Vendors continue to struggle in Queensland region

By Staff Reporter 26 February 2014 | 1 minute read

A suburb in Queensland remains the hardest place in Australia to sell property, with vendor discounting of up to 41 per cent and over 1,000 days on market.

Lamb Island, in Queensland’s Redland BayRedland Bay, QLD Redland Bay, QLD region, has maintained its position at the top of SQM Research’s ‘Top 10 Most Discounted Properties Nationwide’ list.

The property at 4 Edgewater Place, which also topped the list earlier this year, has now been on the market for 1,296 days and has dropped its initial asking price by 41 per cent – down from $425,000 to $249,000.

A second property on Lamb Island comes in at number four on the list, with a drop in the initial asking price of 40 per cent and 1,282 days on market.

Earlier this month, Smart Property Investment reported that the average listing duration for Lamb Island was 959 days.

Coming in second on the list is a property in Bundamba, a suburb in Ipswich, which has been on the market for 566 days and has been subject to vendor discounting of 41 per cent.

Queensland dominated SQM’s list, with three suburbs appearing. New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania had two suburbs on the list and Victoria had one property appear.

The full list can be seen below.

Rank

Address

Suburb

Postcode

 

Initial price

Now asking

Reduction

Days on Mkt

 

 

1

4 Edgewater Pl

Lamb Island

4184

 

$425,000

$249,000

41%

1296

 

 

2

22 White Street

Bundamba

4304

 

$425,000

$250,000

41%

566

 

 

3

11 Slip Road

Triabunna

7190

 

$420,000

$249,000

41%

1149

 

 

4

79 Perulpa Dve

Lamb Island

4184

 

$499,000

$298,000

40%

1282

 

 

5

4586 Wisemans Ferry Rd

Spencer

2775

 

$380,000

$229,000

40%

1717

 

 

6

116 Perseverance Road

Vista

5091

 

$565,000

$370,000

35%

896

 

 

7

24d Southbourne Street

ScarboroughScarborough, WA Scarborough, QLD

6019

 

$1,500,000

$999,999

33%

84

 

 

8

32 VirginiaVirginia, QLD Virginia, SA Court

Cranbourne

3977

 

$390,000

$265,000

32%

239

 

 

9

21 Cotton Court

StrathalbynStrathalbyn, WA Strathalbyn, SA

5255

 

$498,000

$339,000

32%

924

 

 

10

1/23 Albuera Street

Battery Point

7004

 

$2,200,000

$1,500,000

32%

855

 

 

Source: SQM Research



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