“Renovator’s delights’’ the new in demand property type

first_imgIt needed a fair bit of renovation work, but 184 Annie St, New Farm still attracted a big price. Picture: realestate.com.auThere were 19 registered bidders and according to marketing agent Scott Darwon of Ray White, the highest offer before auction was $1 million.“There was a bidding war between two parties and it sold for $1,340,000,’’ he said.The four-bedroom home was described in its listing as a “diamond in the rough’’.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home4 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor4 hours agoNew Farm is a popular inner city suburb with a median house price of $1.605 million and renovated properties often achieve record sale prices.It was the first time in more than 20 years that the home had been offered for sale. It was on a 354sq m block and had original VJ walls, high ceilings and timber flooring. At 3 Mitta St, Everton Park, the wooden floors are hidden under carpet in the four-bedroom home. 35 Macgregor Tce, Bardon, is described as “full of promise”. Picture: realestate.com.auThe three-bedroom home is said to be “full of promise’’.The original 1930s Queenslander is untouched and original throughout. It has original period features including high ceilings and VJ walls.It could potentially be built-in underneath subject to council approval. The kitchen could do with a bit of modernising at 3 Mitta St, Everton Park. Picture: realestate.com.auIt’s described by its listing agent, Gary Watling, of Harcourts Solutions, as a “new project to call home’’. The house has been held by the same family for 45 years and has not been updated during that time.It sits on 607sq m of land and has high ceilings with wide plaster cornices and double doors which lead from the lounge area to the patio.At Bardon, a home at 35 Macgregor Tce is listed for auction on June 10 through Peter D’Arcy of D’Arcy Estate Agents.center_img 184 Annie St, New Farm sold under the hammer for $1.34 million. Picture: realestate.com.auFancy yourself pretty handy with a hammer?Reckon you could give those contestants on The Block a run for their money?Then maybe your property search should be focusing on a “renovator’s delight’’. ALMOST $1 MILLION FOR THIS RENOVATOR’S DELIGHT There are plenty of properties advertised for sale that need either a little TLC or a massive makeover to transform them.In popular New Farm, a cottage at 184 Annie St attracted strong interest when it went to auction this week.last_img read more

Syracuse to host Louisiana Tech in the Carrier Dome on Dec. 14

first_img Published on July 30, 2014 at 4:18 pm Contact Jesse: jcdoug01@syr.edu | @dougherty_jesse Facebook Twitter Google+ Louisiana Tech will visit Syracuse on Dec. 14, the team announced in a release Wednesday afternoon. It will be the first meeting between the teams since the 1988-89 season.In that game, which was pinned the Carrier Classic, the Orange defeated the Bulldogs 106-98 in overtime. Louisiana Tech finished 29-8 last season and lost in the Conference USA final before going 2-1 in the National Invitation Tournament. Syracuse is coming off a 25-8 season and a loss to Dayton in the Round of 32 of the NCAA Tournament.Here’s what the Orange’s schedule looks like to date: Exhibition: Carleton (Canada), Nov. 2, TBDExhibition: Adrian, Nov. 10, TBDAdvertisementThis is placeholder textLoyola (Md.), Nov. 25, TBDHoly Cross, Nov. 28, TBDAt Michigan (ACC-Big Ten Challenge), Dec. 2, TBDSt. John’s, Dec. 6, TBDLouisiana Tech, Dec. 14, TBD Commentslast_img read more