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Dec. 13, 2018, 11:34 p.m.

Coolum Beach Research Factsheet 2nd Half 2018

Coolum Beach recorded a median house price of $743,000 and $400,000 for units in Q3 2018, which represented an annual (Q3 2017 – Q3 2018) price change of 6.5% and 12.7% respectively. In comparison to the Coolum Beach 1st Half 2018 Research Factsheet, which reported an annual (Q1- 2017- Q1 2018) price change of -1.2 % for house and 2.3% for units, properties in Coolum Beach has experienced a significant strengthening in value.

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Dec. 13, 2018, 11:19 p.m.

Peregian Springs Research Factsheet 2nd Half 2018

Peregian Springs is a suburb located approx. 21kms north from the heart of the Sunshine Coast. Homes in the suburb include independent living units, serviced apartments, and retirement village; which are part of the master planned community. According to ABS Census 2016 37.8% of occupied private dwellings in Peregian Springs were rented, higher than the Queensland average of 34.2%. This signals a healthier rental market, which is good news for investors.

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Dec. 13, 2018, 11:04 p.m.

Melton Research Factsheet 2nd Half 2018

Melton is an urban metropolitan area 35kms west of Melbourne CBD. According to ABS Census 2016 only 6.1% of private dwellings in Melton were unoccupied, lower than the Victorian average of 11.7%. Further, the number of private dwellings grew by 20.6% during this time, signalling a healthy market for investment.

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Dec. 13, 2018, 5:22 a.m.

Ettalong Beach Research Factsheet 2nd Half 2018

Ettalong Beach is a suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales (NSW), approximately 80km north of Sydney. According to ABS Census 2016 38.4% of occupied private dwellings in Ettalong Beach are rented, higher than the NSW average of 31.8%. This is good news for investors looking to enter the market.

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Dec. 13, 2018, 5:05 a.m.

Ballarat Research Factsheet 2nd Half 2018

Ballarat is the third largest inland city in Australia, approx. 1.5hrs drive north-west of Melbourne CBD. According to ABS Census 2016 31.4% of occupied private dwellings in Ballarat were rented, higher than the Victorian average of 28.7%. Further, the number of private dwellings grew by 11.8% during this time, signalling a healthy rental market for investment.

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Dec. 13, 2018, 4:55 a.m.

Coffs Harbour Research Factsheet 2nd Half of 2018

Coffs Harbour recorded a median house price of $586,000 and $385,000 for units in Q3 2018, which represented an annual (Q3 2017-Q3 2018) price change of 12.7% and 3.2% respectively. Compared to Coffs Harbour 1st half 2018 Research Factsheet, which reported an annual (Q1 2017 – Q1 2018) median price change of 8.0% (house) and 2.8% (units), the property market in Coffs Harbour have strengthened.

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Dec. 13, 2018, 4:37 a.m.

Hervey Bay Research Factsheet 2nd Half 2018

Hervey Bay is a coastal city in the Fraser Coast Region of Queensland, approx. 290kms or 3.5hrs drive north of Brisbane. It is the gateway to World Heritage Listed Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world, with convenient barge access across the Great Sandy Strait.

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Dec. 13, 2018, 4:23 a.m.

Tannum Sands Research Factsheet 2nd Half of 2018

Tannum Sands is a coastal town and locality in the central east coast of Queensland. According to ABS Census 2016 31.4% of private dwellings were rented, a significant increase compared to the 9.2% reported in 2011. Further, the number of private dwellings grew by 12.8% during this time. This signals there is improved conditions for investment.

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Dec. 13, 2018, 4:11 a.m.

Panania Research Factsheet 2nd Half of 2018

Panania recorded a median house price of $1,025,000 and $750,000 for units in Q3 2018, representing an annual (Q3 2017-Q3 2018) price change of -1.2% and -1.6% respectively. Compared to the Panania 1st half 2018 Research Factsheet, which reported an annual (Q1 2017 – Q1 2018) price change of 3.8% (house) and 2.1% (units), properties in Panania have become more affordable. Now is an ideal time for first home buyers to enter the market.

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Dec. 7, 2018, 12:54 a.m.

Bendigo Rental and Investment Report 2nd Half 2018

The Bendigo rental market continues to serve investors well, particularly for houses. Median house rental price increased by 7.0% over the past 12 months to Q3 2018, to $320 per week. During this time the number of houses rented also increased, by 64.0%. This suggests real growth in investment returns and that median house rental price increase was not due to a scarcity in the market. Average days on market for have declined, by -7.0% for houses and by -22.0% for units. This suggests there is now quicker uptake of rental properties, which is good news for investors and confirms Bendigo as an investment hotbed.