First-home consumers have put their hand as much as tackle two entry-level renovation tasks in Leopold.
Sub-$500,000 value tags drove competitors for the three-bedroom homes on totally different sides of the Bellarine Freeway.
Each attracted 4 bidders and bought above expectation to first-time proprietor occupiers who plan on making main enhancements.
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Hayeswinckle, East Geelong agent Yan Lin mentioned 51 Darrambal Cres, Leopold bought for $500,000, beating value hopes of $395,0000 to $425,000.
She mentioned the worth mirrored the state of the timber home on a 704sq m nook block.
“It wants loads of work,” Ms Lin mentioned.
“The client was from Ocean Grove, her mother and father helped her to purchase it. I believe the mother and father have a building background.”
Earlier within the day, a three-bedroom brick home at 57 Allambie St, Leopold bought for $505,000, $35,000 above reserve.
Barry Plant, Leopold agent Deane Hughes mentioned two of the 4 bidders, together with the eventual purchaser, had been attempting to get into the marketplace for the primary time.
The unique residence comes with a kitchen straight out of the Seventies and an enormous yard that paves the way in which a future extension.
“We had about 45 teams via the marketing campaign over the three weeks,” Mr Hughes mentioned.
“It was fashionable with first-home consumers.
“It’s only a very nice spot.”
The 656sq m property is strolling distance to the Ash Rd retailers and a brief drive from Gateway Plaza.