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The Block insider reveals ‘only three properties were sold’ during the show’s anticipated auction

The Block’s five homes went up for auction on Saturday ahead of this season’s highly-anticipated finale.

But it appears luck wasn’t on every contestant’s side, as Daily Mail Australia can reveal that not all five of the renovated properties were sold.

According to a well-placed Block insider only three properties were sold during Saturday’s auctions.

Unlucky: A Block insider has revealed only three out of five  properties were sold during the show's anticipated auction on Saturday

Unlucky: A Block insider has revealed only three out of five  properties were sold during the show's anticipated auction on Saturday

Unlucky: A Block insider has revealed only three out of five  properties were sold during the show’s anticipated auction on Saturday

The homes reportedly went under the hammer for a reported $3.2million to $3.4million.

While the show’s auctions are always hard to predict, this year’s outcome could have been as a result due to dramatic changes amid the coronavirus pandemic.

With a restriction on the amount of potential buyers, COVID-19 rules meant a maximum of 10 people were allowed to be present at the auction.

On sale: The homes went under the hammer for a reported $3.2million to $3.4million

On sale: The homes went under the hammer for a reported $3.2million to $3.4million

On sale: The homes went under the hammer for a reported $3.2million to $3.4million

Other potential buyers were required to join by Zoom.

Bidders were also required to pay a refundable $5,000 to attend in person, making it more likely they were serious contenders. 

Speaking of the dramatic changes, host Scott Cam told Weekend Today that this year’s an auction like no other, ‘It will be a nail-biter,’ he said. 

Renovated: One cosy kitchen backs onto the open-plan living and dining area, which is finished with floor to ceiling windows and a fireplace

Renovated: One cosy kitchen backs onto the open-plan living and dining area, which is finished with floor to ceiling windows and a fireplace

Renovated: One cosy kitchen backs onto the open-plan living and dining area, which is finished with floor to ceiling windows and a fireplace

Last year’s winners Tess and Luke sold their Grey Street, St Kilda pad for a whopping $3.6million.

They earned $730,000 in total prize money which included $100,000 winner’s cheque.

The Block continues on Channel Nine at 7pm

Last year newlyweds Tess, 28, and Luke Struber, 30, were crowned the winners with a $630,000 profit on top of the show's $100k cash prize

Last year newlyweds Tess, 28, and Luke Struber, 30, were crowned the winners with a $630,000 profit on top of the show's $100k cash prize

Last year newlyweds Tess, 28, and Luke Struber, 30, were crowned the winners with a $630,000 profit on top of the show’s $100k cash prize 

Source: Daily Mail | BBC News & Gossip

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