Bayswater, Knoxfield and Scoresby - the Melbourne suburbs with 100% auction success during 2015

Bayswater, Knoxfield and Scoresby - the Melbourne suburbs with 100% auction success during 2015
Bayswater, Knoxfield and Scoresby - the Melbourne suburbs with 100% auction success during 2015

The three Melbourne suburbs with the highest clearance rates so far this year are Bayswater, Knoxfield and Scoresby – all had clearance rates of 100 per cent heading into this weekend, according to the REIV.

No auctions this weekend reported for Bayswater.

But Scoresby kept its record intact with buyers biting sufficiently to see 21 Wattleview Rise (below) selling through Barry Plant at $836,000.

The four bedroom home on a 725 square metre cul de sac block fetched $560,000 in 2011.

Knoxfield's run came to an end with a vendor bid when 8 Paperbark Place was put to Barry Plant auction.

Blackburn North, Heathmont, Wantirna, Glen Huntly and Hughesdale have also reportedly been very strong sellers.

A clearance rate of 79 per cent was recorded across Melbourne on the weekend compared to 79 per cent last weekend and 72 per cent on this weekend last year.

There were 850 auctions reported to the REIV.  

The REIV was expecting about 1,020 auctions across 258 suburbs on the weekend.

Last year there were 809 listings with a 72% success rate.

The top auction locations were Balwyn North (19 auctions), Richmond (16 auctions) and St Kilda (15 auctions). 

There were at least 15 sales secured at Balwyn North, including the third highest across Melbourrne. 

That $2.92 million Balwyn North sale (below) was on offer for the first time in over 50 years.

37 Hosken Street Balwyn North VIC 3104 Real Estate Photo 6

"Seize a rare opportunity to lock in a rewarding future for your family," the Fletcher's marketing said.

The classic solid brick home, positioned on 1155 square metres on the high side of Hosken Street, sits within the renowned Balwyn High School zone.

It was abled to be subdivided and utilised for a dual townhouse development, agent Daiman Kane said..

The Melbourne clearance rate for the year, prior to June 19, was 78 per cent compared to 71 per cent the same time last year.


1. 47 Erica Avenue, Glen Iris $3,650,000
2. 11 Bristol Street, Surrey Hills $3,580,000
3. 11 Fernhurst Drive, Glen Waverley $3,450,000
4. 37 Hosken Street, Balwyn North $2,920,000
5. 20 Victoria Street, Box Hill $2,880,000


1. 25 Ardent Court, Hastings $190,000
2. 4 Radiata Street, Frankston North $260,250
3. 138 Coburns Road, Melton $275,000
4. 12 Moe Court, Dallas $282,000
5. 72 Roberston Drive, Mornington $306,000


1. 143/85 Rouse Street, Port Melbourne $2,280,000
2. 1/9 Stanley Street, Brighton $2,265,000
3. 1/31B Nepean Highway, Aspendale $1,860,000
4. 2/65 Tramway Parade, Beaumaris $1,510,000
5. 3/111 Wattle Valley Road, Camberwell $1,410,000


1. 20/287-293 Exhibition Street, Melbourne $195,000
2. 7/20 Sandown Road, Ascot Vale $206,000
3. 17/6 Mayston Street, Hawthorn East $220,000
4. 14/550 Moreland Road, Brunswick West $225,000
5. 7/1A Wilkinson Street, Reservoir $251,000

Source REIV



Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor is one of Australia's most respected property journalists, having been at the top of the game since the early 1980s. Jonathan co-founded the property industry website Property Observer and has written for national and international publications.

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