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Radio star Jackie O begins hunt for new home as Vaucluse sale settles

Jackie O has been attending inspections while looking for a new home. Picture: Sam Ruttyn

With the sale of her Vaucluse family home settled last week, radio star Jackie O has hit the inspection trail looking for her new abode.

The recent sale of the five-bedroom house, for $6.675 million to Hayley Symon, brings to an end Jackie’s 18-year marriage to Lee Henderson. They announced their “amicable” separation in October 2018. Now that the sale is final, she looks ready to move on.

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Weekend auctions: Surprise competition as live action resumes in capitals

Victoria kicked off its first on-site auctions since bans were lifted, and some NSW sellers scored big with strong competition from bidders, amid a busy weekend of activity in the auction capitals.

Latest auction data shows Victoria had a clearance rate of 70{d872b83874cbc456d4e7e49f0ae218a6abf1c172c201c18bd21e1a6839859f06} in its first weekend of live auctions in eight weeks, while NSW hit 73{d872b83874cbc456d4e7e49f0ae218a6abf1c172c201c18bd21e1a6839859f06} after coronavirus bans were lifted last week.

1 Kyarra St, Hampton sold in one of Melbourne’s first auctions back.

Nerida Conisbee,’s Chief Economist, said while auctions were “trending back to normal” in Sydney and Melbourne with return of on-site sales, it

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China-based buyer snaps up north shore estate site unseen amid rise in overseas purchasing activity

9 Northcote Rd, Lindfield sold to a buyer based in China.

A luxury upper north shore house has sold through video link to a buyer in China for $6 million – the second prestige home in the area to sell to an overseas buyer site unseen over the past month.

The buyer in Hong Kong snapped up the house on Northcote Rd in Lindfield Friday night after an inspection via Facetime.

It was a speedy sale considering Ray White Upper North Shore agent Lisa Davies had only put the grand Federation property up for sale two weeks ago.

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New property listings jump after Scott Morrison announces plans to ease COVID-19 restrictions

Last Friday Scott Morrison announced a three-step plan to restart the Australian economy, including easing of real estate restrictions. Since that time the number of new properties advertised for sale has jumped.

On Friday 8 May, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a three-step plan for bring Australia’s economy out of hibernation. Although the timing of the announcements were up to the states, most states and territories have already commenced the first step of easing.

In all states and territories except for Tasmania this has included changes for property whereby open homes and on-site auctions would be allowed, albeit with strict

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West Pennant Hills: Six bedroom mansion with tennis court fetches highest price in four years

This stunning home Hoop Pine Place, West Pennant Hills has just sold

An opulent West Pennant Hills home with championship tennis court, swimming pool and indoor theatre has sold for $4.5m – the second highest residential price to be recorded in the suburb.

The six-bedroom residence at 17 Hoop Pine Place had attracted the eye of buyers from the North Shore during its marketing campaign, but it was a local family who made the successful final offer.

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