How watching reality TV helped buy a house

first_img34 Gibraltar Drive, Isle Of Capri sold for $1.256 million at The Event on Sunday.REALITY television helped a Gold Coast family successfully bid on a waterfront house during a mega auction event.Bernadette Parzatka said she and husband Henry Parzatka “stood fairly firm” to outbid their competition and snap up a five-bedroom, three-bathroom home at Isle of Capri. The Isle of Capri home feaures five bedrooms and three bathrooms.“I think from watching all the reality TV shows … we know the tricks,” Mrs Parzatka said.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach Northless than 1 hour ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa20 hours agoBidding on the property inched upwards before the Parzatkas took it from the underbidder by just $1000, for $1.256 million.It was one of $40 million worth of properties on the auction block at Ray White Surfers Paradise’s auction The Event on Sunday.Mrs Parzatka said she had an eye on a few properties she had viewed in the lead-up to The Event but was ultimately attracted to the Isle of Capri home for its weekly rental return of $1250. Pool and a view.center_img The 635 sq m property has multiple living areas.“We bought it as an investment property,” said Mrs Parzatka, who lives in an apartment in Surfers Paradise with her family.Mrs Parzatka has bought property through auction before but said The Event was the largest of its kind, and would recommend it to other buyers.“It is a bit scary … you just have to be careful not to get caught up in the action,” she said.last_img

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