Gold Coast’s property market in for a bumper selling season

first_imgThis Tallebudgera Valley property sold last week for $2.45 million. The Gold Coast’s million-dollar suburbs have seen strong property growth in the past year.REIQ Gold Coast zone chairman Andrew Henderson believed these suburbs, and those surrounding them, would continue to perform well given their location and amenities.While they were older suburbs, he said they were being reinvigorated.“Those areas are going through stages of renewal,” he said.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa15 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago“It obviously then entices people to build new houses, which helps that property growth.”This year’s top sale was recorded at Mermaid Beach when billionaire Clive Palmer splashed $12 million on a Hedges Ave mansion. The $12 million sale of this Hedges Ave mansion marked the highest sale this year.Plenty of local buyers are on the market for their dream home but there are also many interstate and overseas buyers showing more interest in the city following the success of the Commonwealth Games in April, which has helped boost exposure of the region.Property experts believed the city was in for a bumper selling season following the market’s success in the past year.So where should house hunters be looking? The Bulletin has put together a glossy magazine, Sold On Gold Coast, as a guide for buyers.It features expert advice on selling, buying and investing as well as the latest property data from every suburb on the Gold Coast.It explores a range of suburbs and locales featuring luxurious beachfront homes to premier waterfront estates and hinterland properties with breathtaking views. Pick up a copy of your Gold Coast Bulletin today to get a copy. center_img Pick up a copy of the Sold On Gold Coast magazine inThe Bulletin today.THE Gold Coast property market may be starting to flatten after years of growth but many million-dollar suburbs are bucking the trend.Latest CoreLogic data shows Tallebudgera Valley has seen the highest house value growth with the median price jumping 32 per cent in the past year to $1.09 million.Mermaid Beach was second with the median price increasing 8.5 per cent to $1,567,500 followed closely by Bundall at 5.9 per cent.last_img read more

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AFCONonCiti: Mass managerial casualties hit participating countries

first_imgAlgeria and Senegal are set to duel in the final of the 2019 Afcon and thus will be pleased with the work done by Belmadi and Cisse, the head coaches of their respective teams.However, the same cannot be said for all the countries that have participated in the tournament with a number of countries swinging the axe even before the competition comes to an end.Javier Aguirre – EgyptThe most high profile of them is Mexican, Javier Aguirre who was tasked to lead Egypt to their eighth Afcon trophy but unfortunately fell short at the round of 16 stage to unfancied South Africa.Prior to the commencement of the tournament, Aguirre himself had stated that winning the trophy was their only objective and thus it is no surprise that he was relieved less than twenty four hours after the hosts exit.Paul Put – Guinea Belgian journeyman Paul Put has also been given the boot by Guinea after their round of sixteen exit at the hands of finalists Algeria.It remains unclear what Guinea’s tournament aspirations were but perhaps the humiliating 3 – 0 defeat that sent them packing might have contributed to the decision.Ricardo Manetti – NamibiaRicardo Manetti of Namibia was not directly sacked but was not offered a contract renewal after his side lost all three of their group matches.He departs after five years in charge of the team and has already been replaced by his former assistant Bobby Samaria.Emmanuel Amunike – TanzaniaTanzania’s Nigerian manager Emmanuel Amunike was among the first to be relieved of his duties following a poor showing from the Kilmanjaro Stars.They lost all three of their Group D matches, finishing bottom with no points in the process.Sebastian Desabre – UgandaFrench manager Sebastain Desabre also mutually parted ways with the Cranes of Uganda after their round of 16 exit at the hands of Senegal.It appeared he was sitting on a time bomb as his players refused to train for 3 days prior to their elimination over unpaid bonuses.He has already been contracted by Egyptian Club side Pyramids FC.Clarence Seedorf – CameroonDefending champions Cameroon are the latest to dismiss their manager following a subpar Afcon campaign.Dutch manager Clarence Seedorf and his assistant Patrick Kluivert were engaged in August 2018 to help defend their crown but their campaign was ravaged by unrest in camp over bonuses.They played out a spirited game with finalists Nigeria in the round of 16 but lost in a five goal thriller 3 – 2.last_img read more

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