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Six Knox sellers find buyers in last-minute auctions before ban

24 Cinerea Ave, Ferntree Gullywas a private on-site auction with only bidders allowed at the property on March 25.

There were six lucky sellers at on-site auctions in Knox as the hammer came down on public auctions.

Another nine hopeful owners were left disappointed as their properties passed in at last-minute auctions squeezed in before the COVID-19 crisis deadline.

The usual weekend auction crowds were missing, but auctioneers tried their hardest to drum up some enthusiasm.

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Why I Decided To Rent Not Buy Amid The Coronavirus

We started looking at places to buy as soon as the ink on our own home’s contracts were dry. We’d just sold and we were fired up and excited to buy our next home. But everything changed last week when the coronavirus crisis took hold. 

In our mid-30s, my partner and I have lived in more than our fair share of rentals. So when we finally managed to save up a deposit and buy a home, we couldn’t have been happier.

Three years on, and we are ready to buy our next place. But the global health pandemic has thrown

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Historic Fremantle Home With Rock ‘N’ Roll Relic

Etched into the limestone of this heritage home, is the autograph of The Easybeats’ drummer Gordon “Snowy” Fleet.

This beautiful limestone home is part of Fremantle’s historical fabric. Picture: realestate.com.au/buy

Fleet’s son, Adam, was the previous owner of the property at 59 Hampton Road in Fremantle.

In 2005, the father and son renovated the house through their construction company, Fleet & Beck, taking advice from well-known Fremantle architect, Brian Klopper.

Selling agent, Cindy Loffell – from Dethridge Groves, Fremantle – says the house “wasn’t too shabby” when Adam first bought it, but he and Snowy improved it with a

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Renovation queen Cherie Barber sells western Sydney investment property

Cherie Barber has secured the quick sale of her western Sydney investment.

Renovation queen Cherie Barber has again put her money where her mouth is, selling an investment property in Sydney’s west less than a week into its marketing campaign — securing a cool $290,000, before renovation and building costs.

The Renovating For Profit founder, who bought the Colyton property in 2016 for $580,000, flipped it for $870,000. The pretty-as-a-picture three-bedroom single-storey home, built in 1975, now also has a brand new two-bedroom granny flat with a separate entrance.

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Sunbury house comes with beach box, observatory, private jetty

Bart Simes and daughter Sienna are selling their Sunbury home which has plenty of surprise inclusions. Picture: Tony Gough

Life’s a beach at this lakeside lifestyle home for sale in Sunbury, complete with some out-of-the-box features.

A bathing box, almost exactly like those on Brighton’s iconic foreshore, and a four-person paddle boat by the property’s private lake and jetty is just the beginning at 4 Marshall Close.

There’s also an observatory with a motorised retractable roof and top-of-the-line telescope to dazzle those with an eye for astronomy.

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Brighton beach

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