Long weekend auction results hold firm

Of the 1,311 results collected so far, 84.5% were sold as four of the states and territories enjoyed a public holiday on Monday

Long weekend auction results hold firm
Long weekend auction results hold firm

There were 1,587 capital city homes taken to auction last week and with 1,311 results collected so far, 84.5% have found buye

It was an improvement on last week’s preliminary clearance rate of 81.9% when volumes were higher (2,473). 

Final figures saw last week’s preliminary clearance rate revised down to 79.3%.

The lower volumes this week can be attributed to the four of the states and territories having a public holiday on Monday, including Melbourne were volumes are down substantially over the week.

There were 477 Melbourne homes auctioned last week, down on the 1,299 last week. 

Of the results collected so far by CoreLogic, 80.9% were sold results. 

The final clearance rate last week came in at 76.4% and one year ago 66.1% on a lower 418.

In Sydney, 812 homes were taken to auction this week, returning a preliminary auction clearance rate of 86.7%.

 

Last week, a higher 844 auctions were held with an 85.3% final clearance rate and one year ago 830 auctions took place and a 75.2% success rate was achieved.

According to preliminary figures, all of the smaller auction markets saw over 80% of auctions successful this week, Canberra returned the highest preliminary figure of 91.5%, followed by Brisbane (82.3%), Perth (81.8%) and Adelaide (81.7%).

Dr Andrew Wilson, chief economist at Archistar, from My Housing Market noted there was an 88 percent weekend success rate for Sydney houses and 82 percent for units.

It was 80 percent for both Melbourne houses and units.

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor is one of our authors. Jonathan has been writing about property since the early 1980s and is editor-at-large of Property Observer.

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