Newsletters

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.

Below are those newsletters for all to see. If you have any suggestions as to what content you would like to see added to the newsletters then please contact us.


David Sandeman

April 2019

Only 79 auctions were held across the UK last month, 37 fewer than the 116 auctions held in March 2018. This helps to account for the notable fall seen in lots offered and lots sold last month - both down 28% on last year, whilst the overall amount raised shrunk by a third - £137M in monetary...

David Sandeman

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Lots Offered

2236

-27.6%

Lots Sold

1636

-28.3%

2019

Lots Offered: 2,236
-27.6%
Lots Sold: 1,636
-28.3%

Only 79 auctions were held across the UK last month, 37 fewer than the 116 auctions held in March 2018. This helps...

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Lots Offered: 3,394
-16.6%
Lots Sold: 2,569
-17%

There were 3,394 lots offered and 2,569 lots sold across the UK last month, both down 17% on February 2018, whilst...

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Lots Offered: 456
+6%
Lots Sold: 351
+11.1%

As always January was a very quiet month, with only 456 lots offered between 20 auctions - a 6% increase on last...

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Lots Offered: 3,324
-10.1%
Lots Sold: 2,461
-12%

December's figures epitomise the results seen through much of 2018, with double-digit falls in lots offered (down...

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2018

Lots Offered: 1,654
-11.7%
Lots Sold: 1,146
-14.2%

As 2018 draws to a close it is a familiar story below, with every one of the 36 measurable metrics down on their...

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Lots Offered: 3,437
-5.6%
Lots Sold: 2,487
-8.6%

Once again we see numbers down on last year, with lots offered down 5.6% in October to 3,437 lots and lots sold...

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Lots Offered: 3,378
-10.9%
Lots Sold: 2,382
-16.6%

In what is usually the busiest period in the auction calendar, last month saw only 144 auctions held across the UK...

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Lots Offered: 1,031
+17.7%
Lots Sold: 742
+19.7%

As is usually the case, a large portion of the industry took a break in August, with only 51 auctions held across...

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Lots Offered: 3,555
-2.8%
Lots Sold: 2,578
-7.1%

Whilst July is traditionally one of the busiest months in the auction calendar, there were only 132 auctions held...

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Lots Offered: 2,144
-19.5%
Lots Sold: 1,498
-23.1%

As can be seen below, the market experienced a notably challenging month, with overall lots offered down 19.5% to...

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Lots Offered: 3,440
+7.5%
Lots Sold: 2,563
+5.8%

In last month's newsletter I reported on a subdued set of auction results in April, so I am pleased to see that the...

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Lots Offered: 1,951
-12.4%
Lots Sold: 1,373
-16.6%

After an encouraging start to 2018, it appears that the market has just cooled slightly, as the monthly figures...

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Lots Offered: 3,088
+11.5%
Lots Sold: 2,283
+10.6%

For the second successive month the industry has enjoyed considerable growth in terms of volumes, with overall lots...

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Lots Offered: 4,068
+5.7%
Lots Sold: 3,096
+3.6%

I am pleased to report on a strong set of auction results last month, with overall lots offered up almost 6% to...

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Lots Offered: 430
+5.4%
Lots Sold: 316
+0.3%

Just 9 auctions were held across the UK last month, offering 430 lots (up 5%), selling 316 lots and raising £26M...

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Lots Offered: 3,698
-1.3%
Lots Sold: 2,797
-1.2%

2017 was very much a year of two halves. In the first half auction sales fell by 5% and revenues by 7% when...

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