Buyer’s Agent Princes Hill – Suburb Profile

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

Princes Hill Suburb Profile

The suburb of Princes Hill is part of the City of Yarra and is close to Melbourne’s CBD, just three kilometers away. It has a population of 2,126 as of 2016.

The suburb’s name was taken from the Prince of Wales. In 2003, it earned the title as “Chick City” for having the most number of single women compared to men in Melbourne. One of the first structures to be build in Princes Hill was a temporary building for the Church of England built in 1885.

By 1887, the Legislative Assembly took action in relation to purchasing a land at Prince’s Hill for the purpose of establishing a state school. Two years after, a state school opened with an initial 250 students. The opening was led by the Minister of Public Instruction. The state school was the sixth to be set up in the Carlton suburb area. Eventually, a police station was also established in Princes Hill.

Two schools are available in the area. The top primary school in the suburb is the Carlton North Primary School while the top secondary school is the Princes Hill Secondary College.

Demographics and Housing

The average age of people living in the suburb is between 20 to 39 years old and majority or 73 percent are Australian native-born. More than half or 63 percent are singles while 37 percent are families. Among those who are working, 17 percent belong to the education and training sector, 16 percent are professional and those involved in the technical field while 15 percent are in the health care and social sector.

In terms of ownership, almost half (49%) belong to the purchasing category, 34 percent are fully owned and 17 percent are renting. Additionally, there are more flat type homes in the suburb.

Homes in Princes Hill vary from the single and double-fronted as well as two-storey brick terraces and smaller brick cottages to substantial family homes.

Recreational Facilities

Garton Street is where many recreational facilities in the suburb can be found. These include a playground, tennis courts, green spaces including Visy Park which is the former home of the Carlton Football Club.

While Princes Hill may not have its own village, restaurants and shops nearby such as in East Brunswick, Carlton and Carlton North are just walking distance.

Median house price Princes Hill

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.