Would you buy a display home as an investment?

first_imgOpulence is evident in the kitchen.It’s one of 31 homes from 10 builders that are on show in the $500 million Helensvale community.The five-bedroom, three-bathroom Black Label design ‘The Desert’ is described as being able to ‘comfortably fit among palatial Palm Springs properties or high in the Hollywood Hills’.Inside, an atrium invites the outside in while the decor is a combination of Californian charm and the latest in integrated technologies. Modern decor features throughout. The bedroom in the master wing. An atrium fills the interior with light.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa19 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago The designer make-up station at the residence.The property also features a rear terrace and courtyard, grassed roof and separate wings, including the master wing that includes a spacious bedroom, make-up station, dressing room and ensuite with steam room. 16 Clover Way, Helensvale is on the market for $1.69 million.ONE of the first houses in the Gold Coast’s biggest display home village has hit the market.The Aston Milan display home in The Surrounds — Villawood Properties is listed for $1.69 million. A render of The Surrounds estate in Helensvale. The first phase is due for completion in 2019.According to the property listing, as part of the sale Aston Milan will lease the property off the buyer from settlement until November 2019 with a guarantee return of five per cent of the sale price.More than 195 of 620 lots in the village have been sold, with the first phase of the development due for completion in 2019.last_img read more

Home with own motocross track now the hottest in Australia

first_img MORE: Home with side hustle of llamas, pizza yurt A dream view for avid motocross lovers. With 4.19ha on offer, there’s more than enough room to have the gang over. Great spot to lay your head after a long day of jumps.They’ve even had to extend the open home hours to ensure people got a chance to have a look.”“We extended the open home because we’ve been inundated with enquiries. People have called from all over, Northern Territory, outside areas, Brisbane as well as North Queensland,” she said. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:25Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:25 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD432p432p288p288p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenThe Misled Compound hits the market01:25 The property is the most viewed in Australia right now. The Misled Compound, a 4.19ha Queensland motocross property, has emerged as the hottest home in Australia right now — and this weekend may be your last chance to see it.Latest data from realestate.com.au showed the property was the most viewed in the country this week, beating out luxury homes in Melbourne, Sydney and even some of the glitziest parts of the Gold Coast.The sprawling 4.19 hectare block was developed into “a world-renowned freestyle motocross track known as The Misled Compound by its owner Karl Sue-See — who put in jump ramps, a half pipe for skateboarders, an inground trampoline and even a foam landing pit for practice jumps. MORE: Owner of home with motocross track says why he did it The foam landing pit for practice jumps.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus15 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market15 hours ago MORE: Gold coast mansion sells for $9m MORE: Ink dry on $11.05m mega mansion sale“They’re very interested. It’s all about motocross, It brings so much joy to so many people and if they can do it in their own home at their own leisure, it just does so much for their lifestyle.”The owner was open to offers over $600,000 for the property, which was located just 45 minutes from Brisbane CBD. The outdoor entertainment zone at 104-114 Mona Drive, Jimboomba. You can even catch all the action while chopping up veges for the dip.Ms Griffiths said the right buyer for the home was definitely out there.“I’ve got inspections scheduled for this Saturday. It’s our last open home for the year between 9.30-10.30am and last opportunity to see the home before Christmas.”“At the end of the day it really is about finding the right buyers. I’m sure they are out there. The support has been fantastic.”The home is open for inspection from 9.30am to 10.30am on Saturday December 22. FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK It even has an inground trampoline and its own skate ramp.Real estate agent Bridgette Griffiths of Your Address Real Estate Browns Plains — who’s marketing the property at 104-114 Mona Drive, Jimboomba, with colleague Trevor Harding — said they had been inundated with interest in the property.“I’ve got goosebumps,” she said when told it had beaten out luxury contenders for the top spot. “It’s been crazy, we’ve been inundated with enquiries and inspections.”last_img read more

