7 Reading St, Paddington.A LOCAL real estate agent is predicting a good year ahead for those in the market to sell and buy in the inner-city suburbs of Brisbane.Marketing agent Luke Dawson of Ray White, Paddington said the property market was strong in Paddington, with many attracted to the type of homes in the area, and the lifestyle offered. “It’s a very sought-after pocket of Brisbane,” he said.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus22 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market22 hours ago7 Reading St, Paddington sold in December for $3,125,000.“There are lots of cafes, restaurants and shops and it’s close to the city, so it appeals to a lot of buyers.”Mr Dawson said he had seen a spike in first-home buyers and owner occupiers in the area.“With interest rates low and banks competitive, people are buying instead of paying rent,” he said.Mr Dawson said that Paddington has been attractive to buyers looking for long-term investments. The home at 7 Reading St, Paddington was built in 1895.“It’s a suburb where people hold for a long time, so I think new buyers entering the market will feel safe knowing they are buying into an area that’s stable,” Mr Dawson said.He added that recent high sales were a reflection of the high demand for “prestige properties in the area,” that would continue to gain buyer interest in 2018.
Joy TurekJoy Marie Turek, age 70, died unexpectedly on May 19, 2015, at Wesley Hospital in Wichita.Â She was born August 15, 1944 at Lyons, the daughter of George and Vera Sargent Moore.Joy attended school in Chase and was a cheerleader for the Chase Jinx during her high school years.Â After graduation on May 17, 1962 she moved to Wichita and worked for Southwestern Bell.Â On April 16, 1966 she married Gene Turek and moved to their farm north of South Haven.Â As a â€œsmall town girlâ€ she knew nothing of the farm.Â She adapted quickly and soon became a vital part of the operation.Â She eventually helped to raise hundreds of sheep, cattle, acres of crops and took many meals to the field all the while raising four children and never missing an event any of them were involved in.Joyâ€™s pride and joy after her children were grown were her grandchildren.Â She was very involved in each of their lives.Â Her passion was attending their events whether it be academic, musical, or athletic they knew â€œGrandmaâ€ would always be there.Â She enjoyed bingo but especially quilt bingo with her granddaughters, playing cards with her friends and drinking coffee with the â€œgirlsâ€.Â She was blessed being able to meet her newest granddaughter before her passing.Survivors include, her husband Gene Turek of Caldwell; sons, Tim Turek (Jill) of South Haven, Greg Turek (Lacy) of Caldwell; daughters, Julie (Doug) Wolf of South Haven, Jo (Turek) Bailey of Emporia and sister Opal Siebrandt; 10 grandchildren; Whitney, Paige and Rachel Turek, Holly, Cody Kayden and Cooper Wolf, Jagger and Josie Turek, Jorja Turek, and faithful companion Bella.She was preceded in death by one infant daughter, Teresa Ann Turek; her parents, George and Vera Moore; brothers Alvis Moore, Floyd Moore and Terry Moore; sisters Bea Gilmore and Nadine Dreiling; father-in-law George Turek and mother-in-law Lillian Turek.Family visitation was held on Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Schaeffer Mortuary in Caldwell.Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015 at the United Methodist Church in South Haven.In lieu of flowers a Joy Turek Scholarship has been established. Memorial contributions may be left with the mortuary.To share a memory or leave a condolence please visit www.schaeffermortuary.infoArrangements by Schaeffer Mortuary, 6 N. Main, Caldwell.