Mark Trau and his fiance Maddie Goyder

Devastated couple lose $75,000 deposit on their dream home | WATCH

PHOTO: Mark Trau and his fiance Maddie Goyder

  • Couple Mark Trau and Maddie Goyder put down $75,000 deposit for their home
  • Westpac failed to meet the settlement deadline and the contract was terminated
  • The pair lost their deposit and their home under Queensland’s property laws
  • Westpac has since paid back the deposit to the couple with additional $25,000

A young couple planning to buy their forever home lost $75,000 after their bank failed to meet the settlement deadline.

Mark Trau and his fiance Maddie Goyder had paid the large amount as a deposit for the $965,000 home in Brisbane and were given a 30-day settlement.

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But just as they were hoping to move in, their bank Westpac failed to secure the payment before the deadline and their contract was terminated by the home’s owners.

A young couple planning to buy their forever home lost $75,000 after their bank failed to meet the settlement deadline.

Mark Trau and his fiance Maddie Goyder had paid the large amount as a deposit for the $965,000 home in Brisbane and were given a 30-day settlement.

But just as they were hoping to move in, their bank Westpac failed to secure the payment before the deadline and their contract was terminated by the home’s owners.

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