Gold Coast’s top 20 most popular streets

first_img New playground boasts an interactive bike track 2 Cassia Drive, Coomera sold for $405,000 on July 9, 2020.LJ Hooker Coomera/ Ormeau agent Patrick Conley recently sold a four-bedroom house on Cassia Drive.The Coomera street ranked No. 5 on the most sought-after streets.He said despite being on a small 265sq m block, the house attracted multiple offers and sold within the first few weeks of his marketing campaign.“It was due to its location and the fact it was a new build,” he said.“It was close to schools including the new school development at Foxwell Rd and also close to Westfield Coomera and the rail.”More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa7 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day agoThe Gold Coast’s 20 most popular streets Source: realestate.com.au 2325 Nerang Murwillumbah Rd, Numinbah Valley is on the market at $2 million. Nerang Murwillumbah Rd came second on the top 20 list of most popular streets on the Gold Coast. A sprawling mansion at 84 Brocks Rd, Currumbin Valley sold for $2.85 million earlier this year. Brocks Rd rounded out the top three most popular streets.“There is a certain percentage of those searching, that are sticky beaking and want to check out certain homes and certain streets,” REA Group chief economist Nerida Conisbee said.“Like some of the other streets in the more affluent areas, people love looking at luxury homes in amazing locations.”“Often those streets in those suburbs are particularly nice, even for those affluent areas. “They might have a much better view, nicer houses or something else desirable that tends to lead to higher levels of interest.” The Gold Coast Highway at Mermaid Waters was crowned king on a list of the Gold Coast’s 20 most popular streets.Luke Henderson, director of John Henderson Professionals Mermaid Beach, said he was surprised to see the Gold Coast Highway at Mermaid Waters top the list.Affordability and transportation could be attributed to its popularity, he said.“We recently had an auction on a property on the corner of the Gold Coast Highway and Heron Ave that had 10 registered bidders,” Mr Henderson said.“It was one of the cheapest villas with a courtyard.“Affordability was the driver and the fact it was close to the beach.”The most sought-after streets are scattered throughout the Gold Coast and include two in Coomera. Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Waters was named the most popular street on the Gold Coast. This is Oxenford’s most expensive housecenter_img Nerida Conisbee, chief economist of REA Group, says people love browsing luxury homes in amazing locations.Ms Conisbee said a “super popular house” in one particular street could also lead to a surge of activity.“In some cases affordability can be a driving factor too,” she said.“Some of these streets fall into that category. “In other cases, the chance to own a big block of land is enticing buyers there.”She said potential buyers in these streets would be up against more competition and pay a higher price. 1. Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Waters2. Nerang Murwillumbah Rd, Numinbah Valley3. Brocks Rd, Currumbin Valley4. Shearwater Esp, Runaway Bay5. Cassia Drive, Coomera 6. Barker St, Currumbin7. Southern Cross Drive, Surfers Paradise 8. Camp Drive, Bonogin 9. Katta Ave, Currumbin 10. Gracemere Circuit North, Hope Island 11. Magnoli Cct, Palm Beach12. 19th Ave, Palm Beach 13. George Street West, Burleigh Heads14. Warwick Place, Helensvale 15. Cristobel Court, Broadbeach Waters 16. Lakeview Blvd, Mermaid Waters 17. Beau Pde, Bonogin 18. Tiarnna Close, Burleigh Heads 19. Midview Court, Currumbin20. Synergy Drive, Coomera And while Surfers Paradise’s Southern Cross Drive may be a given, it’s the lesser known streets like Cassia Drive at Coomera and Beau Pde at Bonogin that may come as a surprise.Taking out the crown was the Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Waters – this particular section of the highway is scattered with apartments and holiday resorts.Nerang Murwillumbah Rd at Numinbah Valley came in at second place and a quick search shows huge land holdings with multimillion-dollar price tags.Currumbin Valley’s Brocks Rd – a haven for acreage retreats – rounded out the top three. 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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 Rate1xFullscreenIs it a good time to list?02:31SOME are home to mega mansions and sprawling acreage retreats while others are prime locations for units.A few simply offer bargain buys for house hunters. Tracking online searches by potential buyers over the past three years, property portal realestate.com.au has revealed the Gold Coast’s 20 most popular streets. Do you live on one of the Gold Coast’s most popular streets? MORE NEWS: Titans hooker plays it safe as Palm Beach pad goes to auctionlast_img read more

