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

MYO make light work of New Amsterdam in Inter-Jamaat softball cricket

first_imgTHE MUSLIM Youth Organisation (MYO) registered an eight-wicket win over the New Amsterdam Central Mosque in the Inter-Jamaat Softball Cricket competition which continued yesterday at the Woolford Avenue ground.New Amsterdam, who won the toss and batted first, reached 114-7 before their allotted 15 overs expired.Middle-order batsman Safraz Kassim led the attack for the visitors. His 27 not out included a six and a four. Richard Kellowan, who scored 23 (1×4, 1×6) and opener Keon DeJesus, who also struck a four and a six in a score of 20, also had starts.Timur Mohamed and Cheddie finished with two wickets each for the home side.Needing to score at 7.66 runs per over, MYO raced to the target in 13.1 overs. Chien ‘Shaheed’ Gittens and Javed Kayume led from the front. Gittens, who hit two sixes and a four, finished with 29 runs, while Kayume, who exploded with four sixes, three of which were consecutive, finished with a game-high 37.Richard Latiff and Mohamed continued the attack after the departure of the openers to add 22 (1×4, 2x6s) and 23 runs (1×4, 2x6s) respectively.last_img read more