Buyer’s Agent Southbank – Suburb Profile

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

Southbank Suburb Profile

One of Melbourne’s inner suburbs is Southbank. Located close to the Central Business District, it has a population of 18,709 as of 2016. It is considered an urban neighborhood boasting of high rise apartment and office buildings and home to many major corporations.

Southbank used to be a swampy area prior to European settlement. Infrastructures were constructed between the 1860s and 1920s and these included factories, warehouses, wharves and bridges. Princes Bridge was the area’s very first bridge followed by the Sandbridge Bridge.

New towering office buildings were built in the 1990s. Since then, more corporations began opening offices in the suburb. Significant heritage buildings are also in place. They are situated in the Arts precinct such as the Victorian Arts Centre and National Gallery of Victoria, some parts of the Victorian College of the Arts campus and the Victoria Barracks and Malthouse Theatre. There’s also the Jones Bond Store constructed in 1888.

Major Attractions

Southbank offers many notable attractions one of which is the Ophelia structure. Created by Deborah Halpern, the sculpture is often used in Melbourne’s tourism campaigns.

The Melbourne Recital Centre boasts of cutting-edge architecture and sstate-of-the-art technology. It is known for its honeycomb exterior.

The Eureka Skydeck 88, on the other hand, offers a 360-degree floor-to-ceiling views of the Melbourne CBD, sports precinct, Docklands among others.

Those looking for entertainment can check out Southgate, a restaurant, shopping and entertainment precinct. Thise three-level area features bars, cafes and restaurants.

There’s also the Crown Entertainment Complex which covers two whole city blocks. Luxury shops such as that of Bulgari, Burberry, Chanel and Prada can be found here.

Transportation

The suburb of Southbank can be reached through a network of major roads. These are the West Gate Freeway, north-south arterials, east-west arterials, secondary internal main roads and other small roads.

Tramlines serve the area such as Routes 1, 12, 58, 96 and 109.

Median house price Southbank

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 www.wendychamberlain.com.au 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.