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Oct. 31, 2012, 1 p.m.

ACT Property Watch Q3 2012

CANBERRA MARKET OVERVIEW The following Property Watch report is the result of an investigation into the historic and current market conditions of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), with a focus on the Canberra residential market. The growth in activity during 2011 subsided in the first half of 2012, with softer activity and a decline in house and unit median prices. Recently-announced cuts to the federal budget have further dented buyers confidence as public servants contemplate interstate relocations. The undersupply in the inner city, which characterised the market in the past three years has been met with robust development, leading to ...

Oct. 31, 2012, 1 p.m.

Yamanto Area Property Watch Q3 2012

YAMANTO AREA MARKET OVERVIEW The following Property Watch report is the result of an investigation into the historic and current trends of the Yamanto Area residential real estate market, which encompasses the suburbs of Raceview, Flinders View and Yamanto. The Yamanto Area house market registered a total of 146 settled transactions in the six months to 30 June 2012, representing a marked increase from the historically low level of activity recorded during the June 2011 period. Affordability continues to underpin a sustained level of demand for housing in the area. A total of five interest rate cuts since November 2011 ...

Oct. 31, 2012, 1 p.m.

Ipswich Area Property Watch Q4 2012

IPSWICH AREA MARKET OVERVIEW The following Property Watch report is the result of an investigation into the historic and current market trends of the Ipswich Area, which encompasses the suburbs within the 4304, 4305 and 4306 post codes. The Ipswich Area house market registered a total of 591 settled transactions in the six months to 30 June 2012, representing a marked increase of 14.1 per cent from the historically low level of activity recorded during the June 2011 period. While sales activity during the June 2012 period remains below the five year average of 864 sales, activity appears to be ...

Oct. 31, 2012, 1 p.m.

Inner Brisbane Rental Market Analysis Q4 2012

The following report is an investigation into the historic and current rental market trends of the Inner City Brisbane Area unit market. The Inner City Brisbane Area has been delineated by two catchments, the Inner North and Inner South, each comprising a set of post codes as detailed in the reference table below. A rental analysis has been undertaken for one, two and three bedroom unit markets under each post code for the purpose of comparative analysis and to identify Brisbanes outperforming inner city postcode/s. Median rental data was only provided if the number of new bonds registered was more ...

Oct. 31, 2012, 1 p.m.

Hervey Bay Area Property Watch Q4 2012

HERVEY BAY AREA MARKET OVERVIEW The following Property Watch report is the result of an investigation into the historic and current market trends of the Hervey Bay Area, which encompasses the suburbs of Urangan, Torquay, Scarness, Pialba, Point Vernon, Eli Waters, Urraween, Kawungan and Wondunna. The Hervey Bay Area house market has exhibited positive signs of market stabilisation in the first half of 2012, with sales activity trending back up, albeit steadily. A total of 382 settlements were recorded for the house market during the six months to 30 June 2012, representing a notable increase of 19.7 per cent in ...

Oct. 31, 2012, 1 p.m.

Gold Coast LGA 30 Year Study Q3 2012

GOLD COAST LGA PROPERTY MARKET OVERVIEW Emerging indicators suggest a likely turn in the Gold Coast market on the horizon, with exceptional buying opportunities present in the marketplace for those brave enough to test their nerve and savvy enough to buy well. A combination of transfer duty concessions and successive interest rate reductions and a continued fall in valuations during the first half of 2012 has not only improved mortgage affordability but has instilled a sense of optimism for the market in the coming years. New mortgage products are becoming very attractive to buyers, with the banks competing vigorously to ...

Oct. 31, 2012, 1 p.m.

Gladstone Area Rental Market Analysis Q4 2012

According to the most recent quarterly median rent release by Residential Tenancy Authority, the Gladstone Area residential rental market (represented by the 4680 post code) appears to have reached a plateau after experiencing exceptional growth over the past two years. The chart below highlights the median rent movements for select house and unit dwelling types over quarterly periods from September 2010. Only dwelling types that accounted for 100 or more new bonds per quarter where considered for this study. The highest median rent for a single quarter period was achieved in the four bedroom house market, recording $650 p/w back ...

Oct. 31, 2012, 1 p.m.

Coffs Harbour Property Watch Q4 2012

MARKET OVERVIEW The following report is the result of an investigation into the historic and current market conditions of the Coffs Harbour Local Government Area (LGA). High yields are attracting investors to Coffs Harbour despite softer house and unit prices, and the stabilisation in rent prices experienced in the first half of 2012. Units Unit activity increased in the 12 month to July 2012 for the first time since July 2010, providing early signs for the bottoming of the market. The 168 units transacting over the period equated to an increase of two transactions over the same period in 2011. ...

Oct. 18, 2012, 1 p.m.

PRDnationwide Quarterly Economic and Property Report Ed 4 2012

The Quarterly Economic and Property Report is a great tool for overcoming objections based on the macro-economy. These objections are typically concerns about whether interest rates will go up, unemployment will increase or the economy will crash. All of these issues are discussed in the report. As the most widely used report produced by PRDnationwide Research, the Quarterly Economic & Property Report can assist in establishing working relationships with accountants, lawyers, brokers etc. The Quarterly Economic and Property Report will typically include commentary on the following macro-economic indicators: Consumer Sentiment Business Confidence Inflation Interest Rates The Share Market Exchange Rates ...

Oct. 18, 2012, 1 p.m.

PRDnationwide Quarterly Economic and Property Report Ed 4 2012

The Quarterly Economic and Property Report is a great tool for overcoming objections based on the macro-economy. These objections are typically concerns about whether interest rates will go up, unemployment will increase or the economy will crash. All of these issues are discussed in the report. As the most widely used report produced by PRDnationwide Research, the Quarterly Economic & Property Report can assist in establishing working relationships with accountants, lawyers, brokers etc. The Quarterly Economic and Property Report will typically include commentary on the following macro-economic indicators: Consumer Sentiment Business Confidence Inflation Interest Rates The Share Market Exchange Rates ...