Property Managers

Vaucluse mansion of Alex Ma sold ‘sight unseen’ for $31m to Aussie expat based in Chicago

20A Vaucluse Rd, Vaucluse, sold for $31m and was bought by an Australian expat and her American husband living in Chicago.

The Vaucluse home of businessman Alex Ma that sold this week was snapped up sight unseen for $31m by an Aussie expat based in Chicago.

Sources have told the Wentworth Courier exclusively that the woman is planning to soon return home with her American husband to the luxury seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom Hermitage Estate home at 20A Vaucluse Road.

And what a home to come back to — designed by the renowned architect, Bruce Stafford, the residence maximises its world-class Sydney

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Bellevue Hill Hollywood mansion of Squareknot exec Michael Seder and wife Kim has $11m guide

17 March Street, Bellevue Hill is a rare find because its tennis court, pool and alfresco entertainment areas are all on one level and in proximity.

Wealthy Sydney families are going to be fighting over the 1920s-era Hollywood-style mansion of the venture capitalist Squareknot executive director, Michael Seder, and his wife, Kim, which is up for October auction with an $11m price guide.

The four-bedroom, four-bathroom home with double garage at 17 March Street, Bellevue Hill — built on one of the highest spots in the suburb — is listed with Ray White Double Bay’s Ashley Bierman and principal Elliott

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The Block 2020 episodes 18, 19 recap: It’s Jade vs queue jumping Jasmin

What Jasmin wants, Jasmin gets!

The West Australian mother-of-two has never been shy about making her opinions known but she took it to new levels with a tantrum over tiles and by pushing herself up the pecking order for shopping trips.

“The squeaky wheel gets the grease,” Jasmin boasted after her complaints about the shopping order at Freedom being set by house number resulted in her moving into Jade’s spot.

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Mortgage approvals on the rise as more buyers report it’s ‘a good time to buy’

With the pandemic keeping most people at home, households are using their saved money for housing instead. Picture: Damian Shaw

Demand for property has shown signs of returning to pre-COVID-19 levels across much of Australia as households pump money they would have spent on travel or entertainment into housing instead.

Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed mortgage approvals have been tracking up since the market hit a trough in May, despite the weaker economy and mounting job losses.

There were just 22,941 mortgage approvals in May, but the number shot up by 25 per cent to hit 28,322

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Vaucluse mansion of Alex Ma house sells again for $30m+

20A Vaucluse Rd, Vaucluse, has sold for above its $30m price guide.

As the pandemic news improves, the big property sales keep coming — the latest being the Vaucluse home of businessman Alex Ma which has fetched for more than $30m.

The seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom Hermitage Estate home at 20A Vaucluse Road — which Ma bought for $26.5 million in 2017 — was first listed last February after Ma, 30, had snapped up two waterfront homes on Carrara Rd for $56 million in late 2018.

Agents Peter Leipnik and Alex George of BadgerFox, had declared the house sold last March, but

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