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Queen St & College Hill apartments sell

Apartments in CityLife on Queen St and the Perspective on College Hill were sold at Bayleys’ auctions last week.

A Waiheke Island unit overlooking Onetangi and a Papatoetoe property with multiple tenancies were passed in.

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Queen St

CityLife, 171 Queen St, unit 1109:
Features: 63m², one-bedroom apartment, out of hotel pool but access to all hotel facilities
Outcome: sold for $545,000
Agents: Jon Fisher & Julie Quinton

Hauraki Gulf Islands

Waiheke Island

Onetangi

8 Victoria Road North, unit 5:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, deck, parking space
Outcome: passed in
Agent: Cathy Cameron

Isthmus west

Freemans Bay

Perspective, 28 College Hill, unit 424:
Features: 116m², 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 parking spaces, 2 storage spaces
Outcome: sold for $1.23 million
Agents: Blair Haddow & Jono King

South

Papatoetoe

13 Fyfe Avenue:
Features: 1345m² section, multiple residential property in mixed suburban zone, 5 income streams – 1950s house, 3 bedrooms, garage; block of 4 2-bedroom units, each with carport
Income: $105,300/year from tenancies ranging from 2-13 years
Outcome: passed in
Agents: Ash Jogia & Tony de Leeuw

Attribution: Agency release.

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Firm yields on range of commercial sales

Bayleys agents have sold a Freemans Bay building at a sub-5% yield and 2 properties in Glen Eden & New Lynn (a former petrol station, now car yard, pictured above) for yields around 5.5%.

A commercial unit at the base of the new SKHY apartments on Khyber Pass has also been sold.

Isthmus east

Grafton

5 Hohipere St, unit 3W:
Features: 60mcommercial unit, parking space directly in front, one of 3 mixed-use zoned units at the base of new SKHY apartment development, on corner of Symonds St & Khyber Pass Rd, with shared loading dock & toilet facilities
Outcome: sold vacant for $250,000 at $4166/m2
Agents: James Were & Scott Kirk

Isthmus west

Freemans Bay

25 Hargreaves St:
Features: 1219m² sloping site zoned mixed use, on corner of Gudgeon St, 1404m² 1970s 2-level fully leased building; ground floor comprises light industrial/workshop space, accessed via 4 roller doors, with ancillary officesfirst floor has flat with medium stud warehousing & ramp access to parking area at the rear; 4 leases with 3- to 6-month termination clauses, resource consent for 6-level commercial & residential development incorporating existing building
Rent: $312,430/year net + gst
Outcome: sold to an owner-occupier for $6.55 million at a 4.77% yield
Agent: Alan Haydock

North-west

Glen Eden

202-208 West Coast Rd:
Features: 607m² of land in 2 titles in commercial centre opposite train station, 928m² 2-level retail & office building, 8 tenants; town centre zoning allows development up to 27m
Rent: $212,449/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $3.815 million at a 5.57% yield
Agents: Tony Chaudhary & Janak Darji

New Lynn

3010 Great North Rd:
Features: 2782mfreehold site in commercial precinct, zoned general business, over 40m of road frontage, formerly a service station site; Buy Right Cars, a division of Turners Automotive Group Ltd, has been operating from the property since 2014 and renewed its lease for further 4-year term in May
Rent: $166,312/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $3,023,854 at a 5.5% yield
Agents:
 Mike Adams, Simon Davies & Jean-Paul Smit

Attribution: Agency release.

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Low yields on city fringe properties

Bayleys agents have sold 2 properties in Freemans Bay & Herne Bay at yields below 3%, reflecting development potential, and another in Mt Eden below 5%, plus a refurbished & vacant Henderson accommodation facility.

