Premature and seriously ill babies benefit from house auction

first_imgThe Plantation Homes House for Life charity home sold at auction.MORE than 100 people gathered at Springfield Lakes on Saturday to watch the House for Life charity home sell under the hammer. The two-storey Plantation Homes property at 325 Lakeside Ave sold for $692,500 to a young family looking to upgrade. All funds raised from the sale will be donated to Mater Little Miracles, which supports the seriously ill and premature babies cared for at the Mater Mothers’ Hospital in Brisbane. The auction of the Springfield Lakes House for Life.Marketing agent Jessica Osborne of Josh Develop said six buyers registered for the auction and five were actively bidding. More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor2 hours ago“The opening bid was $600,000 and bidding got up to $670,000 pretty quickly,” she said. “From there we were getting increases in $5000 increments and once we hit $685,000 it was in $1000 increments and then $500 increments.“We finished at $692,500.” One of the bidders at the Springfield Lakes House for Life auction.Ms Osborne said the buyers were locals who had previously bought a Plantation Home. “They’re a small family essentially looking to upgrade,” she said. “After signing the contract they asked if they could go look at their new house and their son went and picked out his room.”Ms Osborne said the local community and businesses showed “phenomenal” support for the charity auction. “It was a huge turnout,” she said. “Raising funds for such an amazing cause is a really easy project to work on.”last_img

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