Good things come to those who whinge! Peter Stefanovic sells his Double Bay mansion for over $4.5M – days after moaning about the property market in Sydney’s eastern suburbs
Peter, 41, and his Today Extra host wife, 37, listed the four-bedroom terrace in July and were preparing for an August 22 auction conducted through Oliver Lavers of The Rubinstein Group.
However, according to The Sunday Telegraph, keen buyers sealed the deal on Friday at an undisclosed sum, reportedly surpassing the couple’s $4.5m expectations.
Lavers had hinted during the week to both enthusiastic purchasers and their increasingly persistent buyer agents that offers were already pouring in, exceeding the $5m mark.
The couple purchased the two-storey property for $2.7 million back in 2016.
It is understood the journalists want a bigger home with room for their family, including their two young sons.
News of the sale comes just days after Peter, who is the brother of Today host Karl Stefanovic, aired complaints about the brutal property market in Sydney’s eastern suburbs amid the cost of living crisis.
Speaking on his The First Edition show, Peter lamented that his search for a new home in Sydney’s upmarket eastern subrubs was being impacted by the rising costs.
Speaking to Yellow Brick Road Home Loans executive chairman Mark Burris, Peter said ‘properties, more so in the eastern Suburbs’ were getting so expensive.
‘PropTrack and CoreLogic data shows the pace of property price growth is slowing. Are you buying this?’ he said.
‘Because I’m still seeing