Sell Your Home
Looking for a quick and reliable way to sell your home at a fair price? Find out about the cost and timescale for selling your house, flat or commercial premises at auction in the UK.
Costs for selling at auction
Selling at auction costs less than you might think. Sales commission is around the same as you would expect to pay an estate agent, only payable when your property successfully sells. And it may be possible to pass some of your costs to the buyer. Read more…
Frequently asked questions
Timescales for selling at auction
When selling a property at auction, the total lead time from initial consultation with the auctioneer to completion of sale is around 8 weeks. That’s 4+ weeks in the run up to the auction and 3 to 4 weeks from auction day until completion. We’ve provided a timeline showing the procedure counting down to, and the period following auction, which can be useful as a checklist. View future auction dates. Updated March 2020.
Benefits of an auction sale
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Example auction property sales
Auction sale tips
The process for selling a property at auction is straightforward. But to achieve the best result at auction, preparation is key. Take a look at our tips and advice how to prepare for a successful auction sale and ensure you achieve the best price on auction day. Read more…
We help property owners make an informed decision about the suitability of an auction sale for their own circumstances. And if auction is the right option, we offer the guidance to help achieve the best results. Our customer reviews demonstrate how effective we are. Read more...
Any property can be sold at auction. Houses in poor condition sell particularly well, because unlike estate agency sales buyers are not allowed to reduce their offers at auction. Read more…
Tenanted houses and flats achieve very good prices at auction, there’s no shortage of investors looking for properties that are generating an income from day one. Read more…