Tom Tilley sells his modest red-brick Redfern unit for nearly $1million

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Former Triple J star Tom Tilley sells his modest red-brick Redfern unit for nearly $1million – almost twice what he paid for it just 10 years ago


Former Triple J presenter Tom Tilley has sold his two-bedroom Redfern investment property for nearly $1million. 

The 40-year-old journalist, who also owns a home in Bondi, sold the modest red-brick unit for $930,000.

Tom had purchased the apartment for $542,000 in 2011, reports realestate.com.au.

Investment: Former Triple J star Tom Tilley sells his modest red brick Redfern unit for nearly $1 million - almost twice what he paid for it just ten-years-ago, according to RealEstate.com

Investment: Former Triple J star Tom Tilley sells his modest red brick Redfern unit for nearly $1 million – almost twice what he paid for it just ten-years-ago, according to RealEstate.com

Home: The unit is in a tightly-held in a small block of six with ample living space and a good-sized balcony attached to it

Home: The unit is in a tightly-held in a small block of six with ample living space and a good-sized balcony attached to it

The home is located in a small block of six units and has ample living space and a sizable balcony.

The kitchen has been renovated, with the interiors getting a fresh paint job and floating floors added.

The home is near the restaurant district of Crown Street and Redfern Street, and is a short walk from the Surry Hills light-rail and Central Station. 

Neat and tidy: The kitchen has been renovated with the interiors updated with a fresh paint job along with stunning floating floors

Neat and tidy: The kitchen has been renovated with the interiors updated with a fresh paint job along with stunning floating floors

Light-filled: The tightly-held unit has two bedrooms which have been freshly painted

Light-filled: The tightly-held unit has two bedrooms which have been freshly painted

Tom is perhaps looking to free up some cash after he and his partner, Amanda, recently welcomed a son named Maxwell. 

In December 2019, he purchased an art deco apartment in Bondi for $1.06million.

The 1930s two-bedroom abode is located just 200 metres from the beach, and also boasts a sunroom.

Family: Tom is perhaps looking to free-up some cash after he welcomed new son Maxwell with partner, Amanda (pictured). However, he also might be cashing-in on Sydney's hot market

Family: Tom is perhaps looking to free-up some cash after he welcomed new son Maxwell with partner, Amanda (pictured). However, he also might be cashing-in on Sydney’s hot market 

Tom previously said his upbringing in the country helped made him such a good journalist, saying it allowed him to escape ‘group think’ in big cities.

‘You have to get on with people even though you have really different views,’ he said of growing up in Mudgee.

‘In the city, it’s easier to surround yourself with people you agree with and retreat into your comfortable echo chamber,’ he added.

Moving on: 'In the city, it's easier to surround yourself with people you agree with and retreat into your comfortable echo chamber,' he added

Moving on: ‘In the city, it’s easier to surround yourself with people you agree with and retreat into your comfortable echo chamber,’ he added

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