27 Flinders Lane, Sackville House, Melbourne

2008-2009 Financial Year Report

27 Flinders Lane, Sackville House, Melbourne

Harcourts City Residential

In this report, James Edmundson has prepared an overview of all sales & rental transactions* for Sackville house for the 2008/2009 financial year along with extra details about the complex & a forecast for the year ahead.

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Melbourne Apartment Overview FY 08-09:

Apartment Sales in Melbourne:         1753

Clearance Rate in Melbourne: 79%
Average Sale Price in Melbourne:
$503,347

SALES RESULTS –  Financial Year 08-09:*

No Sales were recorded in the 2008-2009 Financial year

RENTAL RESULTS – Financial Year 08-09:*

1 bed      1 bath      $420/w       SEP 08

No other rental results reported

Facilities: Security entrance, Lift, Some units with secure parking.

Demographics: Tucked away in Flinders Lane, Sackville house caters to an almost exclusively Owner occupied clientele. The property is well suited to people looking to live or work in the city but prefer to be off the busy streets. A number of the units are dual occupied with owners wishing to use the unit as a second home.

Near-by Construction Underway: 260 million dollar plans to restore and extend the Historic Windsor Hotel have drawn mixed reactions, with some questioning the impact the 25 storey extension located at the rear of the property would have on the heritage feel of the Paris end of Melbourne. With construction slated to commence late 2010 it is sure to remain a discussion point.

www.thewindsor.com.au

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27 Flinders Lane Forecast for the 09-10 Financial Year: Whilst early stagnation in 2009 caused by the GFC saw a reduction in clearance rates, confidence is returning to the high end market.

We envisage that continuing first home owner interest and buying power will keep the market buoyant in Melbourne for the remainder of 2009. With interest rates tipped to continue to rise, we could experience a leveling of the general market in 2010 particularly in the pre $500,000 range. Investors could well make a comeback in 2010 once first home owners lose their puff and buying power.

For further information on this, or any other property needs you may have, please contact:

James Edmundson

Sales Consultant – Harcourts City Residential

Ph: 03 9664 8100          Mob: 0411 456 770

E: James.Edmundson@harcourts.com.au

Web: www.cityresidential.harcourts.com.au

Disclaimer: *Harcourts City Residential has gathered this information to provide an interesting document for apartment owners and prospective purchasers. Harcourts City Residential may not have affected any or all of the transactions noted; rather we’ve gathered as much market information as possible on ALL transactions to be as conclusive as possible.

Information contained herein is gathered from a range of sources including but not limited to; The Age Property Results, The Herald Sun Property Results, Valuer General Information & Agents own investigations. All efforts are made to verify the information provided. The information is not to be relied upon or used in dealings with third parties and people should make their own investigations regarding their own property or personal circumstances. Opinions offered are just that, our opinions & observations and should not be treated as fact.

If your property is exclusively listed with another agent please disregard this communication



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