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04 Nov 2020


How to buy or sell your home as quickly as possible before the stamp duty deadline

325,000 will miss out on tax savings of up to £15,000 because they won't transact before March 31 – here's how not to be one of them.

02 Nov 2020


The Ultimate buy-to-let practical guide

Learn where to invest in property, how to find a bargain, and the costs you need to factor in.

08 Oct 2020

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Auctions at the cutting edge

Covid-19 restrictions on ballroom sales have fuelled a tech boom in the sector. 

04 Oct 2020


Landlords call the peak of the buy-to-let market and cash in while they still can

Record house prices amid economic crisis and a threat of tax rises have spurred buy-to-let investors to flee.

13 Sept 2020


Eviction Ban Comment

Landlords are selling up and one 78-year-old widow is in a desperate situation while tenants face extreme arrears as the pandemic bites.

11 Sept 2020

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How to buy at an online auction

Our expert advice for securing a home under the hammer, from bidding to finance. 

07 Aug 2020

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Strettons and SiteSales launch residential development consultancy.

28 July 2020

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Regal London Mandates Strettons on Shoreditch Exchange Retail and Leisure.

Strettons Marketing 40,000 sq ft of Ground Floor Retail and Leisure; WeWork Occupies Most of the 120,000 sq ft of Offices at Scheme.

02 July 2020

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Roman Wall at July Auction

A Roman wall, thought to be the earliest stone-built defence structure in England, is going on sale at auction.

23 May 2020

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Covid-19 Retail Trends - Comments from Chris Collins

Grocers and butchers return to our high streets: New trend as Co-op and Post Office back our £5m boost for small firms.

15 May 2020

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Auctions Supplement - Market Comment: Crisis Brings out the best in people

The Covid-19 pandemic and the need for social distancing has brought about change and upheaval to everyone’s lives, but for auction houses, whose very lifeblood involves a large room filled with lots of people, adapting to a new way of doing things presents a very interesting and unique challenge.

14 May 2020

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Auctions Supplement - Homes under the virtual hammer

Covid-19 has driven the auction market online. Property Week examines the new normal and asks if we will ever get back to the ballroom.

23 Apr 2020

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Steps Lenders Can Take During Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a testing time for the property and lending industry.

17 Apr 2020

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UK auctioneers go remote as the Covid-19 lockdown continues 

Allsop, Barnard Marcus, Strettons and Savills were forced to switch from their planned ballroom sales due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

18 Mar 2020

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Big Firms Axe Ballroom Sales and Move Auctions Online

The UK’s largest auction houses have axed their forthcoming ballroom auctions in light of the government’s ban on public gatherings in the face of Covid-19, instead holding their sales online.

28 Feb 2020

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Strettons' total at first auction of 2020

Auction house raises total of £6.4m and sells 31 lots offered, with further post-event sales are expected which will increase Strettons' overall total.

13 Feb 2020

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Grade II-listed manor house is star lot in Strettons’ February catalogue

Strettons will offer 63 lots at its first auction of the year, slightly more than the 58 offered in February 2019.

7 Jan 2020

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A Glimpse into the Receivership Process

Strettons Receiver and Associate Director Paul Joseph featured in 'A Glimpse into the Receivership Process' by Industrial Magazine Briding & Commercial in their January/February online publication.

18 Dec 2019

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East London Specialist Strettons takes over North London stalwart Currell's commercial agency team

Well known East London and City Fringe agency Strettons is to take over the commercial agency team of north London specialist Currell Commercial.

18 Dec 2019

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Strettons raised £11m after selling 33 of the 43 lots offered, reflecting a 77% success rate

The star lot was a freehold building in Stepney, east London, arranged as four vacant, self-contained flats, which was guided at £925,000 but went under the hammer for £1.5m.

5 Dec 2019

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UK agencies thrive despite uncertain climate

Over the past 12 months, the UK agency sector has remained resilient despite the uncertainty caused by Brexit.

5 Dec 2019

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Strettons releases a 47-lot catalogue for election-day auction

Strettons has released a 47-lot catalogue for its last auction of 2019, featuring a mix of properties with guide prices ranging between £2,250 and £1.9m.

21 Nov 2019

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Caution in the auction room could be costing investors dear

Strettons Auction Director Andrew Brown was asked to write a piece for Property Week about the auction market, what will happen next year and investors waiting for the right moment to purchase their lots.

8 Nov 2019

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How to buy and sell property at auction

Competition among savvy buyers for houses worth more than £1 million is heating up.

31 Oct 2019

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Strettons raises £8.4m at auction

Strettons raised £8.4m at its auction this week, selling 52 lots from its 74-lot catalogue and achieving a 71% success rate. 

17 Oct 2019

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Strettons' October catalogue features lots guided from £900k to £1m

Strettons has released a 78-lot catalogue for its October auction featuring a mix of residential and commercial property with guide prices ranging from £900k up to £1m.

15 Oct 2019

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Strettons to sell railway baron's Doncaster home

A Grade II listed Georgian building in Doncaster that was once home to Victorian railway promoter and politician Sir Edmund Beckett-Dension is to be auctioned with a guide price of just £200,000 at Strettons' October sale.

11 Oct 2019

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Agents appointed on North London spec scheme

Strettons, Glenny and DTRE have been appointed joint agents on SEGRO's speculative industrial development neat White Hart Lane in Tottenham, North London.