Whopping $8.4m mansion sale sets new Brisbane auction price record

first_imgVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:44Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:44 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p288p288p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow to bid at auction for your dream home? 01:45BRISBANE has a new auction price record, with a stunning riverfront property selling for an eye-watering $8.4 million tonight.Two local buyers — one from the northside and one from the southside — battled it out for 95-99 McConnell at Bulimba at an auction event held at Coco Republic. MORE NEWS: Agents share their open house ‘horror’ stories This stunning riverfront residence at Bulimba sold under the hammer for $8.4 million, setting a new auction price record for houses in BrisbanePlace Bulimba agent Sarah Hackett, who marketed the showstopping residence, said there were three registered bidders at the auction event, but ultimately it was a “two horse race”. Place Bulimba agent Sarah Hackett“Each party went through numerous times. It is truly a beautiful home and the gardens are exceptional,” she said.“Throughout the whole process, both buyers said they had bid more than they had planned to, that’s how much they wanted it.” Brisbane auction success surges to two year high The renovated kitchen has wide benchtops, premium-quality appliances, a built-in commercial fridge and freezer and a butler’s pantry. Ms Hackett said riverfront properties were highly contested, with cash buyers ready to pounce.“I have one cash buyer from this auction who has missed out but is ready to buy now,” she said.“We ran a beautiful campaign in the Courier Mail and the underbidder here called within three hours of it hitting the market.“But the riverfront (house) stock is at an all time low. The buyers in this price range however are ready to go.” SOLD UNDER THE HAMMER – 95-99 MCCONNELL ST, BULIMBA Bidding started at $5.5 million before jumping to $6 million and then increasing in $100,000 and then $50,000 lots. Kevin Seymour and Ben Seymour posing at 39 Griffith St, New Farm, Brisbane, 13th of March 2019. (AAP Image/Attila Csaszar)The Seymour Group are currently constructing a luxury development called The Oxlade on the site, which is also being marketed by Ms Hackett. RELATED: Brisbane’s hungry for luxury, says richlist developer Kevin Seymour Ms Hackett said they had other interested parties at the event, including one who just wanted the vacant lot and another who was keen to secure the house.“But ultimately we decided to do the whole lot first and that was a good decision,” she said. Just some of the auction crowd at Coco RepublicThe $8.4 million price eclipses the previous residential auction record of $7.75 million, which was achieved at 39 Griffith Street in New Farm earlier this year, and equalled that set when a St Lucia house went under the hammer a decade ago.The New Farm riverfront house was bought by Ben Seymour, the grandson of Queensland rich-lister and developer Kevin Seymour. RELATED: New Farm auction equals auction record Epic homes you can buy if you win Powerball The Oxlade in New Farm, Brisbane; Exterior street render: 39 ultra-luxury residences; Architect: Bureau^Proberts. Agent Sarah Hackett. Picture: Supplied The Oxlade in New Farm, Brisbane; Exterior rooftop pool render Picture: SuppliedMs Hackett said the Bulimba property was purchased as a family home, with the winning bidders, from the northside, having children in school nearby.“They didn’t just buy it for themselves but the whole family,” she said. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus11 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market11 hours agoAnd it is easy to see why.The property consists of a 1473 sqm north facing riverfront block over two titles, and has a commanding 32m river frontage.The home itself has 951 sqm of living space and is influenced by grand European architecture.It has five massive bedrooms including a luxurious master bedroom with an enormous walk-in robe and an opulent ensuite. Other features include a media room, a lounge room with a corner bar and commercial bar fridge, a concealed, underfloor wine cellar and two deep water mooring pontoons.It is also close to Bulimba’s Oxford Street, and the ferry to New Farm Park, the CBD and sought-after schools. last_img read more

Ripley County Women Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

first_imgGREENSBURG, Ind. — Two Ripley County women are facing drug-related charges after they were stopped for a minor traffic violation.According to police, Jessica L. Merida, 41, of Osgood, and Deborah L. Brewer, 52, of Versailles, were arrested Friday afternoon after the Decatur County Sheriff’s Department stopped them after a minor traffic violation.A K-9 officer alerted other officers to the presence of drugs.Officers found an ounce of methamphetamine on Merida, and legend drugs and drug paraphernalia in Merida’s purse.A 3-year old boy was taken from the scene by the Decatur County Department of Family and Children.4 cell phones were recovered and handed over to the Ripley County Sheriff’s Department for an ongoing investigation.Merida and Brewer were both booked into the Decatur County Jail on multiple preliminary charges.last_img