An Auckland property owner has made astronomic capital gains after biding their time, selling a two-bedroom Sandringham home for $1.39 million, 35 years after they bought it.
The property, which has a 2014 CV of $810,000, was one of the more expensive houses to sell at a Harcourts auction in the week to July 31.
It's a brick and tile with one lounge, one dining room, a study and three off-street parking spaces. It’s positioned on a 685m² section.
Harcourts has described the house as presenting “a fantastic opportunity for renovators and investors hunting for a project to capitalise on Auckland's robust property market”.
“While there is work to be done here, the rewards will pay and the central location between Dominion Road and Sandringham Village is excellent,” its marketing material says.
Only one Auckland property was sold for under $500,000 at a Harcourts auction in the week to July 31. Altogether, 21 Auckland houses were either sold at, before or after auction. Only two were passed in.
In other centres prices ranged from $431,000 to $1.43m in Hamilton, from $307,000 to $873,000 in Wellington and from $235,000 to $1.45m in Christchurch. A one-bedroom unit was sold in the Hastings suburb of Raureka for only $125,000.
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