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Nov. 27, 2011, 1 p.m.

QLD Sales Overview Q4 2011

Across many areas in Queensland residential real estate has undergone a significant softening in sales activity and values, as demand has reflected the general decline in sentiment and confidence. The majority of first home buyers took the step into home ownership when the boost to the grant was available in 2009 and interest rates were drastically low. The future supply of this segment of buyers have been sapped and investors appear to be patiently waiting to see if they can attain a better bargain with values declining across most markets in the state. As a result of decreasing demand to ...

Nov. 7, 2011, 1 p.m.

Ballarat Property Watch Q4 2011

Scope This report analyses the current trends and performance of the Ballarat Local Government Areas (LGA) house and unit 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 Situated approximately 105 kilometres north-west of Melbourne, the City of Ballarat exists as Victorias primary inland regional hub. The Midland Highway runs through Ballarat Central, providing direct access to the Western Freeway and the Melbourne CBD. The region is also well serviced by the Ballarat Rail Line, which offers commuters a service ...

Nov. 7, 2011, 1 p.m.

Mildura Property Watch Q4 2011

Scope This report analyses the current trends and performance of the Mildura Region house, unit and land markets. It further highlights this regions characteristics to provide an understanding of potential future trends and the type of product in demand by the local market. For the purposes of this report the Mildura region comprises the neighbouring suburbs highlighted in the map to the right. Area Characteristics Positioned alongside the banks of the Murray River, Mildura is located in the far north-west corner of Victoria, with many of its neighbouring suburbs crossing the river boarder into New South Wales. Located approximately 475 ...

Nov. 6, 2011, 1 p.m.

Sydney Hills District Property Watch Q4 2011

Scope The following Property Watch is the result of an investigation into the house and unit markets within the Hills Local Government Area (LGA). Area Characteristics Sydneys Hills Region is located approximately 20 kilometres north west of Sydneys CBD, covering an area of 400 square kilometres. Road transportation to the area is provided through the M2 Motorway and the Westlink M7 while links to the Sydney CBD are provided via CityRails Northern and Western Lines and by the express Hills Bus Line. The Hills District boasts many quality educational institutions, with over 70 public and private schools located within the ...

Nov. 2, 2011, 1 p.m.

Cairns Property Watch Q4 2011

For the purposes of this report, the Cairns Area encompasses the suburbs highlighted orange in the map to the right . This area stretches from Bellenden Ker in the south and Palm Beach in the north. Area Characteristics The regional city of Cairns, is situated in Far North Queensland, approximately 1,700km by road from Brisbane. It serves as the base for those who want to explore Cooktown, Cape York Peninsula and the Atherton Tableland. Tourism is the largest industry for the region with the Great Barrier Reef less than an hour by boat and many other natural wonders such as ...

Nov. 2, 2011, 1 p.m.

Whitsundays Property Watch Q4 2011

Area Characteristics The Whitsunday Region is located 125 kilometres north of Mackay and is considered the gateway not only to the Whitsunday Islands, but also the Great Barrier Reef. This area has traditionally appealed directly to the tourist trade, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Close to 25% of the Whitsunday Region is designated parkland, with national parks making for excellent recreational opportunities. The regions economy is primarily supported by the tourism and sugar industries, with Airlie Beach and Proserpine acting as the major business centres. Within the Whitsunday region, Airlie Beach is one of the main tourist ...

Oct. 27, 2011, 1 p.m.

Ashmore Property Watch Q4 2011

The following Property Watch is the result of an investigation into the house, unit and vacant land market comprising suburbs within the Ashmore Area as depicted in the map to the right. The purpose of this report is to identify the trends influencing the performance of this real estate market and the factors contributing to its competitive environment.

Oct. 26, 2011, 1 p.m.

Leichhardt & Ashfield LGA's Property Watch Q4 2011

Area Characteristics The Leichhardt Local Government Area (LGA) is located in Sydneys Inner West, approximately five kilometres from the Sydney CBD. The region is made up of six suburbs including Leichhardt, Balmain, Birchgrove , Rozelle and Annandale . The area is accessible through Parramatta and Victoria Roads and via Wattle Street, with public transport options of ferries and light rail. The region is renowned for its famous cafes and restaurants, with each suburb boasting a mix of unique retail outlets. Pedestrian and cyclists access to many of the regions parks and harbourside beaches is promoted by the local council. House ...

Oct. 25, 2011, 1 p.m.

Gold Coast 30 Year Unit Sales Cycle 2011

The Gold Coast saw relatively stable median price growth to December 2000. Notably, this stability was maintained throughout some volatile economic periods. From June 2001 dramatic increases in property prices for the Gold Coast market occurred, whereby median price increased from $205,000 to $410,000 by June 2004. This increase represented a compounding growth rate of 26% per annum and correlated with the completion of the Gold Coast to Brisbane Highway extension. The median price of housing experienced another rapid surge in price growth to a record median price of $528,500 across the Gold Coast in June 2008, before experiencing a ...

Oct. 25, 2011, 1 p.m.

Gold Coast 30 Year House Sales Cycle 2011

The Gold Coast saw relatively stable median price growth to December 2000. Notably, this stability was maintained throughout some volatile economic periods. From June 2001 dramatic increases in property prices for the Gold Coast market occurred, whereby median price increased from $205,000 to $410,000 by June 2004. This increase represented a compounding growth rate of 26% per annum and correlated with the completion of the Gold Coast to Brisbane Highway extension. The median price of housing experienced another rapid surge in price growth to a record median price of $528,500 across the Gold Coast in June 2008, before experiencing a ...