Isthmus west

Freemans Bay

37 & 39 Spring St:
Features: 490m2 site in 2 titles, 2 neighbouring character villas fully leased to commercial tenants, both on final 3-year rights of renewal; mixed use zoning allows for development up to 4 storeys
Rent: $81,291/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $3.6 million + gst at a 2.26% yield
Agents: Alan Haydock, Damien Bullick & Scott Kirk

Herne Bay

88 Jervois Rd:
Features: 652m2 site zoned mixed use, 315m2 refurbished 2-level villa, high stud character office space; fully leased to multiple tenants
Rent: $122,636/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $4.2 million + gst at a 2.92% yield
Agents: Alan Haydock & Damien Bullick

Mt Eden

31 Rossmay Terrace:
Features: 1799m2 site zoned mixed use, 855m2 health & fitness centre, fully leased to tenant in occupation since 1999 with 10 years to run on current lease term plus 30-year right of renewal
Rent: $140,000/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $2.9 million + gst at a 4.83% yield
Agents: Alan Haydock & Damien Bullick

North-west

Henderson

2 Tara Rd:  
Features: 802m2  site in quiet residential no-exit street, fully refurbished & upgraded 267m2 14-room accommodation facility (6 rooms with private ensuite, 8 single rooms), communal dining, living & laundry facilities; ready for occupation
Rent: $125,000/year net + gst estimated income after expenses & management
Outcome: sold vacant for $1,718,500 + gst
Agents: Damien Bullick & Alan Haydock

Attribution: Agency release.

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Apartment & 2 townhouses sell

A central city apartment & 2 townhouses in Freemans Bay (view from unit pictured above) & Remuera were sold at Bayleys auctions this week.

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Learning Quarter

18 Wakefield St, unit 6D:
Features: 98m², 2 bedrooms, deck, parking space
Outgoings: rates $1734/year including gst; body corp levy $4664/year
Outcome: sold for $817,000
Agent: Jenny Kek

Uptown

Eclipse, 156 Vincent St, unit 13H:
Features: 41m², fully furnished sub-penthouse one-bedroom apartment
Outgoings: rates $1323/year including gst
Outcome: passed in, back on market at $390,000
Agents: Chris Bell & Lucy Piatov

Isthmus east

Remuera

17 Wimbledon Way:
Features: 3 bedroom townhouse, 2 living rooms, conservatory, 8m² shed, 2 parking spaces, garden, back gate to Regents Park
Outcome: sold for $1.03 million
Agents: Kim Hampson

Isthmus west

Freemans Bay

2 Collingwood St, unit 4:
Features: 3-level townhouse, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, decks, double internal-access garage
Outcome: sold for $1.365 million
Agent: Blair Haddow

Attribution: Agency release.

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Freemans Bay house sells, Onehunga unit passed in, new SOMA apartment withdrawn

A tired house (outlined at foot of picture) in Georgina St, Freemans Bay, was sold at Barfoot & Thompson’s city branch auction today for a land price of $3667/m².

Picture shows the proximity of the city centre to this western fringe suburb.

A penthouse apartment in the new SOMA development in Grey Lynn was withdrawn from auction and a home unit in Onehunga was passed in.

Isthmus east

Onehunga

99 Mays Rd, unit 503:
Features: 2 bedrooms, garden courtyard, 2 parking spaces
Outcome: passed in at $542,000
Agent: Repeka Laulalu

Isthmus west

Freemans Bay

29 Georgina St:
Features: 306m² section, 3 bedrooms
Outcome: sold for $1.122 million
Agent: Repeka Laulalu

Grey Lynn

SOMA, 10-12 Mackelvie St, unit 503:
Features: 100m², 2-bedroom penthouse apartment, 2 bathrooms, balcony, parking space
Outcome: withdrawn from auction
Agents: Louise Stringer & Neil Dayal

Attribution: Auction.

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4 inner-western isthmus commercial sales

Bayleys agents have sold 4 mostly commercial properties through the inner-western isthmus suburbs of Eden Terrace, Freemans Bay (pictured), Kingsland & Mt Eden.

