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Auction Market Preview - 9 October 2022

Auction activity is on the rise with 1,872 homes scheduled for auction across the combined capital cities this week, up 15.7% from last week when the Labour Day long weekend in ACT, NSW and SA, and the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in Qld saw fewer homes taken to auction (1,618).

While up week-on-week, this week’s auction volumes are down -30.9% compared to this time last year when 2,708 auctions were held across the combined capital cities.

Across Melbourne, expected auction activity is set to fall -12.2% this week, with 731 homes currently scheduled for auction, down from 833 last week. This week’s scheduled auction activity is -45.9% lower than the same week last year when 1,351 auctions were held across Melbourne.

There are 752 homes set to go under the hammer across Sydney this week, rising 55.4% from last week when a combination of the Labour Day long weekend and the NRL Grand Final saw just 484 auctions held across the city. This time last year, 825 homes were auctioned across Sydney.

Adelaide is set to see 143 homes taken to auction this week, making it the busiest auction market amongst the smaller capitals, followed by Brisbane (120) and Canberra (117). Perth will see just nine homes taken to auction, while there are no auctions scheduled in Tasmania this week.

The complete Auction Market Preview for the week ending 9 October 2022, including a summary of last week's results, can be downloaded below.

Auction Market Preview


Caitlin Fono

Meet Caitlin Fono

Sr Associate, Research Support

Caitlin has spent more than a decade working with property data and analytics in various roles, earning a position on the CoreLogic research team in 2013. As a respected and highly experienced research analyst, Caitlin works with high frequency data sets, regularly updating our widely read auction reporting, weekly activity updates and customised data briefs.

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