JLL to enter South American market

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UK based expats were so keen to secure this Brisbane home they bid at auction sight unseen

first_img43 Waterline Cres, Bulimba“Today, it was an Australian couple living in the UK who purchased 43 Waterline Crescent over the phone at the Place in-room auctions. They hadn’t inspected the home, but they knew the opportunity wouldn’t last long.” 43 Waterline Cres, BulimbaMrs Hackett said there was very little stock on the market and that was something that helped keep price levels strong. 43 Waterline Cres, BulimbaUK based expats were so keen to secure this Bulimba home they bid at auction sight unseen.The home at 43 Waterline Crescent, sold under the hammer on Thursday for $2.66 million.There were three bidders, including those on the phone from the UK and bidding started at $2.2 million.The home was previoulsy owned by Cara and Ben Graham.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor2 hours ago43 Waterline Cres, BulimbaMarketing agent Sarah Hackett of Place Bulimba said the Brisbane riverfront market was the strongest she had seen since 2007.“The timing has never been better for the high-end riverfront market,’’ she said.“We’re seeing a combination of local buyers upgrading and overseas interest. There have also been some expats particularly looking to move back to Brisbane.last_img read more

Brisbane’s auction market is heating up with more than $13m worth of property changing hands

first_imgHaesley Cush at the Ray White Auction under the Stars.A two-bedroom ground floor courtyard townhouse in New Farm at 7/32 Hazelwood St sold for $780,000.“No doubt units have been softer up until now but we saw the comeback of the unit market tonight with strong competition on all the unit stock we had. Another unit at 27/4 Wandoo St, Fortitude Valley sold for $537,000. 52 Union St, Clayfield. Picture:’S auction market is heating up with more than $13m worth of property changing hands overnight. In all 27 properties were offered for sale under the massive auction program in Brisbane on Wednesday night with ten properties selling and another $5m worth of deals under negotiation.The biggest sale was a five-bedroom home at 52 Union St Clayfield which went under the hammer for $2.145 million. More from newsNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by Parks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus18 hours ago21 Blaikie St, Hendra.There is an outdoor kitchen with Beefeater barbecue and a wine fridge, this area overlooks the swimming pool. 11 Stafford St, Windsor.Auctioneer Haesley Cush said the auction campaign reflected how the Brisbane market was performing.“The good news story in Brisbane is the inner north continue to shine where unrenovated homes are selling in the $600,000s and renovated are selling for double that which is big news. But we have seen the comeback of the inner city unit market,’’ he said.Mr Cush said half the properties they sold were units, which was a turn around from just 12 months ago.center_img 52 Union St, Clayfield. Picture: agent Christine Rudolph of Ray White New Farm said it sold to a Sydney-based family which planned to move to Brisbane.The contemporary home was designed by award-winning architect Harry Poulos. It has two separate office areas and a large open plan living area which flows outdoors. The property has a solar heated swimming pool. GATSBY-ESQUE PARTY HOUSE HITS A RECORD PRICE MURDER HOUSE SOLD FOR MILLIONS Also selling under the hammer was a five-bedroom house at 21 Blaikie St, Hendra, which sold for $1.53 million.The new Hamptons style home has five separate living areas including a media/music room with sound proof batts in the walls. 21 Blaikie St, Hendra.It was listed through Damon Lewis of Ray White – New Farm.A home at 11 Stafford St, Windsor sold under the hammer for $1.225 million.The five-bedroom renovated house has terraced gardens and a secure front entry gate.It has high ceilings and open plan living with polished timber floors. The home was listed through Nicholas Carroll of Ray White – Spring Hill.last_img read more

