No price drop, business as usual

first_img Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD432p432p216p216p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow much do I need to retire?00:58 This as auctioneers reported no cancellations linked to coronavirus concerns so far.“We’ve seen no evidence whatsoever of any buyer at this stage not willing to attend an auction because of coronavirus,” a senior auctioneer confirmed to The Courier-Mail.“I think there’s some optimistic buyers that would like to see this impact prices but it’s not, there are a lot more positive forces at work in Brisbane market than any effect coronavirus could have in the short to medium term and the general consensus is buyers are looking well past any fallout.”Ms Mercorella said confidence was key to the real estate market.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus9 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market9 hours ago“If confidence erodes, it may lead to sellers opting to delay the sale of their property and the number of days properties are on the market extending.”She warned that while it was “business as usual at this time, it’s clear the coronavirus is already affecting other parts of our economy – in particular, tourism”.“This may have some possible medium-term effects on holiday lettings where short-term rentals target long-term tenancies in order to continue producing income,” Ms Mercorella said.“Obviously any increase in available stock on the rental market would mean higher vacancy rates and affected rent levels.” FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER Brisbane has 50 auctions running this Saturday according to realestate.com.au listing information.It’s “business as usual” for real estate agents across Greater Brisbane this weekend with 50 homes set to go under the hammer despite coronavirus-linked cancellations affecting other industries.Listings on realestate.com.au show 50 Brisbane properties were set to be auctioned Saturday, with Real Estate Institute of Australia CEO Antonia Mercorella predicting a potential drop in investor numbers but not a drop in prices.“In the medium-term it’s possible we could see a retreat in investors which may further dampen the volume of transactions,” she said.“It’s unlikely to affect the median house price materially, given Queensland is a strong investment market, has a strong history of economic performance, significant infrastructure projects and steady projected population growth.”last_img read more

Fisherman’s body found 2 days after boat capsized

first_imgThe 32-year-old Isagani Avansenia was found floating two kilometers off the coast of the town’s Barangay 1, according to Lieutenant Commander Jansen Benjamin Philippine, Coast Guard (PCG)-Negros Occidental chief.Benjamin said the victim was positively identified by his relatives.Earlier on Tuesday night, Avansenia and his elder brother Ivar, 35, went out to fish when their boat, FBCa Gadying 1, snagged a fishing line which caused their vessel to capsize.The elder Avansenia managed to cling on to the capsized boat, while the younger disappeared into the water.Benjamin believed Isagani may have gotten entangled in the fishing nets, which caused him to drown. The victim’s elder brother, meanwhile, was later rescued by another fishing boat./PN Police officers and residents fish out the body of a fisherman floating off the waters of Ilog, Negros Occidental on Friday. The victim was identified as 32-year-old Isagani Avansenia. His boat capsized two days ago. PCG-NEGROS OCCIDENTAL BY DOMINIQUE GABRIEL BAÑAGABACOLOD City – The body of a missing fisherman from the town of Ilog in Negros Occidental was found after his boat capsized two days ago. last_img read more

Happy birthday youngster; Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri lead wishes for MS Dhoni

