Strong auction turnout reflects big-block appeal

first_imgThe home at 3 Leanne St, Marsden sold for $353,000A STRONG crowd turned out for the auction of 3 Leanne St, Marsden, last weekend, despite the heat. LJ Hooker Browns Plains marketing agent Chris Noble said about 35 people gathered to watch the action on February 11. “We had five registered bidders on the day,” Mr Noble said. “The auction started at $290,000 and it was good consistent bidding that finished up at $353,000.“The vendors were happy to let it go at that price.“And the buyer is an owner-occupier looking forward to moving in as soon as they can.” More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020Mr Noble said interest in the home was strong throughout the marketing campaign. “A four-bedroom, quarter-acre property with pool in Marsden was always going to appeal to buyers,” he said. “And we saw consistent numbers week after week.”Mr Noble said the Marsden property market had been “pretty hot” for the past 18 months with buyers looking for family-style homes on good-sized blocks. “We’re getting owner-occupiers and mum-and-dad investors,” he said. “There are a couple of really good schools nearby and Marsden is close to shops and transport, so you do get a lot of families. “Marsden is also offering strong rental returns, so investors are looking at the net returns they can get. We have had good growth over the past 12 months and I can see that continuing for the time being.”According to CoreLogic data, the median house price in Marsden is $357,700.last_img read more

Nigerian Basketball Community in Shock, Mourning

first_imgHe described the unfortunate incident involving the basketball star alongside his daughter Gianna and seven others who died in the fatal helicopter crash as one that will leave a dent on the sporting community for ever.We join the world to mourn a man that has given everything to entertain the world through basketball.“We commiserate with his immediate family, the Los Angeles Lakers franchise where he played his entire NBA career, the entire NBA management and people all over the world who has been affected by this unfortunate incident.”Speaking further, Kida described Kobe Bryant as an inspiration to many kids in Nigeria who wanted to take up basketball as a profession.“We are going to miss him. We pray that his soul and the eight others find eternal rest.”Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram The leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) is in shock following the death of basketball legend and multiple NBA winner, Kobe Bryant.The NBBF board reacting to the sad news that filtered in on Sunday nightdescribed the death as shocking which has thrown the global basketball family into mourning.Speaking through it’s President, Musa Kida described Kobe Bryant as not just a basketball legend but a global icon who took the world by storm and left his mark on the sand of time.last_img read more