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Can the sealed bids of a property be revealed after the property

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Can the sealed bids of a property be revealed after the property has been sold? I.e who bid and how much?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 3 years ago.

Alex Watts :

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Alex Watts :

Generally not because bids tend to be private.

Alex Watts :

Its the same with estate agent, all you generally know is how much the offer is, not how much and by whom

Alex Watts :

It may be a breach of the Data Protection Act to disclose those details

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

Customer:

Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX in finding out other bids on a property. You say 'may' be a breech of data protection, is this not always the case?

Alex Watts :

Individuals yes it would be. Bids are private.

Alex Watts :

You may be able to get amounts but not who without a Court order.

Alex Watts :

Does that clarify?

Customer:

Thank you. I understand it as - not possible to obtain names on sealed bids.

Alex Watts :

Indeed.

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