Buying and selling at auction
As soon as the auctioneer's hammer falls and contracts are exchanged, both buyer and seller are committed – so it's good to be prepared beforehand. Our property team has a huge amount of experience acting for both buyers and sellers at auction, and will make sure you're ready for the day.
Sellers: we'll work with the auction house to prepare a comprehensive auction pack. Prospective buyers will have all the information they need about your property in advance.
Buyers: we'll review the auction pack(s) and prepare a Property Report, just for you. You'll be able to make an informed decision on whether or not to bid, and how much to spend.
After the auction, we'll make sure all deadlines are met and the process is completed quickly and efficiently.
To start making your preparations, contact our team for more information.
Our Buying and selling at auction Team
- Simon Cowell
Simon is the managing director of Harland & Co and head of its commercial property department. Prior to joining Harland & Co in 1996 he worked for Legal 500 firms in the North East of England and was an in-house property solicitor for a substantial plc.
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- Diane Grayson
Diane joined Harland & Co in 1999 and has been a director since 2004. She deals with all aspects of property work but specialises in commercial property matters. Diane currently heads up the residential property department.
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- Catherine Edge
Catherine studied sociology at the University of York before converting to law. She started her training contract with Harland & Co in January 2007 before qualifying in 2009.
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- Jadwiga Balmforth
Jadwiga joined our residential property team at Harland & Co. in 2019 as a Conveyancing Executive.
She has over 20 years experience of dealing with residential property sales and purchases.
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