Two houses in Mount Ommaney and Sinnamon Park smashed the price records for their areas last week, before they even went to auction.
The homes both sold at over $2 million each, making them the most expensive homes in their areas.
Incredibly, NGU Real Estate’s Emil Juresic sold both properties.
He says when he took on the challenge to sell the properties, he knew he had to be creative.
“I knew I had to be creative when it came to the marketing and a little bit aggressive in the approach, so had videos made for the properties,” he says.
“I also had to use my negotiation skills. I consider myself a professional negotiator, not just a real estate agent.”
The Mount Ommaney property, boasting six bedrooms, five bathrooms, a media room, a swimming pool and tennis court, sold for $2.6 million.
Emil, who says he “doesn’t sell real estate that much anymore”, says the house was supposed to go to auction, but it sold three days beforehand and at a record price.
“The record for the area was $1.8 million and the average price is usually $800,000. You would expect that sort of price around the New Farm and Paddington area, not in Mt Ommaney, so I’m very happy with the results,” he says.
“The home was built in 1992 by a builder who passed away and his son, who is also a builder, took pride in renovating it. It’s an outstanding home,” he says.
“A beautiful husband and wife in their 40s with a 17-year-old and a 12-year-old bought it.”
The Sinnamon Park property, which has three levels, five bedrooms, five bathrooms and a cinema, sold for $2.25 million, which was also a record price for the area.
Emil says the home was bought by a couple in their 30s with children.
“The home is beautifully presented and is 904 square metres, which is the biggest home I’ve seen in my life,” he says.
“People are not used to paying that kind of price in Sinnamon Park, maybe in Indooroopilly or Fig Tree Pocket, but not there.”
Despite their unlikely locations, Emil believes both properties are worth every penny.
“The homes are really incredible, so I don’t think we oversold at all.
“I hope the families enjoy their beautiful new homes.”
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