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About Sutton Kersh Property Auctions

Sutton Kersh are a mid-size, regional auction house based in Liverpool . They were established on Aug 27, 2013.

Where do Sutton Kersh Property Auctions cover?

Sutton Kersh are a regional auction house focused on the North West.

Merseyside is their biggest county. They've auctioned 538 properties here in the last 12 months, accounting for 85% of their business.

Sutton Kersh Property Auctions are a regional auction house. North West is the biggest region for them.

They've auctioned 553 properties here in the last 12 months, accounting for 87% of their business.

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Tip: If you’re selling your house at auction it’s a good idea to look for an auction house with a strong focus on your area.

What types of properties do Sutton Kersh auction?

Sutton Kersh mainly focus on selling residential properties, which account for 93% of their listings.

Sutton Kersh Property Auctions mainly focus on selling land, which accounts for 93% of their listings.

They also have a strong presence in selling commercial property, which accounts for 5% of their listings.

They also have a strong presence in selling land, which accounts for 5% of their listings.

What price range do Sutton Kersh specialise in?

For residential sales, their average selling price is £50796.

This is lower than the national average of £717968, which means they generally cater to the lower end of the market, or focus on regions where property prices are generally cheaper.

This is lower than the national average of £717968, which means they generally cater to the upper end of the market, or focus on regions where property prices are more expensive.

This is lower than the national average of £717968. This either means they don't have a particularly strong focus on the upper or lower end of the market, or means that they focus on regions where property prices are in line with the national average.

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Sutton Kersh Auction Performance

We break performance into 3 key parts: Market Share, Succes Rate, and Customer Satisfaction.

Market Share

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Market share is the percentage of total auction sales that are made by a single company.
21.4%
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Sutton Kersh are the #1 largest auction house in England & Wales.

Sutton Kersh are the 9 largest auction house in England & Wales.

They sold 379 properties over the last 12 months, giving them a market share of 21.4%. (Nationally, a total of 2140 properties were sold by auction over the last 12 months).

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Tip: When you’re deciding which auction house to sell with, a larger market share can mean a safer bet.

Don't rule out smaller auction houses though. Your experience with a company ultimately comes down to the person you deal with there, rather than the size of the company. Read more here.

Success Rate

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Auction houses don't sell every property they take on. The success rate is the percentage of their properties they successfully manage to sell.
60%
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Sutton Kersh have the #1 highest success rate among auction houses in England & Wales.

Sutton Kersh have the 13 highest success rate among auction houses in England & Wales.

They successfully sell 60% of the properties they list, which is higher than the national average of 48%.

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Tip: A higher success rate usually means an auction house is more realistic with their valuations, are less likely to take on customers with unrealistic expectations, and may be more efficient at generating interest and bids from buyers.

Reviews

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Sutton Kersh Property Auctions have been reviewed 7 times in the last 12 months, with an average score of 2.1/5. Read more about their reviews here.

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Tip: Review scores are important to consider, but it’s important know what customers are actually saying as well. We outline the overall themes of their reviews further down this page.

Sutton Kersh Auction Fees

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Sutton Kersh charge a standard auction commission fee of 2% + vat.

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The auction fee Sutton Kersh charge depends on the selling price. They charge:

  • 2% + vat on properties up to £.
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  • % + vat on properties above £.
  • 2% + vat on properties up to £.
  • % + vat on properties above that.

Commission Fee

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This is the main fee for the service. It's either paid by the buyer, or directly from the sale proceeds, so sellers never have to pay this fee out-of-pocket.
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Who pays the commission fee?

The commission fee is paid by the Seller.

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Is there a minimum fee?

The commission fee is subject to a minimum of £1250 + vat.

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Tip: Although the buyer pays the fee with Sutton Kersh, sellers shouldn't think of it as a "free service" for them. Whatever additional fees the buyer has to account for will ultimately reduce what they'll be willing to bid for a property, reducing the amount the seller ends up with.

