Year: 2020

Geelong West: High-end flip ads modern touch to character home

9 Elizabeth Street, Geelong West, is selling with $1.2m-$1.3m price hopes.


An old weatherboard house has gone from dump to divine in a remarkable renovation that’s poised to more than double its value after just two years.

The three-bedroom bungalow at 9 Elizabeth Street last sold in 2018 for $520,000 as a tired character home that presented too much of a challenge for some potential buyers.

Whitford, Newtown director John Moran has listed the finished product for auction on January 30 with price hopes between $1.2m and $1.3m.

RELATED: ‘The Igloo’ top bargain beach house pick

Scandi-inspired Geelong West sale

Read More

The Townsville suburbs to watch in 2021

BUYERS are actively looking for more room to move, with one Townsville suburb seeing a 115 per cent increase in the number of views per listing this year.

Home of designer houses and acreage, Alligator Creek properties listed for sale this year have seen the average number of views per listing jump from 786 in 2019 to 1691 in 2020.

The huge increase in buyer interest is believed to be the result of COVID-19, and the changing priorities for buyers.

MORE NEWS: The lockdown trends that’s set to continue into 2021

Townsville’s top selling suburbs of 2020 revealed

This Alligator

Read More

Luxury estate sale sets new record for Port Douglas housing market

The view from the property at 1-3 Wharf St, Port Douglas, which has sold for more than $8m.


THE record for a home sale in the idyllic far north Queensland town of Port Douglas has been smashed with one of the country’s most luxurious hilltop estates fetching more than $8 million.

The hilltop estate at 1-3 Wharf Street was the long-time home of millionaire businessman and tourism identity John Morris, who built the property 30 years ago.

MORE PROPERTY CONFIDENTIAL NEWS:

15 of world’s most expensive mansions for sale

Warnie finally sells ritzy Brighton mansion

Ex Christopher Skase penthouse hits

Read More

One of QLD’s quirkiest homes for sale in four grain silos

30 Godfrey Road, Kairi, is currently a two bedroom home with loads of room to spare inside the silos.


If 2020’s lockdown had you living in a virtual silo, imagine bunkering down in a real one like this quirky four-silo home priced at $248,000.

It may well have the most awesome ‘rumpus’ room ever, with an internal door in the house opening up to the first two silos, but there’s also a shaft running underneath all four silos connecting them.

MORE: Homes that earn a pretty penny

QLD fairytale ‘castle’ a dream come true

Old soldier settlement hits market in

Read More

Old soldier settlement hits market in QLD holiday hotspot

This may well be the renovation to end all renovations but it’s the massive acreage attached to it that has even more potential.


The renovation to end all renovations has hit the market – a dilapidated old soldier’s settlement with massive potential – in one of Queensland’s hottest holiday locations.

Agent Anthony Silver of U2 Property Group Meridan Plains brought the property to market after discussions with several families that have lived for generations in Doonan which straddles the Sunshine Coast-Noosa border.

MORE:
QLD fairytale ‘castle’ a dream come true

Last original beach shack on coveted strip up for auction

Read More