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Aug. 16, 2012, 2 p.m.

St George Property Watch Q3 2012

St George East Market Overview This report navigates through the historic and current market conditions of the eastern suburbs of the St George Region, located across the Rockdale, Kogarah and Hurstville Local Government Areas. The increase in demand for housing in the region has been the result of its location, with close proximity to major road and rail routes and easy access to Sydney Airport. This demand has not been uniform, with restricted affordability for detached houses leading to the proliferation of medium density accommodation, representing more than half of the regions households in 2011. The decline in demand for ...

Aug. 16, 2012, 2 p.m.

The Hills - Cumberland Property Watch Q3 2012

Market Overview This report navigates through the historic and current market conditions of the southern suburbs of The Hills Shire, the Northern part of the Parramatta Local Government Area (LGA) and parts of the Holroyd LGA. The local market remained stable over recent months, despite the low, post stimulus sales levels not seen since October 1994 (houses) and October 2000 (units). Detached houses continued to represent the majority of transactions, buoyed by inner city dwellers seeking affordability and space. First home buyers have increased their market presence since the beginning of the year, although financial constraints have kept them focused ...

Aug. 5, 2012, 2 p.m.

Buninyong Property Watch Q3 2012

BUNINYONG AREA MARKET OVERVIEW The following Property Watch report is the result of an investigation into thehistoric and current market trends of the Buninyong Local Government Area. Thearea includes the Ballarat suburb of Mount Helen, the rural township ofBuninyong, and several regional areas including Yendon, Scotsburn and DurhamLead. Being in close proximity to Ballarat and the university precinct theprospects for future growth are strong. Transaction volumes for houses in the Buninyong LGA have averaged 63 for asix month period over the last ten years. Volumes have not ranged widely,typically falling between 50 and 70 transactions. The six months to April ...

Aug. 5, 2012, 2 p.m.

Creswick Property Watch Q3 2012

CRESWICK-CLUNES AREA MARKET OVERVIEW The following Property Watch report is the result of an investigation into the historic and current market trends of the Creswick Local Government Area. Situated just 18 kilometres to the north of the regional hub of Ballarat, Creswick itself is home to just over 3,000 people. Known for its gold mining history, subsequent reforestation and artistic bent, the region extends to Clunes in the North, Ascot in West, Wattle Flat to the South and Newlyn in the East. Transaction volumes for houses in the Creswick LGA have averaged 63 for a six month period over the ...

Aug. 5, 2012, 2 p.m.

Maryborough Property Watch Q3 2012

MARYBOROUGH AREA MARKET OVERVIEW The April 2012 six months saw 62 houses transact, well down on the average of 120 transactions over a six month period for the last five years. Volumes across most Victorian markets have been dropping for several periods; with the Maryborough house market is only now seeing the impacts of the general slowdown in activity. Despite the lower volumes the median price for houses closed the six months to April 2012 marginally up on the previous year at $181,500. Whilst this represents only a 0.8% growth on the previous years medium price, the ten year growth ...

Aug. 1, 2012, 2 p.m.

Newcastle Property Watch Q3 2012

Newcastle LGA Market Overview This report aims to navigate through the historic and current market conditions of the Newcastle Local Government Area (LGA) and provide an overview of the outer and inner citys market conditions. A booming coal industry in the Hunter Valley has led to the strong economic momentum prevalent in Newcastle. The record trade throughput of the Newcastle port is driving the employment market in the region, with infrastructure investment in the City and the nearby Tomago areas positioning the region as one of the most robust in NSW. While demand for industrial and commercial properties is strong, ...

Aug. 1, 2012, 2 p.m.

Gladstone Region Highlight Report Q3 2012

GLADSTONE REGION OVERVIEW The Gladstone Region Highlight Report analyses the performance of the residential real estate market within the defined Gladstone Regional Council. The report contains detailed investigations into three sub-markets within the region which include the Gladstone City Area, Tannum Sands Area and Agnes Water Area. Results of these investigations are intended to identify trends and commonalities that exist between each sub-market, though most importantly to gain an appreciation of the underlying drivers of each particular market. The Gladstone Regional Council is located around 550 kilometres north of the state capital Brisbane and 100 kilometres south-east of Rockhampton. Population ...

July 31, 2012, 2 p.m.

Camden Haven Property Watch Q3 2012

Market Overview This report aims to navigate through the historic and current market conditions of the Camden Haven Area. Located south of Port Macquarie in the Port Macquarie-Hastings Local Government Area, the region acts as a popular holiday destination, albeit with a stable population of owner occupiers. Lower incomes earned by residents have limited growth in property prices over the past eight years with the exception of the 2008-2009 period, when government stimulus enticed first home buyers and upgraders to enter the market. The Areas Sales Cycle graph reveals softening median house and unit prices in the past three years, ...

July 31, 2012, 2 p.m.

Panania Area Property Watch Q3 2012

MARKET OVERVIEW The following Property Watch report is the result of an investigation into the historic and current market conditions of the Panania Area, which spans across the southern part of the Bankstown Local Government Area (LGA). The Panania Area comprises mostly detached houses, despite a significant increase in semi-detached dwellings in the past few years. Detached houses, accounting for 79% of the residential stock, cater for the needs of most family households. The scarcity of and demand for vacant land is met with redevelopment and rezoning of existing stock. Currently the most significant project is the proposed redevelopment of ...

July 30, 2012, 2 p.m.

Tweed Coast Area Property Watch Q3 2012

TWEED COAST AREA MARKET OVERVIEW The following Property Watch report is the result of an investigation into the historic and current market trends of the Tweed Coast Area, which encompasses the suburbs of Fingal Head, Chinderah, Kingscliff, Cudgen, Cabarita Beach (including Bogangar), Hastings Point and Pottsville. During the six months to April 2012, the Tweed Coast Area house market registered a total of 102 transactions, one sale more than the 101 transactions registered for the unit market. This represents only the second time in over a decade where demand for house stock has surpassed what has predominately been a unit ...