There were no signs of the cool chill which has blown through Sydney’s property market when a Chippendale apartment sold for more than $160,000 above reserve on Saturday.
Despite the oppressive heat that left onlookers dripping with sweat, dozens of neighbours and bidders gathered for the sale of 42 Raven Street, Camp Hill.
Head to Chatswood, Wolloomooloo or Surry Hills for property gold this weekend.
Most houses up for sale in inner-Melbourne at the weekend were hotly pursued by property buyers as the city’s auction clearance rate rose by nine points to 71.8 per cent.
The city’s new year real estate market got a jump-start at the weekend as the Sydney auction clearance rate surged by 19 percentage points.
The whole street came out to watch an old two-bedroom cottage in Yeronga go under the hammer on Saturday.
A pay rise and a cooling real estate market has given a young Forest Lodge couple a foot in the door, after they snapped up a laneway terrace tucked away in the inner west.
A half-built house in a premier bayside location has sold for $2.13 million at auction.
The inner-city spread has been “inundated” with enquiries from a broad cross-section of potential buyers.
Domain’s picks come this week from Hunters Hill, Leichhardt and Fairlight.