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The Block: Real estate lessons
Every time a new season of The Block appears on our TV screens, millions of Australians tune in for the fights, the floorplans and the room reveals.
But The Block also offers valuable lessons and information that can be used by every home owner and renovator.
We've analysed every series of The Block to date to reveal how much difference those renovations really make to the value of your house, and whether there's a "halo effect" from being on the series. You can also check out our archive recaps of the 2016 and 2017 seasons.
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How do room reveals affect final auction results?
We look at each Block series from 2003 to 2015 to find out if winning room reveals give you a better chance of winning at the final auction.
The Block lingo: Jargon and terms explained
Can't tell your chippies from your sparkies? Read our guide on The Block Lingo and you can better understand the Blockheads.
Avoid block shock! Find out what the Block lingo really means
Do clearance rates impact final sale prices?
We go season-by-season and take a look at how auction clearance rates have impacted The Block finale sales prices over the years.
Does auction order affect the final sales price?
We analysed whether or not the order which a property is auctioned during the finale has an impact on the final sales price.
How much more do we pay for homes from The Block?
Buyers pay extra for a Block property on auction day, but what happens when they're resold? We've tracked every sale to see the result.
Does a "bogan" name make you more likely to win?
We delve into the names of The Blockheads over time to find out if names considered to be "bogan" do better or worse.
Watch our interview with Dean and Shay's auctioneer Damien Cooley about the final auction
List of the all The Block properties
|Season 1 (2003)||1/67 Roscoe Street, Bondi||Adam & Fiona||$595,000||$156,000|
|4/67 Roscoe Street, Bondi||Kylie & Paul||$595,000||$152,000|
|2/67 Roscoe Street, Bondi||Gavin & Warren||$595,000||$75,000|
|3/67 Roscoe Street, Bondi||Amity & Phil||$595,000||$60,000|
|Season 2 (2004)||77 Whistler Street ,Manly||Jamie & Andrew||$790 000||$78,000|
|1/77 Whistler Street, Manly||Jason & Kirsten||$795,000||$77,000|
|77 Whistler Street, Manly||Jane and Matt||$795,000||$0|
|3/77 Whistler Street, Manly||Richard & Steven||$800,000||$0|
|Season 3 (2010)||107 New South Head Road,Vaucluse||Neisha & John||$900,000||$205,000|
|2/107 New South Head Road,Vaucluse||Mark & Duncan||$860,000||$47,000|
|3/107 New South Head Road,Vaucluse||Jake & Erin||$910,000||$87,500|
|4/107 New South Head Road,Vaucluse||Chez & Brenton||$880,000||N/A|
|Season 4 (2011)||37 Cameron St, Richmond||Josh & Jenna||$950,000||$50,000|
|39 Cameron St, Richmond||Polly & 'Waz'||$840,000||$15,000|
|41 Cameron St, Richmond||Katrina & Amie||$860,000||$0|
|43 Cameron St, Richmond||Tania & Rod||$850,000||$72,000|
|Season 5 (2012)||401 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne||Dale & Sophie||$975,000||$355,000|
|403 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne||Mike & Andrew||$966,000||$434,001|
|405 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne||Brad & Lara||$1,114,000||$506,000|
|407 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne||Dan & Dani||$992,000||$448,000|
|Season 6 (2013)||1/142 Park Street South Melbourne||Alisa & Lysandra||$1.140m||$295,000|
|401/142 Park Street South Melbourne||Madi & Jarrod||$1.310m||$291,000|
|201/142 Park Street South Melbourne||Matt & Kim||$1.205m||$250,000|
|301/142 Park Street South Melbourne||Bec & George||$1.265m||$242,000|
|142 Park Street South Melbourne||Johnno & Trixie||$1.400m||$205,000|
|Season 7 (2013)||12 Tasman Street, Bondi, Sydney||Phil & Amity||$1.375m||$295,000|
|8 Tasman Street, Bondi, Sydney||Josh & Jenna||$1.375m||$275,000|
|10 Tasman Street, Bondi, Sydney||Mark & Duncan||$1.345m||$25,000|
|6 Tasman Street, Bondi, Sydney||Dan & Dani||$1.355m||$220,000|
|Season 8 (2014)||1/47 O’Grady Street, Albert Park VIC||Steve & Chantelle||$1.834m||$636,000|
|3/47 O’Grady Street, Albert Park VIC||Alisa & Lysandra||$1.759m||$616,000|
|2/47 O’Grady Street, Albert Park VIC||Kyal & Kara||$1.872m||$567,250|
|4/47 O’Grady Street, Albert Park VIC||Brad & Dale||$1.802m||$507,250|
|Season 9 (2014)||4/125 High Street Prahran, Melbourne||Shannon & Simon||$1.565m||$435,000|
|3/121-127 High Street Prahran, Melbourne||Maxine & Karstan||$1.67m||$40,000|
|2/121-127 High Street Prahran, Melbourne||Chris & Jenna||$1.5m||$310,000|
|6/121 High Street Prahran, Melbourne||Darren & Deanne||$1.37m||$10,000|
|1/121-125 high Street Prahan, Melbourne||Carlene & Michael||$1.38m||$10,000|
|Season 10 (2015)||4/27 Darling Street, South Yarra||Deanne and Darren||$1.455m||$935,000|
|1/27 Darling Street, South Yarra||Josh and Charlotte||$1.39m||$810,000|
|3/27 Darling Street, South Yarra||Jess and Ayden||$1.335m||$665,000|
|2/27 Darling Street, South Yarra||Tim and Anastasia||$1.42m||$755,000|
|Season 11 (2015)||5/5 Commercial Road, South Yarra||Shay and Dean||$1.645m||$755,000|
|4/5 Commercial Road, South Yarra||Ebony and Luke||$1.56m||$640,000|
|1/5 Commercial Road, South Yarra||Caro and Kingi||$1.33m||$405,000|
|2/5 Commercial Road, South Yarra||Whitney and Andrew||$1.4m||$390,000|
|3/5 Commercial Road, South Yarra||Suzi and Vonni||$1.48m||$349,000|
|Season 12 (2016)||1/164 Ingles Street, Port Melbourne||Karlie and Will||$2.6m||$715,000|
|5/164 Ingles Street, Port Melbourne||Julia and Sasha||$2.59m||$660,000|
|3/164 Ingles Street, Port Melbourne||Carleen and Dan||$2.3m||$525,000|
|4/164 Ingles Street, Port Melbourne||Andy and Ben||$2.25m||$510,000|
|6/164 Ingles Street, Port Melbourne||Kim and Chris||$2.305m||$425,000|
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The Block 2017 recap (16.08.17): Hungover and hung early Some of our Blockheads party too hard, while others bend the rules.
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What do The Block 2016 results tell us about Melbourne's apartment boom? And just how does Will & Karlie's win rank on the all-time charts?
The Block recap: Slack-jawed gawkers (8.11.2016) There was judgment of the judges and judgment from the public last night on The Block.
The Block recap: Maths hysteria (01.11.2016) The Block last night was full of maths lessons, teaching us which contestants aren’t very skilled with numbers.
The Block recap: Embezzling for a rainy day (31.10.2016) Long-suffering treasurer Kim may not be as innocent as she seems.
The Block recap: Tensions mount (23.8.16) The first full episode of renovations sees tension already beginning to mount between the contestants.
The Block: How do room reveals affect the final auction results? With so much pressure and stress each week on The Block surrounding room reveals we take a look at whether winning these weekly challenges actually makes any difference to how the property performs on auction day.
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