Property Hot Spots - 10 top performers over the past 12 months

Aug 28, 2018 Ann Lindner Comments ((Disabled))

Suburb Median Price Capital Growth past 12 mths
Minyama $1.31m 45.8%
Kenilworth $399,000 40.0%
Yandina Creek $820,000 32.3%
Beerwah (unit) $375,000 25.0%
Mount Coolum $676,200 23.2%
Mapleton $543,250 21.3%
Mudjimba $739,500 20.7%
Peregian Springs (unit) $475,200 18.8%
Battery Hill $579,500 18.4%
Montville $707,500 17.9%

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Where would we invest our money?

Aug 13, 2018 Ann Lindner Comments ((Disabled))

On the Sunshine Coast at present we have a number of ‘mini markets’ where suburbs or even a few blocks are experiencing increased capital growth.

Birtinya was recently in the spotlight, what was once swampland is now the Jewel in the Crown.The two new hospitals recently completed in the area and associated health hub surrounding them has created boom in building, employment and capital growth.

Local agents report units have increased in value a whopping 24% in the last three months.

Median House Price $662,500, Unit $595,000 as at April 2018.

High end properties are now being sort out for doctors and specialists drawn to the lifestyle and cutting edge medical facilities.

Stockland is now midway through leasing the Birtinya Shopping Centre, featuring Coles, two mini- majors and 30 specialty shops.This is stage one of the overall 18ha Master Plan.

Nearby in the Bokarina Beach development 125 residential lots have sold and major earthworks completed on the 30ha site.A $19 million upgrade of Nicklin Way and Lake Kawana Boulevard will link the areas via two bridges and a dedicated pedestrian and cyclist path underneath.


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Queensland Capital growth will lead the country.

Aug 13, 2018 Ann Lindner Comments ((Disabled))

In a recent survey of hundreds of property professionals conducted by NAB, the industry expects house prices in Qld to increase by 0.7% in the next year, and a further rise of 1.3% in the two years.

Areas tipped for above average growth include the Sunshine Coast.

The outlook for rents is also positive and likely placing upward pressure on yields, with predictions of rental growth at 1.3% in the next 12 months and 1.9% in two years.


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Maroochydore CBD

Aug 21, 2017 Ann Lindner Comments ((Disabled))

Sun Central, the managers of Maroochydore CBD, have secured a four way deal to develop 'Super Lots' in the new city centre. 

In the $200 million deal; John Holland, SunCentral Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast Council and the University of the Sunshine Coast have signed a memorandum of understanding that will create a precinct of about 1.4ha that will be high rise buildings; one of these is a dedicated City Hall which will also house council staff, another will be a University campus including accommodation for international students.
Mayor Jamieson said more than $450 million worth of construction has been proposed through the expressions of interest in the city centre.


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Sunshine Coast Vacancy Rates

Apr 26, 2017 Ann Lindner Comments ((Disabled))

The latest REIQ report on the Rental Market:-

  • Maroochy Coast was the tightest rental market in Queensland with a vacancy rate of 1.1 % for December 2016.
  • Noosa vacancy rate remained relatively steady with vacancy rates of 1.4%. This market has operated in the tight range for the past four years (since September 2012).
  • Rentals of medium to high density living in Noosa follow a cyclical performance with a market peak during the summer and holidays period. Vacancy rates of units in Noosa reduced from 3.2% in June 2016 to 1.4% December 2016

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