Year in review: Auctioneers at home in the digital space

Moving online has continued to pay off in 2021 for agents O’Connor Murphy and, whose 11 auctions saw 96 per cent of lots sold with prices exceeding reserves by over 20 per cent

In 2021 buyers were more comfortable than ever with buying property online. Picture Getty Images

This was the year that O’Connor Murphy and further solidified the digitisation of the property sales process to counter the difficulties posed by Covid lockdowns.

We have found that moving the process online made property sales far more seamless during Covid. has gone from strength to strength despite the repeated lockdowns and during the year we held 11 successful online auctions which saw an average of 96 per cent of properties sold with ...