Melbourne and Sydney have Super Saturdays scheduled into summer, with auction offerings almost up to Christmas Eve

Sydney is set for another 700 plus auctions this Saturday with a record 900 plus weekend now scheduled for next weekend, November 30.

It's the busiest auction season on record, since Australian Property Monitors started keeping the data in the late 1980s.

There are  757 auctions scheduled for this Saturday, November 23 across Sydney.

There have been three prior consecutive 700 plus weekends.

APM have 900 plus scheduled auctions for November 30 and then edging into summer there are 788 auctions scheduled for the December 7 Saturday.

It will take the tally of 700 plus weekends - the number required for so-called 'Super Saturday' status - to seven this 2013 spring selling season.

Before this spring there had been just three days with more than 700 auctions in Sydney, the last being in March 2012. This Saturday brings the running total of weekend auction listings for November to 3065 - 42% higher than last November while Melbourne's 3075 home offerings reflected an increase of 14%, Dr Andrew Wilson the APM senior economist noted. Melbourne edges clear once the final weekend of November figures are included to 4400 plus auctions compared with Sydney's 3970 Noevmber auctions.

Melbourne's record Super Saturday was October 26 this year when APM noted sales resulting in over $1.2 billion worth of property sold across Melbourne from the 1,358 listed auctions.

APM has 928 auctions scheduled this weekend, with the numbers jumping to 1,322 on November 30 and 1,253 on the December 7 weekend.

The previous highest number of auctions held in melbourne was March 15, 2008 with 1,351 auctions, based on REIV data.

There are 441 Melbourne auctions scheduled for December 14 with 484 in Sydney. 

Only the bravest of vendors will auction Saturday December 21.

But APM have already spotted 24 planning to do so - 15 in Sydney and nine in Melbourne.  

They include a three-bedroom brick Reservoir home at 11a Sharpe Street listed through Barry Plant Real Estate which is currently leased at $1,517 per month. 

First National Waters & Carptenter have 5 Euston Road, Auburn, a three bedroom cottage, listed for December 21 auction.

There is a four bedroom offering at 21 Hillview Street, Narellan listed through Combined Real Estate agent Marnie Harris.

Century 21 have $1.1 million plus hopes for the contemporary five bedroom house at 127 Wallumatta Road at Newport on Sydney's northern beaches. Its listing agent Stephanie Hammond says it offers the best rental return in Newport.

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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