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Biggest autumn ever for auction sales

Biggest autumn ever for auction sales

Victoria has notched its most involving autumn on story for auction sales — and the winter market has potential to be unseasonably hot, too.

The 12,267 homes that went under the hammer from March to Also can generated a story 10,042 sales, per novel figures from the Real Estate Institute of Victoria.

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Reservoir recorded extra auction transactions than another Melbourne suburb in the season, with 188 from 246 auctions, with Glen Waverley (160 sales from 195 auctions) and Mt Waverley (148 from 172) close in the assist of.

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More than 100 homes also sold under the hammer in Craigieburn, Richmond, Bentleigh East, Cheltenham and Preston.

The bumper 2021 autumn selling season with out issues eclipsed final year’s Covid-ravaged period, when pleasing 2962 sales were recorded, moreover 2019 and 2018’s figures of 4560 and 8297.

And the month of Also can on my own broke the story for the ideal different of auction sales in a month, surpassing 4000 for the major time for a total of 4278 sales from 5271 auctions.

This smashed the six-year veteran story from Also can 2015, where 3927 properties sold under the hammer.


RESERVOIR, 188 (from a total of 246 auctions)

GLEN WAVERLEY, 160 (195)


CRAIGIEBURN, 116 (158)

RICHMOND, 110 (129)


CHELTENHAM, 105 (112)

PRESTON, 104 (139)

NORTHCOTE, 96 (113)

HAWTHORN, 86 (112)

REIV president Leah Calnan acknowledged a surge in purchaser appetite, pushed by pent-up query from final year’s intensive lockdowns, authorities incentives and story-low interest charges, had generated repeatedly excessive weekly clearance charges to develop 2021 a story season.

“Autumn 2021 also saw the ideal clearance price of 82.5 per cent in autumn since 2007,” she acknowledged.

Gladstone Park used to be Melbourne’s autumn clearance price king, with 100 per cent of the suburb’s 40 auctions main to sales.

The figure used to be bigger than 97 per cent in Dingley Village and Eltham, and better than 96 per cent in Ferntree Gully.

The REIV had forecast nearly 2000 properties to lunge to auction over the major two weekends in winter, however acknowledged Victoria’s newest coronavirus-pushed lockdown would impact the particular quantity to lunge ahead.

Ms Calnan predicted the winter auction market’s strength could perchance well be impacted by “worldwide borders, interest charges, the pause of first-residence purchaser incentives and the duration of Victoria’s recent and fourth lockdown”.


GLADSTONE PARK, 100 per cent (from a total of 40 auctions)

DINGLEY VILLAGE, 97.2 per cent (36)

ELTHAM, 97.1 per cent (35)

FERNTREE GULLY, 96.4 per cent (56)

FITZROY NORTH, 94.1 per cent (51)

TAYLORS LAKES, 93.9 per cent (33)

CHELTENHAM, 93.8 per cent (112)

COBURG, 93.5 per cent (77)

BLACKBURN SOUTH, 93.5 per cent (46)

WANTIRNA SOUTH, 92.7 per cent (55)

all figures particular to autumn 2021 and per figures offered by the REIV

Ray White Craigieburn auctioneer Trish Orrico tipped the market to stay stable “at the least for the next six months”, even supposing the most recent shutdown used to be extended extra.

“There are patrons in the market seeking to grab,” Ms Orrico acknowledged.

“The total lockdown does is fetch them on-line having a survey for properties. The (auction) costs are level-headed enormous, hitting above expectation, and there are level-headed multiple bidders on-line.”

She acknowledged her company had been calling as many as eight auctions every Saturday, with seven shifted on-line final weekend.

Ms Orrico advised householders interested by auctioning their properties to “no longer build it off”.

“Don’t be shy of what’s going on around us (with the Covid-19 lockdown),” Ms Orrico acknowledged.

“There are a good deal of patrons in the market that need homes and at the same time as you’re having a survey to promote, it’s positively a seller’s market. Folk repeatedly need someplace to dwell.”

Craigieburn couple Chokku Alagappan and Lakshmi Ramanathan listed their 11 Sedgefield Situation residence final week, with a June 19 auction date.

The pair had been interested by upsizing to a bigger however lower-maintenance residence to present their children, Riah Sivakami, 5, and Arjun, eight months, extra residence.

But they acknowledged the scorching market stipulations seen up to now in 2021 in the waste sealed their possibility to lunge ahead with the sale — even with the then-looming cloud of lockdown.

“We’ve been on this residence for three years and now are planning to upsize,” Mr Alagappan acknowledged.

“We were planning to rent this property, however with how the market is booming, we thought we would promote.

“The market is in point of fact hot and we don’t would truly like to wait.”

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Biggest autumn ever for auction sales