Ray White auction spectacular at Main Beach’s Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort. Photo by Richard Gosling“(On Sunday) morning, we saw active bidding from buyers who had identified the properties from a number of marketing mediums.“(It is) a credit to the hard work and professionalism of our members that bring together these events. NEVER MISS A MINUTE WITH THE GOLD COAST BULLETIN APP “Their ambition to create competition produces exceptional results.”The last auction event Ray White held at the Sheraton Grand Mirage was in April to leverage off exposure throughout the Commonwealth Games.More than 50 properties went under the hammer at the event, which attracted a crowd of 300 people, including 60 registered bidders. Ray White auction spectacular at Main Beach’s Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort. Photo by Richard GoslingThe three-bedroom, two-bathroom unit in the Aria Apartments building on Albert Ave was snapped up for $925,000 after bidding started at $700,000.Marketing agent Conner Malan, of Ray White Broadbeach, said a local investor was the successful bidder.He said they planned to lease the property out as a holiday home.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa15 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago“He’ll do some renovations first,” Mr Malan said.Two other properties — a Surfers Paradise apartment and waterfront home at Broadbeach Waters — sold prior to auction. Ray White auction spectacular at Main Beach’s Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort. Photo by Richard GoslingMore than 50 people registered to bid for 20 properties, which ranged from acreage estates to apartments in the heart of the city.Among those that sold under the hammer was an acreage property at Ormeau.Bidding for the four-bedroom, two-bathroom home on a 0.52ha block started at $390,000 before quickly climbing to $615,000 when the hammer came down.A Broadbeach apartment also sold at the event. Ray White auction spectacular at Main Beach’s Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort. Photo of auctioneer Mitch Peereboom. Photo by Richard GoslingA few others were withdrawn from the event as they had attracted interest from several people who were not in a position to buy under auction conditions.While only a few properties sold under the hammer, Ray White Queensland chief auctioneer Mitch Peereboom said he expected several to sell in the next few days following negotiations between buyers and sellers after the event. GET FULL DIGITAL ACCESS FOR $3 A WEEK He said overall, it was a successful event.“These events are designed to maximise the exposure for each property and showcase a diverse range of real estate throughout the Gold Coast,” he said.“We focus on ensuring our marketing campaigns are comprehensive to attract all buyers to ensure these auction events are successful. Ray White Qld auction event at Sheraton Grand Mirage. Photo of auctioneer Mitch Peereboom. Photo by Richard GoslingIT may have been grey and wet across the Gold Coast on the weekend but the miserable weather did little to deter house hunters from venturing outdoors.Up to 100 people braved the elements to attend Ray White’s Gold Coast Auction Spectacular at Main Beach’s Sheraton Grand Mirage on Sunday morning.
Associated Press FEARLESS FRESHMEN: Chicago State’s Andrew Lewis, Amir Gholizadeh and Rajeir Jones have collectively accounted for 38 percent of the team’s scoring this season and have scored 55 percent of all Cougars points over the last five games.DEFENSIVE IMPROVEMENTS: The Cougars have allowed only 78.8 points per game across 12 conference games, an improvement from the 87.4 per game they allowed in non-conference play.SPARKING THE OFFENSE: Milan Acquaah has made or assisted on 48 percent of all California Baptist field goals over the last five games. The junior guard has accounted for 28 field goals and 36 assists in those games.WINLESS WHEN: Chicago State is 0-22 this year when it scores 74 points or fewer and 4-1 when it scores at least 75.UNDEFEATED WHEN: California Baptist is a perfect 10-0 when it holds an opponent to 66 points or fewer. The Lancers are 8-8 when opponents score more than 66. February 20, 2020 DID YOU KNOW: The California Baptist offense has scored 80.1 points per game this season, ranking the Lancers 13th among Division I teams. The Chicago State defense has allowed 81.4 points per game to opponents (ranked 303rd overall).___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com Chicago State looks to end streak vs California Baptist Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditCalifornia Baptist (18-8, 7-4) vs. Chicago State (4-23, 0-12)Jones Convocation Center, Chicago; Saturday, 1:05 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: California Baptist looks to extend Chicago State’s conference losing streak to 31 games. Chicago State’s last WAC win came against the Kansas City Roos 96-82 on March 3, 2018. California Baptist fell short in a 69-63 game at Kansas City on Wednesday.
Wales can today secure qualification for the finals of a major tournament for the first time since 1958 today. A win over Israel in Cardiff this evening will see them join England at Euro 2016. Kick off in Cardiff is at 5.Iceland can secure unlikely qualification for the finals with a win at home to Kazakhstan in Group A this evening.