Asian Investors Changing Their Investment Habits in London Property

        The Far East is well known as a demand hot spot for new builds and off plan purchases and is often a first stop for developers or sales agents marketing any new scheme in London. However the recent Savills auction demonstrates an increased appetite by this demographic for secondary stock or […]

Commercial Investors Look For Safe Bets At Auction

Recent auctions have shown the high demand for safe investments in the commercial property market. At last week’s Allsop auction, Enterprise Inns’s properties sold quickly and much higher than expected. Of the nine public houses Enterprise sold last week, only two were sold within the guide price. The other seven were sold over what auctioneers […]

Auction Rooms Filling Up Again

The New Year started with auction rooms filling up with a variety of determined developers and investors who survived the economic downturn and they are buying more than ever before. In the spring of 2009 there was an increased activity in the auction room as prices fell by 25 per cent. All of the sudden, […]

JLL Reports Falling Success Rate at Auction

A lack of reasonably priced, good stock on the market, appears to have taken its toll at the JLL auction. Only 63% of 54 lots were sold, compared with 82% in October. Richard Auterac, JLL’s joint head of auctions said “The competition for the best grade A stock continues in earnest, but this end of […]