first_imgNEW DELHI: The Indian cricket fraternity took to social media to extend birthday wishes for former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who turned 39 on Tuesday.Regarded as one of the most successful Indian captains of all time, Dhoni has been on a sabbatical ever since the semi-finals of the 2019 World Cup where India lost to New Zealand. It’s been almost an year that he has been away from the cricket field, yet conversations about his return or future retirement have never died out in the time since and he still remains one of the most talked about cricketers in the present era. Several members of the Indian cricket fraternity took to Twitter to wish Dhoni on his special day. “Happy b’day Mahi bhai. Wish you good health and happiness always. God bless you,” tweeted Indian captain Virat Kohli. Indian limited overs vice captain Rohit Sharma tweeted a photo of him and Dhoni having an energy drink with the caption, “Cooling off with Mr Cool. Happy birthday MS Dhoni.” “Happy Birthday Youngster! Have an absolute blast Legend mahendrasinghdhoni #MSDhonibirthday #HBDDhoni #Dhoni,” Indian coach Ravi Shastri tweeted. “Wish you a very happy birthday Dhoni bhai. Have a good one! MS Dhoni,” tweeted Test vice captain Ajinkya Rahane. “Happy bday to a legend, an inspiration to me and many more. Have a good one Mahi bhai,” tweeted spinner Yuzvendra Chahal. “Happy birthday Mahi bhai. I hope you have a wonderful and a fantastic day. Thank you for being such an amazing human being. God bless you,” said Kuldeep Yadav. “Happy birthday to my Bittu from your Chittu. My friend who has taught me to be a better human being and stood by me in bad times MS Dhoni,” India all-rounder Hardik Pandya wrote on Twitter. “Happy birthday to MS Dhoni…a true leader who led from front, a true brother who stands for his real brothers. A true fighter till the last ball in play. Thanks a lot brother for such great moments with me…loved every advise given to me and team,” S Sreesanth said. “Many more happy returns of the day to a man whose composure and patience continues to be an inspiration,” wrote VVS Laxman. Virender Sehwag tweeted: “Once in a generation, a player comes and a nation connects with him, think of him as a member of their family, kuch bahut apna sa lagta hai. Happy Birthday to a man who is the world (Dhoni-ya) for his many admirers.” “Here’s wishing a very Happy Birthday MS Dhoni to one of my favorite human, brother & a leader I could ever ask for! The man who has always played with his mind and heart. Thank you for all the inspiration Dhoni Bhai,” tweeted Suresh Raina. “Wishing one of India’s greatest captain and my inspiration MS Dhoni, a very happy birthday!” tweeted Indian all rounder Deepti Sharma. “Anhoni ko honi kar de, honi ko anhoni Ek jagah jab jama hon teeno Mahendra Singh Dhoni May God bless you and have a wonderful year ahead @msdhoni #HappyBirthdayDhoni,” tweeted former India batsman Vinod Kambli. BCCI also paid a tribute to the former Indian captain by sharing a montage of the monstrous sixes which he smashed throughout his career. Dhoni, who made his debut in 2004 against Bangladesh, has been a remarkable servant of the Indian cricket. The 39-year-old has been a vital cog for Indian cricket ever since he made his entry into international cricket. Be it his brilliant glove work or his skillful batting, Dhoni has contributed in every way possible for taking the Men in Blue to the pinnacle of the sport. He has so far played 90 Tests, 350 ODIs and 98 T20Is for India, amassing over 17,000 international runs. IANS Also Watch: #NewsMakers: Discourse on Saving Dehing-Patkailast_img read more

Cricket News ENG vs IND, 3rd Test: India beat England by 203 runs, Virat Kohli dedicates win to Kerala flood victims

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: On the fifth day of Nottingham Test, Virat Kohli-led team India beat England by a huge 203 run margin. After struggling quite hard on the fourth day of the Nottingham Test, middle order of team England bite the dust after the introduction of new ball. It was Jasprit Bumrah who took four wickets in just five overs spell leading team India in strong position again.With this win, team India manages to survive in the five match Test series but England still lead the series 2-1.India’s cornered cricketers produced a fantastic collective performance to outclass England by 203 runs in the third Test to keep the five-match series alive, here today.Needing only a wicket on the final morning, India completed the formalities in only 2.5 overs as England were all out for 317, well short of the mammoth victory target of 521 runs.India now trail England 1-2 but more importantly got some breathing space after a heart-breaking defeat in Edgbaston, followed by the debacle at the Lord’s. The final wicket was taken by Ravichandran Ashwin, who dismissed James Amderson (11), caught by Ajinkya Rahane.The heartening aspect was the kind of domination shown by the Indian team in what can easily be termed as a complete performance under Virat Kohli’s captaincy outside the sub-continent.With the powerful knock of 97 and 103, skipper Virat Kohli becomes the Man of the Match and he evendedicates this win to the victims of Kerala floods.Scoreboard of the match: India (1st Innings) – 329 all outEngland (1st Innings) – 161 all outIndia (2nd Innings) – 352-7/declEngland (2nd Innings) – 317 all out (With inputs from agencies) last_img read more

