Buyers brave heat at auction

first_img2 Mareeba Rd, AshgroveTHE auction of an Ashgrove home resulted in one of the highest residential sales in Brisbane on Saturday.Ray White chief auctioneer Philip Parker dropped his hammer at $1.6 million in front of some ecstatic owners.Around seven parties registered to bid on the five-bedroom, three-bathroom home at 2 Mareeba Rd.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor9 hours agoREAL ESTATE: 2 Mareeba Rd, Ashgrove“It was pretty fast,” Mr Parker said.“It started at around 1pm and I was in my car at quarter past so we didn’t muck around.”Mr Parker said a large crowd gathered for the auction which was held inside the air-conditioned home because of the heat.The new owners will be able to cool off in the salt water pool which is to the rear of the 799sq m allotment. Ray White Ashgrove’s Brigette Righton managed the sale of the property.last_img read more

The Latest: Swedish soccer to restart on June 14

first_imgThe Latest: Swedish soccer to restart on June 14 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The top two divisions of the Swedish league have been given the go-ahead to start their seasons on June 14. Associated Press May 29, 2020 There will be no spectators at matches.The season was scheduled to start on April 4 but was suspended because of the coronavirus outbreak.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6last_img read more