News & Research

Auction Market Preview - 18 February 2024

Auction season continues to ramp up with a significant increase in capital city auction activity

Auction activity is set to ramp up significantly this week, with 2,091 homes currently scheduled for auction across the combined capital cities, up 27.3% from last week (1,642) and 13.3% higher than the same week last year (1,846).

Across Sydney, 737 homes are expected to go to auction this week, up 13.9% on last week (647) and 7.4% higher than the same week last year (686).

Auction activity is set to soar in Melbourne, with 966 homes currently scheduled for auction, up 45.5% from last week (664). This time last year, 814 homes were taken to auction across the city.

Across the smaller capitals, Brisbane is set to host the most auctions this week (167), up 10.6% on last week’s 151 auctions. There are 135 auctions scheduled in Adelaide, up 21.6% from last week’s 111 auctions, while in Canberra, 75 auctions are set to take place, up 23.0% from the 61 held last week. Eight auctions are scheduled in Perth this week, compared to seven last week, while there are three homes scheduled for auction in Tasmania, compared to just one last week.

The complete Auction Market Preview for the week ending 18 February 2024 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.

Full profile

Subscribe to our newsletter

Receive a weekly email with the latest housing market information, news and updates.

By subscribing to our newsletter list, you agree to receiving updates from the CoreLogic Group about property market research & insights, news & events, products & services, marketing research and special offers.
You can opt-out at any time. See our Privacy Policy to find out more.