This house made $170,000 in 15 minutes

first_imgThe property is on a double block that could be subdivided.James said the experience was ‘a little’ nerve-racking but he was happy he stuck to his game plan.“I knew that the house was probably worth a bit more than what we could pay,” he said.“We’re going to go and check out one at Kalinga next. It’s open until noon.” The back deck where everyone gathered for the auction.Among them was Marilynn, keeping warm in a puffer vest, who had moved up from Melbourne and had been househunting for six months while renting in Clayfield with her partner.“It’s got that charm, do you know what I mean? It’s got that Queensland charm,” she said afterwards.“We’ve been looking for six months and we just walked in and felt that warmth.” MORE REAL ESTATE STORIES Six registered bidders could also see its potential and made themselves comfortable on the back deck on a drizzly Saturday morning with more than 30 onlookers. Auctioneer and Ray White Albion principal David Treloar coaxed an opening bid of $1 million from a young couple in the crowd, and the six interested parties reduced to three active bidders, who shot off nine bids in the first minute.“Great activity, good bidding,” Mr Treloar encouraged as bidding paused at $1.425 million.“Think about the capital growth.”There would be only four more bids from James and Marilynn before the auction paused at $1.46 million (with Marilynn in front) to seek instruction from the seller, Catherine Martyr.“We were relaxed,” said Ms Martyr, who was in the kitchen with her husband listening to the auction. The ultimate dream home of 2019 >>>FOLLOW THE COURIER-MAIL REAL ESTATE TEAM ON FACEBOOK<<<center_img SEE WHAT ELSE IS FOR SALE IN WOOLOOWIN How real estate helped Stranger Things stars This house at 17 Oliver St, Wooloowin sold at auction for $1.475 million.THE largest property to sell in Wooloowin in three years made $170,000 for the owners in 15 minutes.The 119-year-old Queenslander on 830sq m was last sold at auction four years ago for $1.305 million.But at auction in Brisbane on Saturday, it sold under the hammer for $1.475 million.There had been plans to extend 17 Oliver St, in Brisbane’s inner-north, but the owners had instead built a new house in nearby Clayfield and were reluctantly selling. Plenty of warmth from this fireplace in the lounge of 17 Oliver St, Wooloowin.And there was James bidding at his first auction, with a one-month-old baby girl strapped to his front.He had recently moved up from Sydney and was renting in Paddington while he looked for a home for his young family.“We’ve got a buyer’s agent in Sydney. He talked me through how I should go about it,” James said after the auction.“He said when it gets down to two people left, and if you start hitting $1000 increments, go to the next $5000, and if they do another $1000, go to the next $5000.”In this auction, nobody would bid less than $5000.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus12 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market12 hours ago From this kitchen, owner Catherine Martyr and her husband could hear the auction on the back deck.“It was in good hands,” her husband Rob said.Ray White Ascot agent Nick Kouparitsas had led the five week campaign, taking the property to auction on one of the quietest auction days of the year, in the middle of school holidays.“We knew it was going to be a popular home. I sold it four years ago, and it was the same back then,” Mr Kouparitsas said afterwards.Behind-the-scenes negotiating upped Marilynn’s bid to $1.475 million and the auctioneer returned to announce the property was on the market.With no further bids, Marilynn Ross became the new owner of 17 Oliver St, Wooloowin and the crowd applauded.“We wouldn’t subdivide it,” Ms Ross said.“It’s grand and we want to keep it grand.“We’ll redo the pool area and lift the house and maybe put a couple of bedrooms in downstairs.”last_img read more

Zach M. Jung

first_imgZachary Michael Jung passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020. He was only 31 years old. The son of Mike and Louise (Kamphaus) Jung was born on November 15, 1988 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.The 2007 East Central HS grad was an outdoors kind of guy, who enjoyed fishing and hunting. He especially liked spending time with his nephew Wesson and taking him out to feed the catfish in the pond. Zach always loved hanging around and being with his family and friends.  He is dearly loved by many and will be truly missed forever.Zach will be dearly missed by his parents, Mike and Louise Jung;  brother, Caleb Jung; sister and brother-in-law, Mallory & Christopher Doherty; nephew, Wesson Michael Doherty; Grandmother, Jacqueline (Hardiman) Jung; aunts and uncles, Deron & Lori (Mendall) Beebe, Donald & Stephanie Kamphaus, Russell & Edwina Callan, and Harold Brinkman; in addition to many cousins on the Jung, Beebe and Porter sides of the family.Friends and family may call on Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 5-7pm followed by a Memorial service at 7:00pm, all at Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville.  Rev. Brian Dunaway officiating.Continuing with COVID-19 precautions and state mandates, all attending will be asked to follow proper social distancing protocol and wear a mask. If you are not feeling well, or if you have compromised immune system, you are encouraged to stay home.Memorials may be given to the family to help with funeral expenses by either bringing/mailing to the funeral home or at are welcome to leave a message at on Zach’s obituary page for the family in the online guestbook.last_img read more


first_imgRAINBOW PICK SIX JACKPOT CARRYOVER OF $194,109 INTO SATURDAY AT SANTA ANITA; EARLY FIRST POST TIME FOR 10-RACE CARD IS AT 11:30 A.M. ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 3, 2020)–Along with Derby hopefuls going postward in the Grade III, $100,000 Sham Stakes at Santa Anita, fans will be also be treated to A 20 cent Rainbow Pick Six Jackpot carryover of $194,109 on Saturday.  Special early first post time for a 10-race program is at 11:30 a.m.A Jackpot carryover of $161,455 from Wednesday spurred $142,632 in new money Friday, creating a total Jackpot pool today of $304,087.Saturday’s Rainbow Six will begin with race five, the one mile Grade III Sham, which has an assigned post time of 1:32 p.m. PT.  Bob Baffert’s Authentic is the 8-5 morning line favorite with Drayden Van Dyke up.Saturday’s co-feature is the Grade II, $200,000 San Gabriel Stakes, which will go as race eight, with approximate post time at 3:07 p.m.  The San Gabriel, for older horses at a mile and one eighth on turf, has attracted a field of seven, with trainer Phil D’Amato’s 7-year-old gelding, Cleopatra’s Strike, installed as the 2-1 morning line favorite with Abel Cedillo aboard. For additional information, please visit or call (626) 574-RACE.last_img read more

Huskies dropping puck on exhibition schedule next week

first_imgPlayers and coaches with the Fort St. John Huskies will get their first taste of game action next week. The pre-season schedule for the team starts on September 16 in Chetwynd for a game against the Dawson Creek Junior Canucks.The Huskies will follow that up with two games next weekend against the Vermilion Tigers of the North Eastern Alberta Junior B Hockey League on home ice. The games will be at the Pomeroy Sport Centre on the 19th and 20th at 8 p.m. and 12 noon respectively.Entrance to the games at the Pomeroy Sport Centre is free, however donations to the club will be accepted in the stands throughout the game.- Advertisement –last_img read more