Property Managers

Gold Coast penthouse sells for almost $4m to Melbourne buyers

THE state border is closed but it’s not deterring interstate buyers with a Melbourne family splashing almost $4 million on a trophy penthouse on the Gold Coast.

A $3.95 million contract for the two-level trophy penthouse in the Oracle building at Broadbeach went unconditional on Thursday.

24001/21 Elizabeth Ave, Broadbeach has sold to a Melbourne buyer.

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The sale went ahead despite the buyers not even stepping foot inside the residence – all the inspections were done via Facetime.

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Bizarre bubble house hits market for first time

79 Elanora Way, Karalee, has been listed for sale via expression of interest.

An out of this world bubble house in Brisbane’s west has hit the market for the first time – and it may well be the weirdest and most wonderful home ever.

Its architect owner Graham Birchall took almost a decade to complete construction – a true labour of love that’s partly NASA space base and part Queensland engineering genius.

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Iconic Mermaid Beach Sizzler restaurant space listed for lease

Key tenancies are up for lease in the prominent Mermaid Beach precinct.

Key tenancies within a prominent Mermaid Beach commercial precinct including Sizzler, a medical centre and a former cinema have been advertised for lease.

The Sizzler space at 2506 Gold Coast Highway is being marketed as ‘The Best Retail Space in Mermaid Beach. First Time on the Market in 35 Years’.

Leasing agent Ricky Mahuika said he couldn’t comment on “whether they’re [Sizzler] staying or they’re going”, citing commercial in confidence.

Sizzler has long been a family favourite on the Gold Coast.

Sizzler has long been a family favourite

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West Footscray selling campaign starring Skid the dog a success

It’s easy to see how Skid the labradoodle — pictured with owners Julian Ramsey, Adrienne Baldwin, Winnie and Rosie 11 — caught buyers’ eyes. Picture: David Caird

Puppy power has helped sell a West Footscray house.

Adrienne Baldwin and Julian Ramsey earned $1.162m for their 46 Pitt Street digs after unleashing their striking labradoodle, Skid, as the star of their selling campaign.

The sale price came in well above the couple’s $1-$1.1m asking price — no mean feat in Melbourne’s coronavirus-hit market.

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Weekend auctions: ‘Standout’ results in Sydney as Melbourne holds fort

Age was more than just a number at three extraordinary Sydney auctions this weekend, while stage four lockdowns continued to keep most Melbourne bidding on hold.

A rise in scheduled sales in the Harbour City saw some “standout results” coming in well above reserve, including a four-bedroom Cronulla home that sold for $2.21m – $210,000 above expectations.

Latest auction data shows New South Wales has a clearance rate of 80% for the week to date, while Victoria’s preliminary clearance rate currently stands at 70%.

Here’s what happened in the auction capitals this weekend.

A historic Woollahra home was

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