There was chill in the air and auctioneer Hamish Tostevin was rugged up for this auction, as were the crowd of around 40. After an upbeat introduction, a crowd bid of $1,700,000 was called out but this was counted by a vendor bid of $1,950,000. Not too much happened after this, and the property passed in at that figure. Interestingly Hamish auctioned this property just over a year ago, and it passed in for $2,020,000, with 2 bidders (selling a few months later). Will be interesting to see what transpires from here - yes this house needs some work but the position and block size is quite good.
Many friends and family have asked us why we paid for help to find and buy our new house and more importantly they ask 'was it worth it?', we answer with a unanimous 'best money we ever spent!'.. Kristen and Mal helped us by
- getting us clear about what we wanted & needed
- keeping us realistic about what and where we could buy within our budget
- stopping us make mistakes by refocusing us on our identified n...