Remove the games to help the auctions market grow

COMMENT: Auctions are an efficient, well-established and – among a core group – popular way to buy and sell property in the UK. But the auctions world is also a rarefied one which can seem closed and even intimidating to outsiders, when it could become so much more mainstream.

I want to discuss how the auctions world could become more user-friendly, and appeal to a wider audience of buyers and sellers. I also want to talk about increasing transparency in a way that would help the UK auctions market to double, or even treble, the £4.5bn that was