Buying Bardon Beauty? Book Your Building Inspection First
Demand for the peaceful inner-Brisbane suburb of Bardon is currently well above the Queensland average with an increasing number of families wanting to call the leafy suburb home. If you have your eye on a Bardon beauty, be quick to secure your building inspections in Bardon to ensure a swift sales process and wise investment.
Why buy in Bardon?
A quiet escape in the foothills of Mt Coot-tha, just 15 minutes from the Brisbane CBD, Bardon is a favourite among couples seeking a safe, clean and friendly area to raise their families.
Families are well-catered for in Bardon with several primary schools and day care centres. There are parks and recreation areas for kids to enjoy, including half basketball courts, a BMX track, cricket pitch and skate park.
Bardon’s forest setting offers short walking tracks for avid bushwalkers, while popular walking and hiking destination Mt Coot-tha is less than 20 minutes away.
Trendy cafes are dotted throughout Bardon, while neighbouring suburb Rosalie offers an impressive dining scene. For keen shoppers, the largest shopping centre in the western suburbs is just 10 minutes away at Indooroopilly. Getting in and out of Bardon is easy with the best forms of transport being car, bus or bike.
In the 2011 census, Bardon’s population was 9,256 with slightly more females than males. The average age of Bardon was 36, one year below the Australian median. Bardon really is one of the most “wish list” suburbs in Brisbane.
Bardon home styles
Originally known as Upper Paddington, Bardon oozes old Queensland charm with character homes peppered throughout the tree-lined suburb.
Settlement of Bardon dates to the 1880s, however growth was slow until the post-war years. Bardon homes include renovated Queenslanders, post-war homes, contemporary homes, duplexes and apartments.
The average property price in Bardon is $895,000, with rent at approximately $550 per week.
Book a Bardon building inspector
If you’ve found your forever home in Bardon, move quickly to secure a Bardon building inspection to ensure your investment is a wise one. If you’re bidding at the top of your budget, you may find you only qualify for renovator dreams in Bardon. The area has plenty of older bargains to be had, but that means one very important step – an excellent pre-purchase inspection. Otherwise you’re at high risk of buying a lemon!
Engaging a knowledgeable building and pest inspector will give you peace of mind that your potential new home is structurally sound, free from pests and has no nasty surprises. We know Bardon. We’ve worked in the area for over 25 years. Areas of Bardon were affected during the 2011 floods and recent storms, which damaged many inner-west homes. Expert building inspectors can ensure there is no damage to your potential buy from these events, which could cause problems down the track. Give yourself peace of mind, buyer confidence and bargaining power with quality building inspections in Bardon before you buy.
Contact Action Property Inspections today for detailed building inspections in Bardon before you buy.
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