Harcourts sold 88 out of 148 houses at last week's auctions around the country, with 60 passed in

This house at Sydenham in Christchurch sold for $454,000.

Harcourts’ auctioneers were busy last week with 153 homes around the country marketed for sale by auction, of which five were withdrawn, 88 were sold and 60 were passed in, giving a clearance rate of 59%.

The most expensive sale of the week was a house at Fendalton in Christchurch which went for $3.4 million, while in Auckland 13 homes sold for more than $1 million.

There was only one $1 million plus sale in the Bay of Plenty, and in Hamilton prices ranged from $271,000 to $825,000.

See below for the full results of Harcourts’ auctions last week, including details of properties that didn’t sell: