Young families making presence felt in market

first_imgThe home at 7 Ashbrook Drive, Morayfield sold for $426,000.A FAMILY home in Morayfield sold after strong interest from buyers keen for the popular location.The property at 7 Ashbrook St sold via private treaty for $426,000. Sell Exclusive marketing agent Adam Parry said the four-bedroom home attracted “above average” interest for the local market. “We took about 12 groups through the home over a period of 20 days,” he said. “And we had multiple people going to offer on the place.” The buyers of 7 Ashbrook Drive, Morayfield were impressed by the layoutMore from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019Mr Parry said buyers liked the location close to everything on offer in Morayfield. “The successful buyers particularly like the layout of the home and the space,” Mr Parry said. “And the vendors were ecstatic with the sale.”Mr Parry said the Morayfield market had been performing well for the past two years. “A few years ago Morayfield was rated as No. 2 across Australia for family affordability and that created a lot of interest.“Morayfield is pretty much the best spot in the area for families — it’s affordable and close enough to the city to commute for work.” The home at 7 Ashbrook Drive, Morayfield proved popular with buyersMr Parry said most buyers were young families looking for value for money. “We’ve seen a lot of new buyers on scene since February. Some are still in the approval phase,” he said. “They’re coming from all over including Sydney, Coffs Harbour and even the Northern Territory and Western Australia. “We’ve even sold a couple of properties sight unseen because the market is moving so rapidly.”last_img read more

Men’s hockey: Badgers seek to climb up Big Ten standings in road series against Michigan State

first_imgComing off of a series split against Big Ten rival Minnesota, the University of Wisconsin men’s hockey team (9-11-4, 5-5-4-1 Big Ten) will seek to climb up the Big Ten standings this weekend against the Michigan State Spartans (9-13-4, 5-8-3-2) on the road.Wisconsin took care of business in a home series against MSU Dec. 7-8, winning 5–3 and 3–0. Since then, however, Wisconsin has struggled, posting a 1-5-1 record.Men’s hockey: Looking back at how UW has fared since early DecemberThe University of Wisconsin men’s hockey team has without a doubt experienced some trials and tribulations against fierce competition since Read…This weekend series with Michigan State will be a test for the Badgers, as they hope to also overcome a 2-6-2 road record. With ten games remaining — all against Big Ten teams — Wisconsin has a great opportunity to break out of its slump with two wins against another struggling Big Ten rival.The key matchup this weekend will be between Michigan State forward Taro Hirose and Wisconsin captain and defenseman Peter Tischke. Hirose, who has 42 points this season, will keep the Badgers busy as he looks to extend his point streak to seven games. Tischke leads the Badgers into this weekend following his game-winning goal against Minnesota last Saturday.Wisconsin freshman defenseman K’Andre Miller leads the Badgers with 20 points. Miller strives to prove why he was worth a first-round pick by the New York Rangers against a Michigan State team that allows 3.75 goals per game, second-to-last in the Big Ten. Michigan State will also have to worry about sophomore forward Sean Dhooghe, who leads the Badgers with nine goals.Men’s hockey: Wisconsin splits goal-heavy weekend Border Battle in MinneapolisThe University of Wisconsin men’s hockey team (9-11-4, 5-5-4 Big Ten) split their two-game series against the University of Minnesota Read…For the Badgers to find success this weekend, they will need to improve on special teams and maintain consistent play for sixty minutes. Their penalty kill lies at just over an undesirable 50 percent since the start of the new year, while their power play is at 19.6 percent — sixth in the Big Ten.Game time is at 6 p.m. Friday and 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Friday’s game can be viewed on BTN Plus, while Saturday’s game will be available on Big Ten Network. Both games can be listened to live on the Badger Sports Network and followed live on Twitter @BadgerMHockey.last_img read more