Calliope, 4680 ranked 164th in QLD when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Calliope is one of 2415 in our list for QLD
While Calliope,4680 ranked number 107th in QLD for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 817th over the last 5 years.
LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Calliope is offering property investors an average of -6.92. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 349th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD
The QLD suburb of Calliope, 4680 is in the Gladstone (R) local government area.
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Calliope’s property market is benefiting from the shortage of accommodation in nearby liquefied natural gas (LNG) hub Gladstone.
Located around 20km south-west of one of the nation’s most talked about hotspots, Calliope hasn’t received the kind of media attention that Gladstone has, but certainly warrants closer inspection, says Raine & Horne Calliope/Tannum Sands sales consultant Liana Wynne.
"Currently, some properties are selling a day after hitting the market,” she says. "Four bedroom homes are the most highly sought after, and when it comes to new developments, properties are selling as soon as a slab is laid."
She adds that, given the massive influx of employees that are heading to the region to work on its LNG projects, she doesn't expect the demand for property to drop off anytime soon.
Rental properties too are being snapped up by tenants as soon as they become available: "The minimum rental now offered by our office is $450 per week for a three bedroom home, while it can cost up to $600 per week to rent a four bedroom home,” says Wynne.
"People are looking for homes wherever they can find them, and in some cases tenants are even pooling their money to pay rents up to $1,000 a week."