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The Block winners Elyse Knowles and Josh Barker will be living in a tent this summer

THEY’VE sold two multi-million-dollar properties and made a tidy profit, but The Block’s Elyse and Josh won’t be living in luxury this summer.

MODEL Elyse Knowles and her partner Josh Barker have been riding waves of success this year.

The couple sold their winning house on The Block in October to comedian Dave Hughes for $3.067 million and last month their own home in Melbourne’s Coburg sold for $1.631 million.

Since the show wrapped, Knowles, 25, has booked several high profile modelling gigs and along with Barker, 28, is a regular fixture on the east coast social scene.

The couple regularly walk the red carpet at media events together, including the Spring Racing Carnival, and now are stopped daily by fans on the street.

But the down-to-earth couple will strip away all the bells and whistles this summer, choosing to camp on the beach while they look for their next home.

“We sold our own personal home now. We have gone from two houses to none, so we are homeless,” Knowles told The Today Show on Friday morning.

“I think we will be camping all summer on the beach, which is a good thing. We did sell our home for $1.63 million, which was a record for Coburg, so you beauty.”

The couple regularly walk the red carpet at media events together, including the Spring Racing Carnival, and now are stopped daily by fans on the street.

But the down-to-earth couple will strip away all the bells and whistles this summer, choosing to camp on the beach while they look for their next home.

“We sold our own personal home now. We have gone from two houses to none, so we are homeless,” Knowles told The Today Show on Friday morning.

“I think we will be camping all summer on the beach, which is a good thing. We did sell our home for $1.63 million, which was a record for Coburg, so you beauty.”

The pair are no strangers to uncomfortable living conditions. They lived among smashed walls and unfinished surfaces during the two years they spent renovating their Coburg home.

“We lived with no walls for ages because we’d knocked them all down. It was freezing in winter because the wind was gushing in so we slept in our puffer jackets, sometimes on the floor,” Knowles told news.com.au last week.

“We showered outside in an outdoor shower that we built because we ripped down the rest of our house. We showered in our bathers outside, saying ‘Hi neighbours!’” FULL ARTICLE HERE