Russian government to extend moratorium on second-pillar contributions

first_imgRussia’s mandatory second-pillar pension system is in chaos again as the government appears bent on extending the moratorium on mandatory pensions contributions to non-state pension funds (NSPFs).In early August, Labour and Social Protection minister Maxim Topilin confirmed that, as in 2014, all mandatory contributions would be diverted to the first pillar in 2015.Topilin called the funded second pillar inefficient and ineffective, and of benefit only to the financial institutions that run the funds.The minister’s statements have fuelled fears the government is considering abolishing the system or converting it to a voluntary one. The NSPFs, in place since 2002, have more than 22m members and assets under management of around €23.5bn as of the end of March.The statements also exposed tensions between the so-called ‘social’ and ‘financial’ blocs within the Russian authorities.The former are primarily concerned with reducing the deficit and budget transfers to the Pension Fund of Russia, the first-pillar institution.The latter look at the implications of shrinking a pool of domestic financing at a time of escalating EU and US sanctions in the wake of the Ukraine crisis, and escalating Russian government borrowing costs.Interfax, citing an anonymous Bank of Russia source, wrote that the central bank criticised the extension for undermining confidence in the pensions system and depriving the economy of much needed investment.Meanwhile, Deputy Economics minister Sergei Belyakov, who on 6 August apologised on his Facebook page for what, in his personal opinion, was a “stupid” policy, lost his job later that day.The policy also runs counter to the Finance Ministry’s own plans for pension funds.Its public declaration of goals and objectives for 2014, published on the ministry’s website in early June, singled out pension funds as the realistic source of long-term domestic financing in Russian investment projects.The National Association of Non-State Pension Funds (NAPF) has also published a highly critical response.It laid the blame for poor returns on weaknesses in the Russian stock market and existing pension fund investment regulation, reminding the government that it had been discussing extending the list of permissible assets for the last five years.It accused the government, through its unilateral decision to extend the contributions moratorium, of once again failing to consult with other partners (employers and trade unions) in the Trilateral Commission on the Regulation of Social and Labour Relations.It also accused the government of backtracking on president Vladimir Putin’s earlier promise, made in 2013, to restore contribution flows once the system was reorganised to improve transparency and strengthen safeguards.All the non-state funds had to convert from their status as non-profit-making entities to joint-stock corporations, institute a system of guarantees and obtain a licence from the Bank of Russia.Currently, funds accounting for some 76% of all assets have made the conversion, a share expected to rise to more than 95% by the end of the year.last_img read more

Chargers Participate At Triton Central Invite

first_imgNorth Decatur ran in the Triton Central Early Bird Invitational this evening (held at Blue River Sports Complex in Shelbyville). We were in the large-school division.Boys: 1. Franklin Community 35, 2. Franklin Central 35, 3. Mt. Vernon 105, 4. Greenfield-Central 119, 5. Roncalli 124, 6. Greenwood 154, 7. Eastern Hancock 180, 8. Rushville 181, 9. North Decatur 269, 10. Triton Central 296.Race winner: Joshua Campbell, Franklin Community 16:35ND Runners: 51. Daniel Dollinger 19:50, 77. Craig Adams 21:01, 121. Logan Kramer 22:46, 134. Tristan Ingmire 23:51, 141. Andrew Holloway 25:18, 150. Cameron Medsker 33:29.Girls: We did not have a complete team. 1. Franklin Central 22.Race Winner: Jada Reedus, Franklin Central 19:39ND Runners: 49. Brianna Snider 25:22, 89. Bobbi Bialk 29:16, 131. Cheyenne Wolter 38:00, 134. Ember Burford 39:32.We run next this Thursday at Batesville vs Greensburg, South Decatur, and Batesville.Courtesy of Chargers Coach Scott Johnson.last_img read more

Multiple injuries reported in Saturday Brookville area crash

first_imgBrookville, In.— The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department says at least three people were transported following a crash on U.S. 52 near Holland Road Saturday at 7 p.m.Investigators tell WRBI News a van with five passengers, three children was involved. Reports indicate up to three medical helicopters flew possible four victims from the scene.The crash remains under investigation. No names have been released.last_img