Guinea’s Constitutional Court confirms President Conde’s re-election

first_imgGuinea’s Constitutional Court on Saturday formally confirmed President Alpha Conde’s landslide re-election victory, dismissing opposition claims of vote rigging and fraud in the contested October 11 polls.According to the court, president Conde took 57.84 percent of the vote in the first round, or 2,284,827 of ballots counted, in line with the results announced earlier this month by the Independent National Electoral Commission.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogLPNJlflVUlast_img

Aklan BAGHAY film fest to feature stories of PWUDs

first_imgAt least ten associations of PWUD’s inthe province benefited from the program, he added. KALIBO, Aklan – Success stories on thetransformation of Persons Who Used Drugs (PWUDs) will be showcased in a filmfestival competition for students in the province. Buncalan said aside from the contest,BAGHAY also partners with the Department of Social Welfare and Development on thelatter’s Sustainable Livelihood Program. The BAGHAY will organize thecompetition as part of its 3rd anniversary launched by the Provincial AdvisoryCouncil for Police Transformation and Development of the Aklan PoliceProvincial Office in support to the ongoing transformation program and thegovernment’s campaign against illegal drugs. center_img Buncalan said the 2019 BAGHAY FilmFestival will be held at the training center in Barangay Old Buswang, Kalibotoday./PN “This activity will showcase thetalents and skills of students in making documentary films depicting true-to-lifeand winning stories of our PWUDs. We have invited senior students under theK-12 Program taking up Media and Information Literacy subject in the provinceto join and participate in the said contest,” said Ramel Buncalan, president ofthe Bagong Buhay Handum Naton (BAGHAY) Incorporated.last_img read more

Bulldogs And Indians Advance In Tennis Sectionals

first_imgThe Batesville Lady Bulldogs and The Milan Lady Indians advanced on in The Girls Tennis Sectionals at South Dearborn despite not getting all of their games in due to the inclement weather.The Lady Bulldogs blanked the host Lady Knights 3-0 while The Lady Indians whitewashed The Lawrenceburg Lady Tigers 3-0.Batesville and South Dearborn will finish up their two remaining events, but Milan and Lawrenceburg will not.Batesville will battle The Lady Trojans of East Central and Milan will take on The Lady Twisters of Oldenburg Academy on Friday with the winners playing for The Sectional Championships on Saturday.Submitted by the IHSAA.last_img

