Michael Felgate is that includes in Channel 10’s protection of the 2020 Melbourne Cup Carnival from 31 October 31 to November 7 and can be heard on RSN 927 radio.
The place do you reside?
Bayside Melbourne, with my spouse, (Channel 7 information and sports activities presenter) Jacqui, and daughters Maddie, 8, and Georgia, 3. We now have a Hamptons-style, four-bedroom, two-storey weatherboard. The home was initially constructed within the ’50s and renovated within the ’90s.
What do you like most about your own home?
It’s open plan and has great pure gentle. We put in a brand new kitchen that flows into the eating and dwelling areas with excessive vaulted wooded ceilings that open onto the again decking. The situation can also be nice — we will stroll to the seashore, native outlets and colleges.
One factor you’d change?
Extra space. As our youngsters become old, we’ll want larger bedrooms. A house workplace in lockdown could be good, too.
What number of properties have you ever ever lived in?
Eight or 9 from rising up, to transferring interstate and abroad, and at last shopping for my very own.
Probably the most memorable?
I moved interstate for considered one of my first jobs on little or no cash and rented a rundown condo. The showerhead fell off and I used to be that broke I used considered one of my socks with holes reduce in it for a few months. I bear in mind mum virtually crying when she came visiting.
Your first foot on the property ladder?
My spouse and I purchased a little bit three-bedroom weatherboard home in Hampton East about 10 years in the past. It was low-cost because it was two doorways down from a substation, nevertheless it turned out to be an incredible funding.
The highlights of your property journey?
We purchased our present home on the excellent time out there in an incredible household space.
Greatest property recommendation you’ve heard?
Be sure you have land, measurement does matter.
Suggestions for homebuyers?
Be affected person, discover the appropriate place and comply with your instincts.
Future property plans?
I’m fairly settled, and we even have an funding property we’re pleased with. However my spouse retains sending me homes she has discovered, which has me anxious!