Outsiders discover appeal of location and views

first_img10 Rilatt Street, Wavell Heights.The property market in Wavell Heights is the strongest it has been in the last decade, says a local real estate agent.Place – Aspley selling agent Tristan Rowland said the area had truly gentrified with a mix of professionals.More from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019“Medical workers, airport staff, and also tradesmen are realising how central the suburb is, plus the city views,” Mr Rowland said. “We have had huge success, breaking three suburb records in six weeks attracting non-local buyers.“10 Rilatt St was a Windsor buyer, 6 Warraba Ave was a Perth buyer and 283 Rode Rd ($1.245m) was a Sunnybank buyer.” The four-bedroom home at 6 Warraba sold for $1.11 million. 10 Rilatt Street, Wavell Heights.The three-bedroom property at 10 Rilatt St sold for $854,000, with many living spaces. Mr Rowland said the potential for city views was not a pipe dream.“We had professional pole photography taken at 7m (standard second-floor height) and the city views were spectacular, plus there are also glimpses of Stradbroke Island,” he said. “We are finding so many agents take a cookie-cutter approach to listings. No one except myself took the time to see if it was a possibility if this home could get city views if lifted down the track”.last_img read more

College World Series 2019: Michigan first Big Ten team in 50-plus years to reach finals

first_imgCinderella Michigan keeps rolling in the College World Series.The Wolverines, one of the last four teams to make this year’s NCAA Baseball Tournament, clinched a spot the championship finals Friday with a 15-3 victory over Texas Tech in Omaha, Neb. They will face Vanderbilt in a best-of-three series beginning Monday. Henry, Kauffmann and reliever Jeff Criswell have been the only three pitchers used by Michigan during the College World Series. Criswell worked the final three innings Friday for the save.BENDER: Michigan puts Big Ten baseball on the map in OmahaMichigan’s unexpected run began with winning a regional hosted by defending champion Oregon State. The Wolverines then took down No. 1 overall seed UCLA in the super regionals. They are 3-0 in Omaha have lost just twice in the NCAA Tournament. UM is the first Big Ten school to make a College World Series final since Ohio State in 1966. The Buckeyes won the championship that year.Michigan (48-20) began the day in the driver’s seat. It needed to beat the Red Raiders just once to reach the finals, while Texas Tech needed to beat Michigan on Friday and Saturday in the double-elimination format. The Wolverines fell behind 3-2 in the top of the second inning but then took the lead in the bottom half and never looked back. They scored two runs in each of the first three innings and then blew the game open with five runs in the sixth. First baseman Jimmy Kerr became the first Wolverine to hit two home runs in a College World Series game, while center fielder Jesse Franklin added three hits and four RBIs. MORE: Full College World Series scheduleFormidable starting pitching by Tommy Henry and Karl Kauffmann has been key to the team’s dominance since the beginning of regional play. The duo has allowed 13 earned runs in 53 1/3 innings (2.13 ERA), with Kauffmann allowing three over six innings Friday to earn the win. Henry (Diamondbacks) and Kauffmann (Rockies) were selected 74th and 77th overall, respectively, in the 2019 MLB Draft.last_img read more