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Internet Bidding

Remote Bidding, what you need to know

If you are unable to attend the live event in person for any reason, bidding from out of the area or if you just prefer to bid from home, then you can take advantage of our Remote Bidding service and it is totally free to use. You will need to register prior to the auction, and can choose to bid via Internet, Telephone or Proxy, you can watch live stream of the proceedings and see what’s going on and still be in charge of the bidding. Registration needs to be completed by close of business on the last Friday before the auction simply follow the simple steps below;

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Registration to bid in our auction couldn’t be easier and it is a totally free service;

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

Once your registration is complete we will contact you to take upfront one Buyers Admin Fee of £800 + vat (£960 inc) as confirmation of your intent to bid, should you purchase multiple Lots then further Fee's will be applicable (one per Lot) Should you be unsuccessful in bidding then the Fee will be refunded in full following the sale.

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. We reserve the right to refuse any bids, no reason needs to be given.

Remote bidding FAQ’s

For any further information, you can call us on 0800 090 2200 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.