The owners of this Moorooka home paid 400 pounds to buy it 70 years ago

first_img28 Blackburn St, Moorooka.Being one of the cheapest suburbs within 10km of the Brisbane CBD, Mr Wortley has received a huge response from the market to date.“I’ve had both Brisbane buyers as well as interstate buyers looking for value against the Sydney and Melbourne markets, which would be two to three times the price in the same geographic location,” he said.The auction is at 12.30pm Saturday January 28. Cliff Magee, Peter Magee, Margaret Smith and Joan Rojahn at their old family home inMoorooka which is on the market for the first time in 70 years.Bought for just 400 pounds 70 years ago, today is the day the Magee family will sell their Moorooka home at auction.The three-bedroom, one-bathroom property at 28 Blackburn St, bought by Cliff Magee’s mum, has brought back lots of memories for the family, who grew up in the house. “It’s a very nostalgic and emotional time, but we just hope the next people get the same enjoyment Mum has had for the last 70 years,” Mr Magee said.“When Mum bought the house at the end of World War II, Ipswich Rd was vacant land, so she watched all of the shops and business come up along the street.” The Magee family have been told the property was possibly built somewhere between 1910 and 1915.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor9 hours ago28 Blackburn St, Moorooka.Mr Magee said his 96-year-old mum felt it was time to move on to something more modern and very low-maintenance. “She is already missing the house,” he said.Mr Magee recalled memories of cricket in the backyard and Christmas lunches under the house. According to CoreLogic, the median house price in Moorooka is $590,000, but Ray White New Farm selling agent Brandon Wortley said properties such as 28 Blackburn St weren’t often offered to the market. “It maintains the beautiful early 1900s charm and offers the incoming purchaser the opportunity to use the home as is, or create their dream home,” Mr Wortley said. last_img read more

Crowds Gathered for the Skytop Tailgate

first_img Comments Published on September 15, 2019 at 10:00 pm Crowds gathered at Skytop to tailgate for the long-awaited Syracuse vs. Clemson football game. Parking lots opened at 3 pm before the game started at 7:30 pm.center_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img

Ghana’s Thomas Partey scores against Valencia but Atletico fail to win yet again [PHOTOS]

first_imgGhanaian midfielder, Thomas Partey scored his second league goal of the season for Atletico Madrid on Friday night against Valencia.However, his struggling side failed to hold on to the lead as they drew 2-2.Marcos Llorente had put Atleti ahead in the 15th minute with a close-range finish but Valencia found an equaliser with five minutes to go in the half, as Gabriel Paulista headed home.Partey then stepped up with a superb shot from outside the box to give Atletico the lead two minutes before the break.Diego Simeone’s side would have been hoping to pick up their first win in seven games, across all competitions but those hopes were dented when Jeffery Kondogbia bundled home for Valencia.The point takes Valencia, who have failed to win three of their last five games to sixth while Atletico remain in fourth place, 12 points behind leaders Real Madrid.They are just one point above Sevilla who have played a match less.After the game, Partey told reporters that he and his teammates will keep working hard in order to ensure they start getting more positive results.“Valencia play well and are strong at their stadium. They had the ball and we tried to play our game. We have to keep working hard, because results will come if we do so,” our midfielder said.last_img read more