Sea change: Buyer interest shines on Denmark

The small country town of Denmarkis making waves withmoreinterest from people looking to call the popular tourist destinationtheirnexthome.

Famous for itsworld-class beaches,sky-high trees, hilly terrain and local produce andvineyards,theGreat Southern townreceived 25, in the first six months of 2021frompeople looking to buy.

Despite being afive-hourdrive from Perth,Denmark was the13thmost viewed suburbonreiwa.comto buyin the first half of 2021. Whilst thisdoesntseem that high, it beat popular Perth suburbs like Mandurah(22,758views)and Baldivis(24,270views). Plus, it was the number one most viewed regional town, overtakingDunsborough(16,187views)and Margaret River(13,233views)where the populationis more than double.

Life in Denmark

Sincethe working from home trendpicked upafter the onset of COVID-19,many West Aussies were quick to jump on board, making the trend their new norm.As a result,many people arevaluing lifestyle over convenience, choosing to live in our beautiful regional towns rather than in the city.

In addition to this, word on the ground from local Denmark real estate agents is thatthere is increasinginterestfrom overseas and interstate buyers looking topurchaseproperty in WA, wherethe economic and social impacts of COVID-19 aremoreminimal.

The Denmark lifestyle also offers one that is relaxed,simple and features some of the best sights that WA has to offer, including Greens Pool, Peaceful Bay and Valley of theGiantsTreetops Walk.

For those thinking of making a sea change,itsnosurprisethat Denmark is at the top of their list.

The Denmark property market

With buyer interest on the rise, the Denmark property markethas also seen an uptick in activity, with properties that were on the market for years selling and a shortage of stock.

The popular town has seen sales activity increased by 32 per cent annually, with124sales in the 2020-21financial year.

There is alsogood news for sellers, with a 19.9per cent increaseto its median house sale price in the2020-21financial year.However,if you are one of the many people looking to buy in Denmark, the median house sale priceremainsaffordable at $405,000.

Looking to buyin Denmark?

If you are interested in a sea change, or maybe even looking to buy a holiday house, viewDenmarkssuburb profile

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