UWF to Induct 2007 Hall of Fame Class on Saturday

first_imgUWF to Induct 2007 Hall of Fame Class on Saturday Sept. 28, 2007PENSACILA, Fla. – The recent Hall of Fame inductions for the University of West Florida Athletics include the 1997 Men’s Tennis Team, Jerry Fogle of Men’s Basketball, Frank Leo of Men’s Golf, Men’s Tennis Doubles Partner’s David Brandt and Nick Lioce, and Cross Country Coach Stuart Towns. The induction will take place at the UWF Fieldhouse, Saturday, September 29th at 11:30 AM.The 1997 Men’s Tennis team coached by Ralph “Skeeter” Carson had an outstanding year in their first year of eligibility in the NCAA, by finishing its season in the NCAA Championship match. The second seeded Argonauts would fall in the finals to top-ranked Landers; however, playing in the finals and earning a #2 final ranking was an outstanding achievement for a team moving from the NAIA to the NCAA Division II. The 1997 team had three All-Gulf South Conference players, including the GSC East Player of the Year, Patric Stabark , and the doubles team of Holger Rebholz and Jens Gerlach, who earned ITA/NCAA Division II All-American Doubles honors.Frank Leo was a Division II PING All-American in both 1998 and 1999. Leo finished tied for 15th at the 1999 NCAA Division II National Championships. Over a four year career from 1995-99, he finished in the top 10 in nearly every regular season tournament, and twice qualified for the Division II National Championships, and placed 10th in the NAIA National Championships in 1996.Jerry Fogle played Men’s Basketball for Coach Don Hogan from 1996-1998 as a guard, and was named to the 1997 All-GSC First Team, and the 1998 All-GSC Second Team. Currently, Jerry has 28 records that still rank in the UWF top 10 All-time.In 1997, Jerry led the GSC in scoring at 19.2 points per game and was in the top ten in the conference for three point shooting. During that season he also set the single game scoring record with 39 points against William Carey, a record which stills stands today.During his career, Fogle scored in double figures in 48 of the 54 games he played in, and led the team in scoring 27 times. He finished his career with 958 points, sixth in school history, and a 17.7 scoring average, second in UWF history.Dr. Stuart Towns founded the West Florida Men’s Cross Country Program in 1986, and while Coaching the Argos from 1986 to 1999, he took nine teams to the NAIA National Championship Meet. The best team in his tenure may have been the 1993 team that finished 19-1 and finished in the top 20 at the National Meet.During his reign as head coach, Towns was named NAIA District 27 Coach of the Year twice, in then in 1996 and 1998, he received GSC Coach of the Year honors. Coach Towns also had 17 harriers reach All-GSC status, six NAIA All-Americans, and six GSC scholar-athletes, all while accumulating a 384-154 record. His teams won two Gulf South Conference Championships, and twice finished second in the conference.Men’s Tennis Doubles partners David Brandt and Nick Lioce were the Argos #1 Doubles team for much of 1986, 1987, and 1988. In 1987, they reached the NAIA National Doubles Semi-finals.During a fabulous 1987 season, the two were named NAIA All-Americans in doubles, while Lioce was also an NAIA Academic All-American, and Brandt was also a NAIA All-American in Singles.Lioce was also named the UWF Athlete of the year for 1988, while Brandt was the ITA/NAIA Senior Player of the year for 1989. Print Friendly Version Sharelast_img read more

St. Louis students observe ‘Third Annual Polar Express’

first_imgAllyson Gibson, Chad Moeller (The Conductor)Batesville, In. — Recently, St. Louis School held their third annual Polar Express Day.The night before, teachers in grades K through 2 as well as several parent volunteers worked to transform the hallway entrance into the Polar Express.Students and guests entered to a train tunnel complete with tracks, train windows looking out to Christmas scenery, Santa, the Nutcracker and the Polar Express train at the end of the “tunnel.”Every student and parent, no matter the grade level, enjoyed walking down the hallway that day and it sparked excitement for all children.Greysen Farmer, Chad Moeller (The Conductor)Students were able to wear their PJ’s to school as part of the experience. Throughout the day, students took part in reading, math, and writing activities as part of their Polar Express celebration.In addition, kindergarteners went out into the hallway and added their own personal touches to the hallway scenery with drawings of snowflakes, trains, Christmas trees and other holiday pictures. Visitors also came to the school to experience the magical hallway.Before topping off the day by watching The Polar Express with cookies and hot chocolate, students were able to have their ticket punched by “the conductor” (Mr. Moeller). And the BEST part of the whole day was when Santa surprised our class with bells delivered straight from the North Pole.last_img read more

