50% chance of selling in 4 weeks is still great odds

Benson Auctions director and auctioneer Stuart Benson said “..we’re still seeing  a lot of properties transact via auction, and one or two weeks after.”

2018 Auctioneer of The Year

Mr Benson set up his own business when auctions were not so popular in the Hills. He encouraged local agencies to use a different tactic of selling and now conducts around 500 sales every year…

Sensible reserves get results

The majority of homes in the Hills District failed to sell under the hammer over the weekend as agents and auctioneers report buyers in the region are turning to other options…

The hangover after the party

Sydney’s property market is only “just keeping its head above water” with almost half of homes failing to sell under the hammer last weekend…

Property experts in port

The Port Macquarie buying market in quite resilient and robust, an economist says. Domain Group chief economist Dr Andrew Wilson cited among the positives as the significant lifestyle market and…

West Pennant Hills land frenzy

A couple downsizing from Greenwich has paid more than $3 million for an unrenovated terrace on Sydney’s lower north shore on a weekend when buyers overwhelmed many auctions around…

 

Going great guns in gordon

A first homebuyer in his 20s nabbed his first property in inner-city Paddington, paying $1.7 million – $145,000 over the reserve – for a two-bedroom terrace on Saturday…

The Block: Behind the scenes

The popular television show ‘The Block’, after 10 seasons is a significant pillar in Australia’s renovation culture of buying, ‘doing up’ and selling property. Most of us interested in property follow…

The Block: Behind the scenes

Ever wondered what it’s like to be involved in a hit reality TV show? Wonder no more, as we hear from Jess & Ayden’s auctioneer, Stuart Benson. While the cameras are rolling, these apartments are the most watched in the country, and then comes the big day, the auction…

The Hills’ own on ‘The Block’

GOING once, going twice … sold! Kellyville resident and Benson Auctions director Stuart Benson scored the opportunity to auction for Gold Coast couple Jess and Ayden at The Block: Triple Threat finale…