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Selling

Murray Auctions hold fortnightly auctions allowing your item a good opportunity to reach thousands of potential buyers and sell for the best price through online public bidding.

Why Sell at Auction

Public online auctions are a fast and fair way to sell goods because participants bid openly against each other and the item is sold to the bidder who offers to pay the most. Auctions can be a very valuable way for businesses to quickly release capital from dead stock in storage or demonstrate that a fair market price has been achieved for repossessed or abandoned goods. The process of selling is transparent, removes the trouble of storing goods, buyer negotiations, viewing appointments and turns unwanted assets into cash, fast.

House Clearances and Estate Sales

Murray Auctions are happy to offer a bespoke service to our customers - please contact the office to make an enquiry.

Sellers Terms

All Charges will attract VAT

  • Murray Auctions charge seller's commission of 20% (VAT is included within this fee)
  • A reserve price may be agreed at the discretion of Murray Auctions. Items which fail to reach reserve in one sale, will automatically be sold in the next appropriate sale without reserve unless collected.
  • Items unsold at auction may be sold by private treaty thereafter at the discretion of Murray Auctions subject to a minimum value of their current reserve. If no reserve applies the item may be sold at a price of the Auctioneers discretion.
  • Lots remaining unsold after their 1st (first) auction may be sold by private treaty at the discretion of Murray Auctions subject to a minimum value of their current reserve, if any. Should any Lot remain un-sold, any reserve price will be reduced by 25% for a 2nd (second) Live Auction and further private treaty sale period. From the 3rd (third) auction of any Lot, NO reserve price will apply and the Lot can be sold at any price.
  • Any lots which fail to attract a bid after their second sale must be collected by the end of the following week or will be disposed of. A charge may apply on disposable
  • All portable single purchase electrical appliances are tested for safety and a £3 charge is made per test (pass or fail). All electrical items must have an approved plug fitted. Items which fail a PAT test, or do not have a plug will be sold as a not working item.
  • Items that remain un-sold/uncollected for the period of 3 (three) months will be sold at any price or we reserve the right to dispose of the item without prior notice. A charge may be applied on disposal.
  • Labelling of entries; Please ensure that all lots are clearly labelled with your client number and that this form is complete. The porter/auction has absolute discretion to refuse items considered unsuitable for the sale.
  • Payment: Paying out is made 2 weeks (14 days) after the auction with all amounts automatically paid by bank transfer. The Auctioneers will withhold payment on any lot until the purchaser of that lot has settled their account. It is agreed that the Auctioneers take their charges on completion of the sale and may earn interest on credit balances. A seller can collect their items at any time however if the item has been catalogued or re-catalogued a lotting fee of £2.00 will apply for each item withdrawn.
  • Right of Title; The Seller warrants to Murray Auctions and to the Buyer that he has and will be able to transfer, good and marketable title to lots entered free from all third party rights or claims on the fall of the hammer.
  • Identification and Address Verification must be completed before sale proceeds can be released to the seller.