For sale by Unconditional Online Auction.
On behalf of Alan de Maid - Beckenham
Draft - awaiting approval:
A top floor retirement studio apartment forming part of this popular purpose built block ideally located just yards from Beckenham High Street with all the amenities right on the doorstep.
The accommodation provides a spacious open plan bed/living room with kitchen area to the rear and double glazed windows to the front, rear and side. Being top floor, the flat enjoys a pleasant outlook from all aspects and features sloping ceilings to the front.
Features also include the spacious bathroom, good sized entrance hallway with built-in storage cupboards.
Communal facilities of the block comprise a residents lounge and kitchen, car parking, well-kept communal grounds to the rear with patio area, lift access & 24hr Care Link facilities.
The property is offered for sale on a chain free basis.
Please note that occupiers must be of an age to claim their state pension in order to qualify as a resident; however, this restriction does not apply to ownership. Please see the legal pack for further information.
Lease information Lease length: 99 years from 25 March 1987
Ground rent: £195pa
Service charge: TBC
EPC Rating: C
The sale of this property will be conducted online. This is a “Buy-It-Now” lot, so there are no other lots being sold alongside this property.
You are required to undertake identity checks before you can be authorised to bid. You must also provide your payment details. If you do not provide this information, your registration will not be processed.
When you place your bid, you are deemed to have agreed to SDL Property Auctions’ Buyers Terms (England & Wales).
Auction Type- Conditional with Reservation Fee:
If you are the highest bidder when the auction for the property comes to an end, you will enter into a reservation agreement with the seller. You must then pay the applicable reservation fee. You will then have 40 business days within which to exchange contracts and complete the sale, unless the Special Conditions of Sale contained within the legal pack specify a different time limit. If you fail to do so, you may lose your reservation fee. During the 40-business day reservation period, the seller is not able to accept other offers.
The following standard non-refundable fees apply:
Reservation Fee- payable immediately when the auction ends. This is calculated as a percentage of the actual purchase price of the property. Either:
(a) 4.8% (including VAT) of the purchase price, for properties up to and including £250,000
(b) 3.6% (including VAT) of the purchase price for properties sold for over £250,000
The Reservation Fee is subject always to a minimum of £6,000 (including VAT). The Reservation Fee does not contribute to the purchase price and will be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property in the calculation of stamp duty liability.
There may be additional fees listed in the Special Conditions of Sale, which will be available to view within the Legal Pack. You must read the Special Conditions carefully before bidding. Any additional fees are included at the seller’s discretion, not on the instruction of the auctioneer SDL Property Auctions and will be in addition to any fees payable to the auctioneer. SDL Property Auctions has limited control over the content of the Special Conditions of Sale.
This property is listed under the Conditional with Reservation Fee sale method, therefore the deposit will be payable on exchange of contracts and executed via the solicitors. The amount to be paid will be listed in the Special Conditions of Sale.
When you register to buy the property, you will be prompted to provide your payment details. Once your registration has been processed, your card will automatically be charged the value of the applicable auction fee and deposit.
Before placing your bid, you must view the legal pack. This is the collection of legal documents that apply to the sale. The documents will include but are not limited to: Special Conditions of Sale, title documents from the Land Registry and Energy Performance Certificate.
The Legal Pack can be viewed on SDL Property Auctions’ website under the sub-heading “Legal Documents”. Underneath this, you will be prompted to “log in to view the legal documents”. Follow this link, and you will then be directed to create an account with Auction Passport to view the documents.
The legal pack can change at any time up until you place your bid, so you must check for the most recent version of the legal pack. At the point of placing your bid, you are deemed to have read the legal pack in its entirety, including any changes. Failure to check for changes to the legal pack will not be a valid reason for withdrawing from the sale.
It is strongly recommended that you instruct a qualified professional to review the legal pack and raise any necessary enquiries before placing your bid.
Special Conditions of Sale:
The property is sold subject to any Special Conditions of Sale. These are contractual conditions that are included by the seller of the property - they are not part of SDL Property Auctions’ terms and conditions. The Special Conditions of Sale are legally binding. You are taken to have read and accepted these at the point of bidding, even if you have not done so. The Special Conditions of Sale are available to read in the legal pack.
Energy Performance Certificate:
The EPC for this property can be viewed on SDL Property Auctions’ website by logging in to view the legal documents for the property. Go to the “Legal Documents” area. Underneath this, you will be prompted to “log in to view the legal documents”. Follow this link, and you will then be directed to create an account with Auction Passport to view the documents.
To register to bid on the property, please go to SDL Property Auctions’ website and follow the link to “Log in/Register to Bid”. You will then be directed to create an account with the online-bidding platform provider, EIG.
In some exceptional circumstances there may be a delay in processing your registration. If this delay results in another person placing a successful offer, SDL Property Auctions are not liable to you for any loss of opportunity.
The property is available to purchase immediately at the price listed on the lot.
Alan de Maid - Beckenham
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If two of more users place identical bids, the bid that was placed first takes precedence, and this includes proxy bids.
Another bidder placed an automatic proxy bid greater or equal to the bid you have just placed. You will need to bid again to stand a chance of winning.