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By Mikaela Medwell – Harris



It’s Saturday morning; coffee in hand, husband in tow – off to another auction. Is it just me, or is there always a peculiarly similar crowd? If you’re in house hunting mode, here are a few people you can expect to bump into at your next auction…

 The Snoopy Neighbour

Is the grass really greener? Peering over the fence at opportune moments provides such dull gossip. What better way to compare interest and prices than a short stroll through a neighbour’s home? Watch them slink away with dollar signs in their eyes as the house goes for much more than they expected.

 The Anxious Wife

Gripped by fear, she’s almost applying Chinese burns to her husband’s arm. Fretful and begging her partner to keep bidding, she’s in love… with the house!

The Guy in Sunglasses

Running around sprouting negatives about the home before the auction starts – his wayward motives are clear to see. Don’t listen to him, he intends to put other bidders off with his lies. “Look at those cracks”, you know the guy.

The Internationals

Calm, collected and confident in the knowledge they’ve already submitted an outrageous offer, bought the house three days prior and have wasted the time of everyone else turning up.

Until next time…

Mikaela xx

PS Preparing to move with children? Read our Tips For Moving With Kids!


Hayley Pearson

Hayley Pearson

Co-Creator and Writer for Adelady, she still gets goosebumps that she’s combined her creative passion with sharing the best of her stunning home state.

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