Isthmus west

Eden Terrace

19 Virginia Avenue East:
Features: 325m² site zoned mixed use with 21m height overlay, 337m² standalone warehouse & office building
Outcome: sold with vacant possession for $1.35 million
Agents: Andrew Wallace & Cameron Melhuish

Freemans Bay

87 College Hill:
Features: 312m² site zoned mixed use, 244m² partly leased building comprising 2 self-contained tenancies – 113m² of streetfront office space, where tenant has exercised the first of 2 2-year rights of renewal; and vacant rear 131m² 3-bedroom apartment or workspace with a courtyard, one stacked parking space, garage & storage unit
Rent: $48,250/year net + gst from office tenancy
Outcome: sold for $2.025 million
Agents: James Were & Scott Kirk

Kingsland

2 Kingsland Terrace:
Features: 941m² site zoned mixed use, bordering Nixon Park, 1297m² warehouse & office building, 13 parking spaces
Rent: $169,533/year net + gst from multiple, mostly monthly tenancies; estimated potential net income following refurbishment of $260-300,000/year net + gst
Outcome: sold for $3.47 million
Agents: James Were & Scott Kirk

Mt Eden

19 Edwin St, unit 7B:
Features: 226m² level 1 office unit in north-facing corner position, 5 parking spaces
Outcome: sold with vacant possession for $875,000
Agents: Jean-Paul Smit & Phil Haydock

Attribution: Agency release.

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Tiny commercial site & Freemans Bay loft sell at auction

One of the Auckland cbd’s smallest standalone properties (pictured above), back from Victoria Park on Centre St, was sold at Bayleys’ auction on Wednesday on a 3.4% yield.

The one apartment up for auction, a loft in Freemans Bay with double-height stud in the lounge & exposed wooden beams, was also sold.

Commercial

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Victoria Quarter

24 Centre St:

Features: 134m² of land, 132m² building, substantially refurbished in 2006 for use as a hair salon, leased to Wolf & Wolf Ltd until February 2019 with 2 2-year rights of renewal;  city centre zoning allows commercial &/or residential development up to 16m, permitted floor:area ratio (FAR) of 3m² of building to 1m² of land
Rent: $52,678.26/year + gst + outgoings from a lease to an established hair salon, rent review next February
Outcome: sold for $1.55 million at a 3.4% yield
Agents: Cameron Melhuish & Andre Siegert

Apartments

Isthmus west

Freemans Bay

The loft (outlined) on Margaret St, Freemans Bay.

3 Margaret St, unit 5:
Features: 125m² site, 86m² apartment, 2 bedrooms, deck, 2 parking spaces
Outcome: sold for $1.34 million
Agents: Robyn Clark & Peter Tanner

Attribution: Auction documents.

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Tamaki Drive pad among 7 apartment & unit sales

A waterfront apartment in The Sands on Tamaki Drive (pictured) was sold at Barfoot & Thompson’s city branch auction this week, one of 3 apartments & suburban units sold out of 7 offered.

An apartment in the brand-new Victoria Residences, across the street from the SkyCity casino & hotels, was passed in with the bidding at $13,420/m² internal space.

When Conrad Properties Group Ltd launched the development at the beginning of 2015, prices equated to a range of $11,700-16,200/m². Conrad bought the 522m² site of the former Palace Hotel for $7 million in 2014 from the Chow brothers, who’d intended to develop a highrise brothel there.

An Epsom block of 3 2-bedroom units was passed in when offered in one lot, and each of the units was also passed in when offered separately.

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Victoria St

Victoria Residences, 75 Victoria St West, unit 807:
Features: 50m² + 5m² balcony, one bedroom + flexi-room
Outgoings: body corp levy $3197/year
Outcome: passed in at $671,000, at $13,420/m² internal
Agents: Selina Zheng & Tommy Zhang
Earlier story:
26 January 2015: Victoria Residences & St James Suites set new price points

Isthmus east

Epsom

30B Buckley Rd, units 1, 2 & 3:
Features: block of 3 2-bedroom units, each with fully lined garage
Outcome: passed in as a single lot & when offered individually
Agents: Sara-Jayne Kingston & Dermot Kelly

