Investors keen on northern suburbs despite lack of stock in area

first_imgMore from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019One of the rooms inside 281 Kitchener Road, Stafford Heights.He said investors and first homebuyers were keen on purchasing properties in the area.“I’ve had multiple offers on nearly every property,” he said.“There is a lack of stock. I am getting calls from 120 to 130 buyers every month wanting to buy. It’s about competition all the time.”Mr Jessup said investors from Melbourne and Sydney were looking for properties up to $600,000, within 10km from the city.He said the drawcard to the Kitchener Rd home, on a 597sq m block, was that it was a solid double brick home needing some updating. “There’s just nothing under $500,000 around here, that’s why it went,” he said. 281 Kitchener Road, Stafford Heights.A Stafford Heights property has proved extremely popular with buyers keen on a double brick home which sold for $479,000. Selling agent Jonathan Jessup from Johnson Real Estate Chermside said the three-bedroom and one-bathroom residence at 281 Kitchener Rd was bought by a single man last Wednesday.“It sold over the asking price, and I had about three to four offers on the property,” he said. “I’ve just sold 19 houses this year in and around the northern suburbs.”last_img read more

Stock Car qualifying checkers fly for Mills, Schmidt

first_imgBOONE, Iowa (Sept. 8) – Checkers flew in Thursday’s first Stock Car qualifying features for Chris Mills and Jay Schmidt.Mills led every lap of the first IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey‘s qualifier rescheduled from Wednesday and Schmidt used the same formula in the second show.Top four finishers from both qualifiers advance to Saturday’s main event at Boone Speedway.Mills held off David Brandies following three late restarts. Shaun Bruns and defending champion Dustin Larson rounded out the top four in the opener.Schmidt saw a big lead erased near midway, then pulled away from 16th starting Derek Green, two-time champion Randy Brands and 18th starting Abe Huls.Schmidt makes the 13th main event start of his Super Nationals career on Saturday while Brands is in for the sixth time.Larson is a five-time qualifier, Huls is in for the fourth time, Bruns and Green each for the third. Mills ran third in his Saturday night debut last September. Brandies qualified for the first time.1st qualifying feature – 1. Chris Mills, Sioux City; 2. David Brandies, Wilton; 3. Shaun Bruns, Dan­ube, Minn.; 4. Dustin Larson, Rushmore, Minn.; 5. Trent Murphy, Jefferson; 6. David Smith, Lake City; 7. Kellie Schmit, Britt; 8. Shane Paris, Muscatine; 9. Terry Pruitt, Dexter; 10. Jeff Mueller, New London; 11. Bo Lundquist, Sioux City; 12. Corey Piffer, Indianola; 13. Dylan Heil­mann, Green Bay, Wis.; 14. Todd Reitzler, Grinnell; 15. Chris Pruitt, Stuart; 16. David Wickman, Emmetsburg; 17. Tony Schlei, Union Grove, Wis.; 18. Tyler Pickett, Boxholm; 19. J.J. Baumli, Lathrop, Mo.; 20. Kevin Opheim, Mason City; 21. Elijah Zevenbergen, Ocheyedan; 22. Brandon Taylor, Granbury, Texas; 23. Brandon Czarapata, Pulaski, Wis.; 24. Blake Peeler, Trimble, Mo.; 25. Westin Abbey, Comanche, Texas; 26. Joe Brenner, Waukesha, Wis.; 27. Aaron Stolp, Milwau­kee, Wis.; 28. Cayden Carter, Oskaloosa; 29. Kyle Vanover, Beatrice, Neb.; 30. Brandon Conkwright, Wamego, Kan.2nd qualifying feature – 1. Jay Schmidt, Tama; 2. Derek Green, Granada, Minn.; 3. Randy Brands, Boyden; 4. Abe Huls, Carthage, Ill.; 5. Kyle Frederick, Oconto Falls, Wis.; 6. Donavon Smith, Lake City; 7. Jason VanSickel, Webster City; 8. Jason Schoenberger, Trenton, Mo.; 9. Chad Palmer, Renwick; 10. Andy Roller, Waco, Texas; 11. Justin Nehring, Storm Lake; 12. Lance Deal, Fort Dodge; 13. Ryan Harris, Hubbard, Neb.; 14. K.C. Fielding, Burleson, Texas; 15. Jim Powell, Lecompton, Kan.; 16. Aaron Cain, Sioux City; 17. Greg Taylor, Sioux City; 18. Johnny Spaw, Cedar Rapids; 19. Zach Ankrum, Sioux City; 20. Shane Stutzman, Milford, Neb.; 21. Hesston Shaw, Hennessey, Okla.; 22. Mathias Lux, Hartley; 23. Chad Sterling, Stockton, Kan.; 24. Lynn Panos, Calmar; 25. Dan Mackenthun, Hamburg, Minn.; 26. Jason Minnehan, Churdan; 27. Michael Dancer, North Platte, Neb.; 28. Jerry Leary, Little Suamico, Wis.; 29. Caleb Cren­shaw, Fort Worth, Texas; 30. Kevin Rose, Waterloo. Jay Schmidt raced his way into his career 13th main event by winning his IMCA Speedway Motors Su­per Nationals fueled by Casey’s Stock Car qualifier on Thursday. (Photo by Matt Stubbe)last_img read more