A young family from Melbourne has paid close to a suburb record price for a renovated East Geelong house without making a physical inspection.
The four-bedroom house at 15 Anderson Street sold for $1.32 million after the buyers made the bold play for the extended california bungalow early in the auction campaign.
Buxton, East Geelong agent Carl McCann said the strong early offer attracted competition from other hopeful purchasers, pushing the sale price $45,000 above the top of the quoted range.
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The competition moved the selling agents to skip the October 17 auction and wrap up the sale early.
“They’re a young family coming out of Melbourne. They’ve bought it without seeing it,” Mr McCann said.
“But they were pretty confident with the video that we provided them and