Coopers Plains is an public sale sizzling spot for first-home consumers and traders.

FORTY-SIX bidders descended on the rising southern Brisbane suburb of Cooper Plains on Saturday as three properties offered underneath the hammer in three hours.

Public sale outcomes ranged from $560,000 for a three-bedroom house to $1.115m for a 1391sq m block, with the suburb effectively positioned to make the most of low-cost rates of interest and first-home purchaser incentives.

Nevertheless it was a Melburnian on a mission at 67 Highgate Street, Coopers Plains (inset) who was the spotlight of the day, making quick work of 9 competing Queenslanders to purchase the three-bedroom home for $610,000.

The home at 67 Highgate Road, Coopers Plains

A younger couple from Springfield at Ipswich in search of an funding property and first-home consumers from Fortitude Valley within the interior metropolis have been the principle casualties within the 15 minute public sale which Mark O’Malley owned from his opening bid of $500,000.

“That is the best way you purchase and promote homes in Melbourne,” Mr O’Malley stated. “Bang, you go straight in there and it shuts them down as a result of they know you’re going to bid straight on prime of them. Nevertheless it’s straightforward when it’s another person’s cash, I used to be bidding on behalf of my associate.”


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Mark O’Malley and Julie Davis at 67 Highgate Road, Coopers Plains. Mr O’Malley was bidding on behalf of Ms Davis.

At $580,000, Mr O’Malley appeared up on the sky the place the possibility of rain was as distant as his probability of being outbid, however his folded arms and the tapping of his bidder’s paddle towards his hip steered frustration. “Is it in the marketplace but?” he requested.

Mr O’Malley holds paddle quantity 5, whereas one other bidder stands behind him at 67 Highgate Road, Coopers Plains.

The public sale was paused whereas Ray White Annerley lead agent Bevin Powell spoke to the sellers, Josh and Amanda Thomas, who now dwell in Port Macquarie, NSW.

“It received’t go for that, Josh has put a variety of work into it,” Vietnam Struggle veteran Owen Corry stated from simply contained in the entrance fence.

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The outdated carpets had gone and there have been now polished floorboards all through the home, and the Canadian household who had most lately rented the property earlier than returning residence would have loved the most effective of the Aussie open air from the brand new rear deck.

The brand new out of doors deck at 47 Highgate Road, Coopers Plains.

Carpets have been ripped as much as reveal timber flooring which have been polished all through the home.

Mr Corry and his spouse Nan have lived on Highgate Road for 50 years and have seen blocks on the road promote and subdivide lately.

Coopers Plains is 11km southwest of the Brisbane CBD.

However after a brief chat, auctioneer Sam Kelso introduced an elevated bid of $610,000, placing the home in the marketplace on the market and it offered unchallenged for that value.

The second the home offered for $610,000 to Mark O’Malley and Julie Davis.


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