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Auction clearance rates on the up across the capitals

Buyers are making their move amid rising interest rates and higher property values

By KANEBRIDGE NEWS
Mon, May 8, 2023 2:24pmGrey Clock < 1 min

Last weekend’s auction clearance rate in Australian capitals was the highest in more than a year, CoreLogic data reveals. 

Of the 1,750 auctions held over the weekend, 75.1 percent were sold according to preliminary figures, the highest since February 2022, which had a clearance rate of 75.7 percent.

The number of properties put to market was consistent with figures from the previous week, where 1,739 homes were offered for sale nationally. However, figures were still down on this time last year when 2,059 homes went to auction.

In signs that buyer confidence is gaining ground, of the 732 auctions held in Melbourne, the preliminary clearance rate stayed above 70 percent for the fourth week in a row, at 76 percent. The market was similarly buoyant in Sydney, with a clearance rate of 78.5 percent, based on preliminary data. The number of properties put to market was also up, 650 homes last weekend compared with 570 the week prior. This time last year, 659 were auctioned.

Among the smaller capitals, Adelaide has so far recorded the strongest results, with 72.1 percent of the 128 homes put to market being sold. 

The results come less than a week since the RBA made the surprise decision to raise the cash rate by a further 25 basis points to bring the official interest rate up to 3.8 percent, in a move widely criticised by construction and housing industry bodies.



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Tonino Lamborghini recently revealed a new luxury project comprising 241 units in Ras Al Khaimah, developed in partnership with Arista Developments.

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Named the Tonino Lamborghini Residences, this project promises a fresh take on luxury living with its iconic design, cutting-edge amenities, and stunning sea views.

Set on Al Marjan Island, the development is adding 241 high-end units to the area’s real estate offerings, all reflecting the sleek, Italian elegance associated with the Lamborghini name.

These residences are designed to impress, featuring modern architecture that harmonizes with the scenic surroundings and interiors marked by meticulous craftsmanship and top-quality finishes.

Living in this one of the project’s units means access to a range of upscale amenities: a state-of-the-art fitness center, multiple swimming pools, beautifully landscaped gardens, and dedicated areas for children’s play. The complex also offers a business center with a conference room, an outdoor BBQ area, and a chic café, catering to all aspects of high-end living.

Arch. Abdulla Al Abdouli, Chief Executive Officer, Marjan, expressed excitement about the introduction of Tonino Lamborghini Residences to Al Marjan Island, noting the project’s blend of sustainable construction and smart home technologies. This integration, he mentioned, guarantees a luxurious lifestyle equipped with the finest modern amenities, reflecting the exquisite Italian craftsmanship. He is confident that this new venture with Arista Developments will significantly boost the allure of Al Marjan Island as a top lifestyle destination in Ras Al Khaimah for both investors and residents.

Tonino Lamborghini, President of the Tonino Lamborghini brand, said: “We are delighted to be among the pioneers in this remarkable new destination in one of the seven emirates of the UAE. Our heartfelt gratitude and recognition go to H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, for his visionary leadership and foresight, and for embracing innovative strategies to revitalize a region full of potential.”

Mr. Arthur Chu, Chairman of Arista Developments, highlighted the project’s ambition to capture the essence of the Tonino Lamborghini brand in every aspect of its design. He described the development of a prestigious residential tower on Al Marjan Island that will reflect the lifestyle and beauty synonymous with Lamborghini. From the sharp, well-defined lines of the exterior to the elegantly designed interior common areas, every detail is crafted to showcase the brand’s distinctive elegance and sophistication. Chu emphasized that the interior designs, personally crafted by Tonino Lamborghini, aim to fully immerse residents in the Italian brand’s luxurious identity.

The variety in housing options is vast, ranging from one and two-bedroom apartments to duplexes, sea view villas, signature villas, and exclusive penthouses.

The collaboration between Tonino Lamborghini and Arista Developments blends iconic Italian style with expert real estate craftsmanship. This venture marks Lamborghini’s first introduction to Ras Al Khaimah and represents a commitment to setting new standards in luxury and modern living.

 

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