Nigeria Pitch: Internationals deserve more recognition — NFF

first_imgRelatedPosts Ministry reads riot act to NFA, Clubs over resumption of league Nigeria plan Cote d’Ivoire, Tunisia friendlies Super Eagles to unveil new Nike jersey in Portugal The Nigeria Football Federation on Saturday said players representing the country deserve more incentives aside the match bonuses and allowances such as due recognition for outstanding performance. The NFF Spokesman, Ademola Olajire, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on the sidelines of the 7th edition of the Nigeria Pitch Awards held in Lagos. Olajire, who represented the NFF Chairman, Amaju Pinnick, said players representing the country were great ambassadors carrying the image of the country, hence they should be accorded due recognition and awards. He said: “The award is a great innovation and laudable one for outstanding players who are representing our country because that is what they are doing in other climes as well. “This reward that serves as a payback for excellence will surely spur the players to deliver more to the aspiration of the country to being the world respected football country. “If the players know that there is an award waiting out there different from their normal match bonuses and allowances, it will be an extra motivation for them. “Such award as Pitch Awards will help our players to deliver more of their mandate and perform better, it will also increase their adrenaline to go faster.” Olajire said the Pitch Awards had a lot of credit for being an independent one devoid controversies in voting and selection process, which is being handled be an independent body. “It is expedient to say that this award is just one of the best in Nigeria because it is a transparent one, I must also commend the independence of the voters. “The process of voting is being handled by an independent audit company, SIAO. “The audit company has said that the organisers of the award has never interfered with the process, and this is commendable. “NFF has a great respect for this award and will continue to seek partnerships with them for contributing immensely to the growth of football in the country. “We are glad with the independence and integrity of the awards and we hope it will continue to grow in such strength.” NAN reports that Manchester United sensation, Odion Ighalo; Leicester City Midfield maestro, Wilfred Ndidi; 2019 CAF Female Football of the Year, Asisat Oshoala; and others are the major contenders for the 7th edition Nigeria Pitch Awards. The nominees are: Goalkeeper of the Year Francis Uzoho, Daniel Akpeyi and Chiamaka Nnadozie. Defender of the Year: Kenneth Omeruo, Williams Troost-Ekong and Chidozie Awaziem. Midfielder of the year: Oghenekaro Etebo, Wilfred Ndidi and Joe Aribo. Striker of the Year: Odion Ighalo, Victor Osimhen and Samuel Chukwueze. Queen of the Pitch: Onome Ebi, Chiamaka Nnadozie and Assist Oshoala. King of the pitch: Odion Ighalo, Victor Osimhen and Wilfred Ndidi. Team of the year: Lobi Stars, Enyimba FC and Super Eagles. Coach of the Year: Gernot Rohr, Usman Abdallah and Thomas Dennerby. Samuel Okwaraji Award: Seyi Akinwunmi, Kunle Soname and Ahmed Musa. State with the best grassroots Sports: Delta, Lagos State and Akwa Ibom State. Football Friendly Governor of the Year: Nyesom Wike, Udom Emmanuel and Ifeanyi Okowa. Corporate Sponsors of Football: Aiteo Group, Zenith Bank and Bet9ja. Football Journalist of the year (Prints): Charles Diya (New Telegraph), Tana Aiyejina (Punch) and Jonny Edwards (Punch). Football Journalist of the year (TV): Cecilia Omoreghe (Channels TV), Austin Okon – Akpan (Channels TV) and Mozez Praiz (Supersports). Football Journalist of the year (Radio): Emmanuel Etim (Naija Info), Tony Bekederemo (Brilla FM) and Olawale Adigun, (Top Radio). Football Journalist of the year (Online): Fisayo Dairo (ACL Sports), Sam Ahmedu (Goal.com) and Kunle Solaja (SportsVillage). NAN.Tags: Ademola OlajireAmaju PinnickNFFNigeria Pitch Awardslast_img read more

No deal agreed for Eriksen – Ajax

first_img “So at this time there is no agreement between Ajax and Liverpool. “Whether we negotiate or not, we do not comment on transfer rumours. “Right now Christian Eriksen is focused on very important games we have to play at the end of the season.” Ajax have tried to persuade Eriksen, who joined the club’s youth set-up as a 16-year-old, to extend his stay but they have so far failed. “Christian has informed us that he won’t be signing a new deal with us at this time,” technical director Marc Overmars told Voetbal International. “I think that he and his agent will want to see what options are available in the summer.” Reds boss Brendan Rodgers has been linked with a move for the Denmark international, one of Europe’s hottest young properties who has just over a year remaining on his current contract. However, the Dutch club insist the 21-year-old’s future has not yet been resolved. “We will send out a press release when there is an agreement, only a deal between Ajax and the club,” Ajax press manager Eefje Schep told Danish TV2. Ajax look set to lose star midfielder Christian Eriksen this summer but insist no deal has been struck to sell him to Liverpool.center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

