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Melbourne’s Auction Records Hammered

Melbourne’s Auction Records Hammered

28 Jun 2017 simpson 0 Comment

MELBOURNE’S auction market has had its best ever start to a year, with a record number of homes going and selling under the hammer in the first half of 2017.

New Real Estate Institute of Victoria figures show 17,638 auctions have been held in Melbourne since January 1, hammering the previous half-year benchmark of 16,654 set in 2014.

They also produced a record number of auction sales, 13,978, trumping 2015’s previously unbeaten total of 13,092.  This equates to a 79 per cent clearance rate — the equal highest recorded in Melbourne at the halfway point of a year, on par with 2015 and 2010.

REIV acting President Richard Simpson said the figures once again confirmed the city’s status as the auction capital of the world.  “Competition for homes is boosting auction activity in areas that have traditionally been known for private sales, such as regional Victoria and the city’s outer suburbs,” he said

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