Investment home could break through million-dollar mark

first_img89 Park Avenue, Sunnybank Hills, has a colonial facade. Good spot for a barbecue. The home is ready for a new owner.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus23 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market23 hours ago 89 Park Avenue, Sunnybank Hills, goes to auction at 3.30pm Saturday (Nov. 25).A SUNNYBANK Hills home could break through the million-dollar mark for the first time at auction this weekend.The five bedroom, three bathroom, triple car garage home at 89 Park Avenue, Sunnybank Hills — which has been set for auction at 3.30pm (Saturday November 25) — was not just in the coveted Sunnybank Hills State School catchment but also surrounded by million-dollar homes.According to CoreLogic records, the home last sold for $960,000 two years ago. It was put onto the rental market at the time and fetched $700 a week. Perfect for a hot summer. More than enough room for a caravan, boat and car.Agent Simon Au of RE/MAX Results labelled it “a blue chip investment” when listing the property.The property was on a huge 1,115sq m block with potential for development.It was also already geared up with a self-contained area that could allow for dual occupancy — especially handy for extended families, or alternatively could be used as a home office with separate entry.All up it has five king size bedrooms, two kitchens, four massive living areas, three bathrooms, high ceilings and “super-size” garage/storage. It has a large kitchen zone.The home has a large alfresco area for entertainment, plus a pool, and air-conditioned rumpus room.The sale was considered an urgent one given the “owner is committed elsewhere”, and according to the listing, “this property must be sold on or before auction”.Sunnybank Hills is considered a high demand market by realestate.com.au, with 616 visits per property compared to the Queensland average of 316. According to CoreLogic, the median price in Sunnybank Hills has grown 41.4 per cent in the past five years. FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK FREE: GET THE COURIER-MAIL’S REALESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO INBOXlast_img read more

Men’s soccer: Badgers can’t tame Nittany Lions in tightly contested road match

first_imgAfter their match against Green Bay was cancelled, the University of Wisconsin men’s soccer team (6-5-2, 3-2 Big Ten) looked to extend their five game unbeaten run against Penn State (4-6-2, 2-2-2 Big Ten). The Badgers were unable to do so, losing 1–0 to an 80th minute winner.The Badgers played a very physical match, as they were fouled 14 times by the Nittany Lions. As a result, the Badgers only managed to get one shot out of their nine total on target, barely troubling Nittany Lions goalkeeper Josh Lavine. In the 80th minute, Penn State scored when a corner was sent into the box. After the ball bounced off several players, Nittany Lions freshman Jeremy Rafanello managed to get on to it and score the winning goal.Men’s hockey: Badgers look excellent in home opener, sweep No. 12 Boston CollegeIs the University of Wisconsin men’s hockey team back? After an underwhelming 2017-18 season in which the Red went a Read…After the loss, the Badgers still face a tough task at hand, as they host No. 16 Michigan (9-2-1, 3-1-1 Big Ten) Friday. The Wolverines have not dropped a game away from home and come off a 5–0 rout of Detroit Mercy on Oct. 10. The game is important, as the Badgers could move into third in the Big Ten standings with a victory The Wolverines have scored 27 goals this season, with seven coming from Ghanaian Umar Farouk Osman that is third best in the Big Ten, as well as five goals and seven assists from Englishman Jack Hallahan. Compared to only allowing a league-best eight goals, Michigan shares the best goal-scoring differential with Indiana. Badgers unable to overcome Michigan defense, lose 38-13 in Ann ArborSaturday night in a highly anticipated match-up between No. 12 University of Michigan and the No. 15 University of Wisconsin, Read…The Badgers have not had a great history while playing the Wolverines, only winning six games compared to 14 victories by Michigan. Last year, the two sides faced each other twice, with Michigan winning the regular season matchup in Ann Arbor 2–1. But the Badgers got the last laugh, with a 4–0 thrashing in the Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals en route to winning the championship.The match will kickoff at 7 p.m. at the McClimon Complex, with BTN Plus broadcasting the match.last_img read more