Under the Hammer | Auction Question time


Date: Saturday 13-04-2019
Room: 5
Time: 14:25
Duration: 60
Cost: £0.00
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The aim of this session is to dispell the myths and mystique - highlight the opportunities - and answer the questions you were perhaps reluctant to ask.

Holding the gavel at this session is Essential Information Group's founder David Sandeman and a panel of experienced auction industry practitioners representing several sector specialists. These will include representatives from ...

  • Together 
  • Clive Emson 
  • REA McGreal Burke 

So bring your questions and concerns but leave your cynicism at the door.

Speaker Profiles

David Sandeman

Managing Director | Essential Information Group

David purchased his first property at auction in 1984 and has been involved in auctions ever since.  In 1990 he set up the Essential Information Group ltd to report on every auction held in the UK. 

E I Group provides its clients with information on every property coming to auction by way of database searches and email ‘elerts’- and maintains full information on past lots also.

David is highly respected as one of the UK's auction specialists and is regularly interviewed by the national media for comment on the property auction market. He works closely with Auctioneers to promote the industry.

Scott Hendry

Director | Together

Scott has been a Director of Together since inception. He has previously worked for one of the UK's largest high street banks and has used his 20 years' experience to identify and implement niches for clients that an independent lender like Together can offer.

James Emson

Managing Director | Clive Emson Auctioneers

James Emson has been around the auction business all his life, having joined the family firm in 1991. He first took the rostrum in 1995 and has been the main auctioneer for the Sussex office since expanding the area covered in 2002. Since that time he has developed the Branch network into Hampshire, the West Country and this year opened the latest addition being Essex.

He is a member of the National Association of Estate agents (NAEA) and the National association of Valuers and Auctioneers (NAVA).

Robert McGreal

Robert McGreal is a Director and Board member of REA. He also sits on the Online Auction Committee who have been at the forefront of delivering an online auction facility to the 55 member offices of REA.

Robert was previously a director and Irish Head of Eddisons operation in Ireland. With successful in-room auctions in Ireland and the transition to online Robert will give a unique perspective of the auction market in Ireland.