Auction proceeds slump but Allsop stays on top

January 2009
EG: Estates Gazette;1/10/2009, Issue 920, p17
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The article deals with a report from the Essential Information Group which found that the amount of money raised in commercial and residential auctions in Great Britain has declined by 36% to £3.8 billion in 2008. Total commercial sales declined by more than half from £1.9 billion to £898 million. The value of residential lots was buoyed by a surge in repossessions. Residential sales fell less sharply, by 27% from £3.9 billion to £2.9 billion. Allsop has retained the top spot in both residential and commercial sales.


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