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Aug. 24, 2011, 2 p.m.

Brisbane Market Update Q3 2011

The most influential factor surrounding Brisbanes real estate market at present is a lack of buyer confidence. Over the March 2010 half year this had reached a peak with an imminent interest rate rise looming following the surprise November rate rise, Januarys floods, falling house values, rising cost of living and increasingly debt averse and conservative households. So why with so many opposing factors hasnt Brisbane house values plummeted in line with the pessimist ideology that the Property Bubble will pop to the tune of 30% to 40%? This is because Brisbane is enduring a sustained slowing where the market ...

Aug. 23, 2011, 2 p.m.

Maryborough Property Watch Q3 2011

This report analyses the current trends and performance of the Maryborough precincts unique house market. For the purpose of providing suitable analysis of the region, the neighbouring suburbs of Flagstaff , Daisy Hill , Adelaide Lead , Moonlight Flat , Alma , Bowenvale , Timor , Simson , Carisbrook , Craigie , Talbot , Red Lion and Golden Point have also been included in the data. Area Characteristics Considered the heart of the Central Goldfields, Maryborough is positioned approximately 60 kilometres north of Ballarat and 140 kilometres north-west of Melbourne. The region is well serviced with the Pyrenees Highway and ...

Aug. 17, 2011, 2 p.m.

Nundah Area Highlight Report Q3 2011

Overview The Nundah Area Highlight Report analyses the performance of residential real estate within the Nundah Area which comprises the suburbs of Banyo, Clayfield, Kedron, Northgate, Nundah, Virginia and Wavell Heights. The Nundah Area is an inner city region of Brisbane, located between a five and ten kilometre radius north-east of the Brisbane Central Business District. It lies on the western perimeter of the Brisbane Airport and close to the point where the Brisbane River makes its way into Moreton Bay. The Nundah Area is a well serviced district nestled among several transport corridors including the Northern Rail Line, Gateway ...

Aug. 17, 2011, 2 p.m.

Outer North Brisbane Market Overview Q3 2011

Overview This report is the result of an examination into the historic and current market activity within the Outer North Brisbane Area. For the purpose of this report the Outer North Brisbane Area includes the suburbs of North Lakes, Deception Bay, Mango Hill, Murrumba Downs, Griffin, Rothwell, Newport, Kippa-Ring, Clontarf, Woody Point, Margate, Redcliffe, Scarborough and Kallangur. The Outer North Brisbane Area is located roughly 25 km north of Brisbane in one of South East Queenslands major growth areas. The region comprises a mix of established suburbs and new land releases. Over the past decade, the area has seen major ...

July 12, 2011, 2 p.m.

Foster Tuncurry Property Watch Q2 2011

Area Characteristics Forster and Tuncurry are located in the Mid-North Coast Region of NSW, approximately 220 kilometres northeast of Sydney, in the Local Government Area (LGA) of Great Lakes . The region is a major tourist destination renowned for its fishing and water sport activities around Wallis Lake . Shopping outlets can be found at Stockland Forster and in a variety of shops along Wharf Street, just off of The Lakes Way, which is used as the main arterial road connecting the towns to the Pacific Highway. Demographic Snapshot As at June 2010 the estimated population of Forster-Tuncurry was 19,889 ...

June 21, 2011, 2 p.m.

Clarence Valley Vacant Land Highlight Report Q2 2011

Local Area Characteristics The Clarence Valley Local Government Area (LGA) is located along the northern coastline of New South Wales and offers a diversified landscape for its residents, from 80 kilometres of beach frontage to the many tributaries into the Clarence River. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) the most recent Estimated Residential Population for the Clarence Valley as at June 2010 was 52,592. This equates to an increase of 1.1 per cent over a twelve month period, the 65 th strongest growth of 152 Local Government Areas in New South Wales. The majority of residents within the ...

June 14, 2011, 2 p.m.

Gold Coast Market Overview Q2 2011

Overview The Gold Coast is a coastal city of Australia located in the southeast corner of Queensland. The Gold Coast stretches from Alberton in the north to Coolangatta in the South. This sundry region is full of contrasts with the coastline stretching for 42 kilometres, renowned for its pristine surf beaches, while the hinterland provides acreage living with panoramic views of the coast and city lights. This market is well known as one of Australias premiere tourist locations both domestically and internationally. Popular activities in the area tend to revolve around the water including boating, fishing, surfing, SCUBA diving and ...

June 13, 2011, 2 p.m.

Wollongong LGA Property Watch Q2 2011

Scope The following Property Watch is the result of an investigation into the house, unit and land markets within the Wollongong Local Government Area (LGA). Area Characteristics The Wollongong LGA is located in the Illawarra Region of NSW, approximately 85 kilometres south of Sydney and 240 kilometres east of Canberra. The area is easily accessible via the Southern Freeway as well as the Princess and Illawarra Highways. The Wollongong and Dapto rail stations link the Wollongong town centre to Sydney, Nowra and the South Coast. The regions economy is based on a strong mining industry and the largest integrated steel ...

June 1, 2011, 2 p.m.

Greater Sydney Rural Lifestyle Report Q2 2011

Introduction Smaller size rural lots have proven to be a popular choice for buyers from both city and country areas. City residents often seek a weekend retreat, normally within two to two and a half hours from Sydney, allowing for recreational and maintenance activities to be done on weekends and during holiday periods. Farmers in country areas may choose to downsize to smaller lifestyle properties offering a similar setting to their former larger farm, but within closer proximity to a town centre. At the same time, residents of larger country towns will prefer to purchase lots within 10 to 20 ...

June 1, 2011, 2 p.m.

Randwick LGA Property Watch Q2 2011

Area Characteristics Randwick is a coastal LGA located approximately seven kilometres south of the Sydney CBD and bounded by the Pacific Ocean and Botany Bay. The LGA has been an increasingly popular destination with both tourists and locals who are attracted to the famous beaches of Maroubra and Coogee, as well as other recreational facilities such as Centennial Park, Randwick Racecourse and Queens Park. The suburb of Randwick is a major regional shopping and transportation hub, featuring the Royal Randwick Shopping Centre and strip shopping on Avoca Street and Belmore Road. Other shopping facilities can be found in Eastgardens and ...