Melbourne auctions providing growth in transactions: RP Data’s weekend preview

Melbourne property market transaction numbers are marginally higher on what they were this time last year, with the growth largely coming through auction sales. Comparing the months with the vast…

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Melbourne auctions providing growth in transactions: RP Data’s weekend preview

Broadly positive house price outlook for rest of 2014: ANZ

The recent ANZ Australian Housing Market Update has pointed to a broadly positive outlook for sales and price growth in the coming months. The depth of home buyer demand in Melbourne was tested…

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Broadly positive house price outlook for rest of 2014: ANZ

Records broken in auction market: RP Data’s weekend auction wrap

A preliminary weighted average clearance rate of 70.5% was recorded this week across capital cities compared to 68.6% last week and 71.8% this time last year. This was a strong week for auctions nationally and results suggest that the remaining eight weeks should provide good outcomes for sellers and plenty of choice for buyers.

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Melbourne auction result will change market outlook: Wakelin

Despite speculation of a slowdown in 2015, following Melbourne’s weekend auction results Wakelin Property Advisory’s Richard Wakelin says that the real question should be whether next year will deliver more of the same growth. “This is one hungry property market. Faced with a mammoth meal of around 1,700 auctions, buyers tucked into the supply, delivering an impressive 72% auction clearance rate,” said Wakelin

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Beachside Brighton, Adelaide home tops city’s weekend auctions

A two storey family residence secured the highest sale price of any home auctioned in Adelaide this weekend, according to Australian Property Monitors. The five bedroom house at 16 King Street, Brighton sold for $1.1 million through Brad Allen and Mark Patterson of Gary J Smith Real Estate Glenelg.

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Maroubra apartment trades at 6% yield, weekend’s cheapest Sydney auction sale

The cheapest Sydney home sold at auction this weekend was a $320,000 Maroubra studio apartment, according to Australian Property Monitors. The 25 square metre corner apartment at 54/20 Maroubra Road is a far cry ($4.68 million) from the Darlinghurst apartment sold late last week

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APM’s 25 October weekend auction results for Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide

Australian Property Monitors (APM) has released a list of results from 493 auctions in Sydney for the weekend of 25 October. The clearance rate was 78.9%. 

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APM’s 25 October weekend auction results for Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide

Toorak tops weekend sales: APM

Victoria’s most pricey property to sell at auction on the weekend was a house in Toorak for $3.525 million. The stylish three-bedroom house at 14 Glen Road is on a 888 square metre block near the…

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Playing the property game, keep your eyes on the prize

I’ve been going through some personal challenges lately. While it’s been emotionally very hard, it’s made me realise something I was totally unaware of

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1,000 cars and no garage – why car-sharing works

Guest observation Owning a car can be a hassle, especially if you live somewhere where driving is an occasional, rather than daily, necessity. This might help to explain why car-sharing schemes are…

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