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Looking to Buy in Stretton? Here’s What You Need To Know!

Looking to Buy in Stretton? There’s One Thing You Can’t Forget!

If you’re looking to buy in stunning Stretton with its rolling hills and multi-storey mansions on Brisbane’s south side, you need to get in quick – houses here only stay on the market about a month! If you’re keen to buy, give yourself the edge over your competition and get yourself a pre-purchase property inspection in Stretton now!   

Why you should call Stretton home!

Stretton is about 17 kilometres south on Brisbane’s southside, near Sunnybank Hills and Calamvale. It is a lovely, quiet place to raise a family, with a population of just 4,334. The northern part of the suburb includes several hills which then flatten out towards the south and turn into forest and wetlands. The suburb itself is only small at 4.5 square kilometres. However, it has 5 parks, making it fantastic for families.  

The homes in Stretton are mostly stand-alone houses, generally modern brick or tile, while in the north-west, many homes are multi-storey mansions.  

For commuters, Stretton is serviced by Fruitgrove train station on the Beenleigh line, making it an easy 35-minute trip into the CBD. Otherwise, the suburb is well connected via several reliable bus routes.  

For families, Stretton State College is a government primary and secondary school for both boys and girls from Prep to Year 12. For shopping options, you’re spoilt for choice in Stretton! For the everyday basics, check out nearby Calamvale Village or Sunnybank Hills Shopping Centre, and for everything else, Garden City Westfield is minutes away.  

Want to buy a Brisbane Southside house a closer to the city? Check out Seven Hills.

The facts you need about buying in Stretton

Stretton has a median house price of $1,170,000, which is on par with homes in similar suburbs. The annual capital growth is 21.43% which is higher than average. The average rent is $650 a week, meaning property owners should potentially earn a 2.89% increase in gross rental yield. There are no flats or apartment blocks in Stretton which makes the market slightly different to surrounding suburbs. The homes here remain on the market for an average of just one month, despite the relatively high price, which shows just how in demand Stretton has become! Secure your new Stretton home and ensure there are no hidden problems with the property by booking a pre-purchase property inspection now! Download our sample report for our transparent approach to your inspection.

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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