Auction Results Terms

Here are some important words you'll come across.

Auction clearance rate

The percentage of properties sold at auction on a particular week or month. It's calculated as below:

(Sold at Auction + Sold Prior to Auction) / (Total Number of Auctions + Properties Withdrawn) = Auction Clearance Rate %

Total auctions

The number of all auctions scheduled for the day, including those that were withdrawn from auction at the last minute.

Confirmed results

The number of auction results collected by Domain out of the total auctions.


Property sold under auction conditions, or prior to auction.


Property did not go to auction.

Passed in

Property did not sell at auction.


This week’s Sydney Auction Result  shows a dip for Sydney clearance rate with 21% difference compared to same time last year

(37%-30MARCH2020  vs  58% -30MARCH2019)

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