East coast tops Brisbane’s hottest suburbs

first_img“Also the second runway path is going over their heads and then that big development of the barracks. We’re finding people saying let’s go 20 minutes down the road to Wynnum and enjoy the seaside lifestyle. Also we get a lot of people from the UK, I probably sold to 15 people from the UK last year.” Fancy your own resort? Brisbane auction market fires up Camp Hill 244 Proximity to the water is among the charms driving up interest in Cleveland.Fellow east coast suburb Wynnum (270) came roaring in equal second with South Brisbane, while Thornlands – which neighbours Cleveland – was fourth with 260 sales.The figures covered both house and unit sales, and suburbs where a minimum of 30 sales occurred covering at least 5 per cent of the housing stock.Brisbane City was in the mix with 249 sales, a figure matched by Morningside.Others in the top 10 list including Camp Hill (244), Brighton (207) and Bulimba (177).Brisbane’s most expensive suburb Teneriffe rounded out the top 10 most sales with 172. Thornlands 260 Teneriffe 172 12 Venn Pde, Thornlands, sold two days before Christmas for $910,000.He said those from Sydney understood that it took longer for them to find their cars in Sydney Airport than to drive from Brisbane Airport to Wynnum.“When I came to the area 20 years ago, it was mainly where people go to retire. Now there’s lots of young families, people in their mid 30s, with young children.”He expected 2020 to be a bumper year across Brisbane, especially the east coast.“Since January the whole place has exploded, we’re running out of stock,” he said. “I think 2020 is really going to be a really big”.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus10 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market10 hours ago 12 High View Drive, Cleveland, sold for $570,000 on December 4.Brisbane’s east coast was the hottest part of the city for people to buy into last year, latest figures show, containing three of the top four suburbs that posted the highest number of sales.Figures from realestate.com.au, mapping suburbs within 30km of major cities, saw Cleveland emerge with the most sales at 340. Brisbane City 249 Bulimba 177center_img Wynnum 270 MORE: Can you save this $15,000 home? (Source: REA) South Brisbane 270 Young families were among those searching in the Wynnum, Cleveland area.Real estate agent Marc Sorrentino, who’s principal of Place Manly, has seen prolific activity across the coast, operating out of Wynnum – and he expects it to take off in 2020.“It’s not bad considering what the market was doing last year,” he said. “We’re getting a lot of people from Bulimba, Hawthorne and Morningside. Bulimba has become very, very busy. People can’t even park in front of their houses sometimes.” FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON TWITTER Morningside 249 Brighton 207 Cleveland 340 Suburbs with the top 10 most sales: last_img