These are the Brisbane suburbs where everyone wants to buy

first_img27 Solander Cct, Forest Lake.THEY are the Brisbane suburbs where the most number of houses changed hands in the past 12 months.Top of the list is Forest Lake, where 395 houses were sold, with the median sales price up 0.2 per cent in 12 months to $436,000.The suburb was the location of Brisbane’s first masterplanned community, and was home to almost 23,000 people during the 2016 Census.Re/Max Master agent George Vuong is selling 27 Solander Circuit at Forest Lake. It is on the market for offers over $495,000.He said there had already been a lot of interest in the four bedroom house which sits on a 704sq m lot just 25km from the city.RUSH ON SURF HERO’S DREAM HOME“That is consistent for the suburb,” he said. “It is popular with families, it is still close to the city but it is still very affordable.“It’s a very multicultural community.”The suburb with the second highest number of house sales was Bracken Ridge with 245 homes sold in 12 months, according to CoreLogic.Houses in the suburb, which is booming thanks to infrastructure upgrades, spend an average of 27 days on the market, with the median house sales price up 3.2 per cent to $502,000.Ray White Bracken Ridge agent Roxanne Paterson is marketing 5 Somerton St, a four bedroom modern home on a 590sq m block. It is for sale by negotiation.“The infrastructure upgrades such as the Gateway are behind that I would say,” she said.“A huge amount of airport workers live in Bracken Ridge because the upgrades mean its just minutes to the airport now.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus16 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market16 hours ago5 Somerton St, Bracken Ridge“But it is not just that, Bracken Ridge is not far from the city but is still very affordable.”Wynnum rounded out the top three for the highest number of house sales over the 12 months to August, recording 242 sales.Houses in the Bayside suburb spend an average of 38 days on market, with the median sales price up 1.7 per cent to $643,500.A brand new family home in the Manly State School catchment is listed with Belle Property Manly agent David Lazarus.The four bedroom house at 29 Gum St is on a 405sq m block, and includes a custom-designed kitchen withCaesar Stone benchtops including island waterfall bench, butler’s pantry and stainless steel appliances.29 Gum St, Wynnum.There is also a luxury master suite with walk-through wardrobe and spacious ensuite with double vanity.The Gap (227) and Camp Hill (216) came in fourth and fifth spot in terms of house sales.last_img

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