Private investor & auctions

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Edmund House Clearbell

Clearbell closes new UK focused fund


Real estate fund manager Clearbell has closed its new £310m UK value add fund, Clearbell Property Partners III (CPP III).

Vicorage Diocese of Southwark

Vicarage stars help London auctioneer trump 2017 total


Andrews & Robertson sale raised £1m more than last year despite offering a much smaller catalogue.

Shanagarry Chimney in Milltown

High-rise landmark among lots at three-day online auction


BidX1 has held the largest online auction ever in Europe, selling 250 properties from the 313 offered across a three-day sale.

Allsop tunbridgewells

Allsop raises £65m at May sale but fails to hit 2017 high


Auction house’s residential arm sells 193 – or 73% – of the lots offered, but several large lots fail to sell

Sothebys team photo

Sotheby's secures new resi development director with trio of senior hires


Auction house giant Sotheby’s UK realty business has made a trio of senior hires from Savills, CBRE and Knight Frank.

Savills Crimplesham Hall

Norfolk manor is Savills’ star lot


Savills has launched a 169-lot catalogue for its next London auction, including a manor house in Norfolk that is being offered with a guide price of £1.2m.

SDL Auctions moneysmillfront

Historic windmill turns heads for SDL Auctions Graham Penny


A historic windmill in Lincolnshire is set to go under the hammer at SDL Auctions Graham Penny’s next sale in Nottingham.


Country home with PDR potential on offer with SDL Auctions


A historic stately home in England’s smallest county has come on to the market in what auction house SDL Auctions Graham Penny has called a “major development and investment opportunity”.

Hunters Row Stafford Acuitus

Acuitus puts low success rate down to 'retail uncertainties'


Auction house brings in £30m from 46 lots, reflecting a 60% success rate – its lowest in almost eight years.

LSH July 2015 auction

Video: Auctions in focus - Lambert Smith Hampton


Lambert Smith Hampton’s leading team of Simon Bailey, Rob Hills, Mat Harris, Simon Riggall and Oliver Childs talk about the unique challenges of the auctions market and prospects ahead for the year.

Anti-money laundering

Uncertainty surrounds anti-money laundering regulations


Almost one year on from the new AML directive coming into force, how have auctioneers have interpreted the rules.

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