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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 ...

Aug. 24, 2011, 2 p.m.

Werribee Property Watch Q3 2011

This report analyses the current trends and performance of the Werribee Areas house, unit and vacant land markets. To portray a succinct overview of the Werribee market, the direct neighbouring suburbs of Tarneit, Hoppers Crossing, Point Cook, Werribee South and Wyndham Vale have been incorporated into the central suburbs analysis. Area Characteristics Situated within the Local Government Area (LGA) of Wyndham, Werribee is located on the Werribee River, approximately 32 kilometres south-west of Melbournes CBD. With the urban sprawl from Victorias two major cities, Melbourne and Geelong encroaching on the region, Werribees property market has performed particularly well over the ...

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. 24, 2011, 2 p.m.

Werribee Property Watch Q3 2011

This report analyses the current trends and performance of the Werribee Areas house, unit and vacant land markets. To portray a succinct overview of the Werribee market, the direct neighbouring suburbs of Tarneit, Hoppers Crossing, Point Cook, Werribee South and Wyndham Vale have been incorporated into the central suburbs analysis. Area Characteristics Situated within the Local Government Area (LGA) of Wyndham, Werribee is located on the Werribee River, approximately 32 kilometres south-west of Melbournes CBD. With the urban sprawl from Victorias two major cities, Melbourne and Geelong encroaching on the region, Werribees property market has performed particularly well over the ...

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 ...