Should I buy a townhouse, house, or apartment?

Brisbane is one of the most live-able Cities in the world, and a big part of that live-ability is the huge variety of different properties for sale in Brisbane.

Whether you crave the simplicity of an inner-City apartment close to entertainment, dining and work – or a house with a large back yard for the kids or pets to play in, the sheer variety of houses, apartments and townhouses available can make for a tough choice when it comes to deciding what to buy!

In this article, we’ll run you through the pros and cons of each type of property help you decide which one suits your individual lifestyle best.

Townhouse Pros and Cons

Townhouses are becoming a popular option for buyers who want the convenience of an apartment lifestyle but with the look and feel of a house, making townhouses a popular option for young families or older buyers looking to downsize. This is also a popular option as in most cases pets are allowed.

Clark Real Estate has a number of townhouses for sale in Brisbane – check out the website for more details.

House Pros and Cons

Houses in Brisbane come in all shapes and sizes, suitable for all different lifestyle options and price ranges. For those that need the space – such as growing families or those with pets – houses are still the most realistic option

However, Brisbane house prices are still rising – the median price for houses in Brisbane over the last 12 months is $590K according to CoreLogic data on – rising to over $1million in some popular suburbs – making it difficult to find the right property in the right area at an affordable price.

However there are still bargains to be had all over the northside – check out the Clark Real Estate website for our latest listings on houses for sale in Brisbane.

Apartment Pros and Cons

The number of apartments for sale in Brisbane has exploded in recent years, with an abundance of options in and about the City – and more options becoming available all the time.

We have discussed what this impending oversupply might mean for prices in a previous blog, but that’s not to say that choosing an apartment is a bad idea. Buying for yourself can offer a huge variety with Investors selling assets they no longer want to hold. As an Investor, migration from Interstate and Overseas increases the supply/demand ratio.

The simplicity of apartment living, with the inner-City lifestyle and minimal upkeep is still mightily attractive. Check out our listings for a range of apartments for sale all over the City.

Get in touch

If you want advice about which type of property to buy based on your specific circumstances, get in touch with Clark Real Estate today! Or alternatively check out all our properties for sale on the website.