If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Newtown, 4305 to the rest of Australia, it performed poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this QLD suburb was -5.40%.
Over the longer term, Newtown has seen property prices show investors a -0.49% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months
State is the 3rd most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -7.31% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Newtown itself are offering an average vendor discount of -4.43% to real estate investors.
Using the current median advertised rental of $295 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 3.73%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 5.00%