Where: 13 Durham Road, Lambton
When: Today, 12pm
Price guide: $650,000
A new residential sale record of $1.54 million was set for Lambton last year and there have been a few big results for the suburb this year.
But there were still some homes at a price point more suited to first home buyers in Lambton like this one being marketed by McKiernan Real Estate.
The “cute, character home” has three bedrooms and is on a corner block 337 square metres in size.
Agent Andrew McKiernan described it as the “perfect, start-up first home”.
“There has been good interest with around 40 groups through,” he said.
“The majority are wanting to live in there and are first home buyers.”
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Where: 49 Union Street, Cooks Hill
When: July 7, 12.45pm
Price guide: $880,000
A two-bedroom Victorian semi, built circa 1900, within walking distance of popular Darby Street cafe strip, The Junction village and Marketown shopping centre is set to go under the hammer. It has polished timber floors and period features.
Walkom Real Estate’s Kate Rundle said there had been “good attendance” through the campaign.
Where: 7 Asher Street in Georgetown
When: July 7, 1.30pm
Price guide: $550,000
A house in Georgetown that has been in the same family for nearly 70 years has had plenty of inspections ahead of its auction scheduled for today.
McKiernan Real Estate is marketing the property and Andrew McKiernan said around 40 groups had been through during its pre-auction campaign.
The three-bedroom home is in original condition and positioned on 389 square metres of land.
“It has been in the same family for 67 years and It’s just a really cute, original home in Georgetown,” Mr McKiernan said.
“Interest has been really good. It’s got a really good floorplan, it just needs some love.”
Where: 97 Gosford Road, Adamstown
When: July 7, 11.15am
Price guide: $540,000 to $590,000
Tammy Hawkins, of McGrath Estate Agents Newcastle, has marketed this three-bedroom cottage within close proximity to the city and coast
She said interest had come from a range of buyers and the property would be “a good little buy for someone” and expected to sell under the hammer.
Where: 40 Morgan Street, Islington
When: July 7, 2.15pm
Price guide: $570,000 to $620,000
The property might not be much to look at but offers income from two one-bedroom flats and opportunity for future redevelopment, subject to council approval.
It is being marketed by First National Newcastle City’s Tom Lemke, who reported around 50 groups had inspected the property during a five-week campaign.
“It was built in 1910 as two flats and interest has mainly been people looking to do a knockdown and rebuild there,” Mr Lemke said. “It’s in a nice spot, close to the park.”
According to Australian Property Monitors data, the median residential sale price for Islington was $680,000 in 2017.
This year it was was sitting at $610,000 after the first half of this year for registered sales.
Where: 48 Frederick Street, Merewether
When: July 7, 10.30am
Price guide: $2.2 million
Andrew McGavin of Dalton Partners is marketing this five-bedroom residence with three bathrooms, built in 2006 and in one of Merewether’s most popular streets.
“Interest has been good and we’ll probably have four registered parties,” Mr McGavin said.
“It’s a nice-sized family home and the position speaks for itself.
“There have been sales around there over $3 million and to me it is reasonably priced and an affordable home considering its distance to the beach.”
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