Month: January 2021

Shane Warne: Brighton house with massive garage, tennis court listed

A Brighton dream home created by Shane Warne with a massive garage including a car turntable, gym and space for a billiards table is impressing on the market.

The five-bedroom, six-bathroom house at 16 Park Street is scheduled for auction on February 13 with price hopes of $9.5-$10.45m from the sellers, who bought the pad from the spin king.

CoreLogic records indicate Warnie bought the 1236sq m property for $3.7m in July 2007 and sold it for $6.775m in December 2009 after completely transforming the site’s accommodation.

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How hot is Brisbane’s auction market? Get the latest results here

Cielo Group developers with their lucky number 13 bidder card at the auction of 34 Shakespeare Street, Bulimba. Picture: Matthew Hackett, Place Bulimba

DEVELOPERS and first-home buyers have dominated the first full auction weekend across Brisbane with selling agents reporting the property market is strengthening ‘week by week’.

A vacant block of land in the outer Brisbane suburb of Stretton sold for almost double its land value at auction yesterday, setting a new suburb record.

In the inner city suburb of Bulimba, developers paid $394,000 above reserve for a splitter block, and first-home buyers have paid close to $800,000 for

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McKinnon’s MCKN project makes the grade as families seek apartment living

DealCorp’s MCKN development in Bentleigh has had high demand from families.

Buyers after a slice of the high life and access to a popular school zone have changed the fabric of a Bentleigh project.

More than half the 28 homes sold at DealCorp’s MCKN apartment complex on Jasper Road so far have been to families or those planning for kids. As a result, just prior to starting construction, the developer elected to raise the number of top-floor apartments from four to five.

This made them more affordable for families, rather than leaving them for downsizers cashing out of a house.

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NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal finally sells his Florida mega-mansion after $15 million price cut

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Shaq sells Florida mega-mansion for $21.5 million. Picture: Realtor/Getty

Shaq has finally found a buyer for his Florida mansion, but he had to take a significant discount. Picture: Realtor/Getty

Shaquille O’Neal sold his Orlando mansion for around $21.6 million (US$16.5 million) — a ‘Shaquille O’Steal’ — at almost $12 million under its original asking price when it hit the market.

The 2900 sqm complex on an almost four-acre lot has 12 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and a 560 sqm indoor basketball court, perfect for any pro baller, or huge NBA fan.

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Buyers swoop on old Barwon Heads home

5 Jasper Avenue, Barwon Heads.

A modest timber home in old Barwon Heads has sold about $120,000 above expectations amid competition from three buyers.

The 563sq m property at 5 Jasper Avenue sold for $1.37m at Saturday’s auction, RT Edgar, Barwon Heads agent Andy Ingham said.

More than 100 people watched the auction — one of a string of Australia Day long weekend sales in beachside towns on the Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast.

5 Jasper Avenue, Barwon Heads, sold for $1.37 million at auction.

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