Cottage nails it with prime block in the avenues

first_imgThe home at 78 Moreton Ave, Wynnum.THIS character home on a 607sq m block sold under the hammer in Wynnum last Saturday.Marketing agent David Lazarus of Belle Property Manly said the property at 78 Moreton Ave sold for $633,000.“We had four registered bidders — three were active — and probably a crowd of about 40 people there,” he said.“The opening bid was $570,000 and bidding kept going through to $633,000 where (the property) was called on the market and sold.”Mr Lazarus said the cottage attracted good interest.More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020Inside 78 Moreton Ave, Wynnum.“A 607sq m block on the avenues will always draw in buyers,” he said.“That little part of the world, near the golf course and on a wide leafy street, is such a good area.”Mr Lazarus said the home sold to a young couple from Mount Gravatt.“It was their first home in the area and they plan to live in it,” he said.The bayside agent said the Wynnum market was doing great in the lead up to Christmas.“It hasn’t slowed down at all. We’re still getting loads of inquiry and we pretty much sell everything,” he said.last_img read more

ICPO director: No intel on alleged Badjao handlers

first_imgAlso under the ordinance, any person,syndicate or group who utilize and exploit minors, disabled and infirm personsin the mendicancy trade shall suffer a penalty of P2,000 in fine andimprisonment of not less than two months./PN ILOILO City – “We have never heardabout or monitored individuals or criminal groups forcing Badjaos to go to thestreets and ask money from the public.” The city police director said therewere reports that the Badjaos were sending to their families in Jolo, Sulu themoney they collected here. “I already tasked my intelligencepersonnel to conduct monitoring,” Defensor said. Still, said Defensor, the ICPO wouldbe conducting an investigation. Begging and giving alms to beggars arepunishable under City Regulation Ordinance 2002-400. “Paranglivelihood na nila ang pagpakalimos.Our government is spending much money for their fare back to Mindanao but theykeep coming back. For them, mendicancy is an easy way to make money,” lamentedDefensor. Mendicants are liable to fines of P500,imprisonment of not more than a year, or both fine and imprisonment. On theother hand, giving to beggars is punishable by a fine of P500 or communityservice. This Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO)director Police Colonel Martin Defensor Jr. stressed when asked if there is asyndicate behind the proliferation of mendicant Badjaos in the city.last_img read more