Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

House Auction Sure to Attract Buyer Interest; Premier's Former Home in Warwick Set to Appeal to Local and Out-of-Town Investors

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

House Auction Sure to Attract Buyer Interest; Premier's Former Home in Warwick Set to Appeal to Local and Out-of-Town Investors

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Byline: EMMA CHANNON

POLITICAL watchers may be interested to learn the former home of Queensland Premier Anna Bligh will be sold under the hammer.

Number 27 Pratten St, which has been vacant for the past couple of months, will be auctioned off on Saturday, June 25.

LJ Hooker agent Justin Wynn said he was C[pounds sterling]very confidentC[yen] the home would be snapped up.

C[pounds sterling]The house is absolutely massive and the owner realises the market is quite tight and has gone for auction to get it sold,C[yen] he said.

C[pounds sterling]When you've got a realistic vendor it's quite easy to sell and we've sold three homes in a row over the past three weekends, which at this stage is not really heard of.C[yen]

Mr Wynn said the drawcard of having Ms Bligh as a former resident could also add to buyer's interest.

C[pounds sterling]I hope it does Co the home has a lot of history and good stories, but I think people need to walk in there to experience the feeling,C[yen] he said. …

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