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Lot 50

Allsop seeks £7m for luxury London flat in October sale

2018-10-17T11:49:00+01:00By

The grade II-listed triplex apartment opposite Regent’s Park is one of the largest lots to be offered this year.

Lot 9 Barnard Marcus

Barnard Marcus auction raises £17m – £5m less than last year

2018-10-17T11:36:00+01:00By

Barnard Marcus raised £5m less at its sale this week than at the equivalent event in October 2017.

Strettons Romford

Strettons’ in-room success rate hits lowest level in years

2018-10-11T09:32:00+01:00By

Firm hopes after-sale deals will boost 58% success rate to 70%, but says it is ‘not disappointed’ by the result.

McHugh & Co Lot October

McHugh & Co October auction result is down £3.1m year on year

2018-10-11T08:30:00+01:00By

Sales at McHugh & Co’s latest auction on 4 October fell £3.1m short of the equivalent auction in 2017.

Savills Lot

Savills blames ‘settling’ market for lacklustre September sale

2018-10-04T05:45:00+01:00By

Auctioneer cites a ‘more normal’ climate in which buyer caution is compounded by wider economic uncertainty.

Villa Passalacqua

Concierge Auctions offers ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity to buy historic Italian villa

2018-10-03T14:18:00+01:00By

Concierge Auctions will offer an 18th-century luxury villa on Lake Como, Italy, at its next online auction on 30 October.

AR auction MK

Andrews & Robertson records lowest success rate since 1992

2018-09-27T10:21:00+01:00By

Andrews & Robertson recorded one of its lowest success rates ever at its latest auction on 20 September.

LSH wild boar hotel

LSH to hold first sale since cancelling ballroom auctions

2018-09-26T18:29:00+01:00By

Auction house is offering a five-lot catalogue for its next online sale, which opens for bids on 17 October.

Andrew Binstock, Auction House London3

Auction House defies sector downturn with sales growth

2018-09-21T14:46:00+01:00By

Auction House records positive results as sales figures grow 7.3% in the first eight months of the year

Clive Emson video

Auctions insights: Clive Emson

2018-10-17T16:12:00+01:00

Against the backdrop of a tough market for auctioneers, Clive Emson tells Property Week why staff training, succession planning and high professional standards have benefited his auction house and the industry as a whole.

Blockchain

The fast emergence of blockchain technology could kill off the traditional ballroom auction

2018-09-07T09:25:00+01:00By Neil Singer

Participating in a public ballroom auction is a unique experience. It is the only place where you can exchange a contract to buy a property without signing a document – because if a bid is accepted by the auctioneer, a verbal contract is instantly formed.

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