Gold Coast agent Ben Williams has broken two suburb records this month with the sale of a property in Acanthus Avenue, Burleigh Waters and one at Peacock Place, which settled yesterday.
A four bedroom home constructed around 12 years ago on an 866m2 water-fronting block sold for $2 million. This was a suburb record for a single level home in Burleigh Waters, exceeding the previous by $200k.
Mr Williams, who marketed the home through expressions of interest only, said it was a video promotion that really captured buyer attention.
“We pitched it to the family market. It was a fully renovated, architecturally designed home that suited all ages and really was the perfect entertainer.
“The buyers, who are locals and own a smally restaurant locally, are delighted with their purchase.”
The RE/MAX Regency agent followed this with a record price for a Burleigh Waters duplex.
A young professional couple secured the property for $726,000, a record for a two-bedroom, one bathroom duplex in the suburb of Burleigh Waters, and $50k up on the highest price achieved for a like property.
“These were local buyers who been searching and losing out to interstate buyers for at least the past six months.
“The property was marketed without a price, but they were committed to this one – a high quality duplex on 380m2 in a quiet cul de sac just a kilometre from the beach – and jumped in.
“We had 11 offers on the table, from local and interstate first home buyers, and the local couple won with their $726k.”
Mr Williams said that while the combination of happy buyers, happy sellers and record prices had made for an exciting month, it was the relationships he established with buyers and sellers that he considered his greatest achievements.
“If an agent doesn’t really know and understand these people, their needs and desires, and genuinely show they care, the odd record tumbling today won’t mean a lot in the future if you haven’t worked on long-term relationships,” he said.
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Ben Williams, RE/MAX Regency – M. 0435 780 117
Lyn Cox, Public Relations, RE/MAX Australia – M. 0418 793 096
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