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AUSTINMER

Series 1 · Episode 1

Property in the coastal town of Austinmer is SO hot that buying another house before you sell is considered the norm. Judy and Graham Mahoney never dreamed they would have trouble selling their three bedroom weather board cottage, so they went ahead and purchased a new home, BEFORE they sold. After ten months on the market, a failed auction and 80 inspections they have a BIG problem and an even bigger bridging loan. Buyers are turned off by the bad presentation, poor level of maintenance and the lack of a communal bathroom. Despite the feedback, Judy and Graham refuse to budge from their $700,000 asking price. They need the money to renovate their new home, but as each month passes the couple slip further into debt. They have loans on both properties and need to find almost $6,000 each month just to stay afloat!

  • AUSTINMER

    from Selling Houses Australia

    Property in the coastal town of Austinmer is SO hot that buying another house before you sell is considered the norm. Judy and Graham Mahoney never dreamed they would have trouble selling their three bedroom weather board cottage, so they went ahead and purchased a new home, BEFORE they sold.

  • AUSTINMER - Before & After

    from Selling Houses Australia

    Property in the coastal town of Austinmer is SO hot that buying another house before you sell is considered the norm. Judy and Graham Mahoney never dreamed they would have trouble selling their three bedroom weather board cottage, so they went ahead and purchased a new home, BEFORE they sold.

 
 

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Posted by TrowReport
I thought it was great..people don't realize it's the little things that can have a big impact
Posted by Kezza363Report
I thought the renovation was a excellent way of bringing that perticular house into the 21st century. I was really impressed with the way to converted the ensuite into a real family bathroom and generally update all the other colours throughout the rest of the home.
Posted by mvapromoReport
i loved and it is amazing just how simple things can make a difference.... you come and fix my house anytime..
Posted by simplyprimReport
Great show, loved it, glad it is now in Aus, am a bit tired of all the UK and US shows, their decorating styles and very different to Australias.
Makeover was great!
Posted by leafyamethystReport
A massive improvement, it makes you think why does it take a sell to do these things to your home?
Posted by KarynReport
At last a show relevant to Australian audiences. Enjoyed it immensley - especially Judy the home owner- what a character. I also was unable to enter the competition because the code word was rejected. :<
Posted by KylieReport
Great Show!!! Love Andrew!! Would love him to come to my house and do a makeover - what a dream -
Codeword does not work... Please check and fix guys...
Kyles
Posted by boydoReport
Loved watching this show and great to have something to watch relevant to the Australian market.
Great to see that it doesn't take a fortune to turn a duckling into a swan and general maintenance makes such a difference. Loved the finished product.
I too could not enter this competition because the codeword was rejected. Any solution?
Posted by Lorraine209154Report
As usual Andrew and his team have done a fine job. A pity these people didn't do a bit of scrub and polish sooner - they would have saved a whole lot of money on their bridging loan.

Also code word doesn't work. Any suggestions
Posted by JaneReport
They certainly gave the property STYLE and the layout of it worked so much betterafter the changes. \I too would love a Laura Ashley makeover for our lounge room but again comp site noit accepting my codewrd and I'm sure I got it right.
JANE WA