Auctions ramp up after Australia Day break
AUCTIONS were thin on the ground last Saturday for Australia Day, with only a handful held throughout Queensland.
Reports are that of those, one sold prior and the other four were conducted.
Two were in Noosa and one of those sold under the hammer, a two-bedroom cottage on 810sq m being knocked down for $680,000. The other saw bidding and negotiations continuing.
There were four auctions on the Sunshine Coast last Friday. Again most were at Noosa with a two-bedroom townhouse selling at auction for $880,000, and bidding on two others.
The fourth, at Coolum Beach, saw the four-bedroom house with pool sell for $1.139m.
DEMAND FOR LAND
THIS week there is a lot more on offer, and perhaps none more exciting than a vacant block of land in Mooloolaba.
Ben Wilson of Code Property Group has been getting exceptional inquiry on the 913sq m block at 16 Parkway Dve that starts his day at 9.30am.
"It's gone ballistic,'' he said. "Being vacant land it's hard to tell who will turn up on the day.
"It's a unique find in terms of location and size. It's clear, level and 913sq m. Two minutes from the beaches at Alex and Mooloolaba, close to transport and schools.''
Ben also has a three-bedroom, two-bathroom house at 30 Helm Cres, Wurtulla, scheduled for 11am, that has attracted prior offers due to its location.
"It's a 653sq m corner block with pool and side gate for the boat or trailer. There is the option to renovate.''
SOMETHING RENOVATED, SOMETHING NEW
MITCH Rowe at Ray White Buderim has three properties up for auction on Saturday.
The three-bedroom, two-bathroom house at 9 Cape St, Birtinya, is first, at 10am.
"It's a lovely house, about three years old, and has that real wow factor,'' Mitch said, "low maintenance and with a big back yard ... you could get a pool in there.
"It's a trendy house and there's so much going on in the area with the hospital and new developments.''
A five-bedroom, three-bathroom house at 18 Vista Park Dv, Buderim, goes to auction at noon.
"They've done a great renovation and it's on 1225sq m on the high side of the street.''
THE PRICE WAS RIGHT
STEVEN Allen of Ray White Mooloolaba has sold 9 Stanton Ct, Buderim, ahead of Saturday's scheduled auction.
The three-bedroom, two-bathroom house with pool on 816sq m was in great condition, Steven said, and an off-street driveway provided extra parking.
He thought the property would go to a first home buyer but it was locals downsizing who had just sold their own property.
"It pays to look after your property,'' Steve said, "and just need to get the price right.
"The position was good, and there was no money to spend on it.
"The feedback was consistent during the campaign.''
SATURDAY, February 2
5/6 Tranquil Pl: 3bed, 2bath, 2car townhouse, 1pm, Pam Thomas 0438272096 Megan Murray 0414734929 Ray White Maroochydore
11 Macon St: 6bed, 5bath, 3car waterfront house, pool, 10am, Trevor and Glenys Martin 0400818777 Waterfront Agents
9 Cape St: 3bed, 2bath, 2car house, 10am, Mitch Rowe 0418456176 Ray White Buderim
20 Solace St: 4bed, 2+bath, 2car house, 2pm, Niall Molloy 0448954272 Tina Dedekind 0419749243 Ray White Maroochydore
9 Stanton Ct: 3bed, 2bath, 2car house, pool, Steven Allen 0416110918 Ray White Mooloolaba. Sold prior
18 Vista Park Dv: 5bed, 3bath, 2car house on 1225sq m, noon, Mitch Rowe 0418456176 Ray White Buderim
10 Curlew La: 4bed, 3bath, 2car house, 1pm, Brodie Rodgers 0406501684 Ray White Buderim
14 Serenity Ct: 4bed, 3bath, 2car house, 3pm, Mitch Rowe 0418456176 Ray White Buderim
1-9 McLiver St: Existing caravan park on 1.9ha, in-rooms 10am, Glenn Fallon 0429798245 Ray White Hervey Bay
27 Whitsunday St: 5bed, 3+bath, 2car riverside house, pool, 12.30pm, Ben Wilson 0407584378 Isiah Morton 0439802096 Code Property Group
5/137 Bradman Ave: 2bed, 2bath, 1car riverfront apartment, 11am, Shannon Beavis 0417715646 Pam Thomas 0438272096 Ray White Maroochydore
16 Parkway Dve: Vacant 913sq m block, 9.30am, Ben Wilson 0407584378 Isiah Morton 0439802096 Code Property Group
67 Sailfish Dve: 4bed, 2+bath, 2car house, pool, 10am, Rowan Woodbine 0497076418 Ray White Maroochydore. Auction postponed to February 16
3 Dolphins, 36 Alderly Tce: 3bed, 2bath, 1car townhouse, 1pm, Eric Seetoo 0419757770 Tom Offermann Real Estate
2 Tulipwood St: 4bed, 2bath, 4car house, pool, 10am, Paul Rily 0414583072 Hayden Trask 0414667442 Ray White Noosa River
2/25 Edward St: 3bed, 2+bath, 2car duplex unit, pool, Joanne Marek 0421158700 Marek Realty. Sold prior
3/269 Gympie Tce: 3bed, 2bath riverfront penthouse with secure parking, pool, 2pm, Joanne Marek 0421158700 Marek Realty
400 Ringtail Creek Rd: 2bed, 1bath, 1car house on 25.6 ha, 1pm, Tristan Langmaid 0423913816 Justin Sykes 0415249049 Ray White Noosa
30 Helm Cres: 3bed, 2bath, 2car house, pool, 11am, Ben Wilson 0407584378 Isiah Morton 0439802096 Code Property Group
SUNDAY, February 3
11 Toyne St: 4bed, 2bath, 2car house, 10am, Niall Molloy 0448954272 Ray White Maroochydore
16 Pacific Heights Ct: 4bed, 3bath, 2car house, pool, Lachlan Bycroft 0467269999 Ben Radcliff 0416087779 Belle Property Noosa, Coolum, Maroochydore. Sold at auction $1.139m to Geelong buyers
2/23 Noosa Pde: 2bed, 1bath, 1car townhouse, Correen Mackay 0414742238 Laguna Real Estate. Five registered bidders, four active from $650,000. Sold at auction $880,000
19 Sleepy Hollow Dve: 3bed, 2bath, 2car house, pool, Melanie Butcher 0407379893 Anne Powell 0419332973 Laguna Real Estate. Passed in $720,000. Strong post-auction interest
11 Cooran Ct: 4bed, 3bath, 2car house, pool, Peter Te Whata 0423972034 Tom Offermann Real Estate. Three registered bidders, negotiating with one of those and post-auction from Sydney interest
5 Ely St: 2bed, 1bath cottage on 810sq m, Greg Smith 0418758465 Select Noosa Real Estate. Sold under the hammer $680,000. Local buyer
24 The Anchorage: Vacant 800sq m waterfront land, Cameron Urquhart 0411757570 Tom Offermann Real Estate. Three registered bidders. Opened at $1.8m and last bid of $2.2m. Negotiating with Gold Coast interest