Preliminary auction clearance rates soften as the number of auctions surges to the second busiest week so far this year.
There were 3,097 homes taken to auction across the combined capital cities this week, making it the second busiest week of the year so far, with preliminary results showing a 67.5 per cent success rate.
In comparison, 1,764 auctions were held last week and the final clearance rate came in at 63.3 per cent.
Over the same week last year, auction volumes were lower with 2,916 homes going under the hammer across the combined capital cities, although the clearance rate was a stronger 74.1 per cent.
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