Residential Auction Market Update March 2009

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Although only a small contributor to the overall buying/selling market, auction statistics are a great lead indicator of what happens when sellers price properties at a price buyers are willing to pay. The auction market has continued to perform better from a percentage of lots sold basis (see stats below), although the number of lots on offer is down year on year, suggesting that some of the bargains may already be drying up!

The big change in the last month for the auction market has been new entrants from over the pond, with REDC launching their auctions on TV and in the local press. However, buyers BE VERY WARY! Read More

February 2009

READ MORE in the EIGroup and RAPID update

Headline Statistics for Residential Auctions
These statistics are provided courtesty of EIGROUP and are produced in detail by region

Quarterly Auction Headlines March 09Jan - Mar 09Jan - Mar 08YoY +/-
Lots Offered2,1015,462


Lots Sold1,517



Percentage Sold72%




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