Dortmund chiefs casting doubt on Man Utd move for Sancho

first_img Loading… Prospective Manchester  United move for Jadon Sancho has been thrown into question after both the Borussia Dortmund CEO and Sporting Director poured cold water on the transfer. The Red Devils have made no secret of making signing Jadon Sancho their number one priority this summer. Various reports have offered updates on the ever-changing situation, with one source revealing how Man Utd could structure the huge deal. However, information from the German aspect has been relatively thin on the ground so far, until now. Despite claims of negotiations being at an advanced stage, German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung (via SportWitness) have painted a very different picture. The outlet feature quotes from the Dortmund hierarchy that indicate any potential deal is a long way away from materialising, if at all. Hans-Joachim Watzke – Dortmund’s Managing Director – is reported as saying: “So far, there has been no contact between Borussia Dortmund and Manchester United in terms of Sancho.” His statement is qualified with: “Also not indirectly or through alleged intermediaries.”Advertisement Those sentiments are echoed by Dortmund’s Sporting Director, Michael Zorc, who even hinted the club expect Sancho to attend their impending training camp. “I assume that Jadon will go to the training camp on Monday and play with us for the coming season,” said Zorc. Regarding Dortmund playing hardball over their high valuation, Zorc revealed that Sancho would have no problems with their strategy. “I don’t expect any difficulties. Jadon has accepted that, he’s a very pleasant, fair guy.” read also:Former Barcelona director Won’t rule out Messi moving to Inter Süddeutsche Zeitung end their article by saying: ‘In Dortmund they still do not think it is impossible that Woodward will surprise them with a suitcase containing €120m. ‘But it is more likely that there is a much lower offer, which is then rejected. ‘So all sides would have saved face, and in Manchester they could at least say to the fans: We tried, the stubborn Dortmund did not take part.’ FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Promoted ContentBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemIs This The Most Delicious Food In The World?The Highest Paid Football Players In The World6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually TrueCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do6 Major TV Characters We Were Relieved To See Leaving The Show7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The World7 Thailand’s Most Exquisite Architectural WondersBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made7 Famous And Incredibly Unique Places In Thailandlast_img read more

Speedway Motors to Host Second Annual Racer Appreciation Day

first_imgLINCOLN, Neb. – Following a wildly successful inaugural event last year, Speedway Motors will host its second annual Racer Appreciation Day on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 1-8 p.m.Hundreds of racers are expected to swarm Speedway’s Lincoln, Neb., headquarters for this fantastic pre-season open house and sale. Speedway Motors’ Racer Appreciation Day will showcase hundreds of new and exclusive race parts and provide racers with an opportunity to try on new safety gear and take advantage of free shock dyno services and special pricing on parts counter purchases.Speedway’s seasoned tech experts will offer informative breakout sessions on critical topics like shock tuning and maintenance, driver safety, brake systems and cooling, plus tours of Speedway’s massive warehouse.As an added bonus, the Smith Collection Museum of American Speed will be open for touring all afternoon. Guests can also expect free food and refreshments, plus many chances to win great raffle prizes and other giveaways.“Local racers have been a crucial part of Speedway Motors’ success throughout our 62-year history,” said Clay Smith, president of Speedway Motors. “Our Racer Appreciation Day event is just one way that we can support these loyal customers who share our passion for racing.”For details on the 2014 Speedway Motors Racer Appreciation Day and directions to Speedway’s campus, visit Speedway Motors is America’s Oldest Speed Shop® and has made racing safe, fun and affordable for 62 years. Call today toll free at 800.979.0122 or visit us online at read more

Bulldogs Middle School EIAC CC Results-Boys Win Conference Crown

first_imgThe Batesville Middle School Boys won the EIAC meet on Monday.  Eli Loichinger finished 1st as the EIAC champion, followed by Jake Chapman, 2nd, Otto Hund, 3rd, Emi Lopez, 10th, Cannon Clark, 16th, Talan Rowlett, 20th, and Isaac Trossman, 21st. Santiago Schutte finished 2nd in the boy’s reserve race, followed by Lincoln Garrett, 3rd, Landon Raver, 6th, Cash Myers, 8th, Landin Hughes, 8th, and Hudson Kohlman, 11th.       The Batesville Middle School Girls had an incomplete team at the EIAC meet.  Kaylynn Bedel finished 1st as the EIAC champion, followed by Megan Allgeier, 2nd, and Charlotte Trossman, 24th.            Boys Team Scores-Batesville 32, Greensburg 52, Connersville 91, Benjamin Rush 99, Sunman-Dearborn 109, Greendale           174, South Dearborn 187, Franklin County 229.  Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Derek Suits.last_img read more