18 Nelson St, Dutton Park sold for $1.055 million. Picture: realestate.com.auA home at 18 Nelson St, Dutton Park sold for $1.055 million last week according to CoreLogic results.The four-bedroom home was listed through John Kalaja, of Harcourts Proactive Results — West End.The home, known as Invermay, was a turn of the century colonial. It had city views, high ceilings and polished floor boards.According to CoreLogic, auction activity increased across the combined capital cities last week, with 2239 homes taken to auction – the largest number of auctions held since the first week of June.Nationally the preliminary clearance rate was 71.1 per cent. 84 Fletcher Pde, Bardon sold at auction for $990,000. Picture: realestate.com.auTHERE were some big ticket sales in Brisbane on the weekend but they failed to drag the auction clearance rate any higher.The preliminary clearance rate for Brisbane this week was 45.4 per cent, which was slightly higher then the previous week when it was 45.1 per cent.While Brisbane’s auction clearance rates rarely hit the high levels seen in southern capitals, 45 per cent is still considered on the low side.Those properties which did score buyers under the hammer included 84 Fletcher Pde, Bardon which according to CoreLogic sold for $990,000.The home, which was listed through Karen McBryde of Place – Newmarket, was on 852sq m of land and had a mosaic tiled pool plus multiple living areas. More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor1 hour ago8 Spica St, Coorparoo sold for $1.305 million. Picture: realestate.com.auAlso selling on the weekend was a home at 8 Spica St, Coorparoo which sold for $1.305 million.The home, which was listed through George Petavrakis of Ray White Bulimba had four bedrooms and city views. It was the first time the home had been offered for sale in more than 21 years.