While most of the auction market is in holiday mode, vendors of two Melbourne properties will try their luck under the hammer this weekend in the first auctions for 2019.
A four-bedroom Point Cook house and a Berwick family home are the only two auctions scheduled in Melbourne this Saturday, January 12, and two of only six happening across the state, according to realestate.com.au.
First up is an “affordable” pad in Melbourne’s southwest at 18 Treeleaf Ave which has a $450,000-$495,0000 price tag.
The brick beauty is set to go under the hammer at 10.30am Saturday but the agent said a pre-auction deal may be sealed.
If the property does sell before Saturday, a four-bedroom Berwick house will be Melbourne’s first and only auction for the weekend.
The charming weatherboard property at 6 Glasshouse Court has a $680,000-$745,000 price guide for its auction at 11am Saturday.
Barry Plant Berwick agent Dwayne Sparkes said the auction date gave the property an edge, with many buyers still riding their holiday high.
“Not everyone has headed back to work so more couples are out and about,” Mr Sparkes said.
He said a family buyer seeking a home close to the local schools would be interested in the property which had a “unique facade” for the area.
Another property to face the auction block this weekend is set to attract Melburnians looking for a holiday home.
The dated three-bedroom house in Halls Gap, a village situated in the heart of the Grampians National Park, is hoping to entice a buyer at its midday auction.
The tranquil escape at 446 Grampians Rd has a $175,000-$190,000 price tag.
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