Auction Update

If you have been to an auction and noticed how confident some buyers are when they bid, it is probably because they have done it before and know what they are doing or they have been to the Cate Bakos school of bidding.  Cate is a buyers agent in Melbourne...

If you are serious about buying a property at auction, there are ways you can secure the property before auction day but is it a good idea and is it worthwhile?  Cate Bakos is a buyers agent based in Melbourne.  Cate shares the pros and cons of making an offer...

Cate Bakos is a buyers agent based in Melbourne.  Melbourne is recognized as the property auction capital of the country.  You need to be prepared because believe me the agents will be and they will make sure the sellers are prepared as well.  So what should you do as a...

You don’t have to be all at sea when you are preparing to go to an auction to bid and hopefully buy the perfect property for the family or as an investment to fit into your portfolio.  There are some key things you can uncover from the agent before the...

Cate Bakos is a buyers agent based in Melbourne – one of the most prolific property auction markets in the country.  Even though auctions might be well accepted in Melbourne and Sydney, we have to acknowledge that many people will only ever be a bidder at 1 or 2 auctions...

Clearance rates likely to hold over 70% Numbers lower in Syd and Melb Confidence evident in Perth This week, 2,065 auctions were held across the combined capital cities, down from 2,168 over the previous week.  Of the 1,704 results collected so far, 75.1 per cent have reported a successful result, increasing...

Melbourne has top auction numbers Sydney outsells Melbourne Canberra score top clearance There were 2,155 homes scheduled for auction across the combined capital cities this week, up from 1,803 over the previous week. Of the 1,763 results collected so far, 73.9% have reported a successful result. Melbourne was host to 894...

Success rate up slightly National numbers remain stable There were 1,739 homes taken to auction across the combined capital cities this week, compared to 1,757 auctions over the previous week. Of the 1,388 results collected so far, 75.1 per cent were successful.   Melbourne was host to 603 auctions this...

Melbourne continues to recover Selling times reduce Values trend higher There were 1,758 homes taken to auction across the combined capital cities this week, slightly higher than the previous week when 1,747 auctions were held. Of the 1,420 results collected so far, 73.2 per cent were successful. Last week, a...