Kohimarama

The Sands, 277 Tamaki Drive, unit 6:
Features: 3-bedroom apartment, 2 bathrooms, terrace, 2 parking spaces
Outcome: sold for $2 million
Agent: Karin Cooper

Isthmus west

Freemans Bay

2 Gunson St, unit 5:
Features: 1/6 share in 258m², unit 167m², 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, study, upper deck, courtyard
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Carl & Roseanne Madsen

Hillsborough

291A Hillsborough Rd, unit 1:
Features: 2-level unit, 3 bedrooms, garage
Outcome: no bid, back on market at $679,000
Agents: Kam & Yogesh Dahya

Mt Eden

39 Bellevue Rd, unit 10:
Features: one-bedroom unit, carport
Outcome: sold for $525,000
Agents: Kim & Bruce Rule

Sandringham

Grove Court, 3 Grove Rd, unit 2:
Features: cross-lease, 1/5 share in 771m², 2-level 2-bedroom unit, parking space
Outcome: sold for $610,000
Agents: Paul Donovan & Sharon Walls

Attribution: Auctions.

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Quiet week for intensive residential in the auction room

It’s been a quiet time for the auction process at Barfoot & Thompson’s city branch this week as 19 apartments, suburban units & cross-leases in the central city (Precinct) and around the isthmus were auctioned at 5 sessions. Another 5 were auctioned at the regular Thursday morning apartments session – all passed in (see separate story).

Outside that Thursday morning session, 4 were sold under the hammer, 11 were passed in, 2 were withdrawn from auction and 2 were sold pre- or post-auction.

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Lorne St

Precinct, 6 Lorne St, unit 2205:
Features: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, parking space
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Danny Upton & James Yu

Isthmus east

Epsom

1A Campbell Crescent, unit 1:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, parking space
Outcome: no bid
Agents: George Fong & Laura McAuley

Epsom Mews, 533 Manukau Rd, unit 15:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, carport, storage locker
Outcome: passed in, back on market at $788,000
Agent: Robert Thompson

Onehunga

48 Mays Rd, lot 10:
Features: 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, double internal-access garage, 10-year master builder warranty
Outcome: withdrawn from auction
Agent: Kevin He

One Tree Hill

11A Houpara St:
Features: cross-lease, half share in 945m², 3 bedrooms, double garage
Outcome: no bid, back on market at $849,000
Agent: Paul Hodgman

71 Rawhiti Rd, unit 3:
Features: cross-lease, 1/3 share in 1230m², 3 bedrooms, garage
Outcome: sold for $1.121 million
Agents: Wendy Sadd & Helen Lam

Remuera

45 Abbotts Way, unit 2:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, carport
Outcome: sold at pre-auction
Agent: Ricky Fan

746 Remuera Rd, unit 1:
Features: 2-level 2-bedroom townhouse, double garage
Outcome: sold for $835,000
Agent: Sam Bowen

Royal Oak

29 Inkerman St, unit 3:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, carport
Outcome: passed in
Agent: Oscar Zhao

29 Mt Smart Rd, unit 3:
Features: cross-lease, 1/5 share in 1191m², 2-bedroom unit, offstreet parking
Outcome: sold for $672,000
Agent: Di Martens

St Johns

52 Merton Rd, unit 1:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, carport
Outcome: passed in
Agent: Zdenka Zinajic

Isthmus west

Freemans Bay

Star Apartments, 59 Hepburn St, unit 5:
Features: 2-bedroom apartment
Outcome: sold for $822,500
Agent: Matt O’Brien

Grey Lynn

424F Richmond Rd:
Features: reclad 2-level 2-bedroom unit, 2 bathrooms, 2 parking spaces, code compliance certificate not yet attained
Outcome: withdrawn from auction
Agents: Sherryl Jones & Jack Atherton

Hillsborough

13A Locke Avenue:
Features: 3 bedrooms, garage
Outgoings: body corp levy $1040/year
Outcome: no bid
Agent: Michelle Mi

