Up to $120,000 cheaper: eight loss making established apartment resales in Fortitude Valley

Up to $120,000 cheaper: eight loss making established apartment resales in Fortitude Valley
Up to $120,000 cheaper: eight loss making established apartment resales in Fortitude Valley

The attention on Brisbane apartment oversupply has been on the newly completed off the plan settlements.

But many established apartments in Brisbane's inner city suburb of Fortitude Valley have quietly notched up resales below their previous sales prices.

Here's a list of some apartments that Property Observer has spotted selling below their first sale prices:

1) 509/25 Connor Street Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006

The one-bedroom apartment in the M&A apartment block (above) sold for $320,000 in January 2017, well below its last sold price of $359,660 in 2013, according to CoreLogic RP Data.

It was on the market for 71 days, and was offered for $339,000 earlier in 2016 as well, when it was advertised as the “best deal in Fortitude Valley”.

It was listed for renting for $380 per week in August 2015 and then again a year later in September 2016 for $395 per week.

2) 504/25 Connor Street, Fortitude Valley, Qld 4006

This two-bedroom apartment with an area of 74 sqm sold for $425,000 in April 2017 after being on the market for 74 days.

It sold below its previous sale price of $492,000 in 2015. The apartment first sold for $519,000 in 2013, when it was built, CoreLogic RP Data shows.

3) 306/25 Connor Street Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006

This one-bedroom apartment close to the CBD spanning 61 sqm sold for $315,000 in March 2017, according to CoreLogic RP Data. The apartment was on the market for 337 days.

According to its advert, Ray White agent said it was returning $395 per week.

It previously sold for $371,000.

4) 305/25 Connor Street Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006

Another one-bedroom unit in the same apartment development - right next door - sold below its previous price.

The latest sale in August 2017 fetched $298,000, well below its previous sale in 2010 at $361,000, CoreLogic RP Data shows.

It was on the market for 188 days.

The unit was advertised for rent at $370 per week.

5) 212/25 Connor Street Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006

This two-bedroom unit, built in 2013, sold recently for $370,000 after being on the market for just 12 days. However, the sale price was well below its initial sold price of $499,000, CoreLogic RP Data shows.

Even rents have fallen. First advertised for rent in February 2016 for $495 per week, the asking rate was dropped to $480 within a week and earlier this year it was advertised for $450 per week.

6) 1016/8 Church Street Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006

This two-bedroom unit in Mosaic Apartments last changed hands for $425,000 in November 2107.

The unit dropped significantly in price from its previous sale in 2012 when it fetched $542,225, CoreLogic RP Data shows.

Asking rents have fallen too from $500 per week in 2015 to $440 by April 2017.

7) 5/125 Robertson Street Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006

This two-bedroom apartment was built in 2000 fetched $400,000 at its recent sale in July 2017, just marginally above its previous selling price of $394,000 in 2010, according to CoreLogic RP Data.

The unit fetched $305,000 in 2006.

It was last advertised for rent at $400 per week. Asking rents have, however, been falling. It was on the market for $475 per week rent previously in 2010.

8) 10/53 Warry Street Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006

This two-bedroom unit sold for $319,000 in July 2017. Curiously, it sold for $318,000 earlier this year in January. But overall, it has appreciated from its sale in 1998 for $115,000, CoreLogic RP Data shows.

It was last advertised for rent at $380 per week.

 

 

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