Salim ups his price by $ 350k
SALIM Mehajer told his real estate agent to advertise that plans to build a duplex on a Lidcombe property were “awaiting approval”, despite the council rejecting it last year.
Mr Mehajer’s agent, Century 21’s Fay Petrou, also said she had been advised to increase the asking price on the four-bedroom house at 16 Frances St by a whopping $350,000, despite it failing to sell at auction two weeks ago.
“They’re my instructions,” Ms Petrou said.
But Cumberland Council’s acting general manager Hamish McNulty, said: “A development application ... was refused on 11 October 2017. There is no current application.”
When this was put to Ms Petrou, she promptly removed the reference to the plans being before council.
When approached for comment, Mr Mehajer said: “We sold only one property and do not anticipate on selling any more. This was sold strictly for cash flow purposes ... not sold to pay off any creditors. Funds are required to power my legal team in order to recover the money owing to myself, my family and creditors.”