Two for the price of one in historic Melbourne

11th September 2020

A period property in Melbourne offers a rare opportunity for developers to get a two for one deal when it goes under the hammer this month. Stripped bare, empty and awaiting a new lease of life, 27 Victoria Street is…

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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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The devastating effects of seeing your investment go up in smoke

25th August 2020

Continuing our series of blogs highlighting property problems, senior valuer Carl Finch takes a look at the steps to take if fire damages your property. As a property owner, there can be few things more devastating than seeing your investment…

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Asbestos in your property? Don’t do anything until you’ve read this

21st August 2020

Commercial valuer Chris Theocharides continues our series of blogs highlighting property problems by examining the challenges of asbestos. Many of us live with asbestos in our properties, our workplaces and our homes – and, as long as it remains undisturbed,…

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Former bank returns to auction after spectacular transformation

19th August 2020

A former bank in Coalville is to be sold for the second time by SDL Auctions after undergoing a spectacular transformation. Since buying the property in 2017, the current owner of 47 Belvoir Road in Coalville has recently completed the…

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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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Ride the staycation boom by investing in a holiday property

19th August 2020

If you plan to ride the staycation boom by joining the growing number of people investing in a UK holiday let investments, SDL Auctions may have just the property for you in its national property auction this month. A two-storey…

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Dreamy thatched cottage will dispel auction myths

19th August 2020

Think you know what an auction property looks like? A city terrace requiring modernisation will most likely spring to mind. However, the UK’s most successful live-streamed property auctioneer* is urging you to think again as it offers for sale a…

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Uncertain property market makes savvy sellers turn to auction

19th August 2020

As house sellers find themselves accepting an average of £13,000 below the asking price on the open market, national valuer Jim Demitriou suggests they could be better off giving auction a try. When selling a property by private treaty –…

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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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Beyond the pandemic; how SDL Auctions will continue to help sellers around the UK

14th August 2020

Andy Thompson, head of Auctions North West at SDL Auctions, reflects on how the company’s recent growth will lay the foundations for further success in what could turn out to be a challenging period for the property market. At SDL…

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How do our live-streamed property auctions work?

13th August 2020

In the wake of the coronavirus, we’ve had to do things a little differently here at SDL Auctions. Unable to hold large gatherings, as is the nature of a room auction, we quickly adapted and moved to a behind closed…

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