Buying in Birkdale? Book a Bayside Building Inspector
Hidden away from the hustle and bustle of Brisbane City, the bayside suburb of Birkdale promises a relaxed lifestyle for families and established couples.
If you have your heart set on calling this Redland City haven your home, be sure to invest in a building inspector who know the bayside before you sign on the dotted line. A pre-purchase inspection in Redlands can ensure you’re making a wise investment and assist with a smooth sale.
Why buy in Birkdale?
Just 20 km from the Brisbane CBD, yet a world away from the city’s frenetic pace, Birkdale offers an enviable lifestyle. With Moreton Bay on its doorstep, foreshore parks, bikeways, and properties with canal frontage, Birkdale is the perfect place to raise a family, or retire!
Birkdale boasts a prime location close to Moreton Bay and the bustling bayside suburbs of Cleveland and Wynnum. Public transport is reliable thanks to Birkdale train station. Easy access to the motorway means you’re little more than an hour from the Gold Coast and a mere hour and a half from the Sunshine Coast.
Capalaba Central and Birkdale Fair offer all your grocery needs, and you can shop until you drop at Westfield Carindale. Dining out is easy in Birkdale, with neighbouring Cleveland, Capalaba and Wynnum also offering a top-notch selection of restaurants.
Families are well catered for with three primary schools, early childhood centres and nearby high schools.
Birkdale boasts a popular golf course, parks and reserves for kids to run free, and a waterfront dog park.
In the 2011 Census, Birkdale’s population was recorded at 13,796 with a relatively even breakdown of men and women.
Birkdale offers spacious three and four bedroom homes on generously-sized blocks of land. The canal estate Aquatic Paradise within Birkdale offers luxury canal living – perfect for anyone mad about boating, fishing, and the relaxed lifestyle that waterfront living offers.
With plenty of new builds in the area, your building inspector will check that everything has been constructed according to appropriate Australian codes and standards. If you’re buying an older property, watch out for termite activity or rusting in pipes thanks to close proximity to the water. The average price for property in Birkdale is $530,00, with rent at $470 per week.
Building inspections in Birkdale are a must
Bayside building and pest inspections are essential for anyone planning to buy in Birkdale. Only a building inspector who knows the bayside, with an intimate knowledge of Birkdale, can give you a thorough examination of your home to ensure it is free from issues. Make sure your investment is a smart one, or gain bargaining power if issues are uncovered. Either way, you can’t go wrong with a building and pest inspection on your Redlands property.
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