Homes near the waterfront are being snapped up quickly

first_img11 Ogilvie St, WynnumBUYERS are getting in quick to snap up homes at Wynnum and Manly as demand is fast outstripping supply.Harcourts Green Living marketing specialist Courtney Brown said the suburbs were becoming more and more popular, mainly because of the “lifestyle of being able to enjoy the waterfront”.“There’s more people wanting to move there than there are (homes) for sale,” she said.More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 202011 Ogilvie St, WynnumShe recently sold a three-bedroom house with two-bedroom granny flat at 11 Ogilvie St, Wynnum, for $695,000 that was still attracting inquiries a week later.“It sold the first weekend that it was open,” Mrs Brown said.“It’s pretty close to the water and it was dual living (so) that went really quickly.“Someone moving up from Victoria has bought it.”The median sale price for a house was $795,000 in Manly and $645,000 in Wynnum to the year ending October 2017, according to latest CoreLogic market trends data.Mrs Brown said she had noticed more people buying in surrounding areas, including Birkdale and Wellington Point, which were still close to the waterfront and slightly cheaper.last_img