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Legal documents are available for download. Please click on 'current auction' (left) and then the lot of your choice. You will be given the option to download the legal documents or to view the special conditions of sale free of charge.

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General Conditions of Sale
This document applies to all lots within the sale. Anyone wishing to bid at auction must read this document. View General Conditions of sale


Special Conditions Of Sale (Called General Conditions of Sale by banks and building societies)
Special Conditions of Sale are additional terms that some building societies and banks may impose in relation to properties for sale within the auction.

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GENERAL CONDITIONS OF SALE (Revised 5th edition) View Document
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Money Laundering Regulations

Purchasers attending the auction must fulfil these requirements.
You can also download this document (pdf)

As many people maybe aware the Anti-Money laundering regulations came into effect on 1st March
2004 and as property auctions fall within a ‘relevant business’ it is a requirement upon this company to follow certain procedures within this legislation.

For these reasons it is a requirement for purchasers attending the auction and transacting business with ourselves to provide relevant documentation in order to fulfil these requirements. Customers should be aware that this documentation is required for these purposes only and all data protection regulations will be adhered to.

If you have any queries relating to these regulations and requirements you should contact us PRIOR TO BIDDING AT AUCTION.
For this purpose Ursula Dobson may be contacted on 01302 710490 or emailed at Ursula.Dobson@sequencehome.co.uk

There are some circumstances where we are not required to verify evidence of persons transacting business and in short these are:

- You are authorised by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) to carry on financial services or banking activity.

- You are covered by European Money Laundering Directive (e.g. If you are a bank established in the European Union or a listed PLC on the London Stock Exchange or other recognised UK investment exchange or as a subsidiary of such listed PLC.

- Where you are a regulated buyer, an overseas regulatory authority and based in a Non-European economic area, State with laws comparable to the provisions of the European Money Laundering Directive (i.e. A bank established in the USA)

- Where you are acting on behalf of one of the other with a certified original copy letter as above.

In these circumstances, proof will be required

In the case of any doubt you should contact us PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE AUCTION.

If you are attending the Auction on behalf of a purchaser you must be able to provide certified copies (i.e. Copies of original documentation signed as true certified copies by a solicitor of both the Purchasers identification and that of your identification). Such certified copies of identity documents can be provided by a UK lawyer, a UK Banker, an authorised financial intermediary, such as an independent financial adviser, an NCCB Regulated Mortgage Broker, a certified Accountant, a Teacher, a Doctor, a Minister of Religion or a post master or sub-post master.
All of the above must be capable of being contacted by phone prior to or on the day of the auction.


Identity Requirements

If you are bidding at the Auction, we must be able to verify your identity. The following schedule of acceptable documentation shows the documentation that you must have available at the auction or when signing contracts (prior to auction) in order for us to conduct business with you.
In general we will require two forms of identification.You must allow us to photocopy this documentation for storage and file for 5 years. In respect to UK individuals we are required to verify your names and residential address and require two documents


List A
- Current valid signed passport
- Current valid signed UK photo-card driving licence
- A valid identity card (HM forces, police warrant card, prison officer, government or local authority issued)
- A firearm or shotgun licence

List B
- An Inland Revenue tax notification, self assessment statement or tax demand
- A counterpart driving licence or photo-card licence where this has not been used as evidence of identity
- An household insurance certificate
- A utility bill less than three months old (not mobile phone bill)
- A council tax bill (current year)
- A council rent book showing rent paid for the last three months
- A mortgage statement (current year)
- A bank/credit card or building society statement no more than three months old

For UK Trusts, UK Corporate and Partnerships, Occupational Pension Schemes, Registered charities in England and Wales,
Local Authority or non UK individuals you should contact Ursula Dobson on 01302 710490 or email at Ursula.Dobson@sequencehome.co.uk prior to bidding at the auction to confirm documentation required. documentation required by bidders.


Important Notice

The Guide Price quoted must not be relied upon by prospective purchasers as a valuation or assessment of value of the property. It is intended to provide purchasers with an indication of the region at which the reserve may be set at the time of going to press. The guide price may be subject to variation and interested parties are advised to make regular checks for variations and should be aware that the reserve price may be either below or above the quoted guide price.

Prospective purchasers should also be aware that the eventual sale price may be above or below the guide level dependent upon competition, and should therefore not presume the guide to be indicative of the final expected sale price or the price the property is available at.

When setting the guide price, the auctioneers have given consideration to the seller’s instructions in respect of their indicated reserve price at the time of instruction. The reserve price, (the level below which the property will not be sold), remains confidential between the seller and the auctioneer. The guide price therefore, is intended to indicate the region at which the reserve price is intended to be set. The seller will confirm their final reserve price close to the auction date and if appropriate the auctioneers may adjust the guide price to reflect this.



William H Brown Property Auctions 38 High Street, Bawtry, Doncaster, South Yorks DN10 6JE
Tel: 01302 710490 | Fax: 01302 710854 | Email: leedsauctions@sequencehome.co.uk