41 Altandi Street, SunnybankBUYERS are snagging new homes in Sunnybank as soon as they hit the market because they are in such short supply, a leading real estate agent says.Yong Real Estate marketing associate Tom Zhang said most homes on the market in the suburb were 20 to 30 years old. “If people want to buy brand new homes, they are going to Rochedale or further,” Mr Zhang said.He said Sunnybank had always been a popular suburb but people would have to either renovate or knock old houses down and rebuild to get the modern home they wanted.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 202041 Altandi Street, SunnybankHe said the new buildings hitting the market were catering to those buyers as well as attracting those who want move-in-ready homes.“I think it’s great to see that the whole suburb is transforming,” Mr Zhang said.He recently sold a new home at 41 Altandi St for $865,000 that attracted 150 people within the six weeks it was on the market.He said a young couple with a baby decided to buy the home just 10 minutes after arriving for an inspection.“They decided to buy this one because it’s a great location and close to schools,” Mr Zhang said.
FRESH off his exploits in Endurance Karting, Stefan Jeffrey believes that the April 2nd National Race of Champions is the litmus test to understand the capabilities of his machine.Under the auspices of the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC), the first leg of the local championship will take place next Sunday with an eye to blowing the dust off competitors.He said, “We got some work to do right now, we had a little mishap about two weeks ago so we had to bring in some parts but so far we are in the middle of some Fab [fabrication] work.“I’m trying to go up tomorrow [Sunday] to test my gearbox. I changed some ratios to try and get it right because obviously it’s a new motor and we did some testing about two weeks back and we are trying to get that right before next week Sunday,” Stefan added.He has returned to gym work and karting ahead of the event, adding that game plan wise, “the aim is to bring the car home safe, obviously; bring the car home safe and stand on the top step of the podium.”Speaking about a possible entry to the Caribbean Series, Jeffrey said that he is open to it once he gets a full understanding of the car having installed some new parts, hinting at the possibility of at least making three rounds.His Honda Civic is sponsored by Automotive Art, Stanley Dewalt, A&S Signs, Shiv Autobody, Hose and Bolts, Brava lubricants and Kristal Cleaners.Meanwhile, the event’s sponsors include Ansa McAl,through the Stag Beer brand, ExxonMobil, Fly Jamaica, Seaboard Marine, Tony’s Auto Spares, Japarts, Choke Gas Station, CARICOM Auto Sales, E Networks, S. Jagmohan Hardware supplies, Truck Masters and Jialing. read more