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  • INDUSTRY NEWS

    Auctions kick up a gear in busiest week in more than six months

    This week is shaping up to be the busiest week for auctions since March, with more than 3000 properties set to go under the hammer across the nation – including the return of onsite auctions in Sydney. CoreLogic’s National Auction Market Preview shows 3096 auctions are booked across the combined capital cities for the week ending October 17, including 983 homes going under the hammer in the harbour city. …

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  • BTW
    AUSTROS Auctioneering Championships

    Australasian Auctioneering Championships postponed until 2022

    REIA and the REINZ announced the postponement of the Australasian Auctioneering Championships (AUSTROS) until 2022. …

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  • Elite Agent
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    The role of a lifetime: John Morris

    Auctioneer John Morris had never considered a career in real estate until his wife ‘dragged’ him along to an auction. The moment he saw what was involved, the former professional actor knew it was a role he was made for. …

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  • NEWS
    Ray White Queensland Chief Performance Officer Justin Nickerson, Growth Manager Courtney Martin, and CEO Jason Andrew

    Justin Nickerson brings golden gavel to Ray White Queensland

    He's the man with the golden gavel and industry leader and former Australasian auctioneer of the year Justin Nickerson will join Ray White Queensland as chief performance officer. Courtney Martin will also join the leadership team as growth manager while Ray White Queensland chief auctioneer Mitch Peereboom will be elevated… …

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  • Elite Agent

    REIQ announces their best of the best for 2020

    Shining a spotlight on the Queensland real estate industry’s top performers, the 2020 REIQ Awards for Excellence are offered each year by The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) in recognition of outstanding achievement. The REIQ Awards for Excellence are an annual all-encompassing awards program that encourage and promote excellence, leadership, best practice and innovation,… …

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  • Elite Agent

    Weekend Auction Wrap: Volumes taper off ahead of Christmas

    Auction volumes and the preliminary clearance rate across the country were lower this weekend, as the tapering off ahead of the Christmas period officially began. The clearance rate in Sydney dropped for a third straight week, with volumes down by -13 per cent on the prior week. Only 846 homes were taken to auction, according to the latest data from CoreLogic. …

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  • Elite Agent

    Weekend Auction Wrap: Sydney and Melbourne auction results continue to lead the way

    Auction results were strong for yet another week, as buyer demand continues to outstrip supply. Across the country, the latest CoreLogic data has shown that the national preliminary auction clearance rate came in at 74.5% from a total of 2,837. This was the second busiest week of the year, however, the numbers were down slightly… …

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  • NEWS

    REIQ announces Awards for Excellence finalists

    The Real Estate Institute of Queensland has announced the finalists in its 2020 Awards for Excellence which recognise best practice in the real estate profession in the Sunshine State. REIQ CEO Antonia Mercorella said the competition is set to be fierce, with 106 finalists across varying individual, agency and external categories. “We are continually heartened by the quality of the professionals within our sector, …

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  • Elite Agent

    Weekend Auction Wrap: Sydney and Melbourne continue to see strong clearance rates

    It was another huge weekend of auctions in Australia’s two largest property markets as the spring selling season closed out with strong demand from buyers. Again it was Sydney that led the field, finishing the weekend with a preliminary clearance rate of 84.7 per cent, according to CoreLogic. In total there were 1,131 auctions held in Sydney, making it the busiest weekend this year. …

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  • Elite Agent

    Weekend Auction Wrap: Sydney and Melbourne buyers getting aggressive

    It was another busy weekend for auctioneers across the country, with the 2,571 homes taken to auction making it the second busiest weekend of the year. Melbourne saw another strong result this weekend with 77 per cent of homes selling based on preliminary clearance data from CoreLogic., while Sydney was also strong coming in at 77.2 per cent. While volumes are high, …

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  • Elite Agent

    Weekend Auction Wrap: Sydney’s second busiest weekend of the year

    Once again, Sydney was the market leader for auction results over the weekend, coming in with a preliminary clearance rate of 81 per cent. According to the latest data from CoreLogic, Sydney had 931 homes taken to auction making it the second busiest weekend of the year. In Melbourne, however, there was also a surge in volumes, but the clearance rate fell away to 70.8 per cent. …

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  • Elite Agent

    Weekly Auction Wrap: Lower volumes but strong sales

    There was a lower number of homes going to auction over the weekend, thanks to the Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne. But that didn’t stop Sydney and the rest of the country from putting in another solid performance. The auction clearance rate in Sydney remained at a very upbeat 79.4 per cent, while Melbourne dipped to 73.3 per cent on reduced numbers, …

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  • NEWS

    Weekend Auction Wrap: Auction volumes surge higher

    It was another strong weekend of auctions around the country, highlighted by a huge surge in the number of properties going to auction. The auction clearance rate in both Sydney and Melbourne dipped slightly, with Sydney recording 79.7% and Melbourne 77.1% according to the latest data from CoreLogic. While the national rate ended up 75.3%.… …

