Buyers cut to the chase

first_imgKalynda Chase is enjoying a resurgence in popularity among buyers.New homeowners Anthony Lyall, Emily Griebenow with 9 month old Elijah Lyall and 2yo BraxURBEX is reporting an increase in sales at their Kalynda Chase housing development as confidence in Townsville’s residential property market continues to improve.Kalynda Chase, in Bohle Plains, was established 12 years ago and is now home to about 3500 residents spread over 1150 lots.Urbex sales manager Vi Miller said they were experiencing a change in consumer sentiment towards purchasing real estate in Townsville.“All signs are pointing to recovery in the Townsville property sector,” she said.“This flows on from construction of the $250 million stadium that is expected to bring in more than 700 jobs during the design and construction of the project.“We have experienced an uplift in sales at Kalynda Chase compared to a year ago.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020“The Kalynda Chase development is well established in Townsville but it’s still growing.”The development takes in 161ha and there are 320 lots reaming which will be released to the market over the next few years.Residents in the community have access to a tennis centre, convenience precincts, walking tracks and dog park.Emily Griebenow and her partner Anthony Lyall moved into their Kalynda Chase home about 12 months ago shortly before the birth of their first child.The couple bought 480sq m of land after being impressed by the estate’s community feel and central location.“It’s a great location for shops and schools and even if you have to go into town it’s only 15 minutes away,” the couple said.“We like to go for a walk to the park or a jog and now there is a dog park as well.”last_img read more

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Alpena Senior Citizens Center Host Luxury Event After Raising Over $18,000 for ‘Meals on Wheels’ Program

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisThe Alpena Senior Citizens Center hosted a ‘Luxury Event’ to say thank you to all of those who helped raise fund for the ‘Meals on Wheels’ program. Thanks to donations the center was able to raise over $18,000 which was past their $10,000 goal. ‘Meals on Wheels’ helps provide meals for seniors in Alpena County each week. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: Alpena Senior Citizens Center, Fundraiser, Luxury Event, Meals on WheelsContinue ReadingPrevious Judge Mack Sentences Two People in Regards to Past Meth ChargesNext Alpena, Alcona Area Credit Union Host Lunch & Registration for Upcoming Hospice of MI ‘Walk & Remember’last_img read more

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Sikh Man, Target of Racist Rant, Wins South Australia Council Seat

first_imgAn Indian origin Sikh man, who was racially targeted by a man in a truck shouting racial slurs at his life-sized cut-out, has been elected as one of the new councilors of the South Australian town of Port Augusta.After his win, Sunny Singh thanked the Indian community for their support.“I have been here for ten years and as per the information I have gathered, I think I am the first Indian-origin candidate at least in the past 20 years to have been successfully elected as a counselor in Port Augusta,” Singh told Australian website sbs.com.au.Singh won the election with a total of 753 votes, the highest number of votes received by any of the 21 candidates contesting in the area, the news portal reported.“I was totally surprised because the Indian votes in the area are not more than 30 percent. But I have received a total of 753 votes, which means people outside the community have also voted for me in large numbers,” SBS quoted Singh as saying.Last month, the 32-year-old Indian immigrant, who moved to Australia a decade ago, was racially targeted by Grant Moroney, a local truck owner, who posted a video of himself shouting racial slurs at a life-sized cut-out made from one his election placards. At the end of the video, Moroney drives over the cut-out.At the time the video came out, Singh said this was the first time he had experienced racism in the local community, Australian broadcaster ABC reported.“I was a little upset and shocked because I’d never even seen this man before, never met him, I don’t know why he did it,” the report quoted Singh as saying.“I was amazed how welcoming the people of Port Augusta were when I came here. This is the first time this has happened here.” Related Itemslast_img read more

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