Built in 2010, this 2-storey, 3 bedroom Torrens Title home in the Adelaide suburb of Oaklands Park is for sale at $439,000 after initially being offered at $475,000.
The home is in a convenient location, approx. 14 km south from Adelaide CBD and is close to Oaklands train station and bus options, various local schools and recreational facilities are nearby, it is an easy 5 minute walk to Westfield Marion shopping centre and close to beaches.
The home sits on an approx. 150 sqm block with 3 bedrooms upstairs together with the main bathroom. Downstairs is the lounge area; a combined dining/kitchen with gas cooking and dishwasher; all with floating timber floors and reverse cycle ducted air-conditioning. Downstairs there is also an additional toilet, separate laundry area and an automatic, lock-up garage that has direct access into the home. Outside there is an established, private garden and rainwater storage tank.
Asking prices for houses in postcode 5046 have been increasing over the last few years where there has been a 3.1% increase over 3 years, a 5.2% increase over 12 months and a recent 0.5% increase over the month. Units in the area however have declined 24.2% over the 12 months and 1.1% over the month. The median asking price for houses in this postcode ranges from $450,000 to $545,000. The home would suit first home buyers, families and couples.
The Oaklands Park area has shown some exciting growth with the recent infrastructure development project, ‘Oaklands Smart Precinct’, which is an opportunity to use technology, community and business leadership to transform this area and neighbouring areas.
Investors note that the home is currently rented to December 2020 at $400 per week, plus water usage. Asking rents for houses in the area has declined 2.6% over the last month after a 4.4% increase over 12 months. The vacancy rate is a very tight 0.4%, declining from 1.0% in February 2019. The gross rental yield for houses is 4.1% and 5.1% for units.
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