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Fletchers Group News Update 11 October

October 11th 2016

We enjoyed getting out in the sunshine for a busy day of auctions, even the slight wind couldn’t deter eager buyers after the previous quiet Grand Final weekend. 

The REIV reported  clearance rate of 83% on Saturday, with 725 properties selling under the hammer. There are expected to be over 3,000 auctions take place in the month of October, with three Super Saturdays coming over the next few weeks. 

The Fletchers network of eastern suburbs offices achieved a fantastic success rate of 94%.


Located in a premium position, 14 Inga Street sits within the Mount Waverley Secondary College zone and offers an allotment of 630 sq m. The original three bedroom light filled home offer north facing living and dining room with gas fire and a protected front terrace. Attracting buyer was the potential that this home offered. Ideal as a rental opportunity or as the site for a new home or townhouse redevelopment (STCA). The auction of this home was live streamed on our very own Fletchers Waverley Facebook Page. Auctioneer Steven Zervas got the bidding under way, with strong consistent bidding from six prospective purchasers helped this home to reach a final sale price of $1.191 million.  

In Vermont the single level villa home at 16 Morack Road boasts position and privacy. The light and bright villa, ideal for downsizers, offer spacious open  plan living areas with northern orientation. Freshly painted and new carpets throughout the home has been well maintained. There is a north facing alfresco courtyard to enjoy and a private garden offers a shaded alternative. On auction day there were six bidders, competitive bidding helped this home sell for $831,000.  

The private sanctuary at 27 Rowitta Drive in Glen Waverley is a secure garden oasis. The three bedroom brick home has been  enjoyed by its current owners for many years evident with its landscaped front courtyard which sets the scene or a peaceful and relaxing existence. The home has been built with space in mind, the large living and dining room offers direct access to the rear garden, an open kitchen flows to a second living zone. A paved outdoor area, green lawns and meticulously maintained garden create a tranquil setting, ideal for entertaining. Those who weren’t able to make it, could watch the auction unfold live on our Facebook page. The auctioneer for the day was Kelly Sun who fielded bids from six keen bidders. A strong auction, the home easily reached over reserve selling for an impressive $1.24 million. 

Located in the tightly held Bellbird Estate, 31 Fuchsia Street is a must see for families. The expansive four bedroom home features formal and informal living areas including a serene formal lounge with gas log fire, dining room, substantial kitchen and open plan family room that extends to the lush level lawn area. The home has been ideally configure with the master bedroom sitting privately in one wing whilst two other bedrooms sit in the other. The home is conveniently zoned for Box Hill High School and a quick walk to primary schools, transport and shops. Four bidders were hoping to secure this home on auction day. The winning bid purchased this property for $2.236 million.

 For all of Fletchers recent sales, visit our award-winning website.

Congratulations to both Jeremy Desmier and Jack Peng from our Balwyn North office, after they successfully completed the 2016 Around the Bay bike ride on the weekend. The event helps children in need to succeed at school so they can break the cycle of disadvantage.

Auctioneer Kelly Sun and Property Consultant Kaining Shepherd ready to commence the auction of
27 Rowitta Drive in Glen Waverley, which was live streamed on the Fletchers Waverley Facebook Page.