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Buying Bargains at Property Auctions


Reference: 9781909104310
England, Wales & Scotland - electronic Book

Product description

Learn everything you need to be a success in the property auction room. A comprehensive guide to buying your next property at a Property Auction for a bargain price.

Every week, hundreds of commercial and residential properties are sold at property auctions in Britain. To those in the know they are sold at bargain prices.

This is a new edition of the late Howard Gooddie's bestselling guide, revised and updated by property journalist and auctions expert, Marc Da Silva.  Buying Bargains at Property Auctions spells out how straightforward the property auction route can be and divulges the secrets of property auction success.

Buying Bargains at Property Auctions is the perfect book for those who have thought about buying at a property auction but are worried that they don’t understand enough about the property auction process. It shows that, with a few insider tips and careful preparation, anyone can buy a bargain at a property auction.

You will find he answers to all your property auction questions in this wonderful guide.

  • The best places to pick up a property auction bargain
  • How to search for your dream bargain property at an auction
  • How to clear the contracts and arrange the best finances before the property auction
  • Property Auctions: How to make successful bids and win at the price you are looking for
  • What happens after the property auction
  • And even how you can sell your own home at a property auction

This complete insider's guide to property auctions relates the experiences of people who have actually bought property at auction and includes various legal forms that you may need.

So what are you waiting for? Go bag a bargain at a property auction today!

About the Author

Howard Gooddie was head of auctions at Longden & Cook Commercial in Manchester. His father and grandfather were auctioneers before him and he grew up immersed in the world of auctions. Gooddie conducted more than 200 composite auction sales and offered nearly 13,000 lots, inspecting virtually all of them himself. He was a member of the auctioneering skills panel of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and a Master of Arts from Cambridge University with a Certificate of Proficiency in Estate Management. Howard died in 2011.

About the Editor

Marc Da Silva is an award-winning property journalist who started his journalism career as a property auctions correspondent for Property Investor News magazine in 2004. He has since gone on to write for and edit a wide range of national and international property publications, continuing to cover the property auctions market, among other sectors of the property industry, in the process.

Other information

  • Top tips on buying property at auction
  • How to pick up a bargain property at auction

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