Fixer-upper lures renovators to Deception Bay

first_imgThe home at 9 Sandra Ct, Deception Bay.A THREE-bedroom home in need of work has sold under the hammer in Deception Bay for the bargain price of $265,000. Professionals Caboolture marketing agent, John Dunne, said 9 Sandra Ct, a family home with a pool, was a mortgagee repossession.The brick house had been stripped of doors and floor coverings and was in need of some paint and renovations. The 784 sqm property was fully fenced and had an in-ground swimming pool, solar hot-water, split-system airconditioning and security screens. More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019The home at 9 Sandra Ct, Deception Bay.Mr Dunne said the auction of 9 Sandra Ct attracted nine registered bidders and a crowd of about 40 onlookers. He said five bidders spoke up at the auction and it was an investor who bought the property. “We had interest across the board from investors and owner-occupiers,” he said. “They were all interested in doing some work on the house. “They saw the house was in a good area and it had a pool. It was a property they could do something with.” According to CoreLogic, the median house price in Deception Bay is $345,000.last_img read more

The Latest: German soccer league delays resumption meeting

first_imgUEFA is giving priority to completing national league and cup competitions. One contingency plan is for games to continue into July and August and decide entries for the Champions League and Europa League next season.This season’s Champions League and Europa League could resume once domestic titles are decided.The UEFA executive committee last month postponed the European Championship by one year to 2021. Other games affected include World Cup qualifying groups, the 2021 Nations League finals and the women’s Euro 2021 tournament in England.___The Asian Football Confederation says it has postponed “all matches and competitions scheduled to take place in May and June until further notice.” Clubs from the top two divisions were to meet Friday but that has been delayed until April 23.The league had hoped to resume play next month but Germany’s federal political system could allow numerous state and federal officials to obstruct games if they disagree.The league says clubs need extra time to prepare and that any decisions made will be “based on the current political decision-making situation at federal and state level over the coming week.”___The Senior British Open golf tournament has been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. Associated Press Most of the 32 Asian Champions League teams played two group games in February before the coronavirus outbreak caused a shutdown.The AFC says it “will explore all possible options in order to complete” those groups.___The first women’s professional golf tournament in Saudi Arabia has found new dates in October.The inaugural Saudi Ladies International on the Ladies European Tour was to be played last month but was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Latest: German soccer league delays resumption meeting The event was scheduled to take place at Sunningdale from July 23-26.R&A official Johnnie Cole-Hamilton says organizers are looking at alternative options to host the tournament “later in the year if at all possible.”___UEFA says it will host another round of calls next week for European soccer leaders to address the shutdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.The UEFA executive committee is set to join by video link on April 23. It will follow separate days of calls with UEFA’s 55 member federations and club soccer officials.center_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The German soccer league has delayed a meeting of clubs that was expected to set out a timetable for resuming games in empty stadiums. The $1 million event will now be played from Oct. 8-11 at Royal Greens Golf and Country Club at King Abdullah Economic City.___The Tour de France won’t begin as originally planned because French President Emmanuel Macron has canceled all public events with large crowds through mid-July in response to the coronavirus pandemic.Tour organizers say it is now impossible for the three-week race to start on June 27 in the Riviera city of Nice as scheduled.It is unclear if cycling’s biggest event will be scrapped from the race calendar. New plans are likely to be announced before the end of the month following consultations with the governing body of cycling. April 14, 2020 ___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6last_img read more

GAA rules on appeals ahead of Dublin-Mayo rematch

first_imgThe Dubs now look certain to be without their key forward, Diarmuid Connolly for Saturday’s match after he lost an appeal against his one match ban following his sending-off last Sunday.Connolly can still make a further appeal, but now looks set to miss this weekend’s re-match.Meanwhile, Mayo say that Donal Vaughan is fit to start on Saturday. Despite suffering a shoulder injury that forced him off the pitch after the opening minutes of last Sunday’s game, the defender has surprisingly been included as part of an unchanged side from the one that started last weekend.last_img read more