Abbotsford is one of those rare suburbs that perfectly mix the hustle and bustle of city life with the trendiness of inner city living while still staying true to its history. It is this mix that makes it appealing for investors.
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Thinking of investing in St Kilda property? The suburb is a blend of beach, social hangouts and entertainment hubs with offerings for all ages and personality types.
Despite every street address now available on my smartphone, I admit I am still attached to my physical copy of the Melways. The street directory is my bible in my day-to-day travels through the suburbs of Melbourne. For my past birthday, the office gifted me a special Melways – the 1966 First Edition. My colleague Liz McMahon also has a 1923-1924 edition of the Collins Street Directory and Public Guide. With an ever-growing city, it is interesting to not only see what has changed but what has stayed the same.
Ascot Vale is like several mini-suburbs in one where the problem is finding which mini-suburb is the right fit for you. With its rich history and increasing popularity, Ascot Vale is a great suburb to invest in and to live in as well.
With many weekends hosting over a thousand auctions in Melbourne, it would seem that securing a quality investment grade property would be an easy task. However, a closer inspection shows that this isn’t the case. At Wakelin Property Advisory, we estimate that less than 5 percent of properties make the grade from an investment perspective. A filter is required to isolate the target assets. Indeed, at Wakelin Property Advisory we joke that we are the kidneys of the property world!