Mt Eden

Paddington Green, 7 Balmer Lane:
Features: 219m² site, 4-bedroom townhouse, 2 bathrooms, garage
Outcome: passed in
Agents: Sara Knight & Vern Hines

Valley View, 351 Mt Eden Rd, unit 6:
Features: 2-bedroom apartment, Juliet balcony
Outcome: sold post-auction
Agent: Anna Copeland

Mt Roskill

3 Keystone Avenue, unit 3A:
Features: one-bedroom apartment, 2 parking spaces, storage locker, full reclad completed
Outcome: no bid
Agent: Prasanna Kumar

353 Mt Albert Rd, unit 1:
Features: cross-lease, 95m² 3-bedroom upstairs unit, garage
Outcome: no bid, back on market at $699,000
Agent: Kelly Zhang

St Marys Bay

117 Shelly Beach Rd, unit 9:
Features: 3-bedroom terrace, 3 bathrooms, balcony, secure double garage
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Carl & Rosanne Madsen

Related story today: 5 apartments out of 5 passed in

Attribution: Auction documents.

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Warehouse sells at auction, but intensive residential sector mired in “no bids”

An Onehunga warehouse sale started Barfoot & Thompson’s regular weekly commercial & apartments auction on a strong footing yesterday, but the entire residential auction market has been much weaker for months.

The apartments segment of the Thursday morning auction saw 2 of the 7 cbd apartments sold under the hammer, one of them a certainty in an auction brought forward.

Over 2 days, of the 26 intensive residential properties I logged (including cross-leases at only one of 3 auction sessions), 7 were sold at auction and one shortly after. 8 attracted no bid, and 2 were withdrawn from auction.

The intensive segment of the market covers a wide spread of homes, from apartments in the city centre to houses on cross-leased sites in suburbia. The steadiest part of that market is the supply of traditional brick & tile suburban units, on either ground level or one up, usually with the parking that many apartments don’t offer, and with less likelihood of the horrendous costs incurred in remediation when leaks are discovered.

Commercial

Isthmus east

Onehunga

126 Captain Springs Rd:
Features: 1012m² site zoned heavy industrial, 402m² warehouse & office  
Outcome: sold for $1.353 million
Agents: James Marshall & Nick Wilson

Apartments

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Federal St

18 Federal St, unit 2F:
Features: fully furnished one-bedroom apartment
Outgoings: body corp levy $3004/year
Outcome: passed in at $375,000
Agents: Elizabeth Khosravi & Hamid Farid

Learning Quarter

8 Airedale St, unit 202:
Features: one-bedroom apartment, balcony
Outgoings: body corp levy $1679/year
Income assessment: $300/week until 16 January
Outcome: no bid
Agent: Annie Xu

Silo, 23 Emily Place, unit 4C:
Features: one-bedroom apartment, balcony
Outgoings: body corp levy $2990/year, parking $829/year
Outcome: pre-auction offer $310,000 acceptable, sold for $320,000
Agents: Stephen Shin & Yasu Ka

Sapphire, 76 Wakefield St, unit 412:
Features: studio
Outgoings: body corp levy $1867/year
Income assessment: $300/week, fixed until February
Outcome: passed in at $202,000
Agents: Selina Zheng & Tommy Zhang

6 Whitaker Place, unit 11A:
Features: 85m², 2-bedroom apartment, 2 parking spaces, 2 storage lockers
Outgoings: body corp levy $8183/year
Income assessment: $650/week current, parking $65/week
Outcome: no bid
Agent: Sam Yang

38A Whitaker Place:
Features: 200m²-plus, 3-bedroom whole-floor penthouse apartment, 2 bathrooms, office, 3 balconies, 3 parking spaces, storage
Outgoings: body corp levy $14,035/year
Outcome: sold post-auction on an “as is, where is” basis
Agents: Carl Madsen & George Damiris

Uptown

132 Vincent St, unit 1F:
Features: 2-bedroom apartment, balcony, secure parking space
Outgoings: body corp levy $5605/year + $595/year for parking
Income assessment: $590/week fixed until April
Outcome: passed in at $675,000
Agent: Betty Shao

