iamsold is the pioneer of the modern method of auction and no other auction provider in the UK and Ireland offers estate agents such a complete and comprehensive range of property auction services.
Over 2,000 estate agent branches currently combine their local knowledge and property expertise with our award-winning auction service, allowing them to offer their sellers and buyers with both traditional and modern methods of auction.
A familiar auction method that usually takes place at a live auction event. It offers the buyer and seller speed and complete security as the buyer makes payment of a 10% deposit and exchange of contracts takes place straight away. Completion takes place 28 days later.
These more restrictive timeframes can limit interest to cash buyers and investors so its usually best suited to those that need a quick sale, are not in a chain, or have a property that wouldn’t be considered as suitable for mortgage lending.
The modern method of auction combines elements of private treaty and traditional auction, making it a more accessible auction method. These auctions usually take place online, creating a larger marketplace which helps gather more interest and activity.
This method offers the security of traditional auction as the buyer pays a non-refundable reservation fee and signs a reservation form, committing them to the purchase. Like traditional auction this method has fixed timescales, however these are 56 days to complete making this auction method accessible to mortgage and residential buyers as well as investors and cash buyers.
This method is often best suited to sellers that are looking for the speed and security of an auction with a larger buyer market.
Roderick Thomas is an entirely independent firm with over forty years experience selling and letting residential property.
The firm has offices in Bristol (Clifton), Wells, Wedmore and Castle Cary and with its networked associate office in London covers a wide geographical area.
The focus is to deliver a high level of service to clients to achieve the best sale or rental possible within a set timescale.
The importance of wide spread advertising and effective marketing is recognised and with each property an individual campaign is planned.
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Having attracted buyers the next stage is negotiation and the firm prides itself on securing an agreement on the best terms and then progressing the sale to completion. Ongoing discussion with all parties including solicitors ensures an agreed timetable is maintained and hitches are anticipated when possible and addressed with action taken if necessary.
Focusing fully on sales and letting and not being burdened with “head office” costs Roderick Thomas is able to offer highly competitive commission rates on all agency terms.