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    Auctioneers ready for annual REIA showdown

    It’s set to be an all-Australian showdown when the best Australasian auctioneers go head to head at the 2019 Australasian Real Estate Institutes’ Auctioneering Championships today. The winner will be crowned Australasia’s best auctioneer at the REIV Awards dinner tonight in the Palladium Ballroom, Crown Towers Melbourne. The Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) and the Real Estate Institute of Tasmania are playing hosts this year and the five finalists who will compete from 1.30pm today (24 October) at Federation Square are: Justin Nickerson of Queensland, …

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  • NEWS

    Auction Market Recap: The buyers return with force

    With the footy finals out of the way, property buyers across the nation were out in force over the weekend, pushing the auction clearance rate straight back up to pre-finals levels. Sydney’s preliminary clearance rate surged back above 80 to finish at 82.3 per cent, while Melbourne was equally strong at 76.7 per cent, according to the latest CoreLogic data. There were 2017 homes taken to auction across the combined capital cities this week, …

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  • Elite Agent

    Weekly Auction Wrap: Sydney’s busiest week of the year

    In a weekend where Victorians were busy watching the AFL Grand Final, Sydney recorded its busiest Saturday of the year for auctions. Sydney recorded a preliminary clearance rate of 78 per cent from 939 auctions, according to the latest CoreLogic data, which was up from 608 this time last year. With attention elsewhere in Melbourne, there were only 103 auctions, however, …

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  • SELLING + MARKETING PROPERTY

    Weekly Auction Wrap: Clearance rate strong amidst a surge in listings

    It has been another strong weekend for auctions across the country as the national clearance rate once again finished above the 70 per cent mark. With the weather heating up across the country, so too were the number of listings, which jumped nearly 20 per cent. Sydney recorded a preliminary clearance rate of 76.6 per cent while Melbourne came in 77.8 per cent, …

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  • Elite Agent

    Weekly Auction Wrap: Has the clearance rate topped out?

    While it was another strong weekend across the country for auctions, we’ve had the first downtick in a number of weeks, which could signal that the surge in the clearance rate is starting to ease. Over the weekend, the latest Corelogic data has shown 75.7 per cent of homes sold at auction across the country, marking what is expected to be the fifth straight week above 70 per cent. …

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  • Elite Agent

    Weekly Auction Wrap: Are the boom times back?

    It’s been another strong weekend for auctions across the country as the clearance rate remains at boom-time highs. Sydney had a preliminary auction clearance rate of 78.9 per cent while Melbourne was also strong at 76.1 per cent. These are the same types of numbers that we were seeing in the recent housing boom in mid-2017. Across the country, the nationwide auction clearance rate sat at 73.6 per cent. …

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  • Elite Agent

    Weekly auction wrap: It’s official – clearance rate at highest level in two years

    It’s been another strong result for auctions across the country as the clearance rate hit a two-year high. Again it was Sydney and Melbourne leading the charge with Sydney coming in strong with a preliminary clearance rate of 84.7 per cent, three per cent higher than last week. Melbourne was also strong with their preliminary rate almost hitting 80 per cent, …

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  • INDUSTRY NEWS

    Weekly auction wrap: Clearance rate set for a two-year high

    It was another strong weekend for auctions, with the nationwide preliminary rate sitting at a very strong 76.6 per cent. If the final clearance rate finished above 70 per cent, it will be the first time since May 2017 and a really strong sign for property prices headed into the spring selling season. Sydney led the playing field with 81.7 per cent of properties selling, …

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  • National

    Weekly auction wrap: Registered bidder numbers jump

    The buyers returned over the weekend as auctioneers saw another strong auction clearance result across the country. Both Sydney and Melbourne saw jumps to 81.2 per cent and 73.2 per cent respectively, both up on last week’s final results. Elsewhere the numbers were also strong, with another week where auctions closed out above the 70 per cent level nationally, finishing at 70.4 per cent. …

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  • National

    Weekly Auction Results: Auction clearance remains high on slightly higher volumes

    Sydney and Melbourne continue to lead the country with another strong week of auction clearance results. After last weeks solid result, Sydney again leads the nation with a preliminary 78.5% clearance rate. While Melbourne continues to improve and finished on higher volumes than Sydney 74%. As sellers continue to sit and wait for spring, demand… …

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  • NEWS

    Auctions this week: Clearance rates continue to tick higher on low volume

    Auctions this week: Clearance Rates Continue to Tick Higher on Low Volume It might be the middle of winter in Australia, but that hasn’t stopped the resurgence in the auction clearance rate across the country. In Sydney, the preliminary clearance rate was up to 81.5%, its highest in more than 18 months. In Victoria CoreLogic… …

