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Thinking About Property Auctions?

Are you motivated to sell?

Would you like to complete the sale of your property in around 6-7 weeks?

Griffin Residential are always looking at ways of improving the levels of service offerings to their vendor clients. We have most bases covered but recognised that we were not actively offering our clients to opportunity to sell by auction.  To this end we have now formally linked up with our preferred auctioneer.

Simon Mellish is a well-known local property expert. His 40+ years of experience is legendary.

In cases where a property has been struggling to gain traction in the market or where transactions have fallen through for any number of reasons, we tend to suggest to the vendors that we contact Simon to see whether the property would sell well “under the hammer”

Generally speaking, most of our clients who choose to go down the auction route, do so because of their desire to bring about an early sale. Whether this be for financial reasons or other personal circumstances. Auctions are the very best way of selling Probate properties. In cases where there are structural, physical or legal issues with the property a sale by auction should be the chosen method of sale.

These days, auctions are not the smoke-filled rooms of 30 years ago. They provide a modern environment and are attended by people from all walks of life. Properties sell for good prices sometimes with competitive bidding they reach higher prices than would be expected on the open.

Contracts are exchanged on the fall of the gavel(hammer) at this point both the Vendor and Buyer are legally bound to the Contract. There are no fall throughs, no re-negotiations and generally Completion takes place 28 days later.

Each property goes to auction with a Reserve Price. This is the price below which the property can not be sold. The Reserve will be agreed between yourself and the auctioneer.

So, if you are keen to sell quickly and yearn for the certainty of a done del why not consider the auction route.

Contact Griffin now and we can arrange Simon to advise you upon the sale of your property by auction. There is no obligation and this advice is free!

Don’t take our word as to how well auctions can work just see what a couple of happy auction vendors say….


Sale of Land at Church Road Ramsden Bellhouse

“Having never sold anything in an auction previously the thought was extremely daunting.  However I can not recommend Simon highly enough.  From the start of the process  (initial valuation) through to the end result (a phenomenal sale) he was advising and updating me all the way.  Simon organised everything for me and liaised between myself and the other parties.  On the day of the auction itself a personal phone call from him providing me with the result and explaining the next step was very helpful.  I have no hesitation in recommending Simon and his outstanding services to anyone – a thoroughly knowledgeable, professional and extremely helpful man.”



Sale of 17 Old Mead

“I have found Simon Mellish to be extremely helpful, informative and efficient in the sale of my property’s.  I would thoroughly recommend his services.”