Gavl at The Block Australia

What a fantastic ride The Block has been!

In a first for the reality renovation program in Australia, contestants Courtney and Hans used Wilson Agents and Gavl to help sell their apartment at 2/34 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda

Wilson Agents lead agent Jesse Raeburn said: “At Wilson Agents, we’ve been using Gavl in our auctions for some time and have been highly impressed with its benefits and convenience for all parties – particularly among investors. As a result, we didn’t have to think twice about using Gavl for this auction on The Block, as our past experiences have shown that it will draw a greater bidding audience and thereby help increase the sales price.”  


With one opportunistic and tech-savvy buyer wanting to remain anonymous, Gavl was the perfect platform for her to watch and bid on Courtney and Hans’ fantastic property. A St Kilda resident already, she placed her bids from an office nearby, kicking proceedings off  with $2.2 million opening bid.

Unfortunately, our Gavl bidder was quickly outbid by the onsite buyers – with the apartment eventually selling for $2.77m. In a romantic twist, apartment 2 at The Gatwick was sold to the previous original owners of the re-vamped hotel, Rose Banks and Yvette Kelly.

After selling the original Gatwick Hotel to Channel 9 before this season’s reality show, Yvette and Rose bought back their new slice of The Gatwick in the “perfect end” to the show, as described by host Scotty Cam.

To see Courtney and Hans’ apartment in all its renovated glory, click here: 2/34 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda

You can watch the auction back by playing the video within this Channel 9 article.

For all the details on how Gavl and Wilson Agents partnered on The Block Australia, click here: The Block 2018


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