Creeks and gullies of Riverhills, flowing down to the Brisbane River
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Looking to Buy in Riverhills? You’ll need a pre-purchase property inspection!

Are you a Brisbane investment property buyer looking for a house in Riverhills? Make sure that your make a smart decision and get your pre-purchase property inspection with me!

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Riverhills was developed during the 1980s as part of the 1859 Centenary Project along with nearby suburbs like Jindalee, Mt Ommaney, Westlake, and Middle Park. Riverhills attracts young couples and families with its parks, sporting clubs, natural scenery, and peaceful, close-knit community.

Andrew’s Expert Advice on River Hills

I have headed Brisbane’s leading property inspections service, Action Property Inspections for over 25 years. If you’re keen to make Riverhills your next home or investment, I can tell you everything you need to know to make sure that your new property is everything you dreamed of and more. Big or small, on the surface or hidden, building or pest problems aren’t missed by my expert eye. Get the professional inspector that you can trust with your big investment!

Why you should live in Riverhills!

Nestled between Middle Park and Westlake, Riverhills is a beautiful little suburb just 19 kilometres south-west of Brisbane’s CBD. Riverhills lives up to its name with several creeks and gullies that flow down to the Brisbane River providing access for both the Centenary Rowing Club and the Lakers Dragon Boat Club.  

Riverhills also has easy access to the Centenary Highway, and has its own shopping centre, Riverhills Plaza. The area is also known for its local sports clubs, great cafes and restaurants, as well as being within easy driving distance of CFO and Indooroopilly Shopping Centre. 

The suburb is known as a peaceful, quiet, and green place to raise a family, and this is reflected in most households in Riverhills consisting of couples in their mid-30s with children. While Riverhills itself has no schools, Middle Park State School is minutes away in nearby Middle Park, while Centenary State High School is a short drive to the north in Jindalee.  

If you’re looking to commute to the city for work, Riverhills is well served with multiple bus routes into the city, and with Darra train station being only 10 minutes’ drive away. This lovely little suburb makes an affordable, attractive place to call home. 

What you need to know

Riverhills has a population of approximately 4042 people. If you’re looking to buy your new home, the median house price is $751,000, while units are just $457,500. If you’re thinking about investment properties, rental yields for houses are currently 3.91%, with an average median rent of $550 per week. House prices have seen 2.23% growth in the past 3 months, and 18.6% in the last year. The centenary suburbs are quickly growing in demand, so make sure you book your pre-purchase property inspection to ensure the house you’ve set your heart on isn’t hiding any heartbreaking secrets! 

Book your pre-purchase property inspection
with 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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