29 Foxmont Drive, Carina. Picture: realestate.com.auBidding started at $725,000. The house was built in 1990 by an Italian family and this was the first time it had been offered for sale.“It was a young family that bought it, they beat out two other bidders,’’ Mr Bool said.The four-bedroom home had views to Carindale. 38 Park Rd West, Dutton Park. Picture: realestate.com.auWET weather wasn’t enough to put off buyers with strong results under the hammer despite the rain this weekend.Auctioneer Haesley Cush of Ray White said while numbers of spectators at auctions were down bidder numbers were still strong.The first sale of the day was a four-bedroom house at 38 Park Rd West, Dutton Park.Bidding for the house which was listed through Luke Croft of Ray White South Brisbane started at $800,000.There were six registered bidders and it went up in $25,000 increments until it reached nearly $900,000. 3 Grant St, Camp Hill. Picture: realestate.com.auA home at nearby 3 Grant St, Camp Hill also sold under the hammer.There were four registered bidders for the house which was listed through Shane Hicks of Place Estate Agents. Three bidders actively took part, following an opening bid of $750,000 it sold under the hammer for $850,000.Mr Hicks said more than 100 groups had inspected the home during the campaign and the house was bought by the first couple who had inspected it.“Camp Hill is very, very popular at the moment,’’ Mr Hicks said. 27 Winifred St, ClayfieldMr Cush said two bidders then battled it out with the successful buyer paying $905,000 for the house.The home has multiple living zones, and a separate lounge with french doors that lead out to the front veranda. The kitchen was recently updated with new appliances and cabinetry.Next to go under the hammer was a house at 27 Winifred St, Clayfield for which 15 bidders registered.The three-bedroom home, which was listed through Marion Sheerman of Ray White New Farm.is on a 610sq m block of land.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North2 hours agoNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by It was built around 1920 and had high ceilings, stained glass windows, polished wood floors and VJ walls.Mr Cush said bidding started in the early $900,000s. It quickly progressed to $1.25 million and stalled for negotiations. It was then announced on the market at $1.29 million and progressed to sell for $1.315 to a Sydney-based buyer on the phone.“It was quite a battle,’’ Mr Cush said.Meanwhile a home at 29 Foxmont Drive, Carina listed through Glenn Bool of Place Estate agents sold under the hammer for $826,000.
The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team took care of business for the fourth consecutive game after dropping their season opener to Saint Mary’s. The matchup against UW-Green Bay is the Badgers’ last game before they head to the Legends Classic Tournament in New York. Wisconsin started the game on a 16–4 run before going scoreless for over five minutes. The Badgers pushed their lead to as many 23 points in the game. With the help of Brad Davison, Nate Reuvers and Brevin Pritzl, the Badgers poured in 51 first-half points. The Badgers led the Phoenix by a score of 51–29 at the end of the first half. However, the Phoenix tried their best to battle their way back in the second by cutting the deficit to just 12 points. Green Bay also outscored the Badgers by four points in the second half. In the end, it was not enough to deter the Badgers as they came away with an 88–70 win.Men’s Basketball: Wisconsin dominates I-94 rivalry with Marquette, slows down Markus HowardIn front of an electric Kohl Center, the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team beat in-state rivals Marquette 77–61 Sunday. Read…Pritzl had another solid performance by putting up 10 points and five rebounds. Reuvers led the Badgers in scoring tonight with 19 points followed by Davison who poured in 15 points himself. D’Mitrik Trice, to some surprise, dominated on the glass by bringing in eight rebounds. Wisconsin out-shot Green Bay by 28% from beyond the arc. The Badgers drained 15 of their 31 3-point attempts (48.8%). On the flip side of the ball, Wisconsin’s smothering defense held Green Bay to only four 3-point conversions on 20 attempts (20%). Men’s Basketball: Previewing remainder of Badgers’ non-conference scheduleWe’ll keep it simple — the prospects for a highly successful Badger basketball team weren’t great before the 2019-20 season. Read…The win caps a four-game home stretch for the Badgers. The Badgers will now head to Brooklyn, New York to participate in the Legends Classic presented by Old Trapper. The Badgers will take on the Richmond Spiders Monday night at 6 p.m., which will open play for the tournament. Richmond is currently 3-0 on the season featuring wins against St. Francis PA, Vanderbilt and CSUN. The margin of victory in the first two games for Richmond was only plus three before blowing out CSUN by 28 points. Richmond still has one more game tomorrow night before they face the Badgers. The Spiders will be competing against McNeese State, a familiar foe for the Badgers. The Badgers took care of McNeese State last week in a 20-point victory. The winner of the Wisconsin-Richmond game will get a chance to compete against either No. 19 Auburn or New Mexico State in the Legends Classic Championship Game Tuesday night.