The Block: Famend purchaser Danny Wallis donates one in every of three Brighton homes to charity

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Danny Wallis with Scott Cam after shopping for three homes on The Block Brighton. Image: Equipped


A daily Block purchaser as soon as thought of an public sale “nuisance” has generously donated one of his three latest purchases on the hit reno present to charity.

Melbourne wealthy lister Danny Wallis has confirmed he would donate the Thirties creation by South Australian contestants Daniel and Jade, which he purchased for $3.8m, to the My Room Kids’s Most cancers Charity.

The gesture is further particular given Daniel and Jade’s personal daughter Isla suffers from a uncommon chromosome dysfunction.

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Mr Wallis with the contestants who he purchased homes from. Image: Equipped


362A New St Brighton will likely be donated to the My Room Kids’s Most cancers charity.


“The My Room Kids’s Most cancers Charity achieve this many fantastic issues for sick youngsters and their households, and they’ll profit a lot from gaining access to Daniel and Jade’s wonderful house,” Mr Wallis stated in an announcement to 9.

“It’s made further particular for me as a result of I do know Daniel and Jade have been by means of a lot with their daughter Isla over time, out and in of hospital, and they’ll perceive simply how necessary the home will likely be for My Room and all of the unbelievable work they do for sick youngsters and their households.”

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Daniel and Jade’s home is being donated to charity. Image: Equipped


It’s a really beneficiant provide, after Mr Wallis spent $3.8m on it.


It’s not the primary time the rich IT entrepreneur has used the properties he purchased on The Block for good. A South Melbourne home at 403 Dorcas Avenue, which he purchased for $1.4m in season 5, was used for a number of years by the Ronald McDonald Home free of charge till he offered it in 2016.

It’s understood Mr Wallis will hire out the remaining two properties he purchased on The Block Brighton – Sarah and George’s and Harry and Tash’s.

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.

Mr Wallis with the South Melbourne home he purchased for 1.4m from The Block in season 5.


He spent nearly $12m on the three household houses, that are anticipated to have a rental return of 1000’s of {dollars} every week.

He additionally purchased Mitch and Mark’s St Kilda party house final 12 months for $3.374m, which CoreLogic reveals was being leased out for $2700 every week earlier in 2020.

Mr Wallis made his cash by founding and directing numerous IT and know-how corporations – the most recent of which was DWS, which he offered for $162m in September.

Inside Mitch and Mark’s St Kilda home final 12 months.


He purchased it for $3.374m final 12 months.


However regardless of shopping for a number of properties on The Block, Mr Wallis had admitted he’s not an enormous fan of the hit reno present.

He informed the Herald Solar final 12 months that he discovered the auctions “gradual” and “silly”.

“I’ve by no means been at an public sale the place individuals get 5 minutes suppose time,” Mr Wallis stated.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, November 21: Jimmy and Tam win the Block 2020 auction at on November 21, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Fiona Hamilton/Fiona Hamilton)

Queensland contestants Jimmy and Tam win the Block 2020. Image: Fiona Hamilton


He additionally informed Fox FM on Monday that he didn’t really totally examine The Block properties earlier than shopping for them and that he solely watches the Sunday night time episodes for room reveals.

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“I don’t really like moving into plenty of homes I purchase, as a result of I don’t like seeing what individuals stay like. I simply purchase them on the skin,” Mr Wallis stated to Fox.

Purchaser’s advocate Frank Valentic informed the Herald Solar final 12 months that Mr Wallis was “a little bit of a nuisance” due to his uncommon bids and public sale method.

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The Block Triple Risk consumers’ advocates Greville Pabst, Nicole Jacobs, and Frank Valentic had been unable to compete towards Mr Wallis. Photograph by Martin Philbey


Famend purchaser’s advocate Nicole Jacobs additionally stated she was “a bit dumbfounded” by all of Mr Wallis’ public sale motion.

“I’m going to ask him subsequent 12 months if I can bid for him,” Ms Jacobs stated.

“However Danny has nailed it. He’s acquired three wonderful properties, which have all offered for nicely underneath the cash that’s gone into them. He needs to be feeling very snug.’

He additionally purchased 364 New St Brighton made by Victorian’s Harry and Tash.


Sarah and George’s home at 362B New St Brighton was additionally purchased by Mr Wallis.


Mr Wallis advised his shopping for streak might come to an finish, after the seventeenth season was introduced for Hampton in 2021.

“The place’s that?” Mr Wallis stated.

“By no means heard of it …. that’s too far out.”

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