I hope you all had a great week!

Hi all

Team Ockerlander have been busy this month with 7 sales to date and there is still 1 more week left! We are finding that most buyers have now sorted out the slow finance process and are actively looking, comparing and shortlisting their favourite homes and wanting to secure them. 

This week, we sold the duplex 2 Derby Street Epping at auction for the amazing price $1.308m. There were 3 bidders and 27 bids which is really good these days. We had received offers prior and had to move the guide and then move the auction forward after contacting all interested parties. It was on the market for 14 days and we had 11931 web views, 97 groups through and 40 requests for contracts. We also finalised the sale of 11 Manning Parade Dundas Valley with 4 other buyers competing to get finance approved first. Apologies to those who missed out, however, we still have a variety of lovely homes on offer. 

This Saturday, our stunning new home 15a Wycombe Street Epping goes to auction at 11.15am. It opens for registration at 10.45am.

It is Election Day tomorrow and polling booths are open from 8am to 6pm. We really appreciate you making time to come and see our homes while fitting in your voting trip. 

Carlingford Public School is holding a sausage sizzle tomorrow to raise money for their Vegie garden initiative. Last year, I donated $1000 to this great project which involves over 40 students. This week I got to spend some time at the school and see all the children getting involved. I am glad to see it is coming along well!  

I am passionate about sustainability, so I have undertaken the award-winning professional training to become a Liveability Real Estate Specialist. This allows me to maximise the results for my customers by fully understanding how to identify an additional 17 Liveability Features and market and promote their benefits to buyers. For more details go to  

We have a full day tomorrow with lots of wonderful homes, so when you are out and about voting, why not stop by and say hello. 

Best wishes

Betty and team

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