10 Oct 2019

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People and companies: Andrew Balcombe joins Strettons

Andrew Balcombe has joined Strettons as a director in its valuation and advisory services department. He joins from HNG and is experienced in both commercial and residential sectors.

3 Oct 2019

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London house price falls: where to snap up a bargain in pricey neighbourhoods

Strettons Director, Philip Waterfield shares his expertise to The Telegraph about the opportunity to buy new-build flats with Help To Buy.

26 Sept 2019   

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Strettons hires new director

Strettons has expanded its valuation and advisory services department by appointing Andrew Balcombe as a director. [Login required].

20 Sept 2019

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Strettons raises over £5m at its first September auction

Auction house raised just over £5m at 11th September sale. [Login required].

10 Sept 2019

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Three billboards site to go under the hammer

It is one of the most prominent pieces of land on the outskirts of the town centre.

9 Sept 2019

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Strettons' diverse auction to offer former electricity substations

Property auctioneer Strettons' latest auction takes place this week with a series of land investments available as part of a diverse catalogue.

3 Aug 2019

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Persuading tenants they can bear to repair

So, you own a great commercial investment, let on full repairing terms to a blue-chip covenant. Great. Sit back, collect the rent, relax as there's nothing to do? Well sometimes it works like that, but more often than not blue-chip companies fail to adhere to their repairing covenants.

26 July 2019

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Over £8million raised at Strettons' July auction

Strettons has announced that it raised £8 million at its national property auction on 16 July. The highest price in the room was £835,000 for an income-producing residential/commercial property in East Street, Barking, showing an initial 6.8% gross yield.

23 July 2019

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Market remains cautious at Strettons' July Sale

Strettons raised more than £8m at its July auction, selling 62% of the 67 lots it was offering. The highest price in the room was £835,000 for a property in Barking, showing an initial 6.8% gross yield.

12 July 2019

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Strettons appoints Managing Director as Ben Tobin prepares for retirement

Simon Tilsiter takes up the reins at well-known advisory practice. [Login required].

12 July 2019

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Tilsiter set to succeed Tobin as Strettons Managing Director

Simon Tilsiter will take the helm at the first as Ben Tobin prepares to retire, ending his family's 88-year presence on board. [Login required].

9 July 2019

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Strettons to sell Grade I Tudor manor house

Haslington Hall, a Grade I listed country house dating from the 15th century and set in 14 acres of land, is one of the lots to be included in Strettons' July Auction.

5 July 2019

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easyHotel pre-lets Old Street offices to expanding US flexi offices group Knotel

WeWork's rival in the US Knotel is eyeing rapid growth across London, where it now occupies 240,000 Sq Ft. [Login required].

20 June 2019

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Auctioneers upbeat on life beyond London

While the capital dominates for large commercial lots, regional sales continue to attract big crowds of local bidders.

20 June 2019

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Has confidence returned to the auction room?

Auctioneers are divided over whether a recent uptick in sales will continue.

30 May 2019

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Strettons beats year-on-year results after raising £10m at May auction

Strettons' 21 May sale result was up year on year as the auction house raised more than £10m thanks to a bumper catalogue.

29 May 2019

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People Moves: Strettons appoint two Associate Directors and promote new Head of Block Management

All the latest moves, appointments and promotions from across the property sector.

23 May 2019

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Strettons appoint two Associate Directors and promote new Head of Block Management

Strettons' feature in Estates Gazettes 'People and Companies' Section as we appoint James Carney as associate director of development viability; Chris Wade has been made associate director in the Industrial Agency team; and Graeme Riches has been promoted to Head of Block Management in the Residential Management Team.

18 May 2019

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Brighton hotel is top of the lots at upcoming Srettons sale

A diverse mix of 76 properties located across the UK, fro ma ground rent investment in Berwick-upon-Tweed in Northumberland with a guide price of £16,000, to a freehold hotel investment in Brighton guided at £1.35m, are set to go up for sale at Strettons' 21 May auction.

3 May 2019

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What are the advantages of selling property at auction?

Strettons Director Philip Waterfield discusses what the advantages are of selling a property at auction with Property Week.

3 May 2019

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Strettons runs half marathon for The Wickers Charity

A team of runners from Strettons are lacing up their trainers in preparation for this year's Hackney Half Marathon. The firm will be fundraising for Hackney-based charity The Wickers, which provides support to the boroughs young people.

2 Apr 2019

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London Housing Association appoints 50 firms to Framework

Architects, structural and civil engineers, mechanical and electrical engineer and planning consultants among those given the housing association nod.

30 March 2019

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Spotting the signs of Insolvency

As the current period of economic uncertainty continues, one thing has always been certain in business, some companies will survive, indeed thrive, and others will not. Strettons' Director Simon Tilsiter details his Lessons for private investors.

15 Mar 2019

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Andrew Brown joins Strettons from Auction House London

Strettons has hired former Auction House London head of relations Andrew Brown as director of auctions.

14 Feb 2019

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Strettons kicks off year by raising £8m at positive February auction

Strettons sold 40 of the 58 lots on offer at its 6th February auction, raising £8m and reflecting a 73% success rate.

2 Feb 2019

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Getting the most from commercial property

Despite marketing conditions, property investment continues to be a resilient asset, the potential of which can be maximised through proactive management.

25 Jan 2019

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Catalogue for Strettons' first sale of 2019 now available

The sale, which takes place on February 6, is Strettons' first auction of 2019 and the company is aiming to continue its success in 2018, it achieved £62million in sales with an average success rate of 75% - one of the highest success rates amongst the UK's auction houses.