Brisbane’s property market hitting its straps

first_img6/455 Adelaide St, Brisbane sold under the hammer for $3.277 millionBRISBANE’S property market is hitting its straps with homes selling faster, good prices being achieved and the high end continuing to fire.New figures reveal statewide the auction market alone chalked up more than $91 million worth of sales in the past week.According to Real Estate Institute of Queensland figures, $91,000,800 worth of property sold at auction, with the median auction price more than $880,000.A Ray White auction event on Tuesday night, saw 15 properties go under the hammer for about $25 million. A further two sold shortly after. INVESTORS EYE OFF SOUTHEAST QLD PROPERTY Ray White Queensland CEO Tony Warland, said while he didn’t like to predict what would happen in the future at the moment all the indicators were good.“Property is moving really quickly, the high end is going really well and the days on market is reducing,’’ he said.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home4 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor4 hours agoCEO of Ray White Queensland Tony Warland said the Brisbane market was performing well at the moment.“We are seeing good prices and we are experiencing people bidding over reserve which is another good indicator.“The Brisbane market has been above steady and of course it has not been so erratic like some of the other markets in the last 12 months.’’Mr Warland said the one issue in the market at the moment was a lack of stock which made competition for property stronger. Suzie O’Neill’s Yeronga renovator sold for $3 million. Picture: Mark Calleja“The market has gone from 108,000 sales (in the year to April 2016) to 101,000 (in the year to April 2017),’’ he said.“So we have had less sales but more money in the market.’’At the Ray White, auction on Tuesday night properties sold for solid prices including an inner city Adelaide St penthouse which went for $3.277 million and swimmer Susie O’Neill’s Yeronga renovator for $3 million.Ascot based agent, Mikki Finlay is so confident the high end market was going to continue to fire that she has returned to her boutique agency Premium Residential.last_img read more

Live in modern luxury in Wynnum beauty

first_imgThe kitchen at 56 Grattan Tce, Wynnum.“Designed with considered thought and attention to detail, this stunning home was built for contemporary living in mind,” he said. On the ground floor of the home there is an open-plan living, dining and kitchen area with tiled flooring that flows out through bi-fold doors to the deck and low-maintenance backyard with in-ground saltwater swimming pool. 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 2020The designer kitchen has Caesarstone benchtops, stainless steel Smeg appliances, a butler’s pantry and island bench. The poolside entertainment area at 56 Grattan Tce, Wynnum.There is a kitchenette in the family area and both the family room and fourth bedroom open on to the rear balcony with views to the islands. The property comes with natural gas hot water, cooktop and barbecue connection. There is also a double lockup garage with internal access. Mr Lazarus said the home was a short walk to the Esplanade and walking paths, and close to public transport. The upstairs living area at 56 Grattan Tce, Wynnum.In the living and dining area there is a recessed timber ceiling and statement lighting. On the ground floor there is also a media room, laundry and powder room. Upstairs, the master bedroom has a balcony, walk-in robe and ensuite with dual basins. The three remaining bedrooms have built-in robes, and the family bathroom includes separate shower and bathtub. center_img The outdoor area at 56 Grattan Tce, Wynnum.THIS near-new beauty with well thought out interiors and quality inclusions is on the market in Wynnum. The home, at 56 Gratten Tce, is spread across two levels and has indoor-outdoor living areas, multiple family spaces and a modern mix of textures, including timber and stone. Marketing agent David Lazarus, of Belle Property Manly, said the home was the epitome of luxury.last_img read more

We cannot make excuses, says QPR man

first_imgClint Hill insists QPR cannot make excuses for their lowly league position.Rangers are in the bottom three and on course for a return to the Championship despite major spending in the transfer market.QPR have won only one league game since Mark Hughes became manager.Their plight worsened after Saturday’s controversial defeat at fellow strugglers Bolton, where they were denied a first-half goal despite Hill’s header having clearly crossed the line.AdChoices广告The defender, however, says Rangers only have themselves to blame after a dismal run of results.He said: “You do look at everything – every decision, mistake, missed tackle or opportunity – and think ‘if only that had gone our way’.“But at the end of the day, you’re there because of the games you’ve played. The league table doesn’t lie. We haven’t been good enough for whatever reason.“We’re going to have to do it the hard way now. We’ve got some big teams coming up, and if we do manage to escape it will be one hell of a season.”Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more