The Block 2020 public sale finale: Infamous purchaser Danny Wallis collects three homes on hit reno present

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Danny Wallis, owner of Energy Watch International bought one of the South Melbourne houses for 1.4m from The Block reality TV show. Danny Wallis outside the house renovated by the Mike and Andrew Jones.

Melbourne wealthy lister Danny Wallis has purchased on The Block once more – thrice.


Infamous Block purchaser Danny Wallis has taken dwelling three of this season’s luxe Brighton properties, costing him virtually a whopping $12m.

The Melbourne wealthy lister outplayed The Block’s common purchaser’s advocates and different bidders, who have been unable to compete along with his unbelievable knockout bids.

Mr Wallis collected Sarah and George’s household dwelling for $4,000,0002, Daniel and Jade’s for $3.8m, and Harry and Tash’s for $4m.

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Action shots from The Block auction. Picture: Supplied

Danny Wallis with all The Block 2020 contestants. Picture: Supplied


Danny Wallis, owner of Energy Watch International bought one of the South Melbourne houses for 1.4m from The Block reality TV show. Danny Wallis relaxes inside the house renovated by the Mike and Andrew Jones.

Danny Wallis inside another Block property he bought on the South Melbourne series.


Mr Wallis bought Daniel and Jade’s house at 362A New St.


The IT entrepreneur, who had bought multiple other properties on previous Block series, entered the competition at each auction with blowout bids well above the $3.2-$3.4m price guides.

Mr Wallis said that even after he had inflated the final prices, the Block homes were “good value for money” and in a “great spot”.

“I wanted two or three … they get better and better every year,” Mr Wallis said.

“Number one (Harry and Tash’s) was my favourite. I liked the tree outside, the northern aspect, garage and the house.”

Action shots from The Block auction. Picture: Supplied

One block house wasn’t enough for the IT entrepreneur. Picture: Supplied


He also bought Sarah and George’s creation.


Harry and Tash’s at 364 New St Brighton was the third he purchased.


The property investor confirmed he would not be moving into any of his latest purchases — which are all in a row along New Street.

It’s believed he will rent out the properties, which he did last year after buying Mitch and Mark’s St Kilda Oslo townhouse for $3.374m.

He also previously purchased 403 Dorcas St in South Melbourne on the fifth season of The Block for $1,400,001.01, after a number of erratic bids. It was criticised by fans at the time as a tacky publicity stunt to promote Energy Watch, which he had just taken over after it collapsed leaving an $8 million debt.

Action shots from The Block auction. Picture: Supplied

Mr Wallis with all three team’s whose houses he bought. Picture: Supplied


Screen grab of Danny Wallis, owner of Energy Watch International bought one of the South Melbourne houses for 1.4m from The Block reality TV show.

Mr Wallis controversially bought on the fifth season of The Block in his company’s brand.


p52dt550 Interiors of 403 Dorcas St, South Melbourne. Renovated by Mike
and Andrew for The Block 2012. Agent Hocking Stuart Albert Park

Inside the South Melbourne property he previously purchased.


Mr Wallis entertained auction crowds once again this year with some unusual bidding throughout.

Renowned buyer’s advocate Nicole Jacobs said she was “a bit dumbfounded” by all of Mr Wallis’ auction action.

“I’m going to ask him next year if I can bid for him,” Ms Jacobs said.

“But Danny has nailed it. He’s got three amazing properties, which have all sold for well under the money that’s gone into them. He should be feeling very comfortable.’

The Block’s property expert, Nicole Jacobs couldn’t compete against Mr Wallis.


The businessman’s favourite house was by Victorian contestants Harry and Tash.


Mr Wallis additionally tried to buy successful Queensland couple Jimmy and Tam’s modernist-inspired home, however was crushed to it by younger cyber safety advisor Emese Fajk.

Ms Fajk mentioned she had watched the whole tv season however solely inspected the Nineteen Fifties-style home a day earlier than she splashed out $4.256m.

“I really like the home itself, all of the options they put into it and I cherished the idea that I might watch folks construct it from scratch,” Ms Fajk mentioned.

“These guys actually put their the whole lot into it … that’s why I made a decision to go all out.”

Jimmy and Tam’s creation at 360A New St Brighton.


Jimmy and Tam’s kitchen was the costliest on The Block.


The younger lady mentioned The Block was the primary tv present she watched in Australia after shifting from New York final 12 months.

Common patrons advocates Nicole Jacobs, Greville Pabst and Frank Valentic have been unable to safe any of the properties for purchasers.

Mr Pabst confirmed considered one of his purchasers was comic Dave Hughes, who beforehand picked up a Block property on the Elsternwick season.

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Comic Dave Hughes hoped to purchase one of many Brighton builds. Image- Nicole Cleary


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The Block Triple Risk patrons’ advocates Greville Pabst, Nicole Jacobs, and Frank Valentic. Picture by Martin Philbey


Mr Valentic mentioned he had additionally thought-about shopping for one of many Brighton houses for himself, however was unable to seal a deal on the auctions.

The home created by NSW contestants Luke and Jasmin was purchased by thriller patrons who represented themselves by way of Zoom. They’re believed to be Brighton locals.

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