Savvy homemovers turn to auctions for a fast, hassle-free sale

20th October 2020

A growing demand for a hassle-free property sale has seen SDL Auctions achieve a hat-trick of 200-lot catalogues, with its latest offering featuring 224 properties ahead of its first two-day auction. This success echoes the boom currently seen by the…

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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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Could you pick up the perfect staycation home at auction?

14th October 2020

A staycation boom has boosted demand for properties in holiday locations, so auctioneers are expecting a great deal of interest in two lots going under the hammer this month. Whether you prefer to holiday near the hills or sojourn by…

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Shhh! Historic former library is due to be sold this month

14th October 2020

Belper’s historic former library building is to go under the hammer following the opening of a new £1.7 million library in Derwent Street. The impressive stone-built property in Bridge Street is to be sold on behalf of Derbyshire County Council…

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Notable Georgian buildings provide high-end investor opportunities

14th October 2020

Two major commercial property opportunities in Derby are coming up for sale this month which auctioneers say will appeal to discerning investors. Both are historic Georgian buildings in the desirable Friar Gate area of the city and due to go…

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Holy trinity of investment opportunities

14th October 2020

Auctioneers are offering a holy trinity of investments in the East Midlands as two churches and a chapel are set to be sold under the hammer this month. With divine development opportunities in Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, bidders will be…

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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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SDL Auctions responds to demand by holding its first two-day auction

7th October 2020

Following a bumper 12-hour auction in September, SDL Auctions is delighted to announce it will hold a two-day auction for the first time in October. Responding to increasing demand for its live-streamed national property auctions, SDL Auctions will hold a…

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How SDL Auctions has been leading the property boom since March

2nd October 2020

As the latest data from Nationwide reports that ‘pent-up demand’ has led to the highest property price growth for four years, the team at SDL Auctions are proud to have been ahead of the trend and still leading the way.…

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How to buy an unsold auction property

28th September 2020

If a property does not sell in an auction due to bids not meeting the reserve price set by the seller, then the lot will be withdrawn from the auction and it becomes an unsold lot. This however, does not…

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How accurate are guide prices at property auctions?

26th September 2020

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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In local lockdown? Here’s how you can still sell your property

25th September 2020

You may feel the pandemic has scuppered your plans to sell your home this year – especially if you are living under a local lockdown. Here our Key Account Director Simon Oldfield explains how SDL Auctions could help you get…

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