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Market Is Transacting

Market Is Transacting
At 6.00 pm on Saturday the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 74% on the 39 auctions we covered.   The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement, was 1.5, which over the last three weeks has been a bit up and down. Ducks (no bidder auctions) – 28% Lone Rangers (1 bidder auctions) – 19% Norms [...]
This Market Is Building!

This Market Is Building!

At 6.00 pm on Saturday the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 74% on the 35 auctions we covered. The market had a solid number of offerings, so this represented a good cross-section of what quality homes are doing right now.  The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement, was 2.2, up from last [...]
Some goodies amongst the limited stock

Some goodies amongst the limited stock

At 6.00 pm on Saturday the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 67% on the 36 auctions we covered. The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement, was 1.7 – a little down on previous weeks. Ducks (no bidder auctions) – 19% Lone Rangers (1 bidder auctions) – 25% Norms (2-3 bidder auctions) – 45% Volcanoes (4+ bidder [...]
Steady as she goes on low auction stock levels

Steady as she goes on low auction stock levels

At 6.00 pm on Saturday the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 74% on the 34 auctions we covered. The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement, was 2.2 Ducks (no bidder auctions) – 25% Lone Rangers (1 bidder auctions) – 9% Norms (2-3 bidder auctions) – 47% Volcanoes (4+ bidder auctions) – 19% A win to [...]
Market strong, even on small pickings

Market strong, even on small pickings

Hello and Welcome back to Market News At 6.00 pm on Saturday the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 74% on the 32 auctions we covered. The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement, was 2.5 – that’s an increase from last month. But it’s from a small sample, probably too small to [...]
It’s tough at the top (for some buyers)

It’s tough at the top (for some buyers)

At 6.00 pm on Saturday the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 76% on the 41 auctions we covered. The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement, was 2 which, like last week, continued to be strong for this time of year – especially compared with June 2012. In terms of bidder demand at [...]
Last hurrah before winter sets in for auctions after next week!

Last hurrah before winter sets in for auctions after next week!

At 6.00 pm on Saturday the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 76% on the 38 auctions we covered. The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement, was 2.3, which is much stronger than it was this time last year (hovering 1.5). Wow Bidderman 2.3! In terms of bidder demand at auctions, the breakdown was: Ducks [...]
A dozen properties bought-before – that’s a change!

A dozen properties bought-before – that’s a change!

At 6.00 pm on Saturday the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 77% on the 39 auctions we covered. The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement, was 1.9 – back up to bordering on strong! In terms of bidder demand at auctions, the breakdown was: Ducks (no bidder auctions) – 26% Lone Rangers (1 [...]
Market Spike or Stepping Stone to a new Peak?

Market Spike or Stepping Stone to a new Peak?

At 6.00 pm on Saturday the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 74% on the 38 auctions we covered. The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement, was 1.8. In terms of bidder demand at auctions, the breakdown was: ◦Ducks (no bidder auctions) – 26% ◦Lone Rangers (1 bidder auctions) – 16% ◦Norms (2-3 bidder auctions) – 32% ◦Volcanoes [...]
Bidders ease back, but plenty of transactions happening Off-market

Bidders ease back, but plenty of transactions happening Off-market

At 6.00 pm on Saturday the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 75% on the 36 auctions we covered. The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement, was 1.6 –  which is down somewhat on this year’s average. In terms of bidder demand at auctions, the breakdown was: Ducks (no bidder auctions) – 31% Lone [...]
The market heat is inching back into the red zone!

The market heat is inching back into the red zone!

At 6.00 pm on Saturday the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 69% on the 42 auctions we covered. The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement, was 2. In terms of bidder demand at auctions, the breakdown was: Ducks (no bidder auctions) – 27% Lone Rangers (1 bidder auctions) – 11% Norms (2-3 bidder auctions) – [...]
$M+ Market is up 10% on last year – a fairly unanimous opinion.

$M+ Market is up 10% on last year – a fairly unanimous opinion.

At 6.00 pm on Saturday the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 67% on the 36 auctions we covered. The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement, was 1.8. In terms of bidder demand at auctions, the breakdown was: Ducks (no bidder auctions) – 31% Lone Rangers (1 bidder auctions) – 6% Norms (2-3 bidder auctions) – [...]
A little bit of a lull in exciting homes.

A little bit of a lull in exciting homes.

At 6.00 pm on Saturday the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 66% on the 32 auctions we covered. The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement, was 2.2. In terms of bidder demand at auctions, the breakdown was: Ducks (no bidder auctions) – 20% Lone Rangers (1 bidder auctions) – 20% Norms (2-3 bidder auctions) [...]
Back after a spell and it’s steady as she goes

Back after a spell and it’s steady as she goes

At 6.00 pm on Saturday the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 63% on the 30 auctions we covered. The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement, was 1.9. Market Summary Welcome back after the Easter break. Wow! What a finish we saw to the market pre Easter – it was strong in numbers on all [...]
This market continues to be very, very strong.

This market continues to be very, very strong.

At 6.00 pm on Saturday the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 70% on the 37 auctions we covered. The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement, was 2.3. Bidderman is really the best measurement of demand going round and it seems to be steady this year, having risen significantly from last year. It [...]

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