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  • Elite Agent

    Auctions this week: Using Market Momentum

    Even though the weather still says winter, auction markets are warming up right around Australia – the only problem is a lack of stock. This week our auctioneers are hinting this might actually be a good thing for potential sellers. Queensland: Closing the gap Two-time Australasian Auctioneer Of The Year winner Justin Nickerson of Apollo Auctions feels the past week has been a mixed bag in terms of auction results with some properties selling prior to auction day but others being passed in. …

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  • Elite Agent

    Auctions this week: Buyers are back

    According to CoreLogic, the first week of July 2019 saw a combined capital clearance rate above 60 per cent for the fourth consecutive week. With the Federal Election now an almost distant memory, Elite Agent spoke to some of Australia and NZ’s top auctioneers to see if buyers are really back, and what the lead-up to Spring Selling Season is looking like in different markets. …

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  • NEWS

    Sunshine Coast agents dominate the REIQ Awards

    THE Sunshine Coast staked its claim to be home to the best agents in Queensland, scooping five of the 19 awards at last night’s REIQ Awards for Excellence gala, as more than 500 real estate professionals gathered at the RNA Showgrounds. Jodie Hedley-Ward from McGrath Caloundra claimed the Best Salesperson of the Year award, while the agency also took home the Community Service award for its outstanding efforts to support local charitable causes. …

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  • INDUSTRY NEWS

    REIQ 2019 Awards for Excellence finalists announced

    The Real Estate Institute of Queensland has announced its 2019 Awards for Excellence finalists, representing the best in the Queensland real estate profession. REIQ CEO Antonia Mercorella congratulated all finalists on their success. “This year’s Awards attracted a very high calibre of entrants, reflecting the growing focus on professionalism for all REIQ members,” she said. “To be named a finalist is proof that a member has set themselves the task of being the best real estate practitioner they can be and achieved that goal. …

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  • INDUSTRY NEWS

    Finalists battle it out for the Australasian Auctioneering Crown

    Australia and New Zealand are battling it out again, but this time the two countries are going head to head at the 2018 Australasian Real Estate Institute’s Auctioneering Championships, with the winner to be crowned Australasia’s best auctioneer at a gala dinner tonight. The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) is playing host this year and the five finalists who will compete in Auckland are: Bronte Manuel representing South Australia, …

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  • INDUSTRY NEWS

    Cream of the crop battle for REIQ Auctioneer of the Year title

    Four of Queensland’s leading auctioneers will battle for the title of REIQ Auctioneer of the Year next Thursday, August 23 at Victoria Park Complex. Reigning REIQ Auctioneer of the Year and Australasian Auctioneering Champion Justin Nickerson will compete with former REIQ Auctioneer of the Year Mark MacCabe, former REINSW Auctioneer of the Year Gavin Croft and former REIQ Auctioneer of the Year finalist David Holmes. …

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  • FRANCHISE NEWS
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    RE/MAX New Zealand celebrates performance and great leadership

    RE/MAX New Zealand awarded its top performers for the first half of 2018 to complete its August Rally program, held at the Novotel Ellerslie, Auckland, where the network came together for a full-day event designed to bring a focus on leadership to RE/MAX members. Winners in the number of transaction stakes for January to June 2018 were RE/MAX Go For Sold, …

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  • Elite Agent TV

    National Auction Round Table: The Skills of Great Auctioneers with Justin Nickerson

    Other videos in this series TRANSCRIPT Steve Carroll: I was talking to Nerida, the REA Economist, and she was saying that the climate is such that auctioneers are having to work even harder for their money. Is that fair? Justin Nickerson:  I definitely think it’s coming down a little bit more now to the skill of the auctioneer because the skill of an auctioneer is not quite an auction without registered bidders and going past a reserve and it excels and everyone’s happy. …

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  • Elite Agent TV

    Working with buyers and sellers: Justin Nickerson

    Other videos in this series TRANSCRIPT The one thing for me that I wish agents knew about auctions was how much influence they actually have over buyer behaviour. We find that a lot of focus gets put into informing the seller and working with that seller throughout a campaign. We really feel that the agents have a lot of influence over the buyer behaviour, …

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  • TECH + SOCIAL
    property managers emerging technology

    How agents can overcome ‘digital fatigue’: Justin Nickerson

    The new wave of proptech disruption is seeing both residential and commercial agents introduced to a myriad of new technologies to streamline their sales process, showcase properties more favourably and reach new buyers (such as Gavl, Purplebricks, REALas, Next Address, StoreMatch, OpenAgent, Snaploader and Sellable). Auctioneer Justin Nickerson explains what agents should consider when choosing the latest quality tech to help them succeed. …

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  • INDUSTRY NEWS

    REIQ names best of the profession for 2018

    A record-breaking fourth title win for REIQ Auctioneer of the Year Justin Nickerson has led this year’s REIQ Awards for Excellence as more than 700 real estate professionals gathered to recognise the elite in their field at the Brisbane Royal International Convention Centre (RNA) on March 3rd, 2018. The win is the third consecutive win for Mr Nickerson and the fourth overall (2013, …

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