Private investor & auctions

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Allsop RentCheck

Allsop finds 59% of landlords charge below-market rents

2018-08-16T10:12:00+01:00By

More than half of private landlords are letting residential properties at below-market rents to keep tenants, according to a report by Allsop and research consultancy BDRC.

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SDL Graham Penny achieves unusually high success rate

2018-08-16T12:14:00+01:00By

Leicester branch achieves 88% success rate, but £2.4m raised is 40% down on August 2017 auction result.

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Harman Healy raises £3m from sale of 19 lots at latest auction

2018-08-16T10:17:00+01:00By

London-based auctioneer Harman Healy sold 19 of the 29 lots on offer at its sale on 9 August, raising £3m and achieving a 66% success rate.

Lot 34

Savills blames poor result on current economic conditions

2018-08-02T23:00:00+01:00By

Latest national auction raises £21m from 97-lot catalogue – £9.5m less than equivalent sale last year

Lot50 Maidenhead

Barnard Marcus £19m auction total slightly down on last year

2018-08-02T14:46:00+01:00By

Barnard Marcus raised £19m at its sixth auction of the year on 30 July, selling 112 lots of the 194 offered – a 58% success rate.

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Resi auctioneers’ July sales markedly down year on year

2018-07-25T10:35:00+01:00By

Allsop sale raises £37m compared with £52m last year, while Auction House achieves half of July 2017 total.

Barnett Ross Norwood

Residential sales drag on Barnett Ross and Strettons results

2018-07-25T11:21:00+01:00By

Barnett Ross sold 36 lots of the 40 offered at its 17 July sale, reflecting a 90% success rate and raising £9.8m.

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Hedge fund pioneer Lord Fink invests in proptech platform British Pearl

2018-07-18T11:12:00+01:00By

Prominent peer Lord Stanley Fink, often described as the “godfather of the hedge fund industry”, has invested £7m in proptech investment platform British Pearl.

KFC Wolverhampton

Acuitus has best sale of year so far but is down on 2017

2018-07-18T11:15:00+01:00By

Auction house raises £37.3m from July sale compared with £52.4m last year and blames slump on retail woes.

Anti-money laundering

Uncertainty surrounds anti-money laundering regulations

2018-04-26T23:00:00+01:00By

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

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