Brisbane auctions ramp up this weekend. Photo: Darren England.Brisbane’s auction market is performing well despite a comparably low clearance rate, according to Corelogic.The analyst’s latest data reveals Brisbane last week recorded the nation’s lowest clearance rate at 50 per cent.For the same period, Sydney recorded a clearance rate of 76.8 per cent while Melbourne had 77 per cent clearance.However, CoreLogic auction spokesman, Kevin Brogan, said a deeper dig into the numbers proves the city is actually doing well in the auction stakes.Mr Brogan said, historically, a clearance rate of 50 per cent for Brisbane is good, particularly when you consider relative prevalence of auctions across capitals.“In Sydney and Melbourne 40 per cent or more of houses go to auction,” he said.“Fewer than 10 per cent of the properties go to auction in Brisbane.”Brogan says agents don’t necessarily measure the success of an auction campaign by whether the property sells under the hammer.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor7 hours ago“It’s possible it (may) help you to negotiate a private treaty sale which is, at the end of the day, a successful outcome.”Brogan also said the average vendor discount for private treaty shows Brisbane, at five per cent, is operating in-line with southern capitals.Vendor discounts relates to the eventual sale price for a property compared to its initial asking price.“Sydney’s 4.1 per cent and Melbourne’s 3.8 per sent,” he said.Among the Brisbane properties up for auction this Saturday is 28 Loch St, West End at 9:00am 28 Loch St, West End.The draw of Brisbane State High School catchment will overcome most buyer’s reservations about having to raise a paint brush.If you have a wish to be river side, take a look at 34 Gordon St, Hamilton at 10:00am where a gathering crowd will see a very desirable waterfront holding go on the block.In addition, 4 Stubley St Wavell Heights at 11:00am looks set to make waves with its unique architectural design sure to draw in the locals.
Meagan Goodine (left) and Alyssa Chesney battle for the ball in Monday night’s scoreless tie between Bucksport and George Stevens Academy.PHOTO BY RICK MCHALECARIBOU — The Mount Desert Island girls’ soccer team was upset by Caribou on Saturday.The Class B fifth-ranked Vikings beat the No. 4 Trojans 2-1, snapping MDI’s three-game winning streak.Ellie Bridges opened the scoring for MDI (7-3) off an Ally Bender assist three minutes and 34 seconds into the game. Maddie Doucette answered with a goal for Caribou (6-4) with 26:03 left in the half.Doucette capped the scoring off an Amber Moir assist to make it 2-1 with 7:05 left in the first half.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textJaelynn Doody made six saves on 14 shots for Caribou and Keely McConomy made four saves on 13 shots for MDI.GSA 0, Bucksport 0George Stevens Academy (5-1-3) and Bucksport (2-4-4) tied Monday at Bucksport.WA 2, Sumner 0Molly Sheehan and Sophie Squire each scored a goal for the Washington Academy Raiders (3-4-2) in their Monday night win over Sumner (3-4-3) at East Sullivan.Kala Young made five saves on 16 shots for Sumner.Bangor Christian 5, DI-S 3Ava Lowry netted two goals, and Abby Eaton chipped in one for the Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners (0-9) in their loss to Bangor Christian (2-6) on Saturday at home.Sadie Rice made 13 saves for the Mariners.Central 4, Sumner 1The Central Red Devils (6-4) scored the first four goals and never looked back as they defeated Sumner on Saturday at East Corinth.For Sumner, Taylor Merchant converted a penalty kick for the Tigers’ only goal, and Kala Young made 10 saves on 18 shots.Bucksport 3, WA 0Eliza Hosford scored two goals and Hannah Farnworth added one to propel Bucksport to victory over Washington Academy on Friday at home.Old Town 2, Ellsworth 2Ellsworth (1-7-1) and Old Town (2-6-1) remained tied after two overtime periods on Thursday at Ellsworth.For Ellsworth, Arie Peterson scored off an assist from Kira Kennedy. Leah Stevens also chipped in a goal, and Callie Hammer finished with 19 saves.Narraguagus 4, DI-S 1Kymberli Dow scored one minute and 32 seconds for the Narraguagus Knights (3-4-0) en route to their Thursday night win over DI-S at Harrington.Ashley Haskell scored the only goal for DI-S, and Sadie Rice had 12 saves for the Mariners.MDI 4, Presque Isle 2Opal Curless registered a hat trick to help propel MDI past Presque Isle (6-3-1) on Thursday at Bar Harbor.Paige Mason scored the first goal of the game for MDI off an Adriana Novella assist.Presque Isle scored the equalizer with 25:12 left in the first half. Five minutes later, Novella got her second assist of the game when she crossed the ball from the left side and found Curless ready for her first goal.MDI’s Keely McConomy and Ally Bender combined for five saves on 13 shots.