Victoria Quarter

Fiore, 152 Hobson St, unit 1206:
Features: 2-bedroom apartment, deck, parking space, storage locker
Outgoings: body corp levy $5235/year
Outcome: sold for $820,000
Agents: Selina Zheng & Tommy Zhang

Isthmus east

Ellerslie

10A Wilkinson Rd, unit 10:
Features: 2-bedroom unit
Outcome: withdrawn from auction
Agents: Rain Diao & Patsy Chen

Greenlane

18 Nolan Rd, unit 6:
Features: cross-lease, 1/7 share in 2567m², 3-bedroom home, 2 bathrooms, double garage
Outcome: sold for $1.305 million
Agents: Maria Lambert & Ann Mushet

Meadowbank

2 Cruickshank Crescent:
Features: cross-lease, half share in 764m² section, 2-bedroom duplex, carport
Outcome: passed in
Agents: John Yang & Sidney Chan

Onehunga

9 Clarke Rd, unit 1:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, carport
Outcome: sold for $738,000
Agent: Paul Hodgman

One Tree Hill

64 Rawhiti Rd, unit 6:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, internal access garage, storage
Outcome: passed in
Agents: Helen Lam & Wendy Sadd

89 Rawhiti Rd, unit 4:
Features: 3-bedroom unit, garage
Outcome: no bid, back on market at $1.195 million
Agent: Paul Hodgman

Remuera

Broadway Park, Ascot, 8 Middleton Rd, unit 202:
Features: 164m², 3-bedroom apartment, 2 bathrooms, patio, double garage, storage locker
Outgoings: body corp levy $8428/year
Outcome: no bid
Agent: Shirley Shen

St Heliers

Raeburn Court, 1 Cliff Rd, unit 2:
Features: 2-bedroom apartment, carport
Outcome: passed in
Agents: Wendy Sadd & Michele Ballinger

Raeburn Court, 1 Cliff Rd, unit 5:
Features: 2-bedroom garden apartment, carport
Outcome: no bid, back on market at $1.225 million
Agent: Karin Cooper

Isthmus west

Blockhouse Bay

7 Heaphy St, unit 2:
Features: cross-lease, 1/3 share in 1533m², 3-bedroom house, 2 bathrooms, internal-access double garage
Outcome: sold for $1.09 million
Agents: William & Simon MacLean

Freemans Bay

46C Beresford St:
Features: 3-level 3-bedroom townhouse, study, balcony, double garage
Outgoings: rates $2295/year including gst; body corp levy $2905/year
Outcome: no bid, back on market at $1.048 million
Agent: Shawn Shao

Grey Lynn

19 Maxwell Avenue:
Features: cross-lease, half share in 788m², 4-bedroom house, 2 bathrooms, offstreet parking
Outcome: passed in
Agents: Matt O’Rourke & Ryan Harding

Hillsborough

81 Hendry Avenue:
Features: cross-lease, half share in 898m², 5-bedroom house, 3 bathrooms, basement garage + offstreet parking
Outcome: no bid
Agent: Kelly Zhang

Mt Albert

71 Asquith Avenue, unit 1:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, carport
Outcome: passed in, back on market at $679,000
Agent: Kevin Liu

1 Hendon Avenue, unit 1:
Features: 3-bedroom unit, garage
Outcome: withdrawn from auction
Agent: Lily Wang

St Lukes

47 St Lukes Rd, unit 1:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, garage
Outcome: sold for $630,000
Agents: Scott Larsen & Fiona Ryan

Three Kings

14 Clinker St:
Features: cross-lease, half share in 1014m², 116m² 3-bedroom house, basement garage
Outcome: sold for $822,000
Agent: Cheryl Martin

North-east

Hillcrest

7A Almadale Place:
Features: cross-lease, half share in 908m², 3-bedroom house, double carport
Outcome: no bid, back on market at $859,000
Agent: Cheryl Martin

Attribution: Auctions & auction documents.

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