Wendy Chamberlain advocates on behalf of home buyers at an auction in Melbourne

Melbourne Weekend Auction Results | 17th April 2021

  The week ending 17th April delivered strong results in Victoria’s auction market, with a clearance rate of 86% according to REIV data. 907 auctions were reported during the period. At the same time last year, a mere 149 auctions were reported while the state was dealing with the first wave of the pandemic, with[…]

Wendy Chamberlain assists potential homebuyers at an auction in Melbourne

Melbourne Weekend Auction Results | 11th April 2021

  The week ending 11th April saw the number of auctions reported across Victoria rise to 778 (according to REIV data), a quick rebound from the 173 listed in the week leading up to Easter. The clearance rate for the week was 80%. 481 homes were sold at auction and 140 sold before auction, with[…]

Buyer demand continues to exceed supply at Autumn auctions in Melbourne

Melbourne Weekend Auction Results | 3rd April 2021

  Due to the Easter long weekend, the week ending 3rd April closed with an expected drop in the number of auctions across Victoria. According to Realestate.com.au, 201 auctions were reported throughout the state last week. The clearance rate was 87%, which remains on par with the very high demand this year for real estate[…]

Three wooden figures are dwarfed by the size of a loan amount beside them

A vote on the federal government’s bill to change responsible lending laws could arrive as soon as this week

The federal government’s bill to wind back responsible lending laws received strong endorsement from the Senate last week when the Economics Legislation Committee tabled its report recommending that the bill be passed. Echoing the Morrison government’s rationale for introducing the bill, the official view of the committee includes a statement describing the “current credit protection[…]

Property auction scene with wooden figures, shopping trolley and judges hammer

Melbourne Weekend Auction Results | 13th March 2021

  The week ending 13th March delivered a relatively high volume of properties at auction with a clearance rate of 82%, according to REIV data. Ath same time last year, the clearance rate was 70%. Across Melbourne, 808 auctions were reported. 493 homes were sold at auction, while another 165 were sold before auction, with[…]

Buyer demand continues to exceed supply at Autumn auctions in Melbourne

Melbourne Weekend Auction Results | 6th March 2021

  The week ending 6th March saw Melbourne’s unrelenting buyer demand continue as the city enjoyed a weekend of stellar autumn weather. The REIV recorded a clearance rate of 84%. This result is based on 360 auctions reported across Melbourne. 243 homes were sold at auction and 59 were sold before auction, with 56 passed[…]

The inner Melbourne suburb of Brunswick West

Buyer’s Agent Brunswick West – Suburb Profile (updated February 2021)

  Buying a property in Brunswick West can be a daunting and difficult process. For many of us, buying property is something we only do a few times in our lives. A buyers advocate (also known as a buyers agent or property finder) can be an enormous help when buying a home or investment property[…]

Wendy Chamberlain - Melbourne Fixed Price Buyers Advocate

It’s an honour to be listed by PropTech Newsletter as one of the 100 most influential people in real estate

  Earlier this week, I was listed along with 99 other experts in PropTech Newsletter’s The 100 Most Influential People in Real Estate. It was a wonderful surprise and it’s an honour to be placed in the company of those who made this list. I’ve been in the real estate industry for over 25 years[…]

Another Happy Client Recommends Chamberlain Property Advocates

Chamberlain Property Advocates is proud to have worked with another client who was happy with the services we provide. Here’s what Stephen & Connie had to say: “I’d been previously ripped off when buying a property, because I didn’t know the legal ins & outs, OR how to deal with less than scrupulous selling agents.[…]