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The Block 2020 episode 16 recap: in a stressful week contestants deliver the best Block bathrooms ever

In a week when COVID-19 was three days from shutting down the country, the contestants somehow managed to deliver the best five bathrooms The Block has ever seen.

There wasn’t a bad decision among them, and the voting was as close as it’s ever been, and Scott Cam paid tribute to the contestants before delivering the judges’ verdict.

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He said after last year’s Block he had vowed to make things easier for future contestants.

“I promised myself we’d never do a Block that

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Sydney auctions: Vaucluse semi-detached on Coolong Road sells $2m above reserve

No. 10 Coolong Road, Vaucluse, has sold for $5.5m — $2m above the $3.5m reserve.


Onlookers who gathered to watch the worst house on Vaucluse’s best street left in total disbelief after it sold for $2m above reserve.

The two-bedroom semi-detached described as a doer-upper with no off-street parking attracted nine bidders including Jackie O’s ex, Lee Henderson.

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Bronte home of GenesisCare founder Dan Collins and his wife, Cassandra, sells for $16m

No. 14 Mirimar Ave, Bronte.


It passed in on the weekend on a vendor bid of $16.5m, but the amazing Bronte home of cancer specialist GenesisCare founder Dan Collins and his wife, Cassandra has now sold.

PPD Real Estate principal Alexander Phillips couldn’t comment on this afternoon’s sale price for the five-bedroom, four-bathroom home with five-car garage at 14 Mirimar Avenue.

“I can say only that the vendors are very happy with the price, and are looking forward to moving to Los Angeles,” Phillips told the Wentworth Courier exclusively.

Other sources said the final result was $16m.

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Gold Coast property: new unit market records decline in sales but sales rate is up

DESPITE recording a decline in sales, the Gold Coast new apartment market is showing resilience with a higher sale rate than 12 months ago.

The Urbis Gold Coast Apartment Essentials Insights revealed a decline in sales during the second quarter of 2020 – down from 265 during quarter one to 156.

While this is a lower result than the previous three quarters, the market recorded a higher sales rate than 12 months ago when 153 sales were recorded during quarter two of 2019.

An aerial view of the Surfers Paradise skyline.


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The Block 2020 episodes 14, 15 recap: Contestants in tears as COVID hits, and dobbing drama see tensions rise

“This thing is getting fair dinkum,” Scott Cam says during this episode, in which we rewatch ourselves from six months ago, one minute joking about hoarding dunny rolls, the next minute realising we may be about to face the apocalypse.

Work stops for the Scott Morrison press conference announcing limits to gatherings of more than 100 people (what luxury!). That doesn’t mean The Block has to shut down — yet — but the parents among the contestants are beginning to get edgy about what a looming shutdown could mean for getting home to their kids.

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