Melbourne Auction Results – November 2nd, 2015

By Peter Sarmas on 1 Nov 2015
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Melbourne Auction Results 2nd November 2015



Sold at Auction: 224 Auction Volumes: $229.52m
Passed in: 145 Last Weekend: 1556
Sold Before: 66 Last Year: 236
Sold After: 0 Houses: 68%
    Units: 62%


November Expected To Be The Biggest Auction Month Of The Year

A clearance rate of 67 per cent was recorded this weekend compared to 69 per cent last weekend and 67 per cent this weekend last year. There were 435 auctions reported to the REIV this weekend, with 290 selling and 145 being passed in, 60 of those on a vendor bid. 

More than 5,000 auctions are scheduled for November and expected to be the biggest auction month of the year.

Housing Affordability Deteriorates

Martin North of Digital Finance Analytics reports on the HIA Affordability Index for the September 2015 quarter. During the September 2015 quarter, housing affordability worsened by 4.0 per cent compared with the previous quarter and was 2.1 per cent less favourable than the same time last year. Developments in the eight capital cities were more detrimental from an affordability perspective, with a 4.1 per cent deterioration occurring compared with the previous quarter. Compared with a year ago, affordability in the capital cities is 3.6 per cent less favourable. However, affordability actually improved in six of the fourteen markets included in the report.


People’s Choice Award – Australia’s Favourite House

Villa Marittima, St Andrews Beach by Robin Williams Architect has won the 2015 National Architecture Awards People’s Choice Award. Eleven residential projects were in the running to win the title.

Robin Williams Architect’s design frames expansive ocean views, which are gradually revealed as visitors ascend the sloped entryway, similar to the experience of climbing a sand dune.

The project was also a winner of the Residential Architecture Award – Houses (New) at the 2015 Victorian Architecture Awards. It also received a commendation at the 2015 Houses Awards for the New House over 200 m² category.

All the projects shortlisted by the national jury for the Residential Architecture – Houses (New) and Residential Architecture – Houses (Alterations and Additions) categories were eligible for the People’s Choice Award.


1. 13 Boston Road, Balwyn $3,258,000
2. 406 & 408 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn East $3,055,000
3. 11 Peel Street, Newport $1,960,000
4. 22 Dundee Avenue, Chadstone $1,890,000
5. 10 Jellicoe Street, Box Hill South $1,800,000

1. 8 Orville Street, Coolaroo $283,000
2. 28 Koroit Avenue, Dallas $325,000
3. 19 Second Avenue, Craigieburn $335,000
4. 13 Myhaven Circuit, Carrum Downs $367,000
5. 15 Koonalda Grove, Dandenong North $380,000

1. 14 Teddington Road, Hampton $1,560,000
2. 2/2 Lindsay Street, Brighton $1,250,000
3. 1/7 Bebs Court, Templestowe $1,062,500
4. 2/3-5 Omar Street, Templestowe Lower $865,000
5. 2/635 Hampton Street, Brighton $865,000

1. 13/12 Schofield Street, Essendon $285,000
2. 11 Johnson Street, Moonee Ponds $293,500
3. 1/9 Asquith Street, Reservoir $303,000
4. 10/61 Wests Road, Maribyrnong $330,000
5. 7/108 Murrumbeena Road, Murrumbeena $333,500

Source: REIV














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Peter Sarmas is a Certified Property Investment Advisor (PIAA) and Vendor/Buyer Advocate. Before becoming the founder of Street News, Peter completed a Degree in Applied Science (Chemistry) and a Graduate Diploma in Property Valuations (Hons). Peter believes property investing is a major and potentially risky undertaking. In his view, everyone should have an independent person acting on their behalf when seeking property investment advice.

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