What does the rise in property prices mean for selling property by auction?

9th December 2020

When it comes to making the all important decisions of how and when to sell your property, there are many important factors to consider, with the current property prices being only one of them. In their monthly house price report,…

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Is Christmas a bad time to sell a house?

9th December 2020

Christmas is a terrible time to sell a house, right? Surely everyone is too busy planning meals, buying presents and getting into the festive spirit to be looking for a new home, right? Wrong, on both accounts. Of course, many…

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Can you mortgage an auction property?

8th December 2020

In short, yes, you are generally able to get a mortgage agreement on a property that you buy at auction. However, there is a criteria that you must meet before being able to do so. It’s important to note that…

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Not too late to secure a property purchase before Christmas

7th December 2020

There’s still time to secure a property purchase before Christmas as SDL Property Auctions has just launched its December catalogue ahead of its final National Property Auction of the year. And buyers in the Auction Event will also beat the stamp duty…

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What is a good rental yield in the UK?

7th December 2020

When you’re considering venturing into the world of buy-to-let, there are so many important factors to consider. But the number one thing on your mind is likely to be – ‘is this a good investment for me?’ and ‘what will…

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North East properties take longest to sell – but help is at hand for estate agents

2nd December 2020

Latest figures from Rightmove show that homes take the longest to sell in the North East. Here Jack Tolchard, our North East Regional New Business Manager, shows you how selling by auction can speed up the process.  Selling a property…

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Promise of speedy sale makes auctions ever-popular in run-up to Christmas

30th November 2020

Lockdown proved no barrier to SDL Property Auctions achieving some outstanding results for sellers in November. Spurred on by the guarantee of speedy transactions, buyers flocked to bid in both Auction Events and Timed Auctions during the month. And with…

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SDL Auctions hand-picked as NAEA Propertymark industry supplier

26th November 2020

In further recognition of its status as a market leader, SDL Auctions has become one of just 15 industry suppliers for NAEA Propertymark. The UK’s leading professional body for estate agents’ vets all of its suppliers, choosing only those which…

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Art deco building offers high-yield investment opportunity

23rd November 2020

A distinctive art deco building in Liverpool offers a high-yield commercial investment opportunity when it goes under the hammer in SDL Auctions’ National Property Auction this month. 69 Ormskirk Road in Aintree comprises three self-contained units, all of which are…

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Savvy landlords will sell now to beat any Capital Gains Tax hikes

19th November 2020

Could landlords and second home-owners be hammered by a doubling of Capital Gains Tax? Managing director and auctioneer Andrew Parker looks at the headlines and the government report to find out how this could impact the property market over the…

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Buy lots for all budgets from the safety of your home

16th November 2020

In a year when staying in is the new going out, the safe way to buy property is from the comfort of your home – and you can do just that in SDL Auctions’ next live-streamed auction. With a catalogue…

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What does a COVID-19 vaccine mean for the property market?

13th November 2020

Stock markets were sent soaring this week following the positive news about a COVID-19 vaccine. Here our head of auctions north west Andy Thompson examines how this new sense of optimism could impact the property market.  After an extremely challenging…

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