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Relocation Relocation Australia Ep 7: Maree & Peter


Maree and Peter are looking for place in the sun. Maree loves shopping and keeping fit by walking and going to the gym, Peter loves sports, coaching playing and watching football. In retirement they would like to help the elderly in a volunteer capacity.

Primary Property

A 3 bedroom freestanding house in Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast, QLD. Must be walking distance to the beach with a pool or room for a pool and a double garage in a quiet street. Must be low maintenance, no mower allowed!

Budget: $550,000

Secondary Property

A small freestanding neat, 3 bedroom house in inner South Canberra. The second property is governed by capital growth so Melbourne would be considered.

Budget: $400,000


Property 1

Address: Varsity Lakes, QLD
Sale Price: Auction
House: 4 bedroom brick home
Land Size: 650sqm
Agent: Joshua Soivena, Ray White Robina
Area description: The Gold Coast’s Varsity Lakes has triumphed over the country’s leading developments to be crowned Australia’s Best Address after winning the President’s Award at the coveted Urban Development Institute of Australia national awards in Perth.

Property 2

Address: Burleigh Waters, QLD
Sale Price: $569,000
House: 4 bedroom brick home, 2 bathrooms, 2 garage
Land Size: 476
Agent: Ivan Racki, Professionals
Area description: Burleigh Heads is directly in between Coolangatta and Surfers Paradise offering a wonderful National Park and some beautiful beaches. Stockland Mall is located 2 minutes up the road and James Street shops 5 minutes away.

Property 3

Address: Robina, QLD
Sale Price: $539,000
House: 4 bedroom brick home, 2 bathroom, 2 garage
Land Size: 466sqm
Agent: Danny Smith, Go Gecko Gold Coast
Area description: Robina is a masterplanned residential community that has been growing at an exponential rate for the last two decades. There is everything one could ever need in Robina - good schools and private Bond University, wonderful shopping, parks, bike and walk trails and lakes and it is also close to the popular Burleigh Beach.

Property 4

Address: Burleigh Waters, QLD
Sale Price: $509,000
House: 4 bedroom brick home, 2 bathroom, 2 garage
Land Size: 439sqm
Agent: Mark Smith, PRD Nationwide
Area description: The size of Burleigh Waters is approximately 7 km². It has 4 parks covering nearly 1% of the total area. There are 1 school and 4 childcare centres located in Burleigh Waters. The population of Burleigh Waters in 2001 was 11,751 people. By 2006 the population was 12,735 showing a population growth of 8% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Burleigh Waters is 40 - 49 years.

Property 5

Address: Carnegie, VIC
Auction price guide: $410,000 - $450,000
Unit: 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 1 garage
Agent: Bill Tolson, Biggins Scott
Area description: Real estate in Carnegie has doubled in the last seven years. Lots of families reside in this nice working class area. Very close to café and shops,

Property 6

Address: Malvern East, VIC
Sale Price: $400,000 - $450,000
Unit: 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 1 garage
Agent: Daniel Joyce, Bennison Mackinnon
Area description: Nearby shops in High street, Waverley Road and Chadstone. Blue chip area with not many apartments.

Property 7

Address: Fitzroy, VIC
Sale Price: $360,000 - $390,000
Unit: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 1 garage
Agent: Ben Harrison, Hocking Stuart Carlton
Area description: Very close to the city. Funky, vibrant area.

See below for a gallery of the property purchased.

Relocation Relocation Australia gets property information from APM.

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