End of Financial Year Report 08-09 – 241 Flinders Lane – Bible House

In this report, Dionne Wilson has prepared an overview of all sales & rental transactions* for 241 Flinders Lane, for the 2008/2009 financial year along with extra details about the building and a forecast for the year ahead. 

You can find this and more Real Estate blogs at http://harcourtscityresidential.wordpress.com/ 

Melbourne Apartment Overview FY 08-09Apartment Sales in Melbourne:         1753Clearance Rate in Melbourne:          100%
Average Sale Price in Melbourne:    

Most recent sale

603/241            Jul 09                $635,000

SALES RESULTS –  Financial Year 08-09:*

No sales for this period

RENTAL RESULTS – Financial 08-09:*

Jun 09                             1 bed           1 bath          Fully Furnished           $450

Jan 09                             2 bed           2 bath          Fully Furnished           $600

Sep 08                            1 bed           1 bath          Fully Furnished           $450


Brief History:  A two-storey building was built over the years1877 and 1888 and housed Fergusson & Moore, Printers. A Fire destroyed the printing and stationery warehouse in 1897, which was said to have been the oldest printing office in the Colony of Victoria

Facilities: Security entrance

Very central CBD location with only a short walk to cafes, shops and restaurants

Demographics: An exclusive block, 241 Flinders lane has a good mix of owner occupied and investors. The property is especially well suited for dual occupiers wishing to use the unit as a second home, it is also of interest to people looking to live and work from the city especially young professionals with many of the rentals being offered fully furnished.

241 Flinders Lane Forecast for the 09-10 Financial Year: Whilst early stagnation in 2009 caused by the GFC saw a reduction in clearance rates we envisage that continuing first home owner interest and buying power will keep the market buoyant in Melbourne.

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 have started to make a comeback in 2010 with first home owners lose their puff and buying power. 

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


Dionne Wilson

Business owner and director – Harcourts City Residential

Ph: 03 9664 8100          Mob: 0417 318 705

Email: dionne.wilson@harcourts.com.au   

Web: www.cityresidential.harcourts.com.au

*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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