Buying in Salisbury? Book your Building Inpsection First.
A quiet pocket of green just 15 minutes from the Brisbane CBD, Salisbury is fast-becoming a suburb on many families’ wish list. It can be tempting to rush in to buy while this leafy suburb is booming, but do your homework right and secure a building inspection in Salisbury to ensure your investment is a smart move.
Why buy in Salisbury?
On the northeast boundary, Toohey Forest gives Salisbury a peaceful and close to nature feel. Toohey Forest offers a host of family friendly activities including bushwalking and biking, while BBQ and picnic facilities add to the appeal.
Commuting is a breeze via bus or train, and it doesn’t take long to zip into the city via the nearby motorway.
You don’t need to venture far for groceries in Salisbury with an Aldi, Coles and Woolworths on offer. The Salisbury Hotel is a popular haunt and there a number of cafes scattered throughout the suburb. The newly renovated Garden City at Mt Gravatt is a haven for fashionistas and restaurant goers.
Salisbury caters well for families with two primary schools and high schools, plus clubs and sporting facilities. It is also home to the Construction Training Centre and SkillsTech Australia. Aged care facilities are available in Salisbury.
In the 2011 census, Salisbury’s population was 6,096 with a fairly even breakdown of males and females. The median age of the population was 34 years, three years below the Australian median.
The average price of housing in Salisbury is $550,000, with rent at $400 per week.
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The majority of housing development in Salisbury occurred in the post war years with substantial growth from 1960 onwards.
Housing today ranges from Queenslander homes on larger lots to newly renovated and modern homes on smaller 400 metre squared lots. Houses are mainly three and four bedrooms.
Our Building Inspector’s guide to Salisbury
Salisbury has been on the “hot list” for a while now. You’ll see palaces… and fibro hovels. If you’re stretching your budget to buy in this high demand suburb, you could find yourself with a lemon.
With a credible, thorough building and pest inspection report, we can arm you to get the best possible price! Our building reports give you highly detailed information to help you re-negotiate your purchase price if things aren’t perfect. We’ve saved clients thousands on their purchase prices. Learn exactly why not all building inspection reports are created equal.
Salisbury building inspections are essential
Many Salisbury homes were damaged in Brisbane’s 2012 storms and 2011 floods.
Investing in a Salisbury building inspector will ensure there is no hidden damage from these natural events in which roofs and house exteriors took a lashing.
Building inspectors will conduct a detailed examination of your home with their state-of-the-art equipment and ensure your potential investment is free of nasty surprises in the form of pests.
Choosing a building inspector specialising in Salisbury will give you confidence that your property investment is the right choice.