Frequently Asked Questions

When were the homes built?

The Bondi apartment complex was built in 2015. The Byron townhouses were built in 2005.

What is the size of the homes?

Bondi is a 97sqm apartment and Byron is a 324 sqm townhouse.

Can I visit the home?

The Bondi home is not open for viewing.

You can visit the Byron home seven days a week between 10am and 3pm.

Does the home have wheelchair access?

There is disabled access to the Byron home, however there is an internal flight of stairs, with no

wheelchair access to the first floor.

Can I keep the home and rent it out?

It’s your choice whatever you decide to do with the prize. You could move into your chosen home, keep it and rent it out, or sell it for the market value.

Do I have to pay tax on it if I sell?

You can sell the prize tax free at the prize value. If you sell at a higher rate than its value, then capital gains on the difference may apply. We advise the winner to contact a financial advisor for comprehensive tax advice relative to your personal circumstances.

How much are the rates, water and body corporate fees?

For Bondi the rates and water are $1,802 per year and body corporate is $10,294. For Byron rates and water are $2,439 and body corporate is $13,873. Rates, water and body corporate and are paid for the first 12 months as part of the first prize.

Are legal fees and transfer duty covered for first prize?

Yes, legal fees are paid for, valued at $1,375, for both properties. In addition, the transfer duty is paid for both options, valued at $90,065 for Bondi and $76,240 for Byron.

What type of energy is connected?

There is electricity connected to the home to the Bondi apartment and electricity and gas are connected at the Byron townhouse.

Is there air conditioning?

Yes, there is ducted air conditioning in the Bondi apartment and a split system air conditioner in the Byron townhouse.

What are the complex facilities?

There is a complex pool and gym in Bondi that residents can access at a reduced membership rate. There is a communal pool and tennis court in Byron.

Can I have pets in the home?

Pets are not allowed in the Bondi apartment. Pets under 7kg are allowed in the Byron townhouse.

Is the home fitted with a security system and intercom?

Both of the complex are fitted secured.

What brand are the appliances?

Bondi:

Kitchen

• Fisher & Paykel 380L fridge & freezer. • Smeg kettle, toaster & espresso coffee machine. • LG microwave. • Miele dishwasher. • 2 x Miele oven. • Miele stovetop.

Living

• Samsung 50” television. • LG entertainment system.

Laundry

• Euromaid 5.5kg washing machine. • Simpson 4kg dryer.

Byron:

Kitchen

  • Fisher & Paykel French door fridge & freezer with ice and water.
  • Trent and Steele kettle and toaster.
  • Trent and Steele Nutritional Blender.
  • Sunbeam coffee machine.
  • LG microwave.
  • ILVE 900mm cooktop and oven.
  • Miele dishwasher.

Living

  • Samsung 50” television.

Retreat

  • Samsung 50” television.
  • LG Hi-fi system.

Laundry

  • Euromaid 5.5kg washing machine.
  • Simpson 4kg dryer.

Is there a garage?

Yes, there is one secure car space in Bondi and a two car garage in Byron.

If I win first prize, do I have to pay to travel to the home?

First prize includes a $2,000 travel voucher for you to use to visit the homes.