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Tip: Although the buyer pays the fee with some other auction houses, you shouldn't necessarily think of those as "cheaper than" Sutton Kersh, who charge the sellers the fee. This is because whatever additional fees the buyer has to account for will ultimately reduce what they'll be willing to bid for a property.

Buyer's Premium

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Auction houses often charge the successful bidder an additional fee, called a "Buyer's Premium".
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Are buyers also charged a fee?

Buyers pay an admin fee of 1.2% + vat, subject to a minimum of £1250 + vat.

Buyers pay an admin fee of £1250 + vat.

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Are buyers charged an additional fee on top of the commission?

Buyers pay an additional "buyer's premium" of 1.2% + vat, subject to a minimum of £1250 + vat.

Buyers pay an additional "buyer's premium" of £1250 + vat.

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Other Fees For Sellers

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We've done our best to uncover additional fees charged by Sutton Kersh. These can change over time though, so always be careful to check the paperwork closely.
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Are there auction entry fees?

Sellers pay an up-front auction entry fee of £360 + vat. This is non-refundable, even if the property fails to sell at auction.

Sutton Kersh Property Auctions do not charge auction entry fees. Most auction houses charge around £300.

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Do they charge withdrawal fees if you change your mind?

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Are there any hidden costs or other fees?

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What about legal costs?

Remember that you’ll always have legal fees to pay too. These are separate to the auction fees, and Sutton Kersh Property Auctions don’t have any control over these.

Auction legal fees come in two parts: An up-front element for the legal pack, and the final legal fee, which is paid on completion of your sale.

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Tip: No auction entry fees with the auction houses we recommend. Many auction houses willing to negotiate on this.

Sutton Kersh Reviews

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How Sutton Kersh work

Sutton Kersh auction process

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What types of auction do they run?

Sutton Kersh run traditional property auctions which are live-streamed online and tend to run every 7 weeks.  

With traditional auctions, a non-refundable 10% deposit is paid, and contracts are exchanged immediately.  The buyer must then complete within the agreed completion period, which tends to be 28 days.

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What happens on auction day?

You will be able to watch the live-streamed auction event online and see everything unfold in real time.

Potential buyers can make offers by telephone, proxy or online.

If the property reaches the agreed reserve price, then the lot will be sold with an immediate exchange of contracts.  The buyer will have to pay a 10% deposit immediately and must complete within the agreed completion period (which is usually 28 days).

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What happens if your property doesn't sell at auction?

If the property fails to sell at auction your contract will automatically extend for an additional 8 weeks. During this time, Sutton Kersh will try and tie up a post-auction sale for you.

You can also enter the lot into the next available auction at no additional cost.

If the property is still unsold after those 8 weeks, you’re released from the contract and can move on.

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How Sutton Kersh market your property

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How will Sutton Kersh advertise your property?

Sutton Kersh will advertise your property instantly on their company website as well as Rightmove and Zoopla.  Once your property has been assigned to an auction, it will be featured in their auction catalogue and you will receive a “for sale by auction” board to erect outside the property.

Sutton Kersh will also send your property details to their email database of over 50,000 investors to maximise exposure.

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How do they get property photos?

A member of the auction team will visit the property and take photographs.

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Will your listings include a floor plan and video walkthrough?

Video tours are included in your listing, but floor plans are not included as standard.

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How do Sutton Kersh conduct viewings?

Sutton Kersh will manage viewings for you.  One of their professional clerks will accompany potential buyers while they look around your property.

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How do Sutton Kersh value your property?

A member of the auction team will meet you at the property to carry out the valuation.  

They will then work with you to come up with a reserve price that you are happy with, and you can then decide whether you’d like to move forward.

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How long is the contract with Sutton Kersh?

The contract runs up until the auction date. It extends for an additional 8 weeks if the property fails to sell.

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Sutton Kersh Auction Events & Results

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129 Lots Offered
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75 Sold
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£2993000 in Value*
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58% Success Rate

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