Another weekend of over 90% clearance across the Jellis Craig network, slightly above the Victorian rate of 86% for a very healthy volume of 903 scheduled auctions.

After Labour Day we have three clear weekends to auction until Easter, hence why we’re seeing a healthy amount of stock hitting the market last week, this week and next with a rush to sell before Easter.

But it’s still not enough to quell all this demand!

Real estate is a momentum game – activity begets more activity. Strong results entice vendors to market and creates urgency with buyers.

Public auctions and sold stickers on boards get the attention of those passive neighbours. “Maybe now is good time to sell?”

There’s no escaping our human nature… Social proof, herd mentality, reinforced by the media and more and more strong results. It’s self perpetuating.

Let’s see how far this bull market can run.

Grand Designs – 79a Rowena Parade, Richmond

Team Fetter/Sciola are very proud to launch today a bold and luxurious architectural masterpiece – as featured on Grand Designs Australia. This expansive three bed, three bath home on 450sqm of prime Richmond Hill land features a pool, cinema room, home gym, lift, double garage and the best rooftop terrace in Richmond. Link: 79a Rowena

Off Market Opportunities

Kooyong Road, Armadale – A fully renovated, bright and spacious (87sqm internal) two bed, one bath, one car apartment on the top floor of a well maintained 1967 block, close to High Street boutiques and 300m from Armadale Station. ($700,000 – 750,000)

Dixon Street, Prahran – An unrenovated freestanding Victorian cottage – 2 bed, 1 bath, 1 car – with rear access, liveable condition but with plenty of scope to add value, tucked away in a quiet cul-de-sac close to Hawksburn Village ($1,150,000 – 1,250,000)

Raleigh Street, Windsor – An attractive brick Victorian terrace – two bed, one bath, one car – with period charm and recently updated but with future scope. ($1,350,000 – 1,450,000)

Oban Street, South Yarra – A freestanding double fronted Victorian – 3 bed, 1 bath, 1 car – on 217sqm with approved plans for a new dwelling yet comfortable as is. (Suitable for buyers $1.8m+)

Please let me know if you would like further details.

Kind regards,

David.

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