Proxy & Telephone Bidding

Bid via proxy / telephone

If you are unable to attend the auction sale, you can bid by telephone (in real time while the auction is taking place) or by proxy (where you specify your maximum bid in writing and the auctioneer bids on your behalf). In each case we need a completed registration form and proof of identity and funds. Once you have successfully registered, we will send you your online registration form to be completed and returned. Once this is done and we have completed our checks, including AML (Anti-money laundering) checks we can approve your bidding.

Download the Bidding Form.

Remember, registering for any auction requires you to read
and agree to the Terms & Conditions of Sale.

Here you will advise a representative as to your maximum bid, and the auctioneer will bid on your behalf up to your maximum. They will always endeavour to secure the property for you, either at, or below your maximum bid if possible. If the bidding in the room exceeds your maximum, then you proxy bid would end.

Download the Bidding Form.

This will be based on a first-come, first-serve basis and a representative will bid on your instruction. You will be able to hear the auctioneer in the background and will also be able to watch the auction live in action through our live stream via Connect Realtime©. A representative will call you a few minutes before the specified lot so please be ready. Download the Bidding Form.

If you are the highest bidder on a lot then firstly, congratulations on buying at auction. After the fall of the gavel you will be moved to another room to sign the exchange of contracts. This will be sent to both your solicitor as well as the sellers.

After providing you solicitors details as well as your personal details you will be asked to pay the deposit and buyers premium on the specific lot. At this point you are legally bound and the amount will be payable by debit card or bank transfer.

Completion will usually take place 28 working days later (or as varied by the Special Conditions of Sale) under the supervision of your solicitor. Please do not leave the auction room without taking your signed contract. As soon as the hammer falls there is a binding contract of sale. The property is at your insurable risk from this point. Please ensure that you arrange your building insurance immediately after the sale.

Our presenter will introduce each lot and refer to any last-minute changes. The current lot number is usually displayed on a large screen next to the auctioneer along with the lot address.

The auctioneer will then invite bids at a particular level and you can make this bid by raising your assigned paddle or hand. You will notice the bids logged and shown on the screen and they will tell you whether the last bid has come from the room or from internet bidders at home.

The auctioneer will regulate the bidding increments until all the bidding is finished. He will give everyone a few moments warning before bringing down his gavel at which point the property is sold to the highest bidder. As soon as the gavel comes down a legal and binding contract is formed between the vendor and the winning bidder.

As soon as the hammer falls there is a binding contract of sale. The property is at your insurable risk from this point. Please ensure that you arrange your building insurance immediately after the sale.

If a lot does not sell and you wish to buy it, please call the office and register your interest on 0800 448 0100 (FREEPHONE).

Remember, registering for any auction means you have read and agree to the terms and conditions of the sale.

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