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Australia property prices on the rise

Property costs in some of Australia's major cities have been rising in recent months, and there are concerns a price bubble may be brewing. Phil Mercer reports from Sydney.

Property prices in Australia's major cities such as Sydney and Melbourne have started to soar in recent months, driven in large part by record low interest rates.

But some home buyers and sellers are now starting to wonder whether Australia's market is headed for bubble territory.

The BBC's Phil Mercer went to a housing auction in Sydney to find out.