Coronavirus: Buyers ready to strike in Mordialloc, Parkdale area

9A David Street, Mordialloc

9A David St, Mordialloc is one of two new luxury homes on a subdivided block.

Buyers waiting to snap up bargains in the current uncertain market might end up empty-handed.

More homes in Parkdale and Mordialloc are being snapped up prior to auction.

Ray White Mordialloc director Greg Scherwinksi, who has nearly three decades experience, said buyers would be left to compete for limited choices with fewer listings expected.

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9A David Street, Mordialloc

This new townhouse at 9A David St sold for a strong $1.45 million.

“We are seeing sellers accept any good offers and buyers still have to act fast,” he noted.

“Some buyers are waiting and hoping for bargains but they might miss out.”

A Parkdale home at 2/6 Booth St, slated for auction in May, has been taken off the market after an $880,000 offer was accepted.

2 6 Booth Street, Parkdale

2/6 Booth St offers three bedrooms and its own courtyard.

This was well above the reserve of $847,000, which was at the top of the price guide, Mr Scherwinski said.

First-home buyers from Highett made the pre-auction offer to secure the property. They had been looking and attending auctions in the area.

“When the vendors heard it was $880,000, they took it right away,” Mr Scherwinksi said.

“There are buyers out there with secure employment that are able to make offers and buy.”

9A David Street, Mordialloc

A local family moved quickly to snap up 9A David St.

9A David Street, Mordialloc

It has a sleek entertainer’s kitchen and dining area.

The agency also sold a new Parkdale property for a benchmark price for a non-beachside townhouse in the suburb, sale records show.

The luxury 9A David St property fetched $1.45 million prior to its April 4 auction.

“The developer-owner was confident it would sell well and it went to a family who wanted to buy it before the auction,” Mr Scherwinski said.

4 84 Chute Street, Mordialloc

This two-bedroom unit at 4/84 Chute St, Mordiallocwas passed in.

The agency also sold 13/18-24 Chute St, Mordialloc at a midweek online auction on April 6.

It fetched $650,000, which was the top of the $595,000-$650,000 price guide.

Three properties in Mordialloc, Aspendale and Aspendale Gardens however passed in that night, with two in negotiations and expected to be sold soon.

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