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Feb. 16, 2011, 1 p.m.

In Focus Sydney Northern Beaches Q1 2011

Scope Over two years after the start of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC), a strong recovery is evident in the wider Sydney property market . Prices are at record highs, with only a moderate impact by consecutive increases in interest rates. However, the aftermath of the Crisis saw lending criteria tightening with some homebuyers finding it hard to obtain finance. A softening in market conditions are now apparent as result of the increases in interest rates. In light of a growing trend for knowledge, this In Focus Report highlights the current market climate and driving forces behind one of ...

Feb. 16, 2011, 1 p.m.

Tamworth Regional LGA Q1 2011

This report analyses the current trends and performance of the Tamworth Regional Local Government Area (LGA) house and unit market, and provides a specific insight into recent rural land sales in the region. Area Characteristics The Tamworth Regional Local Government Area is located approximately 300 kilometres north of Sydney within the New England Region of New South Wales. The city of Tamworth is a regional hub situated at the intersection of the Oxley and New England Highways. The town provides its residents and tourists with a vibrant mix of rural and city lifestyles, with Peel Street hosting many retail outlets, ...

Feb. 15, 2011, 1 p.m.

Chatswood Area Property Watch Q1 2011

Area Characteristics The Chatswood region is located approximately 8.5 kilometres (Willoughby) and 11 kilometres (Chatswood) north of the Sydney CBD and bounded by the Ku-Ring-Gai Council to the north. The area is easily accessible by the Gore Hill Freeway and the Pacific Highway, with regular rail services to Chatswood Station. Chatswood is renowned as the major regional centre, with the Westfield and Chatswood Chase shopping centres catering for local and intercity population. To the east is the suburb of Willoughby, combining low and medium density houses with parks and strip-mall style shopping facilities. Unit Market Unit type product made up ...

Feb. 15, 2011, 1 p.m.

Mudgeeraba Area Property Watch Q1 2011

Scope The following Property Watch is the result of an investigation into the house, unit and vacant land markets comprising the Greater Mudgeeraba Area property market. The purpose of this report is to identify trends influencing this regions property market in recent years and factors contributing to this markets competitive environment. Area Characteristics For the purposes of this report, the Greater Mudgeeraba Area comprises the suburbs of Worongary, Tallai, Mudgeeraba and Reedy Creek. Nestled below Springbrook, the Greater Mudgeeraba Area is in close proximity to several major transport infrastructure nodes such as the M1 and South Coast Railway, providing easy ...

Feb. 7, 2011, 1 p.m.

Helensvale Property Watch Q1 2011

Area Characteristics Helensvale is located 13km north of Surfers Paradise and was the first integrated suburb built on the hinterland fringe of the Gold Coast. People tend to be attracted to the Helensvale Area for its modern facilities, accessibility, connectivity and topographic advantages in comparison to other areas of the Gold Coast. Helensvale is a vital public transport hub for the region and is expected to further develop as a transit node. The area is very well connected to the greater Gold Coast via the Gold Coast Highway, Pacific Motorway and the Helensvale railway station. The area has a Westfield ...

Feb. 3, 2011, 1 p.m.

ACT Property Watch Q1 2011

Scope The following Property Watch is the result of an investigation into the house, unit and vacant land markets within the Australian Capital Territory with specific focus on the City of Canberra. 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 daily rail services to Sydney. Canberra, the nations capital is located in the Northeastern corner of the ACT and accommodates the majority of the population in the region. ...

Feb. 1, 2011, 1 p.m.

Hastings LGA Property Watch Q1 2011

Scope This report analyses the current trends and performance of the Hastings LGAs house, unit and vacant land markets. Area Characteristics The Hastings LGA is located approximately 300 kilometres north of Sydney and 440 kilometres south of Brisbane, covering a vast area of state forest, national parks, agricultural areas, lakes and mountain ranges. The region is known for its natural beauty, its wineries and beaches. The LGA has one of the most moderate climates in Australia, with temperatures normally ranging between 15 and 30 degrees. Three major hubs exist within the Hastings LGA, with Port Macquarie being the largest tourist ...

Feb. 1, 2011, 1 p.m.

Northern Beach Towns NSW Highlight Report Q1 2011

Local Area Characteristics The northern beach town region of New South Wales spans 90 kilometres along the coastline, offering a combination of national parks and golden beaches. 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 ...

Feb. 1, 2011, 1 p.m.

Sydney Middle Ring Affordable Houses Overview

Middle Ring House Sales Activity below $500,000 The Sydney Metropolitan Area experienced significant house price increases in 2010, buoyed by second and third home buyers upgrading their residences. This resulted in a decline of 54 per cent in the number of house transactions below $500,000 from the September 2009 to September 2010 half year period. With affordable house stock becoming scarce and higher ongoing costs associated with the ownership of strata titled dwellings, many potential buyers are now becoming long term tenants facing ever increasing rent prices. In light of repeated reports about Sydneys house affordability and the demise of ...

Jan. 27, 2011, 1 p.m.

Bankstown Property Watch Q1 2011

Scope This report analyses the Bankstown Local Government Area (LGA). It highlights the regions characteristics and demographics, 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 Sydney region. Bordered by the Georges River and the Local Government Areas of Canterbury, Auburn, Parramatta and Fairfield, the region is known for its multicultural population. Arterial roads such as the M5 Motorway and the Hume Highway cross the LGA, creating convenient links to the Sydney CBD and neighboring town centres. The two major rail lines ...