New Clippers player Paul George – what you need to know

first_imgHere’s all you need to know about Paul George, one of the two All-Stars the Clippers acquired late Friday night. They also came to terms on a deal with free agent Kawhi Leonard.PAUL CLIFTON ANTHONY GEORGEAge: 28 (born  May 2, 1990)Height/weight: 6-foot-9, 220 poundsPosition: Small forward Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Clippers hope they can play to their capabilities, quell Mavericks’ momentum Kristaps Porzingis ruled out as Clippers, Mavericks set for Game 5; Follow for game updates What the Clippers are saying the day after Luka Doncic’s game-winner tied series, 2-2 For Lakers’ LeBron James, Jacob Blake’s shooting is bigger issue than a big Game 4 victory Related Articles Clippers vs. Mavericks Game 5 playoff updates from NBA beat reporters Drafted: In 2010, George was selected 10th overall in the first round by the Indiana Pacers.2018-19 Stats: 28 ppg, 8.2 rpg, 4.1 apg, 2.2 steals, 0.4 blocked shots, 43.8 FG pct; 38.6 3-point pct.; 83.9 FT pct.Career Stats: 19.8 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 3.3 apg, 1.8 steals, 0.4 blocked shots, 43.3 FG pct, 37.8 3-point pct., 84.4 FT pct.Notable: George is a six-time All-Star, five-time All-NBA Team selection and four-time member of the All-Defensive Team. He finished third in MVP voting last season. … He played two seasons for Fresno State, where he was a second-time All-Western Athletic Conference selection in 2009-10 and compiled the best single-season free-throw percentage (120 for 132, 90.9 percent) in program history. … In 2010, George announced he was forgoing his final two seasons of college eligibility entering the NBA Draft, before being selected 10th overall by the Indiana Pacers and becoming the highest NBA draft pick in Fresno State history. … George earned NBA All-Rookie Second Team honors that year after averaging 7.8 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1 steal per game and becoming one of only two rookies from his draft class to start for his team in the playoffs. … In his third season, George became the go-to offensive option for the Pacers after moving from shooting guard to small forward because Danny Granger missed most of the season with knee and calf injuries. George was selected to play in the All-Star Game for the first time, and at season’s end he was named Most Improved Player after averaging then-career highs of 17.4 points, 7.6 rebounds and 4.1 assists and being the only player in the NBA with at least 140 steals and 50 blocked shots. … In 2013-14, he led the Pacers to a 56-26 regular-season record and to the Eastern Conference finals, where they were eliminated by the Miami Heat. He was named to the All-NBA third team and All-Defensive First Team. … In the summer of 2014, he was invited to the training camp roster for the U.S. national team, where he suffered a compound fracture of both bones in his lower right leg on Aug. 1. He returned to the court on April 5, and played the final six games of the season for Indiana. … In 2015-16, George scored with 41 points in the All-Star Game, finishing one point shy of the All-Star game record set by Wilt Chamberlain. … In the summer of 2016, George contributed to the U.S. winning the gold medal at the Rio Olympics … On July 6, 2017, George was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis. The Thunder acquired him despite him being one season away from free agency and publicly declaring that he preferred to return to Southern California and join the Lakers. With the Thunder, he again played in the All-Star Game, named as a replacement for the injured DeMarcus Cousins on Team LeBron. … In 2018, George opted to remain in Oklahoma City instead of signing with the Lakers, saying he “loved the situation” there before re-signing on a reported four-year, $137 million deal. George had a career year, averaging 28 points, 8.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 2.2 steals before the Thunder were eliminated in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs by the Trail Blazers in five games as George played with a right shoulder injury.Did you know? In 2014, George changed his jersey number from 24 to 13, which gave him the more marketable moniker of PG-13. He reportedly donated all of his old jerseys to Knight High in Palmdale, where he starred.last_img read more