Huge interest in building a house despite a lack of land on the Gold Coast – realestate.com.au

Huge interest in building a house despite a lack of land on the Gold Coast - realestate.com.au

Shane Stefanac and Melanie Gillmore with youngsters Mila, 4, and Fin, 2.


WITH a scarcity of land on the Gold Coast, home and land packages are dwindling.

And though enquiries have dropped following the document highs after the HomeBuilder initiative was introduced, they continue to be increased than pre-pandemic ranges, in keeping with PropTrack knowledge.

However the place are individuals seeking to construct?

There’s a lack of land on the market on the Gold Coast.


Burleigh Heads’ The Arbour is the most well-liked home and land improvement on the Coast, with a 3rd of all enquiries throughout the town.

Mermaid Sanctuary at Mermaid Waters was the second hottest with 12 per cent whereas Ormeau’s Armara rounded out the highest three with 11 per cent.

Different home and land developments to make the highest 5 together with Higher Coomera’s The Valley and Helensvale’s The Surrounds.

Builder checking plan on digital tablet

There’s nonetheless loads of curiosity in home and land packages on the Gold Coast.


However land doesn’t come low cost.

The Arbour at Burleigh mission lately recorded three gross sales price practically $3 million in a matter of weeks.

The Arbour is being developed by Villawood, with gross sales and advertising and marketing managed by property companies group Oliver Hume.

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The inhabitants continues to extend on the Gold Coast.


Final month Oliver Hume penned the three gross sales at The Arbour, starting from $949,000 to $1 million on websites which vary from 653 sqm to 778 sqm.

“The Gold Coast has continued to outperform the remainder of the nation by changing into the hotspot for post-Covid homebuyers,” Oliver Hume Queensland Undertaking Director Matt Barr stated.

“Nevertheless, with rising rates of interest and prices, future residential developments have been placed on maintain, fuelling larger demand for pre-existing improvement tasks”

“There doesn’t appear to be any slowing within the financial or inhabitants progress of the Gold

Coast so we might anticipate the curiosity in premium homesites to proceed.”

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Mr Barr stated the land scarcity on the Gold Coast had reached a vital stage, with the

absence of reasonably priced websites driving up curiosity in additional premium websites like these at The Arbour.

“We desperately want extra land earlier than it begins to have an effect on the attractiveness of the Gold Coast

as a vacation spot for worldwide and interstate migration,” he stated.

Shane Stefanac and Melanie Gillmore with youngsters Mila, 4, and Fin, 2.


For Shane Stefanac and Melanie Gillmore a fallacious flip in 2016 led to the Gainsborough Greens group in Pimpama and a brand new life within the fast-growing northern Gold Coast, the place they’re now constructing their second dwelling. 

The couple say their household, which incorporates youngsters Mila, 4, and son, Fin, 2, has grown alongside the numerous growth of the suburb. 

After buying their first lot in 2016, and transferring into their dwelling that 12 months, the couple are actually ready for the completion of their new dwelling in certainly one of its ultimate phases. 

Rising up on the central Gold Coast, Mr Stefanac stated he by no means would have guessed he’d construct his household dwelling in Pimpama, or that it will remodel into the suburb it’s at the moment. 


“There was subsequent to nothing within the space once I was a child, in comparison with what there may be now,” he stated. 

“Once we constructed our first dwelling with the intention of getting a household, the realm was nonetheless very a lot below improvement.

“Six years later, the expansion of Pimpama has been extraordinary.”

Mr Stefanac stated he and Ms Gillmore had welcomed daughter, Mila, and son, Fin, whereas

residing at Gainsborough Greens.

In June 2021, the household bought their unique dwelling at Gainsborough Greens and bought their

new 420 sqm lot within the Grand Reserve launch. 

“Our new four-bedroom house is being constructed by Plantation Properties, and we’re hoping to maneuver in early subsequent 12 months,” he stated.

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