New Queenslander breaks suburb record at auction

first_imgAuctioneer Peter Burgin in action at the auction of 59 Thirteenth Ave, Kedron. Photo: AAP/ Ric FrearsonAuctioneer Peter Burgin called the home on the market at $1.605 million and it sold 10 bids later for $1.65 million. The new owners had buyer advocate Belinda Shields handle the bidding for them. “My clients were absolutely keen on achieving a success today,” Ms Shields said. “Because we know the market and the pricing, we were confident going in with a strong bid from the beginning and following it through to the end.” The kitchen at 59 Thirteenth Ave, Kedron. Photo: Supplied“It was one of those properties people wanted and in the end we had two bidders who really wanted it.”Vendors Belinda and Trent Ramke, of Ramear Investments, said it was smiles all around for them. “It was hard to have an expectation because there were no comparable sales in this suburb but I think it went really well,” Ms Ramke said. More than 170 people watched the auction of 59 Thirteenth Ave, Kedron. Photo: AAP/ Ric FrearsonHe said the quality of the build and finishes, coupled with a 607sq m block drove interest. “It’s a builders own property and … everything was finished off meticulously,” he said.“It’s also a (new) triple-gabled Queenslander, which is rare. A lot of builders don’t attempt that anymore because they’re quite difficult. Buyer advocate Belinda Shields during the auction at 59 Thirteenth Ave, Kedron. Photo: AAP/ Ric FrearsonMore from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019Ms Shields said the new owners were “very nervous” at the start of the auction but thrilled with the results. “They’ve been looking for quite a while and they’ve missed out on a few properties, so they’re very happy they can now put down some roots and bring their family up in a beautiful new home,” she said. Selling agent Matthew Jabs of Place Newmarket said more than 300 groups inspected the home and the property attracted almost 10,000 clicks on center_img People gather for the auction of 59 Thirteenth Ave, Kedron. Photo AAP/ Ric FrearsonA NEWLY built triple-gabled Queenslander has smashed the price record for Kedron after selling for $1.65 million at auction on Saturday. A crowd of more than 170 people filled 59 Thirteenth Ave to watch 14 registered bidders battle for the five-bedroom home with pool. An opening bid of $1.3 million kicked off the auction, which quickly became a two-horse race with a buyer advocate and a phone bidder pushing up the price in $5000 increments. The home at 59 Thirteenth Ave, Kedron. Photo: Supplied“It was probably a combination of the location, Trent’s level of build — he’s an incredible builder — and our quality of finishes (that attracted buyers).“Also, it’s a brand new home that has never been lived in.“Buyers want that instant home and that warmth we create with our finishes.” The previous suburb record for Kedron was set by a 1930s Queenslander at 10 Ida St, which sold for $1.6105 million in November last year.last_img


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