Home Extension And Renovation Experts Hawthorn East

Purchasing a home is one of the most important investments you can make in life which is why it is so important to choose the right location. Once you have found a suburb in an area you are comfortable living in, you would want to stay there for a long period of time if not for the rest of your life. Unfortunately, as it is with life, things change and there comes a time when your home is no longer big enough for the needs of a growing family or the house has just grown too old and outdated. 

The first thing that probably comes to mind is to move to a new home, however, this is not always the best solution. When you consider the trauma and expense of uprooting your life and leaving well-established relationships behind, you may want to consider renovating instead. Sometimes the addition of an extra bedroom and bathroom is all that is needed to sort out a space problem but if your home is too old you may want to consider a complete makeover.

Whatever you choose, Bayside Extensions are experts in renovations and extensions and our team of experienced designers and architects will be able to work with you in designing and creating a practical and relevant solution.

Why Choose To Stay In Hawthorn East?

Hawthorn East is a big, affluent inner-suburb of Melbourne situated just 6 kilometres from the city’s central business district and is home to some of the most prestigious residential addresses in the Victoria area. 

It is a very safe and convenient suburb to live in with decent shopping, good schools, lots of green leafy parks, and a great public transport system. Once you get used to the convenience and great facilities in this beautiful suburb you will find it hard to move away. 

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Demographics In Hawthorn East

The population of Hawthorn East is just over 13,000 with close to 24% being composed of independent youth, just over 15% maturing and established independence, 15% being older couples and families, while just under 44% of people are married.

The main occupations in Hawthorn are just over 41% professionals, 21% administrative and sales workers, 17% managers, 7.4% in community and personal service workers, while over 6% are technicians and trades workers.

Just over 32% of homes in Hawthorn East are fully owned, around 27% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage, while the median individual income is $862 per week and the median household income is $1,832 per week. The median mortgage repayment in Hawthorn East is $2,392 per month.

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Lifestyle In Hawthorn East

With a number of businesses in the suburb itself, many people like to walk to work while others commute to their offices in the city. There are plenty of leisure activities for all ages from biking, running, walking the Gardiners Creek Trail to relaxing in a variety of parks. Auburn train station, founded in 1882, provides transport to the nearby CBD of Melbourne with its rich variety of entertainment,  fine dining, and shopping. 

The highlight of the suburb is the 8-screen Art Deco Rivoli Cinema. Private schools like Camberwell Girls Grammar School, Carey, Xavier, and MLC are all a short bike ride away from the northern borders of the suburb. The former brick quarry which was once a council dump has been turned into a beautiful park and the streets of Hawthorn East are lined with impressive period mansions.

Types Of Homes In Hawthorn East

Stately Victorian homes and magnificent historic mansions with magnificent architecture are the norm in Hawthorn East with buyers willing to pay up to 121% more for properties than 5 years ago as popularity increased. However, during the past few years a few award-winning, architect-designed homes have sprung up to satisfy the demand for more modern homes.

Hawthorn East Median House Prices

If affordability is a question for buyers, Hawthorn East doesn’t enter the equation as median prices are in the region of $2,217 million with properties closer to the CBD being slightly cheaper.  Harcourt Street near Barker’s Road has recently seen a bunch of sales in the region of $10 million-plus.

If you own a property in Hawthorn East and are thinking of moving, why not consider renovating or extending your home to suit your requirements. You may save yourself thousands in relocation costs and lots of hassle. If you own a period home, our team of professional builders at Bayside Extensions will ensure that the architectural integrity of the building is retained while adding all the modern amenities required for a  more modern lifestyle. Contact us today and find out how we can help you turn your existing house into the home of your dreams.

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