Strettons (020 8520 8383 or 020 7228 5864; www.strettons.co.uk) is a London-based auctioneer with mostly London property, but some from further afield (largely the South-East). Online catalogue for advance viewing of properties in forthcoming sales and live internet coverage of auctions. Next sale: Monday. Savills (020 7824 9091; www.savills.co.uk) has auctions in London (next sale: December 12) and Nottingham (next sale: November 23). Website details the results of previous auctions, with prices and details of each property sold. Colliers CRE (020 7935 4499; www.ccreauctions.co.uk) holds auctions in London, the North-West and Yorkshire (next sales: London, December 11; Manchester, December 13). Read online reports of past auctions, with prices, and view the details of the lots sold. Harman Healy (08456 777700; www.harman- healy.co.uk) sells properties all over Britain but holds auctions only at Kensington Town Hall in London (next sale: Thursday December 7). Details of all properties in the next upcoming auction can be viewed online. Halifax (0115 982 9740; www.halifaxauctions.co.uk) sells properties all over England, at sales held in Kensington Town Hall (next sale: November 28). Details of properties in the next auction are available online two weeks before a sale; view prices and brief property details from previous auctions. Allsop (020 7494 3686; www.auction.co.uk) sells properties all over Britain and abroad from auctions held in London (next sale Thursday December 14). Prices and details of properties in the last auction can be viewed online, but you have to register to access details of the next auction. AuctionYourProperty.com (www.auctionyourproperty. com) is like a property version of eBay, in which sellers can set a date for the online auction of their home. The seller pays a one-off fee of £49 plus VAT. So far, the site doesn’t seem to have many properties registered.
An extensive list of national and local auctioneers can be found on www.wheresmyproperty. com/auctions.