770 Sandy Bay Road Sandy Bay

No.770 Sandy Bay Street, Sandy Bay was available on the market for one week and was bought by Charlotte Peterswald for $2.5 million. Image: SUPPLIED


MORE Tasmanian houses price $1 million-plus have been bought this 12 months than every other on file.

With about two-and-a-half months left in 2020, Tasmania has already recorded 183 houses bought on this value bracket in keeping with realestate.com.au knowledge.

Actual Property Institute of Tasmania knowledge exhibits the earlier file for $1 million house gross sales was set in 2018 with 181.

Going, going gone: Four Tasmanian homes join the million dollar club

Record number of $1m-plus homes sold in Tasmania in 2019

One of many high gross sales of 2020, 770 Sandy Bay Street, Sandy Bay.


REIT president Mandy Welling described hitting this mark already in 2020 as “unbelievable”.

“I nonetheless bear in mind when the primary $1 million property was bought in Hobart and it was splashed throughout the entrance web page of the Mercury,” she stated.

“Brokers on the bottom have expressed considerations that there was a notable decline in gross sales on the high finish of the market this 12 months, so this determine is actually a pleasing shock.”

32 Sedgebrook Street, Bonnet Hill.


Mrs Welling stated as property values have elevated through the years, $300,000 properties change into $400,000 properties, $700,000 change into $800,000 and so forth.

“It’s a pure development to see increasingly million-dollar properties throughout the state,” she stated.

“And as soon as once more, so long as we now have this appreciable provide and demand imbalance, there isn’t any timeline for our market to regular.”

2/852A Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay. Knight Frank.

2/852A Sandy Bay Street, Sandy Bay.


Chief economist at realestate.com.au Nerida Conisbee stated the luxurious market was doing “very properly” for the time being.

“Though we’re in recession, many of the job loss has been amongst younger folks, which is why the rental market has been hit so laborious,” she stated.

“Individuals are actually saving extra and mortgage charges are traditionally low. Accountable lending necessities have been relaxed.

“Having stated that, it’s seemingly that $1 million-plus gross sales are extra frequent simply because values in lots of locations have ticked over from the mid- to high-$900,000s into the tens of millions.”

12 Woodcutters Street, Tolmans Hill.


276 Glenwood Street, Relbia.


Battery Level stays Tasmania’s solely suburb with a million-dollar median value, at the moment $1.35 million, however Ms Conisbee sees change on the horizon.

“It’s seemingly that suburbs like Sandy Bay, Acton Park or Tolmans Hill will hit the $1 million median slower than they might have with out COVID,” she stated.

“However Sandy Bay, I might say it is going to seemingly occur over the subsequent 12 months.

“The market outlook is very unsure for the time being however housing values have remained way more secure than anticipated.”

Extra from information

Gorgeous 1870s Geeveston home, B&B on the market
Wide views, family-sized space and comfort

REIT figures present the primary time Tasmania recorded greater than 100 $1 million gross sales in a calendar 12 months was in 2015.

There have been 109 $1 million-plus gross sales in 2015, 100 the next 12 months and 168 in 2017, 181 in 2018 and 175 final 12 months.

48 Bain Terrace, Trevallyn.


A few of Tassie’s high gross sales in September and October

770 Sandy Bay Rd, Sandy Bay $2.5m, Charlotte Peterswald for Property

32 Sedgebrook Rd, Bonnet Hill $1.475m, Harcourts Signature

2/852A Sandy Bay Rd, Sandy Bay $1.3m, Knight Frank

12 Woodcutters Rd, Tolmans Hill $1.275m, Charlotte Peterswald for Property

276 Glenwood Rd, Relbia $1.25m, One Company

48 Bain Tce, Trevallyn $1.01m, Bushby Property Group

Supply: realestate.com.au

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