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By: John Rowlinson - Updated: 29 Nov 2010 | comments*Discuss
 
About Our Site

ExploreAuctions was formed to offer a unique reference point on buying and selling at auction.

When it comes to buying a house the process is simple; you visit an estate agent, view a couple of properties and before you know it you’re exchanging keys, right?Wrong. The way we buy and sell houses in changing all the time and property auctions are becoming more and more popular by the year. At auctions sellers can get quicker sales and buyers can bag themselves a bargain.

However it’s not all plain sailing and there’s a lot to learn if you want to try you hand at a property auction. After all, buying and selling houses is not a game and if you’re going to do it, you’ve got to do it right!

Luckily Explore Auctions is on hand to give you all the advice and support you need. Whether it’s finding the best auction for you or getting your head around commissions Explore Auctions can help you out. With detailed sections on every aspect of buying and selling at auction Explore Auctions is all you need.

Buying a house at auction may be serious business but worry not, with a little know how and a little help you can achieve everything you want a property auctions.

Our concern was that there was no single UK resource for interesting features and practical advice on this subject.

Our features and articles are written by experts - who have experience, or a particular interest in this area.

Our Background

ExploreAuctions was founded by John Rowlinson, the founder of PtS.

John, through PtS, is involved in a number of ventures including software and property companies. A percentage of revenue from these activities goes towards funding ExploreAuctions and a number of similar sites.

Our focus is simply on having experts create the highest quality information possible that is widely read.

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    Re: Consumer Law and Auction Goods
    I bought a 6 towel bale set x 50 from Haddon James. I was away didn't pay for the goods straight away after 48 hours. I was…
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    Whoever wrote this article is way out of touch. I deal with around a dozen auction houses all but a few are around 22%. A couple of…
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    25 July 2017
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    How long does the auction house keep online auction items that have been paid for before they can be resold? Does the auction…
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    My husband wanted to get valuations for a number of items including Poole vases and signed cricket memorabilia. Our neighbor…
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    I bought a soundbar with a wireless subwoofer from an auction house online. When I picked up the product it had a receipt in…
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