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Bayside quiet with few auctions and fewer sales

Bayside quiet with few auctions and fewer sales
This week I was looking forward to being back producing Market News after a 3 week hiatus. But this break was not only due to school holidays, it was due to low stock levels of quality homes. During recent weeks, our enquiry levels for our buyer advocacy service have been solid. Within Bayside, the people I [...]
Good properties well supported in Boroondara

Good properties well supported in Boroondara

Of the 9 auctions we attended, there were 22 bidders in all – putting Boroondara Bidderman at a healthy 2.4. Well-priced properties are selling – and the clearance rate was 55%. One interesting auction was for 29 Mayston Street Hawthorn East (Greg Toogood Jellis Craig / James Tostevin Marshall White). I visited the property a week [...]
Low stock levels sending buyers off-market in Stonnington

Low stock levels sending buyers off-market in Stonnington

This week there were only 2 auctions reviewed in Stonnington and it seems there will be only a slight increase in auction numbers coming up in May. We took a break from producing Market News not just due to school holidays but also due to low new stock levels of quality homes. During recent weeks, our enquiry [...]
Properties sold before auction keep buyers on their toes

Properties sold before auction keep buyers on their toes

There was a surprising sale this week that showed the value of buyers keeping ahead of the competition. This was the sale, two weeks before auction, of 177 Mills Street Albert Park, through Michael Coen of Hocking Stuart Real Estate, in the range of $2.3 million to $2.5 million. On the corner of Mills [...]
A drop from last week at 62% but 3 solid sales over $3million

A drop from last week at 62% but 3 solid sales over $3million

James Private Client Briefings contain far greater and more client-specific detail than what you see  below and are available for full service James Search and Negotiate clients throughout Melbourne. Contact  us: For a  private, confidential and no obligation discussion on what is really happening  in your street, precinct and suburb from a buyer’s perspective, contact Architect  [...]
Everyone we reported on was bought – 9 from 9 –70% on all auctions in Bayside

Everyone we reported on was bought – 9 from 9 –70% on all auctions in Bayside

James Private Client Briefings contain far greater and more client-specific detail than what you see below and are available for full service James Search and Negotiate clients throughout Melbourne. Contact us: For a private, confidential and no obligation discussion on what is really happening in your street, precinct and suburb from a [...]
Many of the sales were right at the lower end of a million and the pass-ins were mostly higher end – 62% on 50+ Auctions

Many of the sales were right at the lower end of a million and the pass-ins were mostly higher end – 62% on 50+ Auctions

James Private Client Briefings contain far greater and more client-specific detail than what you see  below and are available for full service James Search and Negotiate clients throughout Melbourne. Contact  us: For a  private, confidential and no obligation discussion on what is really happening  in your street, precinct and suburb from a buyer’s perspective, contact Architect  [...]
Two solid weeks in a row – a 2012 anomaly – 73%

Two solid weeks in a row – a 2012 anomaly – 73%

There’ve been limited properties going under the hammer since Super Saturday (March 31st) but the sale of these three properties after auction shows that sales are occurring despite stock levels being 30% lower than this time last year. 35 Canterbury Road Albert Park – the sale was managed by Gerald Betts of R.T.Edgar Real Estate.    A two [...]
Nothing that special on sale but all you can do is sell them – 80%

Nothing that special on sale but all you can do is sell them – 80%

James Private Client Briefings contain far greater and more client-specific detail than what you see below and are available for full service James Search and Negotiate clients throughout Melbourne. Contact us: For a private, confidential and no obligation discussion on what is really happening in your street, precinct and suburb from [...]
Big numbers on offer so 66% is pretty solid

Big numbers on offer so 66% is pretty solid

While there was a chill in the air yesterday, the action was warm at many auctions, with solid bidding. A 66% clearance rate for $1m plus is above the REIV reported average of 61%. Of the 10 auctions we attended, there were 22 bidders in all – putting Boroondara Bidderman at a healthy 2.2. Hawthorn /Hawthorn East [...]
Sandringham has been on fire over the last month and Brighton and Hampton not bad either – the rest so/so – 61%

Sandringham has been on fire over the last month and Brighton and Hampton not bad either – the rest so/so – 61%

James Private Client Briefings contain far greater and more  client-specific detail than what you see below and are available for full  service James Search and Negotiate clients  throughout Melbourne. Contact us: For a private, confidential and no obligation  discussion on what is really happening in your street, precinct and suburb from  a buyer’s perspective, contact Architect [...]
Stock is still very low so 75% maybe a bit flattering

Stock is still very low so 75% maybe a bit flattering

James Private Client Briefings contain far greater and more  client-specific detail than what you see below and are available for full  service James Search and Negotiate clients  throughout Melbourne. Contact us: For a private, confidential and no obligation  discussion on what is really happening in your street, precinct and suburb from  a buyer’s perspective, contact Architect [...]
Stonnington Weekly

Stonnington Weekly

James Private Client Briefings contain far greater and more client-specific detail than what you see below and are available for full service James Search and Negotiate clients throughout Melbourne. Contact us: For a private, confidential and no obligation discussion on what is really happening in your street, precinct and suburb from a buyer’s perspective, contact Architect [...]
Bayside Weekly

Bayside Weekly

James Private Client Briefings contain far greater and more client-specific detail than what you see below and are available for full service James Search and Negotiate clients throughout Melbourne. Contact us: For a private, confidential and no obligation discussion on what is really happening in your street, precinct and suburb from a buyer’s perspective, contact Architect [...]
Boroondara Weekly

Boroondara Weekly

The Boroondara market yesterday was patchy. On the surface of things, our statistics (eg clearance rate, Bidderman) had fallen off previous good form of recent weeks, yet the overall offering were average and we were returning back from the Labour Day weekend. It certainly is a an interesting time of the year, isn’t it? The [...]

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