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Factsheet 1st Half 2019

March 26, 2019, 7:13 a.m.

Kenmore Research Factsheet 1st Half of 2019

The house market in Kenmore experienced 4.8% annual (2017-2018) growth, recording a median price of $859,000 in 2018. That said the unit market has softened, by -2.9% to $607,000. Between 2017 – 2018 median prices in Brisbane Local Government Area (LGA) slightly softened by -0.9% to $685,000 for houses and by -3.6% to $434,000 for units. When compared to the Brisbane LGA, Kenmore is a premium property market. That said buyers and investors in Kenmore are rewarded with double digit price growth, as opposed to a softening in median price growth as evidenced in the wider Brisbane LGA.

Factsheet 1st Half 2019

March 26, 2019, 7 a.m.

Runaway Bay Research Factsheet 1st Half of 2019

Runaway Bay recorded a median house price of $757,000 and $403,000 for units in Q4 2018. This represented an annual (Q4 2017-Q4 2018) median price softening of -12.5% for houses and -13.3% for units. Compared to the Runaway Bay 2nd half 2018 Research Factsheet, which reported an annual (Q2 2017 – Q2 2018) price change of 19.8% (house) and -13.7% (units), houses in Runaway Bay have become more affordable. Now is an ideal time for first home buyers to tap into the market and take advantage of a softening market.

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March 24, 2019, 11:29 p.m.

Ready, Set, Go… Regional! – Top 12 Affordable Hotspots 2019

Finding an affordable option in Australian capital cities is not easy, especially when you are a first home buyer. Australia’s home loan affordability index has been at the lower end of the scale since its peak in 1993 and 2002, with December 2018 figures showing a marginal improvement of 1.3% over the past 12 months.

Factsheet 1st Half 2019

March 14, 2019, 7:11 a.m.

Tumbarumba Research Factsheet 1st Half of 2019

In Q4 2018, Tumbarumba recorded a median house price of $175,000. This represents an annual (Q4 2017 – Q4 2018) price change of -21.0%. The 2nd Half 2018 Tumbarumba Property Factsheet reported annual (Q2 2017 – Q2 2018) price growth of -10.1% for houses, meaning the past 6 months has resulted in more affordability within the Tumbarumba house market. It is important to note that in regional areas fluctuations in median house price are expected due to low sale volumes, as well as often large variations in the scale of rural land affecting land sale prices also.

Factsheet 1st Half 2019

March 13, 2019, 7:15 a.m.

Southport Research Factsheet 1st Half 2019

Southport recorded a median house price of $605,000 and $367,500 for units in Q4 2018. This is an annual (Q4 2017-Q4 2018) median price growth of 0.4% for houses and a softening of -3.9% for units. Compared to the Southport 2nd half 2018 Research Factsheet, which reported an annual (Q2 2017 – Q2 2018) median price change of 3.9% (house) and -4.7% (units), units in Southport have slightly strengthened in value and houses have become more affordable. Overall this represents a resilient market and an ideal environment for buyers.

Factsheet 1st Half 2019

March 12, 2019, 7:11 a.m.

Bendigo Research Factsheet 1st Half of 2019

The median house price in Bendigo was $374,000 in Q4 2018, which represented annual (Q4 2017 – Q4 2018) median price growth of 6.9%. During this timeframe the number of houses sold declined by -24.3%, which suggests an undersupply of houses. On the other hand, the median unit price in Bendigo softened by -4.4% over the past 12 months to Q4 2018 to $258,000. During this time, the number of units sold declined by -35.0% which suggests that the market is saturated and that there is a strong preference towards houses.

Factsheet 1st Half 2019

March 5, 2019, 5:10 a.m.

Tumut Research Factsheet 1st Half of 2019

The median house price in Tumut during Q4 2018 was $222,500, whilst the median vacant land price was $101,500. This represents annual (Q4 2017 – Q4 2018) price growth of -7.3% (house) and 12.8% (land). The Tumut 2nd Half 2018 Research Factsheet reported growth of 7.2% (house) and -5.2% (land) annually to Q2 2018. Comparing growth levels, houses in Tumut have become more affordable, whilst land has strengthened in value. Sellers can capitalise on vacant land value upswing, whilst buyers have an opportunity to purchase homes in a cooler market.

Factsheet 1st Half 2019

March 5, 2019, 5 a.m.

Sanctuary Point Research Factsheet 1st Half of 2019

Q4 2018 saw Sanctuary Point record a median house price of $470,000 and a median vacant land price of $315,000. This represents annual price growth of 9.3% (house) and 53.7% (vacant land) between Q4 2017 to Q4 2018. By comparison, the 2nd Half 2018 Sanctuary Point Property Factsheet reported annual (Q2 2017 – Q2 2018) price growth of 14.6% (house) and 5.8% (vacant land). Houses in Sanctuary Point have grown at a more affordable rate whilst land outpaced previous growth.

Factsheet 1st Half 2019

March 5, 2019, 4:35 a.m.

Robina Research Factsheet 1st Half of 2019

Robina recorded a median house price of $713,000 and $473,000 for units in Q4 2018. This is an annual (Q4 2017-Q4 2018) median price growth of 1.9% for houses and 0.7% for units. Compared to the Robina 2nd half 2018 Research Factsheet, which reported an annual (Q2 2017 – Q2 2018) median price change of -0.2% (house) and 3.8% (units), houses in Robina has strengthened in value and units have become more affordable. Overall this represents a resilient market and an ideal environment for buyers.

Factsheet 1st Half 2019

March 5, 2019, 4:25 a.m.

Palm Beach Research Factsheet 1st Half 2019

Palm Beach recorded a median house price of $830,750 and $445,625 for units in Q4 2018. This represent an annual (Q4 2017-Q4 2018) price softening of -2.3% for houses and -4.2% for units. Compared to the Palm Beach* 2nd half 2018 Research Factsheet, which reported an annual (Q2 2017 – Q2 2018) price change of 1.1% for houses and -14.4% for units, houses in Palm Beach have become more affordable whereas units have strengthened in value. Now is an ideal time for first home buyers to tap into the house market.