With a capital gain of -2.49% for the last 12 months, Mapleton, 4560 has performed for property investments than its average annual 2.61% property growth over the last 5 years.
Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Mapleton,4560 has racked up an average of -2.49% over the period. This ranks it number 1138th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.
At number 594th of QLD’s most discounted properties, Mapleton is in the TOP 20% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.
Property investors should expect to get $420 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.
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Activity strong in tourist suburb
Median house price: $521,250
Three-year growth: 16.5%
Rental yield: 4.5%
A suburb in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast, Mapleton is known for offering amazing views of the coast. It has become a popular, growing pocket with good long-term potential.
Mapleton has maintained a trend of steady upswings in price since December 2012, with an annual growth rate of 3%. The average rental yield is also reasonable at 4.5%. With the Sunshine Coast set to have a bright future in the short term, Mapleton looks to continue benefiting.
Tourism is Mapleton’s main economic driver as a result of its natural scenery. It is also very community-oriented, with the establishment of community associations, clubs and an arts centre. Mapleton Primary School houses the Mapleton Observatory, along with Baxters Creek and a multipurpose area, on the grounds.