We were so excited when we saw the building and all the kids were screaming in the car. It was fun because Nicki and Alex and their kids were into the show for the first time this season, so they were as excited as we were.
It happened to be the auction day when we were there and there was a little crowd around checking it out like us. Everyone was peering through the fences and having a look into the courtyards that were just done that week.
The kids loved seeing the real estate posters out the front with the pictures of all the contestants. Our favourite contestants were Bec and George and Trixie and Johnno.
Harri desperately wanted to go inside and look at all the apartments that had been renovated by the couples. I kept telling him that we couldn't go in because the open for inspection day was a couple of weeks before. He kept asking me to ask the security guy anyway, so I told him he had to ask. He was feeling shy so we went up together and I told the guy that Harri had something to ask him, and we probably already knew the answer. He asked Harri what he wanted to know and Harri said 'can I go inside!?' and the guy smiled and told him he couldn't but that at 1.30 pm all the contestants would be coming out and would be on stage being filmed for the show the next day, and then the auction would be taking place at 2pm.
When we got back there was a big stage set up and TV cameras everywhere.
They all looked so pretty on TV and were stunning in real life.
It was exciting to watch as they started filming for the finale which would be shown the next day.
The contestants then left to go inside for the auctions and we were so anxious to hear who won, but knew that they wouldn't let us know and that we would have to wait for the show the next day. We grabbed the host Shelley for a photo before she went back inside.
We couldn't wait to watch the show the next day and were so happy that all the contestants won so much money. We were excited to spot ourselves on TV just for a couple of seconds. These are screen shots from the show.
We are already hanging out for the next series and are missing 7 O'block every night.