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As a seller, you may see an auction as a straightforward and quick way to dispose of your property, particularly if there are issues with it or you have struggled to sell it on the open market. As a buyer, you may view the auction room as an opportunity to purchase a bargain
There are risks involved when buying at auction, due to the timescales which are often involved and the lack of information which can be available, but we can help you to identify and minimise these risks.
We find that the more comprehensive the auction legal pack, the more likely it is that the property will receive interest at auction. A lack of information will often put off a buyer altogether or complicate the completion process. We can assist with the following:
As soon as the hammer drops after your bid, you are bound to buy the property whether or not you have properly checked the legal information in the auction pack. There may be major title defects or other serious concerns which will not be apparent from a physical inspection. It is always best to approach us prior to an auction, as soon as you have identified that you are interested in a property, so that you can be made aware of any issues with the property before you enter the auction room. We can assist you with the following:
Before you propose to bid:
After your successful bid (but you will be legally bound to complete the purchase):
Given our extensive experience in dealing with auction properties, we are familiar with all the major auction houses and their requirements. We aim to provide an approachable, pro-active and responsive service to ensure your auction requirements are delivered within the short time periods available and in a cost-efficient manner.
Examples of our recent work include the following:
Home-grown or recruited from national, regional or City firms. Our specialists are experts in their fields and respected by their peers.
Joanne is a Partner and Head of our Real Estate department
Mark is a Partner in our Real Estate department
Andrew is a Partner in our Real Estate department
Ian is a Legal Director in our Real Estate department
Sarah is a Senior Associate in our Commercial Property department
Joanne is a Senior Associate within our Real Estate department
James is a Senior Associate in our Commercial Property department
Cindy is an Associate in our Commercial Property department
Charlotte is an Associate in our Commercial Property department
Emily is an Associate in our Real Estate department.
Sarah is a Solicitor in our Commercial Property department
Adam is a Trainee Solicitor in our Real Estate department
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