The auction year started strongly as predicted so we examine some buyer trends, as a third of purchasers were new to our market and bidding on a range of lots. Some of the whys and wherefores of inflation are also on the agenda.

George Walker, Ben Hodge and Will Clough reflect on a strong day on the rostrum, covering buyer trends, why they bought and illustrating the conversation with some sales examples.

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Commercial Auction Outlook 2022

For more information on how well the auction market performed in 2021 and for an overview of what is expected to come in 2022, read our full Commercial Auction Outlook 2022.

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    About our speakers

    George Walker
    Partner and Auctioneer

    George joined Allsop in January 1997 and has shared the rostrum in the Commercial Auction room since then. / +44(0)7768 347414

    Ben Hodge
    Associate Partner

    Ben joined Allsop in 2011 as a graduate surveyor before qualifying and joining the commercial auction team in 2013. Ben is involved in the online auctions having advised a client through two online auctions in 2018 and remains involved in the online auction process today. / +44(0)7818 628348

    Will Clough
    Associate and Auctioneer

    Will qualified into the Commercial Auction Team in the autumn of 2012 and took to the rostrum as auctioneer for the first time in December 2015. He provides advice on pricing and disposal strategy ranging from individual assets to portfolios; covering all sectors, all lot sizes and all regions of the UK. / +44(0)7500 949587

    About Allsop auctions

    Allsop run the largest property auction departments in Europe through two highly experienced residential and commercial teams and is the UK’s number one auction house by transactions. We offer a wide range of lots covering residential vacant and investment properties, ground rents, land and development opportunities and secondary commercial lots. A minimum of six commercial and seven residential sales are held every year. Visit:


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