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Elyse Knowles and partner Josh tipped to win The Block

She’s the fashion model who has impressed viewers with her interior design acumen.

And Elyse Knowles and her boyfriend Josh Barker are predicted to emerge as the winners of this season’s The Block competition. 

The 24-year-old spoke with News Corp this week ahead of Sunday’s finale, where she described the roller coaster of emotions she was feeling ahead of the show’s climax.

Standouts: Elyse Knowles and her boyfriend Josh Barker are predicted to emerge as the winners of this season’s The Block competition

‘It has been three months of stress and tears and no sleep,’ the former Miss Universe Australia told the publication.

‘Josh woke up at 4am and couldn’t get back to sleep and started painting. I didn’t get any sleep at all,’ she added.

The couple are hoping to best the success of last season’s winners, Will Bethune and Karlie Cicero, who went home with an impressive $815,00 in prize money.

'It has been three months of stress and tears and no sleep,' the former Miss Universe Australia said

‘It has been three months of stress and tears and no sleep,’ the former Miss Universe Australia said

Elyse and Josh alongside Sticks and Wombat, Ronnie and Georgia, Hannah and Clint, and Jason and Sarah have built homes valued between $2.4 million to $2.6 million.

Sportsbet have predicted Elyse and Josh’s efforts to award them the prestigious number one spot, leading the pack with odds of $1.60.

Buyer advocates Frank Valentic, Greville Pabst and Nicole Jacobs offered the duo’s style and workmanship would edge them ahead, in addition to the immense amount of natural light in their home.

Favourites: The duo's style and workmanship is predicted to edge them ahead, in addition to the immense amount of natural light in their home

Favourites: The duo’s style and workmanship is predicted to edge them ahead, in addition to the immense amount of natural light in their home

'If they hit $3 million, it wouldn’t be something you’d consider to be a crazy result,' Frank said

‘If they hit $3 million, it wouldn’t be something you’d consider to be a crazy result,’ Frank said

Speaking to News Corp earlier in the month, Frank said he wouldn’t be surprised if the couple’s home hit $3 million.

‘If they hit $3 million, it wouldn’t be something you’d consider to be a crazy result,’ he said. 

According to reports, over 300 people showed up in the Melbourne suburb of Elsternwick to witness the sale of the once dilapidated five homes for the auction.

Elite: Elyse and Josh alongside Sticks and Wombat, Ronnie and Georgia, Hannah and Clint, and Jason and Sarah (pictured) have built homes valued between $2.4 million to $2.6 million

Elite: Elyse and Josh alongside Sticks and Wombat, Ronnie and Georgia, Hannah and Clint, and Jason and Sarah (pictured) have built homes valued between $2.4 million to $2.6 million

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