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Fletchers Group News Update 2 November

November 2nd 2015

Wet weather didn’t dampen auction day spirits, with plenty of eager purchasers still out in force.

The REIV reported a clearance rate of 67 % on Saturday from the 435 auctions scheduled. For the month of November there are more than 5,000 auctions expected, making it the biggest auction month of 2015.

Fletchers Eastern suburbs offices achieved a success rate of 70% over the weekend.


In Doncaster, the versatile family favourite at 10 Bembooka Court went under the hammer. Sitting in a quiet court location, the three-bedroom family home showcases spacious living zones and lush gardens. A generous lounge and elegant dining room flow to an inviting kitchen, meals and living room with a covered alfresco area, perfect for entertaining. Auction day saw four bidders competing to call this their new home. Bidding reached over reserve, selling for $1.03 million.

Offering the perfect position and future potential, 2 Bermuda Drive also went to auction. The three bedroom, brick veneer home features custom made leadlight windows and skylights to complement ornate cornices, ceiling roses and decorative wall mouldings. The property offers two living areas, a covered alfresco area and semi enclosed patio. Sitting on a block of approximately 575 sq m, the existing home offers plenty potential for a brand new residence (STCA) in a convenient location, close to a range of schools, shops and parklands. There were two bidders at the auction of this home, helping to push the price to a fantastic $899,000!

Further East, 4 Glanfield Court in Ringwood North had plenty of interest from prospective purchasers. With its generous dimensions, this family home has enough room for the whole family thanks to a versatile extension by the vendor. A well-equipped French provincial styled kitchen is surrounded by meals and a living space that utilises French doors to access the North facing courtyard.  Sitting in an enviable location, four bidders hoped to secure this stylish home. Bidding reached $80,000 over reserve, with the property selling for $870,000.

There was one keen bidder at the auction of 1/47 Severn Street in Box Hill North. The immaculate three bedroom townhouse offers its own street frontage, secure garage and private garden. Well-appointed throughout, this home features granite benchtops, stainless steel appliances and convenient double garage access. The home is located close to a range of shops, restaurants and transport. In as-new condition, the home sold for $815,000.

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

If you’re already thinking about the weekend, be sure to head down to Blackburn Primary School Fair, this Saturday 7 November. Starting at 12pm there will be yummy international food, a range of stalls, auctions, fun rides and even the opportunity to dunk the principal!

Enjoy the rest of your week!

Fletchers Director and Auctioneer Tim Heavyside with
the happy vendors and purchasers of 2 Bermuda Drive in Blackburn