Surprising number of people will tolerate streets with funny names

first_imgBonar Street in Morningside. Photo: Google MapsMs Mulholland said she had never encountered a buyer who rejected a home based on the street name, though when she worked on the south side of Brisbane many Asian buyers would avoid the number four and flock to the number eight. She said on the peninsula, the more serious buyers ignored the potentially funny side of certain names, while those with more of a sense of humour would have a giggle and move on. “People from outside of the area tend to pause before saying certain names or they’ll try to describe where it is near or refer to a building name,” she said. “But it doesn’t stop them inquiring about properties on those streets.” Even Google Maps thinks Bald Knob Road in Peachester is a little risqué.BRISBANE is home to some giggle-inducing street names but sellers need not worry with a new survey showing most homebuyers wouldn’t be turned off by an unappealing address. That’s good news for the residents of Bald Knob Rd, Gross Ave and Weenah St. The Finder.com.au poll found only 4 per cent of Queenslanders, and 16 per cent of Australians, would forego a home because of an embarrassing street name, while a quarter of those surveyed would avoid a dodgy suburb name. Woodcock Street in Scarborough. Photo: Google MapsWhen it comes to renters, 14 per cent would avoid a funny street name and 28 per cent would steer clear of suburbs with unappealing names. Ray White Redcliffe real estate agent Loren Mulholland is no stranger to tricky names with the Redcliffe peninsula home to such gems as Hornibrook Esplanade, Dix St, Woodcock St, Humpybong Esplanade and Silcock St. “I try to keep things professional but when you first hear some of the names, you do have a bit of a laugh,” she said. “I’ve been on the peninsula since 2009 so I’m a bit desensitised now and I think most locals are the same.“Phallic-related names get the most giggles — like Cox St and Woodcock St — and anything at number 69 gets a laugh.” center_img Humpybong Park in Redcliffe. Photo: Google MapsMore from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus22 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market22 hours agoThe Finder survey of 2010 Australians found street appeal was thing that turned off the most buyers (53 per cent), while only 5 per cent would avoid a home due to a street number.Bessie Hassan, Money Expert at finder.com.au, said while sellers couldn’t do much about a terrible street or suburb name, they could make sure the house looked good from the street.“If they are already uncertain about the street name, you don’t want to detract or put off potential buyers if they arrive to find overgrown garden or broken garage door,” she said. “Updating the front of the home and garden could make the property more enticing to many more buyers.” The southeast’s funniest street names Bald Knob Rd, PeachesterBonar St, MorningsideBottomley St, BrassallButland St, Bracken RidgeButt St, HarristownChubb St, One MileFanny St, AnnerleyGross Ave, HemmantHornibrook Esplanade, ClontarfHumpybong Esplanade, RedcliffeHiscock Rd, Woodhill Wanka Rd, Cecil Plains Weenah St, Bracken RidgeWoodcock St, ScarboroughWoodcock St, Paddington StWoollybutt St, New AucklandWoodswallow Ct, Greenbank,last_img read more

Mane wins PFA Fans’ POTY award after Henderson, De Bruyne prizes

first_img Read Also: JUST-IN: John Obi Mikel set for medical at English club That saw him come out ahead of De Bruyne, who took 27 per cent, and team-mate Trent Alexander-Arnold, who won 17 per cent of the vote. The award which was won by De Bruyne also saw Mane and Henderson nominated and yet no player has emerged as an unanimous selection for the individual accolades. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content18 Beautiful Cities That Are Tourist MagnetsWorld’s Most Delicious Foods6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A DroneThe Funniest Prankster Grandma And Her Grandson5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime18 Cities With Neverending Tourist-Flow7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Fantastic-Looking (and Probably Delicious) Bread ArtThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The World But it appears fans, the media and the Premier League all look back on 2019-20 differently with Henderson taking the award from football writers’, Mane getting the fans vote and the Premier League awarding it to Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne. Loading… center_img Sadio Mane has been named winner of the PFA’s Fans Player of the Year for 2019-20 campaign as Liverpool’s dominance of the end of season awards continued. At the last count, Reds captain Jordan Henderson being awarded the Football Writers’ Association Men’s Footballer of the Year award and full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold winning Premier League Young Player of the Season, Mane emerged the latest individual from Jurgen Klopp’s title-winning side to be recognised. The Senegalese once again played a starring role on the left side of the Reds’ attack and was key to their title win, finishing with 18 goals and seven assists as they raced to 99 points. And in a poll of fans from across the UK, Mane took 41 per cent of the vote for this award.last_img read more