Suburban amenities help to lure family buyers

first_imgThe home at 44 Park Vista Drive, Mango Hill, sold at auction.Nearby facilities and infrastructure, plus a parkland outlook, drove demand for 44 Park Vista Drive, Mango Hill, which sold for $480,000 on June 10.Naomi Carter, sales consultant with Harcourts North Lakes, said the owners were pleased with the marketing campaign, although one bidder almost missed their chance to raise a paddle.“We had four offers on contract prior to the auction, and we had two registered bidders — one turned up late. She thought the open (house) was at 2pm when the auction was at 2pm.”More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019But two bidders were all that was needed for the four-bedroom, four-year-old home to be sold.Ms Carter said the indoor/outdoor feel of the house was very appealing. “The big sell point was the outlook from the beautiful open-plan kitchen/dining/living … which overlooked a nice outlook on to the park,” she said.Ms Carter said apart from the house itself, Mango Hill property had benefited from improved services such as the Redcliffe train line extension last year.“The introduction of the train station and then, of course, the Westfield shopping centre and the Ikea. From November onwards the market has definitely heated up with so many people moving here.”Ms Carter said while owner-occupiers were making their presence felt, investors were also demanding a piece of the pie.“Every investor wants a property around that $450,000 mark — a four-bedroom home, $450,000, renting between $420 per week and $450 per week,” she said.last_img read more

Coach blames poor domestic league on players having too much sex

first_imgFormer Ghana international Malik Jabir has blamed the poor standard of football in the country’s domestic league on players having too much sex.Jabir, who now manages in the division, says the league has not progressed as hoped because players spend time before games having intercourse.“A lot of today’s players cannot play 90 minutes because they get so tired easily,” he told a national radio station.”And you know why? Because they don’t sleep enough and don’t train enough and they engage in too much sex.”There are beautiful young girls in Ghana and they won’t leave them alone.”Asante Kotoko boss Jabir explained that players struggle to manage their time properly and has urged them to find a balance between football and sex. He added: “There is time for sex and time for football, but if you mix the two you will never reach the top.”Jabir is not the first to broach the subject, with former Germany boss Berti Vogts banning his players from having sex before games during the 1990s.last_img read more