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Buying In Clayfield? Here’s Why You Need A Building And Pest Inspection

Are You Buying In Clayfield? You Need A Building And Pest Inspection

Homes in blue-chip locations like Clayfield simply do not stay on the market for long. This area has consistently been one of Brisbane’s most exclusive areas and would-be purchasers are camping out to snap up properties as soon as they’re listed. If you’re wondering whether to arrange a pre-purchase building inspection, Clayfield is a suburb in demand and this makes carrying out the necessary checks more important than ever.

Keeping up with the Jones’ in Clayfield

Clayfield has long held a prestige and aspirational appeal amongst Brisbane suburbs. The close proximity to some of Brisbane’s most elite schools, the expansive parks and rolling hills, bespoke and prestigious shopping districts and some of Brisbane’s most gob-smackingly beautiful homes means that this is an area that has purchasers champing at the bit – right next to Doomben Race Course, no less!

A breezy 12kms north of the CBD, the outstanding restaurants offer Clayfield residents the chance to enjoy fine-dining every night of the week. Those looking for a more adventurous culinary experience can hot-foot it to Eat Street Markets to experience a veritable smorgasbord of cultural delights. Toombul Shopping Centre on the northern doorstep of Clayfield provides supermarket and department store needs and the easy-access to the Airport Link means that flight pick-ups and drop-offs are the least of your concerns.

The 2016 Census indicated a population of 10,555 in Clayfield with families with children making up a significant percentage. The median age was 36 indicating the rising number of families and professional couples making their move into this highly sought-after area. Thorough, professional Clayfield building and pest inspections are an essential step in securing the perfect property for you.

If you’re looking for suburb nearby, consider Albion for a leafy suburb.

Average house price in Clayfield

The average price of a house in Clayfield is $1,125,000 with the average rent being $580. These figures position the area as being above-average in terms of pricing – so if ever there was a suburb with a non-negotiable need for a thorough pre-purchase building and pest inspection, Clayfield is it!

Classic homes are a predominant feature in Clayfield but nestled beside them are modern architectural designs as well. Generous land sizes offer prime opportunity for investment and redevelopment.

Book a building inspection, Clayfield

Increasing demand for homes in Clayfield means that it is essential to ensure your money is well spent. Address any potential pitfalls that you might not be aware of and make your money count with a building and pest inspection. Clayfield is a wonderful suburb to make a home – and avoiding future headaches is the perfect way to have you settling right in.


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Looking for a building inspection? Clayfield buyers can rely on our expertise to uncover the perfect property. Contact Action Property Inspections today.


About Andrew Mackintosh

Andrew Mackintosh has been answering home inspection questions in the greater Brisbane area since 1995. He has personally carried out over 20,000 building inspections and is a licensed builder and licensed building inspector, Member of Queensland Master Builders Association & Institute of Building Consultants. Being the business owner and the inspector, Andrew is passionate about providing clients with excellent customer service, value for money, honest, unbiased, thorough inspection and reporting in a professional and timely manner to allow clients to make informed decisions when purchasing property.

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