Fortitude Valley has had a very poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of QLD, giving investors a capital gain of -6.87% to date .
While Fortitude Valley,4006 ranked number 270th in QLD for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 235th over the last 5 years.
Fortitude Valley, 4006 is offering QLD ‘s 69th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the TOP 30% of discounts offered by this QLD.
Advertised rents are around the $450 mark per week – giving a return of 5.57% based on the median price in Suburb
An inner Brisbane suburb, Fortitude Valley is famous for its nightlife and entertainment featuresFull summary
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An inner Brisbane suburb, Fortitude Valley is famous for its nightlife and entertainment features.
It’s home to a number of high rise apartments, restaurants, clubs and retail shops.
It attracts the young crowd by virtue of its proximity to the city and university.
During the past 12 months, demand for units in Fortitude Valley appears to be ramping up.
According to the recent figures from CoreLogic RP Data, median unit values surged by 16% during that period.
Buyers who are priced out of New Farm ($551,000) and Newstead ($775,000) are attracted to the more affordable price points in Fortitude Valley ($488,000).
Just be mindful however that there’s a growing supply in the suburb.
According to Real Estate Investar, housing stock surged by a massive 48% during the past 12 months as vacancy rates rose above the 3% threshold to 4%.
Most sought-after properties: Apartments
Most common properties: Apartments
Top amenities: Shopping (Emporium, Gasworks, James St, etc), Chinatown, Café precinct, private and public schools, public transport, RNA showground, hospitals.
Local industry and business: Major employment hub including News Limited, Virgin Airlines and the Royal Brisbane hospital complex.
Public transport: Bus, Train and City Cat
Main arteries: Airport Link Tunnel connecting Fortitude Valley and Bowen Hills directly to the Brisbane Airport and northern suburbs.