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Nov. 27, 2019, 5:06 a.m.
Affordable & Liveable Property Guide 2nd Half 2019 - Brisbane
A key finding of this report is that the majority (5 out of 6) of the affordable and liveable suburbs are on the north side of the Brisbane River. These suburbs have the best possible median price growth while also satisfying other criteria such as: low vacancy rates, high yields, large infrastructure spending, low crime and proximity to amenities. In the previous 1st Half 2019¥ report, suburbs were spread throughout Brisbane, which suggests that there are now limited options.
Nov. 11, 2019, 5:40 a.m.
Q4 2019 Key Market Indicators – Queensland
Queensland’s (QLD) home loan affordability index reading was 35.5 points in the June quarter of 2019, which held relatively steady compared to the June quarter of 2018 (35.6 index points). QLD remains the most affordable state compared with New South Wales (NSW) at 26.9 index points, Victoria (VIC) at 30.7 index points, and the Australian average at 32.2 index points.
Sept. 30, 2019, 4:31 a.m.
Whitsunday Property Market Report 2nd half 2019
In Q2 2019, Whitsundays recorded a median house price of $475,000 (32 sales), and a median unit price of $232,000 (27 sales). This represents annual (Q2 2018 – Q2 2019) median price growth of 15.2% for houses and 0.6% for units. During this time house sales increased by 6.7%, and unit sales declined by -38.6%. Despite a slower start to 2019 the Whitsundays’ is moving towards a more resilient market, particularly for houses. Positive capital growth over the past 12 months should build investor confidence for the rest of 2019.
Sept. 25, 2019, 12:53 a.m.
South East Queensland Premium Property Report
Buyers are flocking to the South East Queensland (SEQ) premium property market due to affordability, when compared to Sydney and Melbourne median prices. The SEQ premium property market shrunk in 2018 and 2019, partly due to a softening in the Sydney and Melbourne property prices, but also as investor confidence declined. However, SEQ population is projected to increase approximately 49.4% by 2041.
Aug. 28, 2019, 6:18 a.m.
Q3 2019 Key Market Indicators – Queensland
Queensland (QLD) has historically been known as the more affordable state for property prices, when compared with New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria (VIC). This continued to be the case in the March quarter of 2019.
Aug. 26, 2019, 4:23 a.m.
Why Invest in the Whitsundays?
The Whitsundays region is notable as the central gateway to the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef region and is a premium sailing and boating destination, with secluded anchorages among its 74 islands. It is the playground within the wider Mackay-Isacc-Whitsunday region, which contributes so much to Queensland's resources economy.
June 27, 2019, 7:07 a.m.
Brisbane - Affordable & Liveable Property Guide 1st Half 2019
Between 2017 and 2018/191 the number of houses sold in the Brisbane City Local Government Area (LGA) grew by 8.1%. During this time, the median house price remained stable, growing by 0.7% (to $675,000) and showing market resilience. The Brisbane LGA unit market has seen a sustainable level of price growth, with a median price of $450,000 in 2018/191.
May 20, 2019, 6:45 a.m.
Q2 2019 Key Market Indicators – Queensland
Queensland (QLD) proves itself to have strong and steady property growth indicators and economic fundamentals, which allows for key property purchasing decisions to be made with confidence in the state. This is particularly crucial in this economic and political climate, where there are many uncertainties within society due to many factors, such as: Federal and State Elections, the potential implementation of the Royal Banking Commission recommendations, and the fluctuating Australian Dollar.
May 20, 2019, 4:43 a.m.
Q2 2019 Key Market Indicators
Australian consumer sentiment read 100.7 index points in April 2019, exactly on the positive line of 100 index points, indicating that in general, Australians have a positive yet cautious outlook on the economy. This is interesting as the current consumer sentiment is on a -1.7% decline compared to 12 months ago (April 2018), which does not come as a surprise given past events such as: the Royal Banking Commission’s enquiry into the banking and financial sector, the handing down of the Federal Budget 2019, and the announcement of the 18 May 2019 Federal elections.
April 2, 2019, 7:11 a.m.
Whitsunday Property Factsheet 1st Half of 2019
Whitsundays recorded a median house price of $445,000 and $222,500 for units in Q4 2018. This represented an annual (Q4 2017-Q4 2018) price softening of -3.3% for houses and -9.2% for units. Compared to the Whitsundays 2nd half 2018 Research Factsheet, which reported an annual (Q2 2017 – Q2 2018) price change of -0.6% (house) and -28.9% (units), houses in Whitsundays have become more affordable while units have strengthened in value. Now is also an ideal time for first home buyers to take advantage of Whitsundays’ softening market.