Buyer’s Agent Glen Iris – Suburb Profile

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Buying a property in Glen Iris 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 Glen Iris 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 Glen Iris 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 Glen Iris. We offer our Vendor Advocacy service to our sellers at NO CHARGE.

Glen Iris Suburb Profile

The suburb of Glen Iris in Melbourne, Victoria is part of the Cities of Boroondara and Stonnington. Situated 10 kilometers south-east of the CBD, it has a population of nearly 25,000 as of 2011 and is considered the demographic center of Melbourne. It is well known among professionals, families and retirees.

Glen Iris is popular for its parks, gardens, nature reserves, leafy streets , historical architecture, shopping areas and the Gardiners Creek waterway.

The suburb took its name from the ship called Iris that arrived in Melbourne in 1850. The ship was manned by Captain Thomas Henderson who eventually bought a property near Gardiners Creek and High Street. When it was advertised for sale two years after, it was referred to as Glen Iris.

Structures in Place

The first structures built in the area were the Wesleyan church in 1865 and the present Glen Iris Primary School in 1871. The post office was established in 1890.

Several educational institutions are in place in Glen Iris. They range from the government to independent schools. These include the Camberwell South Primary School, St Cecilia’s and St Roch’s Catholic primary schools, Sacre Coeur School, Korowa Anglican Girls’ School and the Caulfield Grammar School.

Residents of the suburb do not have to go far to enjoy some leisure activities. Right within Glen Iris are recreational and sporting facilities for families to enjoy. Those who want to go swimming can visit the Harold Holt Swim Centre while lovers of bowling can check out the Burwood District Bowls Club. There’s also a BMX track at Hill’n’Dale Park while those who run can do their favorite activity at the Hartwtell Sports Ground, Ferndale Park and the T.H. King Oval.


Many houses in Glen Iris were built after the war showcasing 50’s and 60’s brick homes considered to be the most sought after properties. They also include art deco apartments in apartment blocks, town houses as well as contemporary family homes.

More housing developments have also been noted in recent years.

Median house price Glen Iris.

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.