Local auction event buzzing with active bidders
NINE properties went to auction on Tuesday night at an event hosted by Ray White Julie Mahoney’s office at Townsville’s Ville Resort and Casino.
The auction attracted 27 registered bidders who turned up to offer their best prices, with five of the nine properties marketed by Ray White’s Julie Mahoney and Mark Pritchard selling for between $440,000 and $1.5 million.
A bid for success under the hammer
Transformed pre-war timber cottage named House of The Year
Ms Mahoney said the event was a huge success with two properties snapped up prior to auction and three selling under the hammer.
“The room was to capacity,” Ms Mahoney said.
“We had a lot of active bidders and the most registrations I have seen in years.
“The homes we had up for auction ranged from character homes to new builds.”
A two-storey property on Castle Hill at 30 Stirling Drive, sold under the hammer for $1.5 million.
The designer house at 16 Taylor St in Belgian Gardens also sold under the hammer for $775,000 and 150 Eyre St in North Ward sold at auction for $568,000.
Another two properties at 30 Stanton Terrace in North Ward and 9a Estate St in West End, sold prior to auction, with the remaining four properties passed in.
Ms Mahoney said the property at 79 Hammett St in Currajong which was marketed by Mark Pritchard was passed-in at auction but received a lot of interest.
“That property in particular had very competitive bidding,” Ms Mahoney said.
“It was a fantastic night.”