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ONCE a “sleepy hollow” suburb with few restaurants or cafes, West Footscray is undergoing a chic transformation. So what has triggered the turnaround? WEST Footscray is proof that a decade can transform a suburb, with an influx of young families triggering its gentrification. Once part of Melbourne’s more undesirable areas, the suburb is now predicted Read More
Melbourne’s population boom, rising infrastructure projects and a growing services sector has put the Victorian capital city at the top of the Housing Industry Association’s latest list of top 20 building growth areas. Twelve out of the top 20 areas in the latest “Hotspots Report” are in Melbourne. “This year’s Hotspots Report is a tale Read More
Buying a home that doesn’t exist sounds kind of crazy, but it could mean owning the property of your dreams. Off-the-plan deals sometimes get a bad rap from investors who claim buyers risk paying too much, and you should always see exactly what you’re buying before parting ways with hundreds of thousands of dollars. But Read More
The West Gate Tunnel Project will change the way people move around Melbourne and how trucks get to the port. Construction is underway – find out about travel disruptions and recent construction updates. See what’s happening at the three construction precincts: West Gate Freeway precinct: upgrading and widening the freeway from 8 to 12 lanes. Read More
MELBOURNE homebuyers who want to live a certain distance from the CBD but aren’t fazed by the direction can save significantly by looking on the opposite side of the city. Huge price differentials between “sister suburbs” — those equal distance from the city as the crow flies and on opposite sides — have been revealed Read More
MELBOURNE’S median house price will gain ground on Sydney’s in the coming years, hitting $940,000 in 2020, a new report predicts. The latest QBE Australian Housing Outlook has forecast the figure to rise 10.2 per cent in Melbourne over the next three financial years, while falling 0.2 per cent to $1.178 million in its NSW Read More