28 Blackburn St, Moorooka.Being one of the cheapest suburbs within 10km of the Brisbane CBD, Mr Wortley has received a huge response from the market to date.“I’ve had both Brisbane buyers as well as interstate buyers looking for value against the Sydney and Melbourne markets, which would be two to three times the price in the same geographic location,” he said.The auction is at 12.30pm Saturday January 28. Cliff Magee, Peter Magee, Margaret Smith and Joan Rojahn at their old family home inMoorooka which is on the market for the first time in 70 years.Bought for just 400 pounds 70 years ago, today is the day the Magee family will sell their Moorooka home at auction.The three-bedroom, one-bathroom property at 28 Blackburn St, bought by Cliff Magee’s mum, has brought back lots of memories for the family, who grew up in the house. “It’s a very nostalgic and emotional time, but we just hope the next people get the same enjoyment Mum has had for the last 70 years,” Mr Magee said.“When Mum bought the house at the end of World War II, Ipswich Rd was vacant land, so she watched all of the shops and business come up along the street.” The Magee family have been told the property was possibly built somewhere between 1910 and 1915.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor9 hours ago28 Blackburn St, Moorooka.Mr Magee said his 96-year-old mum felt it was time to move on to something more modern and very low-maintenance. “She is already missing the house,” he said.Mr Magee recalled memories of cricket in the backyard and Christmas lunches under the house. According to CoreLogic, the median house price in Moorooka is $590,000, but Ray White New Farm selling agent Brandon Wortley said properties such as 28 Blackburn St weren’t often offered to the market. “It maintains the beautiful early 1900s charm and offers the incoming purchaser the opportunity to use the home as is, or create their dream home,” Mr Wortley said.