Day: August 18, 2020

Open Houses Have Rebounded But Remain Far Less Common Than Last Year

Surging homebuyer demand has prompted some sellers to host open houses during the pandemic, but group showings remain much less common than normal due to coronavirus risk, Redfin agents say.

Nationwide, 6% of homes that were put up for sale in July held an open house in their first seven days on the market. While that marks a rebound from 1% in April, when millions of buyers and sellers across the country were placed under stay-at-home orders, it remains below the 15-20% levels we saw both a year ago and in February, before the coronavirus was declared a pandemic.


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Iconic Mermaid Beach Sizzler restaurant space listed for lease

Key tenancies are up for lease in the prominent Mermaid Beach precinct.

Key tenancies within a prominent Mermaid Beach commercial precinct including Sizzler, a medical centre and a former cinema have been advertised for lease.

The Sizzler space at 2506 Gold Coast Highway is being marketed as ‘The Best Retail Space in Mermaid Beach. First Time on the Market in 35 Years’.

Leasing agent Ricky Mahuika said he couldn’t comment on “whether they’re [Sizzler] staying or they’re going”, citing commercial in confidence.

Sizzler has long been a family favourite on the Gold Coast.

Sizzler has long been a family favourite

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