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Dec. 21, 2011, 1 p.m.

St George LGA Property Watch Q4 2011

The following report is the result of an investigation into the house and unit markets of four local areas within the Hurstville, Kogarah and Rockdale Local Government Areas (LGAs ). Area Characteristics Located approximately 15 kilometres southwest of Sydney and bound by Botany Bay and the Georges River, the Area is easily accessible via the Princes Highway, King Georges Road and the South Western Motorway (M5), with regular rail services to Sydney and Wollongong. The St George region is renowned for its public areas, village style shopping precincts and river bank parks. The major business centres are found in the ...

Dec. 21, 2011, 1 p.m.

Port Stephens Property Watch Q4 2011

This report analyses the current trends and performance of the house , unit and vacant land markets within the Port Stephens Local Government Area (LGA). Area Characteristics The Port Stephens LGA is located 150 kilometres northeast of Sydney and 38 kilometres northeast of Newcastle, in the Hunter Region of NSW. A popular tourist destination, the region is known for whale watching, bushwalking and its wildflowers, all within a two and a half hour drive from Sydney. The region is accessible via the Pacific Highway and Nelson Bay Road, with daily coach services to and from Sydney. The Newcastle Airport is ...

Dec. 21, 2011, 1 p.m.

NSW Rental Market Overview Q4 2011

The latest figures from the NSW Department of Housing have recently been released, portraying the change in median rent prices and activity for Local Government Areas (LGAs) across the state. PRDnationwide Research has analysed the data to identify the most dynamic metropolitan and regional parts of the state. Sydney Greater Metropolitan Region The Sydney Greater Metropolitan Region (GMR) is a statistical area consisting of the Sydney Metropolitan region and adjacent regions to the north and south. Vacancy in the Sydney GMR remained low in October, recording an average vacancy rate of 1.4 per cent for Sydney, with the Inner ring ...

Dec. 21, 2011, 1 p.m.

Yeppoon Property Watch Q4 2011

The following Property Watch investigates the house and land markets comparing the Yeppoon Area to the Rockhampton Area. This report also highlights the trends influencing these property markets and factors contributing to its competitive environment. For the purposes of this report the Yeppoon Area encompasses the suburbs highlighted in yellow on the report map, while the Rockhampton Area is highlighted in pink. Area Characteristics Located on Keppel Bay, the Greater Yeppoon Area is a coastal region based around the suburb of Yeppoon. This region is situated in Central Queensland around 700 kilometres north of Brisbane, the state capital, and 40 ...

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 ...