A Buyers Advocates View Of 5 Melbourne South East Suburbs

The job of a Buyers Advocate includes working through the hard cold facts on everything and anything related to the purchase of a property.

To that end, we’ve listed some of the more basic considerations relating to 5 of Melbourne’s more popular southeastern ‘Bay-Side’ suburbs – Brighton, Cheltenham, Beaumaris, Sandringham & Hampton.

BRIGHTON

Brighton contains some of the City’s grandest homes—Victorians and Edwardians, and striking modern abodes. Home of the Golden Mile which is set on the beach side of Brighton Rd. Brighton has had a mini building boom of apartments for downsizers.

Basic Facts:

  • 11 km to City
  • Train – 35 Minutes to CBD
  • Car – 27 Minutes to CBD
  • 3 Railway Stations
  • Shopping strips
  • Cafes- Restaurants
  • 2 Cinemas
  • Public and Private Schools
  • Loads of Beaches
  • Average Age of 40 – 59 years

Brighton’s Local Schools

  • Haileybury College (Co-Ed)
  • Brighton Grammar (Boys)
  • Firbank Grammar (Girls)
  • Brighton Beach primary(Co-Ed)
  • Brighton Primary(Co-Ed)
  • Elsternwick Primary(Co-Ed)
  • St Joan of Arc(Co-Ed)
  • Xavier College- Kostka Hall (Boys)

Brighton’s Property Figures

  • Median House Price – 2014 $1.65 Million ; 2017 $2.55 Million
  • Average Days on Market of 62 days
  • Auction Clearance Rate of 67%

CHELTENHAM

Cheltenham is a growth suburb in the South Eastern suburbs. With the new station at Southland Shopping Centre Cheltenham is a must suburb for home buyers and investors alike.

Basic Facts:

  • Train – 60 Min to CBD
  • Car – 43 Min to CBD
  • Average Age of 20- 39 years

CHELTENHAM’s Local Schools

  • Cheltenham East Primary (Co-Ed)
  • Cheltenham Primary (Co-Ed)
  • Cheltenham Secondary College (Co-Ed)
  • Kingston Heath Primary (Co-Ed)
  • Our Lady of the Assumption (Co-Ed)

CHELTENHAM’s Property Figures

  • Median House Price – 2014 $750,000 ; 2017 1.01 Million
  • Average Days on Market of 33 days
  • Auction Clearance Rate of 80%*

HAMPTON

Basic Facts:

  • Train – 43 Min to CBD
  • Car – 34 Min to CBD
  • Close to the beach

Hampton’s Local Schools

  • Hampton Primary (Co-Ed)
  • Lameniar Child Care Co-Ed)
  • St Mary’s (Co-Ed)
  • Haileybury College (Co-Ed)

Hampton’s Property Figures

  • Median House Price – 2014 $1.2 Million ; 2017 $2.00 Million
  • Average Days on Market of 45 days
  • Auction Clearance Rate of – 75%

SANDRINGHAM

Sandringham is set on the beach, has a great shopping strip, and has experienced a booming growth in apartment living. It’s a great place to live.

Basic Facts:

  • Train – 60 Min to CBD
  • Car – 43 Min to CBD
  • Average Age of 40 – 59 years

Sandringham’s Local Schools

  • Sandringham College (Co-Ed)
  • Sandringham East Primary (Co-Ed)
  • Sandringham Primary (Co-Ed)
  • Firbank Primary Grammar (Co-Ed)
  • Sacred Heart Primary (Co-Ed)

Sandringham’s Property Figures

  • Median House Price – 2014 $1.2 Million ; 2017 $1.75 Million
  • Average Days on Market of 40 days
  • Auction Clearance Rate of 76%

BEAUMARIS

Basic Facts:

  • Train- 60 Min to CBD
  • Car – 43 Min to CBD
  • Average Age of 40- 59 years

Beaumaris’s Local Schools

  • Beaumaris North Primary (Co-Ed)
  • Beaumaris Primary (Co-Ed)
  • Beaumaris Secondary College (Co-Ed) –Brand New School!
  • Stella Marris Primary (Co-Ed)

Beaumaris’s Property Figures

  • Median House Price – 2014 $1.1 Million ; 2017 $1.5 Million
  • Average Days on Market of 74 days
  • Auction Clearance Rate of 66%

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