First-home consumers who had repeatedly missed out at earlier auctions lastly have a spot to name their very own after securing a Belmont property that attracted phenomenal on-line curiosity.
The couple beat three bidders to purchase the four-bedroom home at 3 Crows Road for $570,000 below the hammer on Saturday.
First-home consumers and one investor drove competitors for the up to date weatherboard dwelling, pushing the sale worth $60,000 above reserve.
Barry Plant, Highton agent Kieron Hunter stated the 604sq m property attracted the biggest quantity of web visitors he had seen, with greater than 12,500 on-line views.
“I can’t bear in mind having that many in my entire profession,” Mr Hunter stated.
“It’s positively as a result of low provide however to be honest, (the property) packed a little bit of punch.”
He stated bidding began excessive, at $490,000, with the eventual consumers entertaining the race with a $550,000 bid.
“When it offered she simply exploded,” he stated.
“They’ve been to a few of our auctions and one was with one other agent and so they have missed out in order that they had been rapt.”
The placement on the Belmont fringe, simply off Barwon Heads Street, was the large attraction for the consumers, who work in Barwon Heads and North Geelong.
The up to date home has an open-plan dwelling space with a lined space for outside entertaining and two bogs.
Mr Hunter stated the property additionally got here with a four-car storage and single carport, options which had attracted the seller final time it offered.