2016 marked a record-breaking year for the Austin Gray Auction House Sussex team, but we’ve set our sights even higher this year with a string of property auctions from February until December. We expect rapid developments in the property industry to continue in 2017, but our... Read More
Ask any successful investor or financial advisor and they’ll tell you the same thing; diversification is key for a dynamic and effective investment portfolio. A successful portfolio is made up of a range of assets, including stocks, bonds and cash as well as tangible assets,... Read More
A packed auction room at Clarendon Villas Church in Hove witnessed another highly successful outing by Austin Gray’s Auction House team when all but one of the lots sold, raising just shy of £2.5m.
The... Read More
If you’ve followed us online anytime during the past year, you’ll know that 2016 has been a great time to buy and sell at auction. The Austin Gray property auctions team, headed up by Auction Manager, Nick Muston FRICS, has held a record number of lots since January - and the... Read More
According to a 2016 Post Office Money Mortgages report, a UK home sits on the market for an average of 91 days, approximately three months, before it is sold. This can feel like an age in itself, so any longer can really pile on the pressure. We know from experience that any... Read More
In today’s auction world, a range of properties of all shapes, sizes and uses are suitable for traditional auction. Whilst this is true, there are certain types of property that always do very well at auction. Knowing if your property is suitable for auction is key to getting the quick,... Read More
The Austin Gray residential team seamlessly secured an international property sale in Brighton for £25,000 over the asking price to a buyer based in Hong Kong by introducing viewings via FaceTime.
As one of the... Read More
2016 has brought with it a whirlwind of change in the property world, from the rise in stamp duty tax, the amendment to the income tax legislation and, of course, Brexit.
One thing that remains unchanged, however, is the popularity of property auctions.
At last week’s auction, the... Read More
Stabilisation in the UK property markets doesn’t always result in automatic success; sellers still need to know what buyers are looking for. Austin Gray Partner, Graham Farthing, and his residential team shared their expertise on the Rightmove blog this September to help... Read More
In an industry where transparency and simplicity are key, the world of ground rent investment often appears as an ominous enigma that buyers aren’t keen to get involved in. Here at Austin Gray, we hate to see this sector of the property market unloved, so we’ve devised this... Read More