Symonds & Sampson and Auction House

We believe in selling at a local, regional and national level

Local properties sell better to local buyers, which is why we operate auction rooms across England, Wales and Scotland. All members of Auction House are well respected experts in their region. This means they can personally carry out valuations on your property, with a full knowledge of the surrounding area.

The whole Auction House family are record breakers and award winners. Our sales figures over the years have continued to grow, gaining us the title of the UK's number one residential auctioneers. In addition to this, the teams have consistently won numerous awards, judged by peers within the property industry, including Best Auctioneer, Residential Auction House of the Year, and Best Franchise.

Why Choose Auction House?

  1. Market Leaders

    We have won numerous industry awards over the past five years, including gaining the title of Residential Auction House of the Year and Franchise/Network Group of the Year on multiple occasions, voted for by industry peers.

  2. Award Winning

    With over 3,000 auction lots sold each year, we are the market leader for property auctioneers nationally. Our network of regional members comprises of successful auction houses across the country, many of whom are market leaders in their own areas.

  3. Local, Regional, National

    We have 40 auction rooms across the length and breadth of the UK, which allow us to market your property to local, regional and national buyers.

  4. Well Known, Trusted and Respected

    Our auction rooms are operated by experienced local businesses, who are already well known and respected in the local area. The auction teams have a wealth of knowledge and an extensive contact list of interested buyers in their region.

  5. Higher Prices

    Evidence shows that properties achieve higher sale prices at professional regional auction rooms than they do at centralised metropolitan auctions. With our use of regional auctions, it will allow you to achieve the best possible price for your property.

  6. More Successful

    Year after year, Auction House regularly outperforms other regional auctioneers, with our success rate often exceeding the national auctions average too.

  7. All Property Types

    We have specialists throughout our network of auction rooms that allow us to be able to consider any property type for inclusion in our auctions. So whether you have residential, commercial, investment or an unusual property to sell, we will be able to help.

  8. Strong Marketing

    We have developed a powerful package of marketing and promotion for properties. Using specialist local knowledge, regional promotion and national publicity, we are able to generate more interest and create a competitive bidding environment in our auction rooms. For those unable to attend the auction, we offer the facility of telephone and proxy bids, as well as online live streaming of our auctions where possible.

  9. Continual Development

    As market leaders for traditional auction, we have been in the prime position to continue to expand the method of selling via auction. This has led us to develop our Online Auction platform, combining eBay style internet bidding with conditional auction rules.

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