Thinking of buying in McDowall? Read our profile of this leafy Brisbane suburb first. And discover how a pre-purchase property inspection is crucial to securing your dream home.
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Buying in McDowall? You Need a Pre-Purchase Property Inspection!

McDowall on Brisbane’s north side is a high demand market, so if you’re interested in purchasing a property there, don’t procrastinate! If you don’t get in soon, the house you’ve been dreaming of will be long gone. When looking to buy, you should always book a pre-purchase property inspection with Action Property Inspections, the best in the business. They’ll give you the edge you need to make the best possible decision. Read on to find out more about why you should make your next home in McDowall!

What’s so great about McDowall?

McDowall isn’t often the first suburb to spring to mind when talking about high demand markets in Brisbane. That’s why it’s such a great place to buy! This leafy, sleepy suburb on the north side of Brisbane is the perfect place for your family to call home. 

At just 10 kilometres from Brisbane’s CBD, McDowall is the ideal suburb for professionals, older couples, and young families. It provides the best of both worlds – easy access to job aspects and night life, as well as a quieter, relaxed place to take it easy on the weekends. This suburb is known for being quiet and safe and boasts a surprising number of beautiful parks and green spaces. The most notable is the Raven Street Reserve, which is a 24.3-hectare bushland preserve that boasts a significant amount of wildlife. From sugar gliders to possums and the occasional swamp wallaby, your kids will delight in spotting native Australian animals. How often do you see that so close to the city centre?

McDowall boasts 2 smaller local shopping centres and is close to Chermside Shopping Centre, one of the biggest shopping centres in the southern hemisphere. Also nearby are Brookside and Brisbane’s CBD. McDowell is also conveniently located near the up-and-coming foodie precinct at Everton Park. You’re spoilt for choice in McDowall. 

McDowall is home to McDowall State School, which was opened in 1975. The suburb has been called McDowall ever since.  Unit blocks and smaller modern houses also make up McDowall’s real estate market. The median house price in McDowall is around $669,000, while the median unit price is $391,000. Rent wise, houses go for $540 per week, while units are $390 per week. It’s very affordable, and bus services operate regularly to Chermside or the CBD. The suburb is most popular with older couples and families with young children. 

Booking your building inspection in McDowall today!

With demand increasing in McDowall, pre-purchase property inspections are vital to secure the home of your dreams. Ensure the house you’re looking at buying doesn’t come with any nasty surprises and you get what you pay for. Book one of Action Property Inspections friendly, knowledgeable inspectors today!

Need a McDowall pre-purchase property inspection? 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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