Auction day

Auction details and directions


The 2017 House for Life sold under the hammer on 29 July for a record $692 500! Funds raised will go towards helping seriously ill and premature babies at Mater.

How to be a buyer on the day

Are you looking to purchase a home? Are you a serious buyer? If so, the following checklist may help you to achieve maximum buying power on the day of inspection or at auction.

Do you:

  • Know your maximum borrowing that a bank or lender will advance?
  • Have pre approval to allow you to sign the unconditional contract or bid on the day?
  • Have a 10% deposit or pre-negotiated deposit to put down, if you are the successful bidder on the auction day?
  • Have a checklist of all you require before purchasing such as number of bedrooms, bathrooms, garages, living areas?
  • Know that the property meets all of the sustainability requirements?
  • Know if the property is near to transport, schools, shopping precincts, parklands, sporting grounds and all of the criteria that will meet your lifestyle requirements?

Have you:

  • Spoken to your mortgage broker about your borrowing capacity?
  • Arranged a meeting with your broker to gain pre-approval from the bank before bidding on the day?
  • Come to view an open home and talked to the onsite agent?
  • Received a copy of the contract of sale to take to the bank?
  • Registered to bid on Auction Day by providing a copy of your drivers license.

Did you know:

  • The contract of sale is a cash unconditional contract on the auction day?
  • A mortgage broker is an accredited representative of most lenders
  • Mortgage brokers must meet the new licensing requirements which commenced on 1 July 2010?
  • A mortgage broker must be a member of, or affiliated with MFAA and COSL which are the governing and dispute resolution bodies recognised by the Federal Government?
  • There are excellent products available in the market now with very competitive rates that allow you to borrow for a new property before you have sold your existing home?

Springfield Lakes

Springfield Lakes is your opportunity to upgrade to the ultimate address. Situated in the Western suburbs and being a 35 minute drive from Brisbane’s CBD, we’re sure that you’ll discover Springfield Lakes is a place that will surprise and delight, offering a rich quality of life and an address to be proud of. This is a community people feel they belong to, and that it belongs to them.
Springfield Lakes has an established and active community where there’s always something happening and wonderful people to meet. Springfield Lakes conveniently gathers all the local services you need nearby, while also ensuring safe open spaces are maintained to encourage outdoor living.


When driving from Brisbane:

  • From the Centenary Motorway, take exit 32 – Springfield Greenbank Arterial
  • Turn left onto Springfield Lakes Boulevard
  • At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Springfield Greenbank Arterial
  • Turn left onto Springfield Lakes Blvd
  • Go straight through the next roundabout
  • At the next roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Lakeside Ave
  • Continue straight at the next intersection
  • The house will be on the left just past the top of the hill

If you have any difficulty locating the property please call Jess on  0418 873 430.

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