Brisbane home sold for $270,000 less than it fetched last year

first_img85 Menser St, Calamvale, was last auctioned in September and again last weekend.A PAIR of young Brisbane buyers has lost $270,000 off the price of a multi-million-dollar property they bought just five months ago.Agent Eric Li of Ray White Sunnybank confirmed it was the second sale in months for the massive 1.01ha property.“They sold it cheaper than they paid because they needed a quick settlement,” he said of the weekend’s $3.03m auction of 85 Menser St, Calamvale.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus21 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market21 hours agoLast year’s buyers were driving past the auction when they decided to bid. The 1.01ha site has development approval for 38 townhouses.In September last year it had sold at auction for $3.3m in what Mr Li described at the time as an “unusual” circumstance where the buyers had not inspected the property until after the auction. The buyers had been driving past the auction when they stopped to ask if they could bid, he told The Courier-Mail after last year’s sale.The property has a five bedroom, three bathroom, four car space home that the owners had tried living in for a stint, but its main attraction was development approval for 38 townhouses on the site. “Hopefully, the new owner will develop it,” Mr Li said. FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON TWITTERlast_img read more

Mary Kom controversially loses WC semi, still bags record 8th medal

first_img Suman Ray WATCH US LIVE COMMENT LIVE TV India had raised a Yellow Card but as per AIBA’s instruction in Team meeting this morning; it was informed that protests will be granted only if scores read 3:2/3:1. Our appeal to protest was hence turned down and the Yellow Card was not accepted by the technical committee. The result will stand same; Mary Kom ends her campaign in the 2019 edition with a Bronze medal. Last Updated: 12th October, 2019 11:43 IST Mary Kom Controversially Loses WC Semi, Still Bags Record 8th Medal Mary Kom became the most decorated and successful boxer (men/women) in the history of World  Championship when she lost the semi-finals and clinched the bronze Mary Kom became the most decorated and successful boxer (men/women) in the history of World  Championship when she lost the semi-finals and clinched the bronze, though the result was anything but controversial. In a split verdict, Mary lost 1-4 to Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey in the semi-finals to clinch the bronze in the Women’s World Boxing Championship in Ulan Ude, Russia today.  Mary had clearly dominated the first round and was at even-par on the other round landing *more & clean punches on her opponent. But the judges differed in their opinion and finally, 1:4 decision was given in favour of her Turkish opponent.READ | WWE Draft: Seth Rollins-Roman Reigns to face off for number one pickMary Kom clinches record 8th medalMary Kom still made an appointment with the history and rewritten it by clinching the 8th World Championship medal.  The Manipuri legend had targeted an unprecedented eighth final gold overall. The four-medal haul has put India at the third position out of the 51 countries that participated in this tournament with Russia leading with 6 medals, followed by China at 5. center_img SUBSCRIBE TO US FOLLOW US Written By READ | Mary Kom leads India’s quadruple challenge in World Championship semisThe London Olympic bronze medallist, who has six gold medals from this tournament, created history yesterday when she broke a tie with Cuban men’s legend Felix Savon to become the only boxer across male and female categories to have amassed a staggering eight medals from the Worlds. The only time Mary Kom had a medal of a lesser colour was in 2001 when she had to accept defeat in the final. Mary, who also won her solitary Olympic medal in 51kg, would settle for nothing less than a gold, having had consistent performances throughout the year that include top-podium finishes at the India Open and the Indonesia President’s Cup.READ | Rijiju to form committee to review Sports Code at ‘appropriate time’READ | Dutee Chand breaks her own national record on her way to gold First Published: 12th October, 2019 11:43 ISTlast_img read more

Jamaica Festival Song Competition 2018 to launch on November 30

first_imgCanceled in 2017, the popular Jamaica Festival Song is to be held in 2018 following an official launch on November 30. Plans are under way for the 2018 staging of the Jamaica Festival Song Competition, which is scheduled to be launched on November 30.Last week, commissioners and senior officers at the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC)  met with songwriters and producers  to discuss the plans.The talks focused on the vision for the competition, criteria for the selection of the winning song, incentives for winners, and increasing participation from the local music fraternity.Interim Executive Director of the JCDC, Orville Hill said that the meeting was important in order to hear the views of the producers.“The conversation was important so as to get some of the ideas from the producers, who are critical to the Festival Song and as part of the process for it to be more inclusive,” he said.He noted that the ideas that came out of the talks will be examined “to see to what extent we can incorporate them in the plans for the Festival Song 2018”.He said the decision to launch the competition in November is to mobilize singers, writers and producers, “to get them to start creating a product that will ultimately be satisfactory to the Jamaican people”.He said the early launch will also help to generate public interest in the contest before the submission of entries.Entry forms are available here.last_img read more