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Sept. 25, 2011, 2 p.m.

Casino Property Watch Q2 2011

For the purposes of this report, the Greater Casino Area encompasses the suburbs located within the 2470 postcode as highlighted in the map to the right. Area Characteristics Located in the Northern Rivers Area of New South Wales, Casino lays claim to being one of Australias largest beef centres. Additionly , this regional hub is the service centre for a rich agricultural area. Despite being a rural township, Casino is well serviced by the Bruxner Highway and Summerland Way. Casino is also situated on the North Coast railway line between Sydney and Brisbane, with the Casino railway station the terminus ...

Sept. 20, 2011, 2 p.m.

Liverpool LGA Property Watch Q4 2011

Scope This report analyses the Liverpool Local Government Area (LGA). It highlights the regions characteristics and demographics, as well as the performance of the house and unit markets in the area. Area Characteristics The Liverpool LGA is located in Sydneys outer ring, approximately 25 kilometers south-west of the Sydney CBD. Rapid population growth began in the 1950s with several large housing commission developments taking over what was largely a market garden area. Today the Liverpool LGA is a part of Sydneys southwest growth centre, with the creation of new suburbs in the regions western corridor. The main commercial area is ...

Sept. 17, 2011, 2 p.m.

Kempsey LGA Property Watch Q3 2011

This report analyses the Kempsey Local Government Area (LGA). It highlights the characteristics and performance of the house, rural and rural residential markets within the region. Area Characteristics The Kempsey LGA is located in NSWs Mid North Coast, approximately 345 kilometres north of Sydney and 400 kilometres south of Brisbane. The Kempsey LGA is a rural region, where farming, tourism and the service industries are the main drivers of the economy. Recreational facilities include the Kempsey Golf Course and Caravan Park located in South Kempsey and the Warwick Park Racecourse in West Kempsey. The region is accessible via the Pacific ...

Sept. 15, 2011, 2 p.m.

Wagga Wagga LGA Property Watch Q3 2011

The following Property Watch is the result of an investigation into the house and vacant land markets within the Wagga Wagga Local Government Area (LGA). The report also includes a special rural overview. Area Characteristics Located in the Riverina region of NSW, the Wagga Wagga LGA has a population of 63,500 people, with 58,610 of them living in the City of Wagga Wagga making it one of the state's largest inland cities. Wagga Wagga (commonly referred to as Wagga) is an important agricultural, military, and transport hub for the Riverina region and the state of NSW. The region is accessible ...

Sept. 13, 2011, 2 p.m.

Melton Property Watch Q3 2011

Scope This report analyses the current trends and performance of the Melton Local Government Areas (LGA) house, unit and vacant land markets. It further highlights the regions local trends to provide an understanding of the type of real estate product in demand by the local market. Area Characteristics The Melton LGA encompasses almost 530 square kilometres, with its closest perimeter approximately 20 kilometres west of Melbournes CBD. The region comprises of 20 suburbs and has been earmarked as a key growth corridor for Victoria, with much of Melbournes urban sprawl already encroaching the LGAs eastern border. With strong population growth ...

Sept. 13, 2011, 2 p.m.

Coffs Harbour Property Watch Q3 2011

Introduction The following Property Watch is the result of an investigation into the house and unit markets of the Coffs Harbour area, located approximately 430 kilometres north of Sydney in the coastal Local Government Area (LGA) of Coffs Harbour. Most major services are found in the City of Coffs Harbour, the home of 27,222 residents (including North Boambee). The citys train station and regional airport, as well as major shopping and entertainment facilities are the centre of the regions economy. Coffs Harbour City Council and the State Government recently announced the City Plan Project, which aims to establish Coffs Harbour ...

Sept. 7, 2011, 2 p.m.

Buninyong Property Watch Q3 2011

Scope This report analyses the current trends and performance of the Buninyong Regions house and land markets. It further highlights the areas characteristics and demographic trends to provide an understanding of the type of real estate product in demand by the local market. For the purposes of this report the Buninyong Region comprises the eight suburbs of Magpie, Mount Helen, Navigators, Yendon, Scotsburn, Durham Lead, Scotchmans Lead and Buninyong. Area Characteristics Buninyong holds a rich history as Victorias first major inland communities, dating back to the pre-gold rush era. Settled in 1839 as a pastoral settlement, the region expanded rapidly ...

Sept. 5, 2011, 2 p.m.

St Leonards Property Watch Q3 2011

Area Characteristics St Leonards is located across the Harbour from the Sydney CBD and spreads across the Local Government Areas (LGAs) of North Sydney, Lane Cove and Willoughby. The area is easily accessible by the Gore Hill Freeway and the Pacific Highway, with the North Shore Rail Line connecting St Leonards with Sydney in the south and Chatswood in the north. The transport hub of St Leonards is designed around a busy train station that is integrated into the surrounding residential developments. It is also the home of the Royal North Shore Hospital, with a referral area that covers 17 ...

Aug. 30, 2011, 2 p.m.

Northern NSW Market Overview Q3 2011

Overview The Northern New South Wales (NSW) Region spans 90 kilometres along the coastline, offering a combination of national parks and golden NSW. The area is located between 742 kilometres to 828 kilometres north of Sydney and 110 kilometres to 191 kilometres south of Brisbane. It is typified by quiet beachside communities with undeveloped landscapes, representing a haven for holiday makers and retirees. Recently, improvements to the accessibility of this region has made it possible for residents to utilise the ever expanding employment nodes of the Gold Coast and Coolangatta, but still retain the quieter beachside living that the northern ...

Aug. 30, 2011, 2 p.m.

Ararat Property Watch Q3 2011

This report analyses the current trends and performance of the Ararat Local Government Area (LGA) house and vacant land markets. It further highlights the areas characteristics and demographic trends to provide an understanding of the type of real estate product in demand by the local market. Area Characteristics While the central township of Ararat is located approximately 205 kilometres north-west of Melbourne, the Ararat LGA expands over an approximate 4,230 square kilometres in the south-west of Victoria. Like many of central Victorias older townships, Ararat settled in the early 1800s with the official discovery of gold in the area in ...