancellor recently laid out his and the government’s economic plans for the year ahead in his latest budget address. There were many measures announced, including the extension of the furlough scheme and additional business support measures. Plus, there were…

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Return of a familiar name as Must be Sold by Auction is relaunched

11th March 2021

A familiar name has returned to the world of auctions with the relaunch of Must be Sold by Auction.  Operating as Must be Sold from 2008 until its closure in 2013, the brand was previously launched as a joint venture…

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The UK postcodes with the highest buy-to-let yields

10th March 2021

When choosing a buy-to-let property, there are so many elements to balance in order to get the biggest return on your investment. Not only are you looking for a reasonably priced property that has the potential to be rented out…

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Do you pay council tax on an empty property?

5th March 2021

Do you pay council tax on an empty property? Depending on how long that property has been vacant, your bill could be set to soar. While council tax discounts may be available for properties which are vacant for short periods,…

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Things to consider when buying a repossessed property by auction

5th March 2021

Buying any kind of property can be an exciting, nerve-wracking experience full of difficult decisions and, unless you’re well versed in property auctions, there are likely to be a few bumps in the road. Of course, this is more true…

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Auction properties sold for estate agents doubles in a year

2nd March 2021

After another successful National Property Auction brought February to a triumphant close, SDL Property Auctions has revealed that the number of properties sold in partnership with estate agents has doubled year on year.  The news reflects a growing trend of…

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