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Nov. 30, 2011, 1 p.m.

Macedon Ranges Property Watch Q4 2011

This report analyses the current trends and performance of the Macedon Ranges Local Government Areas (LGA) house and vacant land markets. It further highlights the regions characteristics and local trends to provide an understanding of the type of real estate product in demand by the local market. Area Characteristics Located toward the central region of Victoria, the Macedon Ranges LGA covers approximately 1,750 square kilometres to the north-west of the State Capital. With 10 established townships throughout the LGA, Kyneton exists as one of the regions primary hubs, offering a high degree of connectivity to the CBD via the Calder ...

Nov. 30, 2011, 1 p.m.

Warrnambool Market Overview Q4 2011

This report analyses the current trends and performance of the Warrnambool Areas house and unit markets. It further highlights the areas characteristics and trends to provide an understanding of the type of real estate product in demand by the local market. For the purpose of this report, the Warrnambool Area comprises the suburb of Warrnambool and the direct neighbouring suburbs of Dennington, Woodford, Bushfield and Allansford. Area Characteristics Situated to the western corner of Victorias Great Ocean Road, Warrnambool is approximately 265 kilometres south-west of the Melbourne CBD. Despite its regional location, Warrnambool is well serviced with the Hopkins and ...

Nov. 30, 2011, 1 p.m.

ACT Property Watch Q4 2011

Area Characteristics and Demographics The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is located approximately 280 kilometres south west of Sydney and 670 kilometres north of Melbourne, covering an approximate area of 2,350 square kilometres. Four major highways lead into the area, with a daily rail service to Sydney for those with time on their hands. Canberra, the nations capital is located in the Northeastern corner of the ACT and accommodates the majority of the population in the region. Designed by the famous architect Walter Burley Griffin in the beginning of the previous century, Canberra is a famous model of the Garden City ...

Nov. 30, 2011, 1 p.m.

Bankstown LGA Property Watch Q4 2011

This report analyses the Bankstown Local Government Area (LGA). It highlights the regions characteristics as well as the performance of the house and unit markets in the area. Area Characteristics The Bankstown LGA is a major economic centre within the Southwest region of Sydney . Bordered by the Georges River and the Local Government Areas of Canterbury, Auburn, Parramatta and Fairfield, the region is known for its family oriented community. Major shopping facilities are found in t he Centro Bankstown , with more strip shopping located in Bankstown City Plaza. The main arterial roads servicing the LGA are the M5 ...

Nov. 30, 2011, 1 p.m.

Port Macquarie Property Watch Q4 2011

This report analyses the current trends and performance of the Port Macquarie house and unit markets. It also contains a brief overview of the demography and recent infrastructure developments in the region. Area Characteristics Port Macquarie is located approximately 300 kilometres north of Sydney and 440 kilometres south of Brisbane, in a region known for its natural beauty, wineries and beaches. The region has one of the most moderate climates in Australia, with temperatures normally ranging between 15 and 30 degrees. Port Macquarie is the regional centre within the Port Macquarie-Hastings Local Council, providing air links to Sydney and Brisbane ...

Nov. 27, 2011, 1 p.m.

Robina Area Waterfront Property Watch Q4 2011

Area Characteristics Comprising a total area of 1,850 hectares, Robina was one of the largest private master planned community developments in Australia. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, as at June 2010 the Estimated Residential Population of Robina was 22,660 residents. Varsity Lakes is another master planned community which is bounded by the 80 hectare Lake Orr and the 18 hole Robina Woods Golf Course. The area is a $1 billion community comprising of residential villages, business precincts and retail centres, developed on 343 hectares and is home to 14,751 residents as at June 2010. The rate of population ...

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 ...