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

January 2021

December saw the total number of lots offered and sold decline by 14% and 12% respectively. Overall the percent sold and amount raised both saw a slight improvement. The residential sector saw a 7.2% increase in amount raised to £329.9M. A review of the commercial results in the three...

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Lots Offered

2855

-14.1%

Lots Sold

2220

-12.8%

2021

Lots Offered: 2,855
-14.1%
Lots Sold: 2,220
-12.8%

December saw the total number of lots offered and sold decline by 14% and 12% respectively. Overall the percent...

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2020

Lots Offered: 1,351
+6.5%
Lots Sold: 959
+11.8%

November is the first month this year that when compared with the same month last year i.e. November 2019 all 12...

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Lots Offered: 2,459
-22.9%
Lots Sold: 1,887
-19.3%

After a very busy September round of auctions that we reported on last month, a review of the numbers for October...

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Lots Offered: 3,043
-8.6%
Lots Sold: 2,372
-3.5%

A quick look at the results shows 16 green upward arrows indicating that 16 of the 36 metrics we cover showed an...

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Lots Offered: 626
-27.5%
Lots Sold: 453
-24%

August is historically a quiet month in the auction calendar with volumes being at around 25% of the average...

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Lots Offered: 2,602
-21.3%
Lots Sold: 2,125
-11.3%

This is the fifth newsletter we have published since lockdown, and as you will be very aware virtually every...

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Lots Offered: 1,418
-28.9%
Lots Sold: 1,146
-19.3%

Regular readers of our newsletter will recall that for the past three months the value of sold lots has been...

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Lots Offered: 1,137
-61.2%
Lots Sold: 894
-59%

May was the second month in which the industry was under total lockdown and unlike some of the April auctions,...

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Lots Offered: 1,305
-43.1%
Lots Sold: 877
-47.7%

Last month's newsletter (April’s reporting on March) reported on the transition from a completely open market to...

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Lots Offered: 1,675
-25.1%
Lots Sold: 1,148
-29.8%

What a month March was!! At the beginning of the month most auctioneers were still planning room auctions, and by...

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Lots Offered: 3,568
+5.1%
Lots Sold: 2,806
+9.2%

Reviewing the results for February, it is heartening to see that for the first time since February 2018 we have...

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Lots Offered: 476
+4.4%
Lots Sold: 335
-4.6%

Only 476 lots went under the hammer in January, across 16 auction rooms nationwide. Whilst this was up 4.4% on...

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Lots Offered: 3,323
0%
Lots Sold: 2,547
+3.5%

An almost identical number of lots were offered last month when compared with December 2018 (3,323 vs 3,324), but...

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