Paying council tax on empty homes

22nd September 2021

Are you paying council tax on an empty home? Owning a vacant property can cause the expenses to build up, and one of the biggest costs can be the council tax, particularly if the home has been standing empty for…

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SDL Property Auctions dominates the market with UK’s largest live-streamed September auction

20th September 2021

SDL Property Auctions continues to dominate the auctions scene with another record-breaking National Property Auction this month.  After topping the table for the biggest UK August property auction for two years running, SDL Property Auctions is now holding the country’s…

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How do our live-streamed property auctions work?

16th September 2021

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

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Is the definition of property affordability changing?

15th September 2021

The pandemic has turned life on its head, affecting all aspects including how we work and live. One of the biggest shifts for many people of working age has been the switch to remote working. Here we examine if these…

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The early signs of post lockdown on the commercial property market

1st September 2021

Commercial property investments have been a mixed bag during the pandemic, with the hospitality and leisure centres taking the biggest hits, while demand for warehousing has soared as online shopping became the norm.  Changes in the way we worked, shopped…

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SDL Property Auctions dominates the August auction scene

31st August 2021

Dominating the property auction market this summer is SDL Property Auctions which offered a quarter of all auction properties in the UK during August.  Traditionally a quiet period for the industry, August was anything but for the company, which held…

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Rise in demand for staycations – opportunities for property investors?

27th August 2021

Two summers of restrictions on foreign travel have resulted in a boom in holidays at home, with many staycation properties booked up for the rest of 2021 and filling up fast for 2022 as UK holidaymakers plan to stay at…

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Do you need extra insurance when working from home?

24th August 2021

Still working from home? If you’ve ever worried what would happen if your office equipment broke down or was damaged, read our guide to work from home insurance and business contents insurance to see who’s responsible. Many office staff were…

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How to refer a lead

18th August 2021

As a valued partner agent with SDL Property Auctions, referring a property for auction is quick and easy. Here Sophie Jones, one of our Auction Experts, walks through this simple process.   You’ve been approached by a motivated seller who is…

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Second summer smash for SDL Property Auctions

16th August 2021

Summer may traditionally be quiet for the property market but not for SDL Property Auctions – which has broken the record for the biggest August property auction in the UK for the second year running. The UK’s most successful live-streamed…

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Why it’s never too early to discuss auctions with your sellers

13th August 2021

As estate agents wanting the best for your customers, sometimes you just know that auction is the right choice for a property, whether this is due to the property itself or the needs of your seller.  Auctions may have been…

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The most and least affordable regions to buy property in the UK

12th August 2021

If you’re house-hunting in 2021, you’ll have noticed that the pandemic has sent prices soaring – and you may worry that they have become more unaffordable than ever.  Since February 2020, just before we began to feel the effects of the…

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