June 27th 2016
After experiencing one of the coldest June days on Friday, we didn’t expect any different on Saturday when temperatures reached just a cool 13 degrees.
The REIV reported a clearance rate of 71 per cent over the weekend with 782 auctions reported, 554 of those selling. Auction volumes have increased significantly in the past fortnight – up about 150 on late June last year.
Fletchers Eastern suburbs network of offices achieved an auction success rate of 69% over the weekend.
The three bedroom beauty at 3 York street is located in one of Blackburn South’s most appealing locales. The home boasts classic features throughout such as 9-foot ceilings, picture rails, polished floorboards and a welcoming bullnose verandah. Ready to move in and enjoy, the home features a near new kitchen, large rear living room and a vast and private backyard. This renovated charmer is located within the Box Hill High School zone and minutes from public transport, shops and walking trails. Auction day saw three bidders hoping to secure this home and it was sold under the hammer for $1.121 million.
Located at the end of a peaceful cul de sac, the four bedroom home at number 18 Andrea Parade in Ringwood North was sure to impress prospective purchasers. Set across two luxurious levels, the home features engineered oak floors throughout, a sun washed dining area that flows to a north oriented deck and a well-appointed kitchen. The home features low maintenance gardens set on a block of approximately 644 sq m. With four bidders on auction day, this home easily reached $110,000 over reserve, selling for $1.135 million.
In Surrey Hills, the graceful family oasis at 17 Weybridge Street in Surrey Hills has been fully renovated, recreating this Californian bungalow in an iconic and picturesque streetscape. In an impressive location the home fuses modern living and period features including high decorative ceilings, leadlight and polished Baltic floorboards. The lounge room features an open fireplace, a chic kitchen offers stainless steel appliances and the family room extends to a covered alfresco area with an easy to manage garden and pool. The impressive location of this home attracted four bidders on auction day, helping it to achieve a final sale price of $2.3 million.
The single storey brick veneer home at 28 Bronhill Road in Ringwood East is filled with sun and conveniently located. Situated on a block of approximately 644 sq m, this home features four bedrooms, a well-appointed kitchen and a sun washed dining area that flows to a north oriented sun deck. On auction day there were keen bidders, helping the home reach a final sale price of $805,000.
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