Buyer’s Agent Cremorne – Suburb Profile

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Buying a property in Cremorne can be a daunting and difficult process. For many of us, it is something we only do a few times in our lives.

A buyers advocate (also known as a buyers agent or property finder) can be an enormous help to make it easy to buy a home or investment property by:

  • removing the stress and frustration of buying a home
  • saving you time and allowing you to get your weekends back
  • saving you from having to deal with the tactics of real estate agents

Questions such as “where can I find a home I can afford”, “am I paying too much?”, “where can I find someone to bid for me at auction” are easily answered with the assistance of a buyer’s agent specialising in the Cremorne area.

A buyers advocate can manage the entire buying process for you or, where you have found a property, negotiate on your behalf with the agent or bid at auction for you.

WE MAKE IT EASY to get your weekends back and find the perfect home or investment property in Cremorne for a LOW FLAT FIXED FEE. We guide you through the entire process, from selecting a home, market appraisal, negotiating/bidding to the final inspection, and help you purchase with confidence.

We also offer a service for vendors selling in Cremorne. We offer our Vendor Advocacy service to our sellers at NO CHARGE.

Cremorne Suburb Profile

The suburb of Cremorne lies 2 kilometers southeast of Melbourne’s CBD and is part of the City of Yarra local government area. This small community has a population of 2,018 as of 2011 and spans only about one square kilometer. Prior to 1999, Cremorne was only part of the suburb of Richmond.

This suburb was named after an amusement park called Cremorne Gardens that occupied a riverfront area in the western part of Cremorne in the 19th century. James Ellis established the Gardens in 1853 and businessman George Coppin later bought and expanded the area. Unfortunately after 10 years, the Gardens closed and was sold for housing.

A well known residential area in its early years, industries were also set up particularly along the banks of Yarra River. These include soap makers, tanneries and the Richmond Power Station.

By the 20th century, industrial activity increased in Cremorne and large manufacturing complexes were built in the area. Small to medium factories also occupied a major part of the suburb.


In the 1990s, Cremorne experienced more housing development and factories were converted to office spaces. Various companies including Mattel, Just Jeans, Country Road and John Wiley & Sons set up their offices in the suburb.

As for housing, renovation boom was noted as small Victorian terraces and cottages were upgraded. Today, the area features a mix of period and modern housing.

Commercial Area

Cremorne has one of Melbourne’s famous shopping strips – Swan Street. The street boasts of various cafes, restaurants and clearance shops as well as Edwardian and Victorian architecture. In addition to shops and restaurants, however, the strip also features residential apartments.

Church Street is where furniture showrooms can be found while Punt Road is another area abuzz with commercial activity.


Cremorne has a railway station known as East Richmond where trains on the Lilydale, Belgrave, Glen Waverley and Alamein lines pass through.

The Richmond station is situated on the northern part of the suburb and is the busiest station outside of the Melbourne CBD.

Tram services, meanwhile, are available on Swan and Church streets.

Cremorne can also be accessed from South Yarra via three bridges – the Punt Road Bridge, Cremorne Railway Bridge and the Church Street Bridge. The main thoroughfares in the suburb as the Balmain and Cremorne Streets.

Median house price Cremorne

Looking to buy in Melbourne and sick of missing out at auction? Talk to me about how I can help you buy your new home faster, for less.

Give me a call on 03 9686 2288 to discuss how I can help. I offer a free consultation, so why not call today?

Wendy Chamberlain from Chamberlain Property Advocates





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With a passion for all things real estate spanning over 20 years, Wendy loves that her role as a Buyers Agent and Sellers Advocate gives her buying and selling clients an experienced voice they can trust when it comes to negotiating to buy or sell something as important as their home or investment. Wendy considers it a privilege to be asked to help others realise such an important goal as home ownership and to be trusted with that honour. Get in touch today via for a no obligation chat about how Wendy can work with you and help you save time and money to secure your new home sooner.