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The Auctions Market

The volume of residential stock sold via auction increases year on year and the nature of buyers and sellers is changing. What opportunities are there for you?

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Mon 19 Nov 2018
08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
RICS, Parliament Square, London, SW1P 3AD
1 hour formal CPD

Free with CPD Foundation subscription

Available to non subscribers from
£35 + VAT


Purchase and sale of property by way of auction is well known but little understood. What are the characteristics of this market place, what are the advantages of buying and selling through this method and how can your clients benefit from it?
Attendees of this residential focussed seminar will leave with:

  • An overview of the auction market from Allsop, who represent 10% of the market.
  • A breakdown of property types, sellers and volumes
  • The mechanics of an auction cycle; an overview of how to use it, from pricing, marketing and sale
  • The advantages of parallel Private Treaty to Auction marketing campaigns
  • An idea of what the future of auction sales looks like.


The time shown is when registration opens. The seminar will begin 30 minutes later.


  • CPD Foundation Subscribers Free
  • RICS professionals £35 + VAT
  • Non-RICS professionals £47.25 + VAT
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Richard Watson MRICS

Partner, Residential Auction, Allsop

Richard qualified in 2003 as a Chartered Surveyor and joined the Commercial Auction Department where he worked for 5 years before joining the Residential Auction Department in 2008. Specialising in the disposal of property assets via auction Richard has successfully sold a wide range of commercial, residential and mixed use property from Scotland to the Isle of Scilly. Key clients include Banks and Receivers who have the duty to obtain best price in a professional manner.

Available to non subscribers from
£35 + VAT