Author: James Court

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Auction House performance continues to outstrip last year

Following another successful selling month in May with 319 lots sold, Auction House – which has a branch in Leicestershire run by Readings Property Group based on Granby Street – has continued its strong performance in 2018, with cumulative results more than 6% ahead (6.26%) of 2017. This brings the group’s results since the start… Read more »

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Leicester property market gets a budget boost

The Leicester property market was given a huge boost after the Chancellor’s Autumn budget announcement today. There’s been very little to excite us in recent times with regards to budget announcements but we believe the Stamp Duty news will really help the local Leicester property market, James, Readings Sales Director comments: “The Chancellor’s announcement to exempt… Read more »

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Record sales month at Auction House

The UK’s number one property auctioneer Auction House – which has a branch in Leicester – offered and sold more properties in October 2017 than during any other month in the company’s ten year history. The award-winning auctioneer offered a massive 626 lots under the hammer and finished the month having sold 468 lots at… Read more »

Why you should sell your house in September

Sell your house in September!

Spring, the season of new beginnings is a favourite time to sell but there’s good reasoning to sell your house in September too. “Why?” I hear you ask. Well, it’s simple really! Upsizers (usually families) tend to look for a larger property at three times of the year: autumn, spring and early summer which surprise,… Read more »

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Happy 10th Anniversary Auction House

Auction House is celebrating its 10th anniversary! The award winning Auction House has grown to become the largest residential property auctioneer in the UK in terms of lots sold. Since its launch in July 2007 it’s sold over 20,000 lots – 20,516 to be exact! It’s held 1,415 auctions across the UK with an impressive… Read more »

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Selling your house in Leicester – what not to do…

Selling a house in Leicester or across the county can be stressful and you’ll want to do it as quickly and as easily as possible. Yes, it depends upon the market, the price, location etc. but you can help by ensuring that your home appeals to potential buyers right from the start. The greater the appeal,… Read more »

Leicester auction raises £1.1 million

Our recent Leicester property auction once again demonstrated that selling local properties in a Leicester auction room will generate great results! We offered five auction lots on the 18th May 2017, our second auction of Leicester properties for 2017. A good mix of residential properties across the city and county, both for development and those that… Read more »

Upcoming Property Auction in Leicestershire, East Midlands on May 18!

Auctions are rapidly gathering pace as the preferred way to buy and sell a property, especially ones that are unusual or could make a great investment. And by the looks of the swelling numbers of folk filling our auction rooms time and time again, it’s showing no signs of slowing down. We have a fantastic upcoming… Read more »