Bargain buys a magnet for investors from as low as $79,000

first_img14/105 Farnell Street, Chermside Qld 4032THE capital city has become a magnet for buyers searching for bargain investments, given prices start as low as $79,000. Here’s a taste of what’s available right now.Escalating prices in southern capitals has seen high yielding, lower cost properties become the catchcry for investors – with a new hotspot emerging in the shadows of Brisbane’s apartment surge.At least eight separate one-bedroom properties were currently listed in the five-digit price range in Brisbane – priced between $79,000 and $90,000 and mostly in the inner city area and split between motels, serviced apartments and retirement complexes. QUEENSLAND’S PROPERTY FLIPPING HOTSPOTS BRISBANE YIELDS TO DRAW INVESTORS $120K HOME SELLS FOR $3M PLUS Another 50 properties spread across the city were priced between $100,000 and $150,000.The cheapest on the market was $79,000 for a single bedroom, single bathroom, single car space apartment at 2/105 Farnell Street in Chermside in Brisbane’s north. Located in the 3.5 star Chermside Court Motel, agent Pat Barrett described it as one with “guaranteed income in a high capital growth area”. The complex has 16 semi self contained units – four of which were on the market.There are two other one bedroom apartments being marketed in Chermside Court Motel by Mr Barrett – 7 and 14 – both of which had $90,000 pricetags.RE/MAX Premier Consultants – Chermside’s Shirley Mapp has another at $90,000 in the complex – on the ground floor with no steps to contend with. She said owners paid for council rates, body corporate levies, repairs and maintenance – all of which were tax deductible, and the on-site manager paid for electricity, gas, telephone expenses and repairs to furniture. GET THE COURIER-MAIL’S REALESTATE NEWS FREE TO YOUR INBOX About $10,000 cheaper was a studio unit at 5/192 Wellington Road, Kangaroo Point, priced at offers over $80,000. Agent Bill Yapp of LJ Hooker Kangaroo Point advised it was “built under the Accommodation Regulation Module restricting the occupancy to short term motel letting only and is not available for fixed term letting or permanent residential use by an owner occupier”. 5/192 Wellington Road, Kangaroo Point Qld 4169 7/105 Farnell Street, Chermside, is on the market for $90,000. K5/97 Albany Creek Road, Aspley Qld 4034Then there are the retirement unit options, with the cheapest priced at $82,000 at 53/146 Capitol Drive, Mount Ommaney, about 20 minutes from the Brisbane CBD. The unit in Tricare James Ommaney Retirement Community was marketed by Tricare’s Steven Pashley as having been recently refurbished.It has a kitchenette, private ensuite, built in robes and an open plan living style, while the complex has meals prepared fresh on site and weekly cleaning and linen services.Tricare also has another serviced apartment at K5/97 Albany Creek Road, Aspley, priced at $90,000. FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK 53/146 Capitol Drive, Mount Ommaney Qld 4074 105 Farnell Street, Chermside Qld 4032More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus21 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market21 hours agolast_img read more

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Bonnie Harlemert, 90, Osgood

first_imgLaVonne (Bonnie) Harlemert, 90, of Osgood passed away at 5:30pm, Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the Manderley Health Care Center in Osgood. She was born in Milan on July 10, 1929 the daughter of Lowell Sr. and Minnie Greenham Clapp. She was married to Paul Harlemert on June 5, 1948 and he preceded her in death on May 1, 2015. Survivors include one son Ron (Donna) Harlemert of Osgood; one daughter Julia (Ron) Quicksall of Greensburg; 7 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Lowell Clapp, Jr. and Tom Clapp, and her sister Doris McClure. Mrs. Harlemert was a 1947 graduate of Milan High School. She worked for several years as the secretary for Napoleon High School and also assisted Paul on the farm. She enjoyed gardening and also spending time with all of her grandchildren. Bonnie was a member of St. Peters United Church of Christ at Finks Corner where she was active in the Ladies Aide. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 12th at 11am at St. Peters United Church of Christ with Pastor Sandy Gruell officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will also be on Wednesday at St. Peters beginning at 9am. Memorials may be given to St. Peters church or cemetery in care of the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles.last_img read more

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Ramos to appeal tax fine

first_imgRelatedPosts Ramos penalty kick again wins it for Real Madrid   Real Madrid close in on La Liga title as Ramos strike sinks Getafe UCL: Man City stun 10-man Real Madrid Sergio Ramos will appeal a fine by Spanish tax authorities for irregularities concerning his image rights between 2012 and 2014.The Real Madrid and Spanish international defender was fined one million euros according to El Mundo, while Ramos said he would contest the decision.In a statement, Ramos said a change in the law was to blame for the penalty.“I’m aware of all of my obligations to the Spanish Tax Agency,” said Ramos.“The Tax Agency notified me of a different settlement amount for me in the 2012-14 period after changing the criteria that they themselves had told me in previous years, a settlement which I have fully paid.“It is an administrative fine, not a criminal penalty.“Given my disagreement with the change of criteria from the Tax Agency and, I reiterate, given my payment has been made, I have exercised my right to appeal the agency’s decision.”Barcelona captain Lionel Messi and former Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo were both handed prison sentences and fined after being found guilty of tax fraud. However, neither served any jail time after agreeing to deals under Spanish laws.Tags: Sergio Ramoslast_img read more

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WATCH VIDEO:Martha Bissah wins Ghana’s first GOLD medal at 2014 Youth Olympic Games

first_imgGhana’s Martha Bissah became the first Ghanaian to win an Olympic gold medal at any level after running a massive personal best and a new national record of 2:04.90 to snatch victory in the 800m final at the ongoing Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China on Saturday.17-year-old Bissah, who is the reigning national Sea and Shore National Circuit 800m Champion, kept pace with an early break-away group before out pacing her opponents with about 150 meters to end the race.The former Aduman Senior High School student, who won a bronze medal at the 2014 African Youth Games in May, beat the African champion, Ethiopia’s Hawi Alemu Negeri to first place. Hawi came second in 2:06.01(PB) while Germany’s Mareen Kalis took third place in 2:06.03.In the process, Bissah erased her own personal best of 2:06.32 which she ran at the just ended 19th African Athletics Championship where she exited the competition at the semi final stage.last_img read more

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