Private investor & auctions

News and features covering property auctions and private investors

Lot 76 allsop feb

Allsop raises £67m from 95 lots at commercial auction


Auction house achieves 80% success rate at first sale of the year amid international financial instability

Lot 12 strettons feb 2018 auction

Strettons pushes up success rate but makes less than a year ago


Strettons achieved a 91% success rate at its first sale of 2018, selling 85 lots of the 94 in its catalogue.

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Barnard Marcus raises £23m


Barnard Marcus sold 133 lots from the 215 offered at its first auction of the year on 5 February.

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UK investor buys £20m office and retail building in the City


A UK private investor has acquired 16-18 New Bridge Street, in the City of London, from a private Middle Eastern vendor for just under £20m.

Savills wimbledon lot

Savills London kicks off 2018 with largest-ever catalogue


Auction house will offer 262 lots at its 13 February sale including eight properties in Wimbledon.


Octopus Property and Acuitus Finance launch auction loan


Octopus Property and Acuitus Finance have launched a non-regulated bridging loan product for investors who buy at Acuitus auctions.

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Landwood to launch North West-based auctions arm


Landwood Property Auctions will hold both traditional and online sales and be led by Pugh’s James Ashworth.

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The London Clinic sells rare prime London resi for £15m


The London Clinic has sold Vernon House for £15m to a private family office, marking the first time the freehold has been on the open market for more than 40 years.

House, Mill Hill, London

Auction House ends 2017 as top UK residential auctioneer for lots sold


The number of lots sold at Auction House auctions increased by 4% in 2017 making it the top UK residential auction house in terms of lots sold.

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2018 preview: auctioneers predict stable market despite 2017 dip


Market set for ‘solid’ new year demand buoyed by wider buyer and vendor bases and investment-grade stock.

2018 features list

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2018 Features List


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