First Published: 9th November, 2019 21:47 IST COMMENT Also Read- UFC 244: Conor McGregor Reacts To The Reveal Of ‘Baddest MF Belt’Also Read- UFC: Dana White Confirms Tony Ferguson Vs Khabib Nurmagomedov Former two-division champion of UFC, Conor McGregor has reportedly been cleared of accusations that he fathered a love child ahead of his much-awaited UFC return on January 18, 2020. According to the results of the DNA test, Conor McGregor is not the father of Terri Murray’s child and all the accusations made against the Irish Superstar were actually false. Though Conor McGregor and Terri Murray were spotted with each other quite closely in 2017 in England, McGregor has always denied about being physically intimate with Terri and the recent DNA report states it is true.Also Read- UFC: Jorge Masvidal Feels Conor McGregor Is Scared To Fight HimUFC: Conor McGregor gets a clean sheet in DNA reportsAccording to Terri Murray’s accusations, she gave birth to McGregor’s child in Liverpool. The Irish martial artist faced heavy backlash from fans after the news went viral but the DNA results did not favour Murray’s claim. According to reports, the DNA testing of Conor McGregor was organised through ‘NorthGene Ltd’, a DNA testing service in New Castle and the samples were sent to ‘Eurofins’. The Irish media claimed that Conor McGregor showed no biological marks in the DNA test despite Terri Murray’s several accusations.Terri Murray and Conor McGregor were seen together in a lot of pictures. The lady from Liverpool even shared those pictures from his social media handles but her accusations over the Irishman has not been supported by the DNA reports. Have a look at Conor McGregor and Terri Murray’s pictures that created so much buzz. LIVE TV 10 months ago UFC: Conor McGregor most likely to face Donald Cerrone on comeback 10 months ago UFC: Dana White confirms Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov Written By SUBSCRIBE TO US 10 months ago UFC Salaries: Conor McGregor, Khabib, Nate Diaz salary revealed FOLLOW US 10 months ago UFC 244: Conor McGregor reacts to the reveal of ‘Baddest MF belt’ WATCH US LIVE Last Updated: 9th November, 2019 21:47 IST Conor McGregor’s DNA Tests Prove Allegations Against Him Were False After the recent DNA results, Irish martial artist Conor McGregor gets a clean sheet from Terri Murray’s sexual accusations against him. Know more about it WE RECOMMEND 10 months ago UFC: Jorge Masvidal feels Conor McGregor is scared to fight him Also Read- UFC: Conor McGregor Most Likely To Face Donald Cerrone On ComebackUFC: Conor McGregor’s UFC statusAfter staying away from the octagon for over a year, The ‘Notorious’ McGregor wants to come back on January 18. The name of his opponent is not revealed yet and there are speculations about Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, lightweight champion Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov and even ‘The BMF Jorge ‘Gamebred’ Masvidal but nothing has been finalised yet. UFC President Dana White has also said that Conor McGregor wants to fight in the January card at Las Vegas but he is still far from signing up the contract. Raj Sarkar