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We sometimes hear it said that there’s no place like home. In addition, we hear that a man’s home is his castle.

On the other hand, there is a saying that “every man has his price,” but apparently, whoever said that never heard of the Zammits.

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According to 7News, the Zammit family opted to stay in their home, located on 5 acres near Quakers Hill, Australia. They stayed, despite a developer offering them $50 million for their home.

After opting to stay in their home, the developer decided to move forward with their plan to build a residential neighborhood. The only difference was, they had to build it around the Zammit homestead.

Having a home in the middle of the development has benefited the new neighbors. Instead of having through streets, there are now cul-de-sacs on either side of the property.

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According to 7News, a Ray White Quaker Hill agent, Taylor Bredin, said all credit goes to the Zammits. Most people had sold out many years earlier, but they held on.

Bredin estimates that their property would hold about 50 houses, selling for $1M each.

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51-year-old Diane Zammit had spoken with 7News earlier, saying how the area used to be farmland with “little red brick homes and cottages.”

She went on to say: “Every home was unique and there was so much space — but not anymore. It’s just not the same.” Check out the timelapse video below to see the changes:

10 years ago, when the other properties sold, the Zammit homestead would have been worth $4.75 million, according to the outlet.

The home is located about 40 minutes from Sydney and has a 650-foot driveway, plenty of green grass, and a beautiful view of the Blue Mountains.

Their accomplishment in staying in the home is seen in a time-lapse video with homes being built around them.