Our journey through Albert Park took the Astute Buyers Advocates team to 199 Bridport Street West. A sleek, aesthetically pleasing home, comprising of 3 floors, 2 balconies and a beautiful private courtyard. This smart, polished 3 bedroom home could not be in a better location. Located on a quite, wide road, just a hop, skip and a jump to Albert Park Village, meters away from Albert Park Primary School and a short walk to the beach! Despite our initial hesitations on the odd
Bought for under $200,00 in the 90s, this property has soared exponentially in value - with an advertised price range of $1,270,00 - $1,380,000. We noted a lot of great features throughout this property - beautiful high ceilings, an open fire place in the main bedroom, near-new carpeting, right of way lane right next to the property, stunning light fittings, Westinghouse appliances, and a large rear paved courtyard. However, we did have a few concerns about this property - fi
The Astute Buyers Advocates team finished up their morning inspections at 103/87 Dundas Place, Albert Park. The street appeal for this apartment block is unmatched, situated above the old Albert Park Post Office. Situated at the rear of the block, this apartment (for sale by Greg Hocking Holdsworth) has two good sized bedrooms, however very small cupboard space. This led us to believe that this apartment would be better suited to an investor (perfect for AirBnB!) rather than
Our last inspection this weekend was an Edwardian beauty situated on an impressive corner position. We were pleased to be greeted at the door again by Kathy Hodge from Chilsholm & Gamon, who welcomed us into the spacious entrance hall. This grand 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom is listed between $3,000,000 & $3,200,000. It was last listed in 2010 & 2014 but there was no sale. Despite the significant size of this property, there is still no compromise for space. The upstairs family ar
After our ABA inspections, we went to a nearby auction on Shelley Street, Elwood - an apartment listed with Rob Watson of Pride Real Estate Described by agents as a bright spark, this 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom 1 car space apartment was clearly quite popular, with about 30 or so people outside to see the auction!
The quoting price for this property was $550,000-$600,000
It became clear early on that of the 12 or so groups present, 3 were willing to bid - 2 of which were in i
The last property inspected today was 11/282 Barkly Street, Elwood. This 1 bedroom property is perfect for a first home buyer or investor, currently with a rent return of $1,521pcm. The apartment felt light and airy as soon as we walked through the doors! It boasts a north facing decent sized balcony, with a great amount of natural light. The open plan kitchen, living and meals area has a great layout. There are good sized built in wardrobes in the bedroom. The bathroom is on