Auctions in Sydney: the homebuyer’s daring brag after paying $4 million

A homebuyer who overpaid $700,000 for a house in Sydney’s northwest made a bold statement after beating 25 other bidders. The spring auction market in Sydney is picking up after a long hibernation due to the lockdown. Nearly 600 properties went under the hammer over the weekend, up from previous weeks when sales were unusually … Read more

Homes undergo the biggest change since WWII as lockdown shifts lifestyle preferences

Our homes are undergoing the biggest massive transformation since World War II, as forced time at home during lockdown is revolutionizing the way we choose to live. Houses in Sydney are undergoing the biggest mass transformation since World War II as forced time at home during lockdown sparks a renovation wave. Analysis of traditional activities … Read more

Auctions in Sydney: Marrickville house wins record price for prized feature

A nondescript inland home has sold for a record price, thanks in large part to having a rare feature that has become particularly sought after in the Covid environment. Another price record was set at an auction for a home in Marrickville – due in part to an attribute that is becoming extremely popular during … Read more

Melbourne auctions: Old Glen Waverley house rises $226k above reserve

More than 60 buyers registered to bid on a dated ’70s pad as the return of inspections led to strong sales amid pent-up demand. More than 60 buyers registered for a chance to buy a dated Glen Waverley home that rose $226,000 above the reserve. The three bedroom house at the 10 Foy Court was … Read more

Sydney house sells $2.02 million above reserve

A characterful inner west street has set a new suburban record after it sold at an epic auction for $2.02 million above reserve, but the agent said a disturbing sign was behind the price. A renovated four-bedroom home in Haberfield has sent shockwaves through the Inner West community after it sold at auction for $2.02 … Read more

Melbourne lockdown: Online auctions destroy reserves of up to $700,000

Melbourne’s “crazy click and collect” auction conditions continue to produce record sales despite a slow start to the spring sales season. Melbourne’s normally pumping spring sales season has had its second soft start in a row. With fewer than 200 homes slated to go under the hammer this past weekend, and the number not set … Read more