Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

The popular suburb of Parkside in Adelaide has proven yet again to be the 'ideal' location to live in South Australia, recording a high search rate on

When it comes to finding the ideal location to buy a home in, it’s no surprise South Australians are after a property close to the city.

The latest episode of Toop TV reports that the most recent statistics from reveal during February, the inner southern suburb of Parkside was the most popular location in the country among house hunters.

During this time the suburb received an average of 486 visits by potential home buyers.

Anthony Toop, Managing Director of South Australian premier real estate agency Toop & Toop, is not surprised that Parkside rates highly on the property search engine. "Parkside has always proven to be a popular destination for those in the market for real estate," Mr Toop says.

"Property here retain their original character features and can still be renovated," Mr Toop said.

In fact, Toop & Toop has already had some stand out sales in this area since the start of the year.

Toop TV reporter Elise Partington says that Parkside is not the only South Australian suburb in hot demand. "Other Adelaide suburbs currently in demand are Clarence Park, Toorak Gardens and Unley which all made the national top 10 list."

While this is great news for residents within these suburbs, overall the Adelaide property market appears to be suffering where home prices continue to decline.

Ms Partington says that "according to RP Data, dwelling values were down 4.2 per cent in April, compared to the same time last year."

"And in Australia’s eight combined capital cities, the average house price was down 4.5 per cent from the previous year," Ms Partington said.

Also in Episode 125 of Toop TV:

- Live in the studio, David Christian – General Manager of the Adelaide Casino

- Weekly market update with RP Data’s Head of Research Tim Lawless

- See inside of SA's Finest at 110 Watson Avenue Toorak Gardens, 77A Osmond Terrace Norwood, 9 George Street Unley Park

- Go behind the blinds with 55 – 57 Malvern Avenue Malvern

To view the complete episode today, Wednesday 2 May, log onto at 1pm. All past episodes also available online.

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Toop Real Estate Group

South Australia’s largest independent residential real estate agency and the most highly awarded in the nation was founded by Anthony Toop. It has become a national icon in marketing and selling in the residential real estate industry having won National Real Estate Agency of the Year in 2007 and is the only real estate agency in the industry’s REISA Hall of Fame. Toop&Toop is also the only real estate agency in the Family Business Association Hall of Fame as an iconic business in South Australia. Founded by Anthony in 1985 has won virtually every major state and national business award since 1993 - and has received recognition both nationally and internationally for achievements in business excellence. In April 2009 Anthony was recognized nationally by the Real Estate Institute of Australia by receiving the nations “Community Service Award” for work done with charities and with the Community. He also received the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) Long Life Leadership regional recognition in December 2008 the “Legacy Honour 2008”.
Anthony Toop
P: 08 8266 8887
M: 0418 824 188


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