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  • CPBigwood Ltd t/a SDL Auctions

    • Not Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 10 January 2018

    A catalogue for SDL Auctions property auction, which took place on 6 July 2017, contained a contents page that listed all of the lots for sale. Text at the head of the page said “All guide prices are subject to additional non-optional fees, including the buyer’s administration fee. Please see Important Notices in th...

  • Cottons Surveyors Ltd t/a Cottons Chartered Surveyors

    • Not Upheld
    • Catalogue
    • 10 January 2018

    A catalogue for Cottons property auction, which took place on 25 May 2017, contained a number of lots for sale that were presented with price information in the form “*Guide Price: £x - £y (+Fees)”. The asterisk linked to small print text at the foot of each page that stated “*Refer to Guide and Reserve Price Defini...

  • homeraffler.com

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 13 December 2017

    A prize promotion shown on www.homeraffler.com, seen on 30 June 2017, featured text that stated “WIN A LUXURIOUS LONDON HOME ?… With the help of Eventbrite you can now purchase tickets by using Credit and Debit Cards …? How to Enter To enter into this contest please either purchase ticket using the Payment Methods b...

  • Purplebricks Group plc t/a Purple Bricks

    • Not Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 25 October 2017

    A website for Purplebricks, an online estate agent, www.purplebricks.com, seen between September 2016 and February 2017, featured a page headed “MEET OUR EXPERTS”. Text on the page stated “Our Local Experts are some of the most respected estate agents in their local area. Below the text a banner st...