Demand has been steadily lifting in this near city suburb

first_imgEmanuela Ispani is selling her townhouse in Carina which has been tipped to be a hotspot for home buyers in 2018. Picture: Lachie MillardTOWNHOUSE owner Emanuela Ispani was pleased to hear that the suburb she is selling her home in was one that would continue to be in demand in 2018.Ms Ispani bought her townhouse at Flavelle St, Carina in 2014 and has listed it now to move closer to the coast.She had always been attracted to living in Carina because it was close to the city and made it easy to travel to and from work.“What I like is very much is the fact that it is very, very close to the city but not close enough to feel the intensity, the noise, the crowds and the traffic,’’ she said.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach Northless than 1 hour agoNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by “You can (still) move around.’’She said the area would suit most people, it was close to schools, shops and public transport.And she said it had everything to offer the “peace and tranquillity’’ that people were looking for in their downtime.She has noticed of late a lot more first home buyers and young professionals moving into the area and said while there was a fair bit of development in Carina, it wasn’t enough to change the lifestyle there.The two-bedroom, two-level townhouse at 4/2 Flavelle Street Carina is listed for offers of more than $449,000 through Erin Greenhalgh and Jose Peralta of Ray White Carina.Ms Greenhalgh said interest had picked up in the suburb in the past four or five years.“It has always been a very good market. I think it is the just the proximity to the city and the price range as well,’’ she said.last_img