Richards seals Fiorentina loan move

first_imgMicah Richards has joined Serie A side Fiorentina on a season-long loan after admitting defeat in his pursuit of first team football at Manchester City. Richards is City’s longest serving player, making 245 appearances since his debut in 2005, but has struggled for game time in recent seasons having been usurped at both right-back and centre-half. Having travelled to Florence for a medical over the weekend, he has now joined La Viola until the end of the current campaign. City confirmed the news on their official website. Richards made only 10 appearances last term, two of those in the league, and was last seen as a substitute in the Community Shield defeat by Arsenal, during which he was handed the captain’s armband. The 26-year-old was a key part of City’s title-winning squad in 2011/12 and earned the last of his 13 England caps against Holland two years and a half years ago. He becomes the second England international full-back to head to Italy this summer, with the retired Ashley Cole having signed for Roma. City’s statement read: “Micah Richards has joined Serie A side Fiorentina until the end of the season. “One of the most popular members of Manuel Pellegrini’s squad, Micah has won 13 England caps to date and was an integral member of the City squad who won the title in 2011/12. “A succession of injuries saw the Birmingham-born defender gradually fall behind Pablo Zabaleta in the first-team pecking order and the arrival of Bacary Sagna meant Pellegrini had three top-class right-backs at his disposal this season.” Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany praised Richards on his exit, writing on Twitter: “#MCFC club legend! Proud to have played 6 years alongside this man. Congratulations and good luck at @ACF_Fiorentina my brother #forzaMicah.” center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

George Kittle signs $75M, 5-year extension with 49ers

first_imgLast Updated: 15th August, 2020 06:20 IST George Kittle Signs $75M, 5-year Extension With 49ers All-Pro tight end George Kittle has signed his five-year, $75 million extension with the San Francisco 49ers that is the richest contract ever at the position SUBSCRIBE TO US Associated Press Television News WATCH US LIVE Written By First Published: 15th August, 2020 06:20 ISTcenter_img LIVE TV COMMENT All-Pro tight end George Kittle has signed his five-year, $75 million extension with the San Francisco 49ers that is the richest contract ever at the position.Kittle officially signed the deal Friday, a day after agreeing to the contract that keeps him locked up in San Francisco through the 2025 season.“I love being a 49er and am blessed to have the opportunity to wear red and gold for years to come,” Kittle said in a statement. “I can’t wait to continue our quest to bring another Super Bowl back to the bay.“I want to thank my teammates for their hard work and help in making me be the best teammate, player and man I can be each week. Together we have already accomplished amazing things, but we all know there is still so much more to do. It’s an incredible locker room to be a part of and I am grateful to my brothers for making this such a fun and exciting place to play football.”Kittle also thanked his coaches, ownership, general manager John Lynch, his family and agent Jack Bechta. The deal includes an $18 million signing bonus and $30 million fully guaranteed.Kittle had been one of the NFL’s biggest bargains after being drafted in the fifth round in 2017 and now he gets the biggest contract ever at the position. The previous high for average salary for a tight end, according to overthecap.com, was the $10.6 million Hunter Henry is getting from the Chargers this season on the franchise tag.Kansas City’s Travis Kelce agreed to a four-year, $57.25 million extension shortly after Kittle’s deal was finalized Thursday.The Niners could have used the tag on Kittle the next two offseasons, but instead managed to work out a long-term deal that satisfied both sides.“George was part of our first draft class and represents as well as anyone the core values we covet in the players we build our team with,” Lynch said. “His talent and spirit are unique, his will and grit contagious and his production undeniable. We can’t wait to see what the future holds for George and our team with him a part of it.”Kittle has been the most productive tight end in NFL history through his first three seasons with 197 catches for 2,664 yards. But he is almost equally as skilled as a blocker in the run game where he is a key piece in coach Kyle Shanahan’s dynamic offense.The Niners averaged 5.0 yards per carry last season with Kittle on the field, compared to 3.5 yards per carry without him, according to NFL NextGen stats.After a solid rookie season, Kittle broke through in 2018 when he set an NFL record for yards receiving in a season for tight ends when he had 88 catches for 1,377 yards and was named a second-team All-Pro.He was almost as productive last season, despite missing two games with injuries, when he had 85 catches for 1,053 yards and was a first—team All-Pro. He also was a major reason the Niners went 13-3 on the way to a Super Bowl appearance.It has been quite a start to a career for a player who caught only 48 passes in 25 college games at Iowa, leading him to fall to the fifth round of the draft.The Niners believed in his athleticism and potential and were surprised he lasted beyond the third round. But they were very fortunate he was there at 146th overall as the ninth tight end selected in that draft.Image credits: AP FOLLOW USlast_img read more