Buyer’s Agent Montmorency – Suburb Profile

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

Montmorency Suburb Profile

Montmorency is one of Melbourne’s suburbs situated 18 kilometers northeast of the CBD. With a population of 8,759 as of 2011, the suburb is part of the local government area of the City of Banyule.

The area’s name was taken from a local farm known as Montmorency Estate which was actually named after a town in France specifically in Vald’Oise. Today the suburb is also popularly called Monty.


The Montmorency Estate was established in the 1840s and was owned by the first Premier of New South Wales, merchant Stuart Alexander Donaldson. The township was established when buildings were gradually set up in the area. These include the Presbyterian church in 1917, the Montmorency Primary School in 1922, the Montmorency station and the post office in 1923.

In the 1920s, the suburb consisted mostly of dairy and poultry farms in addition to orchards. The population then was only 200 and that already includes the weekenders.

By the 1950s after the Second World War, Montmorency’s population rose to 600 and more facilities were constructed. These were the public hall, sports ground, a tennis court and two churches.

Social Life

Montmorency’s advantages are its easy access to the city and affordable properties providing similar lifestyle options to city living.

Residents here can enjoy varied social opportunities. Meet locals in the nearby restaurants and bars as most often choose to stay in the suburb even at night time rather than travel to the city.

The main commercial area is at Were Street where some national chain stores and franchises can be found. A second business precinct is on Grand Boulevard where small offices are situated. The Mountain View Road, on the other hand, features a lawn bowls club and a scout hall.


Educational institutions are in place in Montmorency. These are the primary schools of Montmorency, Montmorency South and Saint Francis Xavier, all with modern facilities. The Montmorency Secondary College established in 1969 is also in place.

Leisure time in the suburb can be enjoyed at the hilly parklands near the Plenty River and a number of parks notably in the southeast section.


The suburb has easy access to the city center as it is close to the local train station. This makes it convenienet for residents who want to travel to large sporting and entertainment events. Montmorency has developed transport infrastructure.

Buses also service the suburb such as the Melbourne 293, 901 and 513 bus routes. There’s also the Montmorency Station that lies on the Hurstbridge Line.

Median house price Montmorency

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.