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11 Aug, 2023

Richard Kerr: Perth’s stand out in the Auctioneering Arena

The best in the auctioneering field in Western Australia recently battled for the title of ‘Auctioneer of the Year’, with one competitor that stood out – Apollo Auctions’ very own, Richard Kerr. Demonstrating unparalleled prowess and captivating presence, Richard clinched the prestigious ‘Gift of the Gavel’ title in Western Australia, further establishing his dominance in … Continued

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18 Jul, 2023

From standup comedian to auctioneer extraordinaire 

Auctioneers often have varied pathways into the profession, but few have been quite as unique as Lisa McKay. That’s because over the years she has been a French antiques dealer, a stand-up comedian, bridal dress sales rep, a cabaret performer, and even an Elvis impersonator at a comedy club. Today, though, Lisa is a successful … Continued

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12 Jun, 2023

New Financial Year Training

Fresh off the stage from AREC 2023, Justin Nickerson shares his tips for Auctions in the 2024 Financial Year in a half-day training session. Join us in person at our Brisbane HQ or online as Justin shares his insights from over 5700 auctions conducted across Australia and New Zealand by Apollo Auctions last year. Working … Continued

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23 May, 2023

A life-long love of real estate

By the time Sunshine Coast-based auctioneer, Yianni Mooney, was just 15 years old, he already knew his future career was going to be in real estate. His grandmother had been a sales agent and his family had been active property buyers and sellers during his childhood, but he was a little unsure how to get … Continued

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5 Apr, 2023

Maintaining Momentum of Vendors

The changes in market conditions have a lot of vendors questioning if now is the best time to sell.  As we approach the Easter long weekend, we have noticed a hive of activity with Apollo Auctions national clearance rate delivering 63.1% this past week.  Melbourne outperformed other areas of the country, delivering a 73.08% clearance … Continued

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14 Mar, 2023

Apollo Auctions team announced Finalists in REB 2023 Awards

We are excited to announce that Rob Doorey and Jack Barrett have been announced as finalists in this year’s REB Awards.  The awards recognise leading real estate professionals across the nation.   Jack Barrett is a finalist in the Young Gun category, recognising talent for agents under 30, that excel in both servicing buyers and negotiating … Continued

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21 Dec, 2022

Award-winning auctioneer Andy Reid joins Apollo Auctions team

Melburnian Andy Reid is the latest star recruit to the growing Apollo Auctions team with the award-winning auctioneer keen to shake things up in the auction capital of the nation. Andy has previously won the REB Auctioneer of the Year in 2022, the REIV Senior Auctioneer of the Year and the REIV President’s Award for … Continued

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1 Nov, 2022

Mark MacCabe announced REIQ Auctioneer of the Year

This just in!  Mark MacCabe was announced the 2022 Auctioneer of the Year, at the REIQ’s Awards for Excellence.  It is Marks second time winning the prestigious award, first claiming victory in 2015.  Mark recently represented Queensland at the Australasian Auctioneering Competition held in Sydney.  It has been a big year of competitions for Mark, … Continued

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