Lifestyle

Gladstone's million-dollar homes ready for right buyer

THE Gladstone region has more than 40 properties on the market at $1m-plus ready to be snapped up.

Only one has been sold so far this year.

Last year seven properties sold for a combined $8.49 million, according to realestate.com.au.

But Raine and Horne's Mark Patton is cautiously optimistic, saying there are buyers out there in every price bracket --- including the top end of the market.

"The current market is reflective of the tough situation we are in," Mr Patton said.

"The market is quiet and flat, but from the bottom there's only one way we can go.

"There's a limited clientele buying at those prices, but they are there."

Mr Patton has two properties on his listings that are valued at $1.74 and $1.5 million respectively.

Ros Newberry who is charged with the task of selling both of the million dollar properties said they were very unique and well suited to company executives.

"The house in West Gladstone has sensational harbour views and offers a resort style of living," Ms Newberry said.

"These properties are few and far between."

PRD Nationwide's Deardrie Keleher said she was in a similar position, having only one month ago taken over the listing of a $1.15million property in Tannum Sands.

"The house is one of a few that is directly on the beachfront," Ms Keleher said.

"At this stage we haven't had any enquiries but that's probably due to the market conditions.

"It's very tight but at the end of the day there's always a buyer around," she said.

What would you buy if you had $1m to spend on a home? Have your say here

 

Topics:  gladstone home million



How to survive a bushfire in your car

IT SOUNDS like a nightmare, but it can happen.

Eight reasons to join the RFS

SPREAD across 93% of Queensland, the Rural Fire Service has about 36,000 volunteers. And you could be one of them.

What if my insurer gives me grief?

CLAIMING your insurance cover after a natural disaster can go one of two ways. It can be a breeze, or like pulling teeth.

Top 10 cheapest houses on the market in the Gladstone region

98 Dalrymple Drive Toolooa

A LIST of Gladstone's best, cheapest houses

'He can see!' Mum's tears as boy fights Taipan bite

Eli Campbell, 2, is recovering at Brisbane's Lady Cilento Children's Hospital after he was bitten by a taipan three times at Agnes Water.

Todder bitten by a snake can now see, talk and walk.

Local Partners

David Attenborough on facing his mortality

Sir David Attenborough in a scene from the TV special The Death of the Oceans.

Life without Sir David Attenborough is hard to imagine

Goooodbye Hamish and Andy (from our radios)

Hamish and Andy

The pair have been on air since 2006

Saying "I do" changed Shia's outlook on marriage

Shia LaBeouf has a new outlook on marriage since he tied the knot.

Singer tunes in to first movie role

Tori Kelly voices the character Meena in the movie Sing.

Musician Tori Kelly voices Meena the teenage elephant in Sing

Cricketing greats bring Aussie mateship to commentary box

Cricket commentator Adam Gilchrist.

ADAM Gilchrist enjoys the fun of calling the Big Bash League.

The dead help solve the case

Debut novel delivers on wit, violence and shock

Chinese locked out of Australian property market

The rules are different if you're a foreigner

The buyer was from China - the trouble started right there

Morrison signs off on new affordable rental model

Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison speaks during a press conference after a meeting of the Council of Federal Financial Relations at Parliament House in Canberra, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016.

Scott Morrison signed off on development of a new financing model

Family scoop bargain $160K 'holiday home' in Gladstone

BARGAIN: A Biloela family has purchased 21 Ann St for $160,000. They try to get to Gladstone at least once a month.

ADVERTISED as "renovate or demolish", but snapped up for getaway.

REVEALED: Gladstone property prices hit lowest in downturn

Aerial View overlooking Kin Kora residential area, Gladstone.



Photo Brenda Strong / The Observer

GLADSTONE PROPERTY prices have hit their lowest since the bust.

Coast high-flyer's fight back from bankruptcy, $72m debt

Scott Juniper went from millionaire developer to declaring bankruptcy in2012, now he is back on top of his game again with new developments including this one in Coolum.

'Apocalyptic lending storm' causes financial collapse.

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!