March Auction Roundup

14th April 2022

This month’s auction was vibrant and bustling as usual, and we saw our fair share of weird and wonderful lots up for sale. Of the 132 lots we listed, almost 80% were sold successfully. What’s more, we saw 2,493 unique bidders take part in the auction process. On top of this, during the bidding period … Continue reading

Time flies when you’re having ‘lots’ of fun – Part 2

5th April 2022

Have you ever been asked if you would like to travel back in time?  Well, if I could go back to 1997 I might give it a go!  Recently I was carrying out research looking through our auction catalogues for early that year. We have just been successful in selling a commercial and residential investment … Continue reading

Records are made to be broken!

29th March 2022

Previously, during my 25 years in the auction profession, I had only sold two Lots that had passed the million-pound mark.  The first was years ago, when I was involved with the sale of Fort Augustus Abbey on the south shore of Loch Ness, it could have been described as a ‘Monster of a Lot’.  … Continue reading

We have a lot to thank Steve Jobs & Co for……….

21st March 2022

The basis of this blog has originated from a networking breakfast meeting I attended recently. I had a few precious moments spare in between the last of the spicy pork sausage and the morning’s nominated speaker so I checked my email. The gentlemen sitting next to me leaned over and said, “What would we do … Continue reading

March Auction Highlights

14th March 2022

What a windy February that was! Now things are (hopefully) beginning to settle down, it’s time for another auction.  With our second auction of the year comes longer days, meaning that in-person viewings will be able to be conducted much later into the afternoon! This comes in handy when considering the 130 lots we have … Continue reading

Lucky Number 7

14th March 2022

7 Lots in the Shepway area in our upcoming March auction No, we are not asking you to spin the roulette wheel, but we are offering you the chance to place the winning bid on one of the 7 lots in the Shepway area in our upcoming March auction. Lot 20 is a freehold investment, currently … Continue reading

February 2022 Auction Roundup

7th March 2022

February might have felt cold and gloomy, but things were definitely heating up in our auction room. We had quite the list of properties this month as our bidders continued to stay on the lookout for excellent lots from the comfort of their own homes at our recent auction. Read on for an exclusive insight … Continue reading

Garage Crazy

4th March 2022

I am often asked what the best property investment is and it’s a question that I struggle to answer. Are you looking for a large project? The highest yield? Or would you prefer something that will tick along nicely with very little hassle? Only you can decide what will work best for you however I … Continue reading

Feb Fab Facts, not fiction

2nd March 2022

We are sure most of us have used one or more of the various comparison websites to check the best ‘deals’ for product prices, availability and statistics, perhaps you’ve used something along these lines when researching cars, houses, holidays, insurance, bank saving rates etc and we are sure we are all guilty of comparing all … Continue reading