Property Auction News & Information

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This section of our website covers, industry news, our blog, case studies, our clients and event organisers, press releases and much much more. If there is an area of news that you would like us to cover do let us know.


Since January 2006, The Essential Information Group have sent our clients a newsletter every month detailing the previous months auction data. This includes an in-depth look at both national and regional auction statistics, splitting the figures into residential and commercial lots.
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EIG provide industry statistics to a regional auction house looking to grow

At the Essential Information Group (EIG) we supply the national and regional statistics for the property auction industry. In the past we have provided statistics for the Bank of England, national news reports, Estates Gazette and many other publications and we regularly receive requests from the 400+ Auction Houses across the UK.
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EIG April Newsletter - Essential Auction News  

Welcome to the April newsletter that looks back at auction activity in March and preceding periods. Overall lots offered was down 6.5% last month, from 2,962 lots to 2,769 lots, whilst lots sold fell by 5.7%, from 2,188 lots to 2,064 lots. The total raised at auction fell by £32M to £402M, down 7.3% from £434M raised in March 2016.
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With detailed information on both past, present and future lots, EIG's online service is a necessity for anyone considering buying at auction.
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