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Winter Woes Are No Match For Two Striking Property Sales

By Matisse Cuce

The team at Ray White Carnegie achieved two superb auction results on the weekend of Saturday 15th July.

A frosty fourteen degrees, potential buyers braved Melbourne’s weather in their scarves and coats to attend the open homes and onsite auctions of 58 Brett Street, Murrumbeena and 12 Janina Court, Wheelers Hill.

58 Brett Street, Murrrumbeena 3163

Located on a coveted corner, this 893sqm approx. block, currently housing a 3 bedroom cream brick classic, presents enormous potential with plans and permits for 3 individually designed town residences.

With pre-approved permits and plans, this campaign drew extreme interest from developers and investors.

Sales Consultant, Gerry Setiyadi, showed a total of 19 groups through the property. This number significantly increasing with approximately 50 people attending the property on auction day.

The bidding commenced at 12.10pm, with the final bid of $2,060,000 successfully securing the property at 12.22pm.

Gerry says his vendors were “very happy with the sales result. They trusted our process and took our advise regarding the marketing and on how to present an original brick home well to the market. As a result, we had great response from the buyers and the home was sold considerably higher than what [the vendors] originally anticipated”.

This was the second time Gerry Setiyadi had sold 58 Brett Street, Murrumbeena, and he was very pleased for his vendors to see it achieve a result above the expected market value.

12 Janina Court, Wheelers Hill 

Located half way down a quiet court in Wheelers Hill, this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom single level family home is invitingly warn and offers a wealth of entertaining space.

Well presented and well received by the market, the interest throughout this property campaign was “quite strong” says listing agent, Josh Hommelhoff. “The vendor put a great deal of time and effort in preparing theproperty for sale after it had been an investment property for about 15 years”.

A staggering 109 groups went through the property throughout the 4-week campaign, with an attendance of approximately 120 individuals at the auction.

Josh Hommelhoff states “the end result was well above anything [the vendors] could have dreamed about. They were very grateful and happy they took all of our advice regarding the presentation and marketing strategy which enabled them to secure more than $250,000 more than what they had originally anticipated”.

Based on results over the weeks prior, the final sale price of $1,703,000 was well above the suburb average.

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