Six homes went under the hammer in Warrnambool for the first auctions of summer with five changing hands.
A seaside four-bedroom home at 76 Hickford parade sold for $735,000.
Northeast Stockdale and Leggo Real Estate agent Justin Allen said it was offered to a live bid and then sold after auction after negotiations between the vendor and the prospective buyer.
Ray White Warrnambool director Fergus Torpy said a two-storey townhouse at 2/52 Cherlin Drive sold under the hammer for $582,000. It started with a vendors bid of $560,000. A young couple relocating to Warrnambool offered $560,000 before negotiating to the final price.
A property at 310 Timor Street sold to a local investor for $732,000, almost $40,000 under the buyer range.
In Dennington, 221 Russell Street was snapped up by a local family for $530,000 and a local couple purchased the three-bedroom property at 6 Edwin Court in Warrnambool for $450,000.
A cottage at 1/15 Barkly Street passed in on a vendors bid of $400,000.
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