Lucy Barber: How to buy a property at auction


Auctions have seen a surge in popularity over the last few years, with an increasing number of prime properties going under the hammer. Forsters’ Lucy Barber explains what prospective bidders should be aware of, and the all-important due diligence required beforehand…

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Lucy Barber

Partner & Head of Residential Property at Forsters

Lucy specialises in all aspects of residential property acting for a variety of private individuals, developers and investors and lenders in the acquisition and disposal of freehold and leasehold property. She is also a member of the Enfranchisement Team acting for both landlords and tenants in connection with their enfranchisement claims. Her work includes acting for the Phillimore Estate and the Crown Estate dealing their enfranchisement claims and management issues arising from their property portfolios. Lucy provides commercial and practical advice to ensure the best outcome is reached for her clients.

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