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Selling at Auction

Our regular collective property auctions are a successful way to sell residential, agricultural, commercial and development property and land throughout Dorset, Somerset, Devon, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Cornwall and beyond.

About Selling at Auction

Symonds & Sampson have been selling property at auction since 1858 and are widely regarded as the market leaders in the sale of houses, cottages, development opportunities, farms and land in the South of England.

Over 90% success rate at auction

​Our auctions offers the best chance of achieving a sale on, before or shortly after the auction date, with completion usually 28 days later. You can be assured that your property will be offered for sale in a professional manner by the most experienced auctioneer in the region, with a dedicated auction team who understand this discipline and are committed to achieving the best results.​

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​Our auction department work as one team with our agents throughout all departments of the firm, ensuring that advice we provide to clients is always impartial, professional and carefully considered.

When electing to sell a property by auction, we liaise closely with solicitors to ensure all documentation is prepared and available prior to the sale, and guide vendors and purchasers alike through the process to give the very best chance of achieving a sale at, before or even after the auction.

Meet the Property Auctions Team


Mark Lewis


Senior Partner
Sturminster Newton

FRICS FAAV FNAVA


Department: Residential Sales, Property Auctions, Sturminster Newton Sales, Professional
Service: RICS Registered Valuer, RICS Valuer, Selling, Buying, Agency

01258 473766
07970 684786
mlewis@symondsandsampson.co.uk

Meredith Holmes


Head of Auctions
Blandford, Sturminster Newton, Wimborne

MNAEA ANAVA


Department: Residential Sales, Property Auctions, Blandford Sales, Sturminster Newton Sales, Wimborne Sales
Speciality: Agency, Selling, Buying
01202 843190
07470 050577
mholmes@symondsandsampson.co.uk

Graham Barton


Consultant Auctioneer and Surveyor
Axminster

MRICS


Department: Residential Sales, Property Auctions, Professional, Axminster Sales
Service: Agency, Buying, Selling, RICS Registered Valuer, RICS Valuer 

01297 33122
07395 046382
gbarton@symondsandsampson.co.uk