Realism, not pessimism about the UK property market may yet prevent a self-fulfilling prophecy, says Auction House


The boss of the country’s largest property auctioneer has called for “realistic but not pessimistic” commentary about the UK property market, to prevent it from talking itself down in a self-fulfilling prophecy.

Manor Oaks property auction


Jeremy Prior, the Managing Director of Auction House says that despite the testing conditions in

Following on from Friday, here are some more properties to whet your appetite, under the hammer with Clive Emson Auctioneers on 22nd March.


Riverside Flats Clive Emson auction

 Four is the magic number for flat sale

A rare chance to acquire a four-bedroom flat at a bargain price in Purfleet-on-Thames is being offered at auction later this month.

First floor 10 Riverview Flats in London Road is listed with a leasehold guide price of £150,000-plus and vacant possession at the firm’s auction which ends on Wednesday 22 March.

Senior Auction Appraiser Russell Hawkes said: “Four bedroom flats are

A selection of properties under the hammer with Clive Emson Auctioneers on March 22.

Clacton bungalow with potential for auction

St Johns Road Clive Emson

A bungalow needing modernisation on the outskirts of Clacton-on-Sea is coming up for auction later this month. (weds 22 march)

Detached 59 St. Johns Road is among 138 lots in the latest auction being held by one of the top five property auctioneers in the UK, Clive Emson Land and Property Auctioneers.

Offered jointly with Paveys, the bungalow is listed with a freehold guide price of £240,000-plus and vacant possession at the firm’s auction which ends

WAT-ER LOCATION: An artist’s studio, bottom right, at Golant, on the west bank of the River Fowey in south Cornwall. Lot 76, with a guide price of £175,000-plus, is among 139 lots listed across southern England in the March auction of Clive Emson Auctioneers, the second of eight this year by the 34-year-old firm. The auction ends on Wednesday, 22 March, with bidding opening 48 hours beforehand.


 clive emson art gallery for auction

Clive Emson Auctioneers steps into the spring auction with 139 lots across southern England, with guide prices of £850,000-plus to nil reserves.


James Emson, Managing Director of

The first Acuitus commercial property auction of 2023 raised £13.3m with a success rate of 88%.

Highlights from the auction include a City of London retail & office ground rent investment which sold substantially over the guide price; as well as a landmark development opportunity near Salford Quays, Manchester.

Acuitus Chairman, Richard Auterac, commented: “A number of lots attracted considerable attention from the very outset of our marketing, especially in much sought-after sectors such as development and ground rent investments. However, we have also seen sustained transactions across

Eddisons has strengthened its presence in South Yorkshire with the acquisition of long-established Sheffield-based surveyors and auctioneers, Mark Jenkinson & Son.  Read more.....

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Auction House London auctioneers are celebrating a record-breaking sale this week (Wednesday 8 February 2023) with the highest number of lots ever to be listed and the greatest number to sell in a single day. 


The 12 hour long marathon livestream auction saw 178 lots sold, out of 208 offered, raising more than £30m (£30,191,000).


Auctioneer and Director of Auction House London, Andrew Binstock said, "Despite an extremely challenging market there was little let up from bidders with 86% of Lots selling. It was an epic first auction of the year and our success has to be down to an

Despite a backdrop of continued economic uncertainty and hesitancy amongst buyers, SDL Property Auctions has reported its best ever January.

SDL Property Auctions Margaret Street

Selling more than 110 residential, commercial and development land lots via its live streamed and online Timed Auctions, SDL Property Auctions raised £13m for its sellers – including the sale of a portfolio of 33 properties for £2m.

Auctioneer and Managing Director, Andrew Parker, said: “We were expecting, like many were, that January would be a quiet month and that sellers would be concerned about disposing of property amidst unsettled market

Leading property auctioneers, Clive Emson, provides their insights into what happens to properties that fail to sell under the hammer....


While putting your property up for auction is an excellent idea with many benefits, it doesn’t always guarantee a sale. In the UK, about 78% of properties sell successfully at an auction. But what happens to that other 22%? 

Here at Clive Emson, we are dedicated to selling property and land as a high-profile auctioneering facility. But, with so much on offer during our auctions, it isn’t uncommon that a handful of lots go unsold each month.