Remote Bidding, what you need to know
Our traditional Butters John Bee auctions will still continue live in the room and online however as we are constantly striving to provide a premium service we will also be offering property for sale via timed online only sales. For further information on our timed sales please click here
Live in the Room
If you are looking to bid in our upcoming live auction remotely from the comfort of your home or office, then you will need to register prior to the sale. You can watch live stream of the proceedings, see what’s going on and still be in charge of the bidding you can bid via internet, telephone or proxy. Registration needs to be completed by close of business on the last Friday before the auction simply follow the simple steps below
You can join our latest sale here hosted by
Registration to bid in our auction couldn’t be easier and it is a totally free;
1. Simply fill in the online application form here and specify the Lots you want to bid on
2. You will then be required to provide two forms of ID, see acceptable ID
3. We will contact you regards your card/payment details
If you are successful in your bidding, you will need to be available on the night for us to call you to arrange payment of the deposit funds. We will require 10% of the hammer price along with a Buyers Administration Fee of £1,000 plus vat (£1,200 inc) per Lot sold
Your application to bid will not be approved until we are in receipt of the completed registration form and 2 forms of ID.
Choose from one of three ways to bid on the night;
Internet – Create an account with EIG and when you log in on the night you will be able to bid on the Lots you have registered for at the click of a button
Telephone – A member of our auction team will call you in time for each Lot you have registered for, and you will instruct them as and when you want to place a bid
Proxy – You register a maximum bid with us prior, and a member of the auction team will bid on your behalf until either you are the winning bidder or we reach your maximum amount
If you are the highest bidder on the fall of the hammer, then the sale becomes legally binding and contracts will be exchanged and signed by our Auction team on your behalf as per our terms and conditions. We strongly recommend every bidder completes their due diligence prior to placing any bids at auction, including; inspecting the property, take independent legal advice regards the legal pack, you have funds in place or made arrangements with your mortgage provider, and check the Addendum for any amendments prior to the sale taking place.
Please note that butters john bee cannot be held responsible for any failure in internet connection, loss of phone signal or anything preventing you from being able to place any bids.