VIC Melbourne’s outer northern suburbs

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  1. jinx77

    jinx77 Active Member

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    What do people think of the following suburbs for a first time home buyer looking to buy a small 2 bedroom unit, townhouse or home?

    Preston West, Pascoe Vale, Reservoir, Glenroy, Campbellfield, Broadmeadows and Epping

    Or is it better to buy a 1 bedroom apartment in the inner north?
     
  2. The Y-man

    The Y-man Moderator Staff Member

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    Depends a lot on your preferences.
    Are you familiar with these suburbs? Go spend some time in them, different days, different times - weekends, evenings, nights.

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  3. The Y-man

    The Y-man Moderator Staff Member

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    IMHO Pvale, Reservoir, Glenroy, Broady, Preston are not really "outer"....

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  4. Bunbury

    Bunbury Well-Known Member

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    Preston West and Preston proper are definitely inner Melbourne and a very different price point.
     
  5. Big_fella300

    Big_fella300 New Member

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    I'd say it's going to boil down to what's more important to you. If it's lifestyle, inner north near cafes, restaurants etc. If you're after growth, I'd be looking at a 2-3 bedroom options a little further out. OR, you can rent inner North and buy further out for investments purposes.
     
  6. paulF

    paulF Well-Known Member

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    Been living in Hadfield for a few years now and really enjoy the suburb. Pretty easy getting to the City too. Plenty of townhouses and units being built at the moment.