Brighter Buying

Chermside West and Albany Creek amongst Brissie’s best family suburbs

by Kate Watt, Marketing Manager 3 July 2024

Affordability and proximity to schools are key factors for families looking to buy in Brisbane and surrounds.

Add nearby parks and entertainment, plus easy access to the city and public transport, and you’ve got a family-friendly suburb.

A recent report in has named Brisbane’s best family friendly burbs, based on these factors plus a purchase price lower than the Brisbane local government area median house price of $1.05 million.

Check out the top five:

  • Banyo $872,000
  • Murarrie $992,000
  • Upper Kedron $995,000
  • Middle Park $925,000
  • Chermside West $875,000

Stepping outside the Brissie local government area to Moreton Bay in the north, and Albany Creek was named as the top family spot.

Northside middle ring burbs are perennially popular with families, with suburbs spanning from Everton Hills and Keperra, through to Aspley and Zillmere offering a mix of good value housing types and price points to suit different budgets.

Bike tracks and nature reserves, shopping precincts and cinemas, and good public and private schooling options round out the family check list.

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