If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Barlows Hill, 4703 to the rest of Australia, it performed quite well. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this QLD suburb was 1.39%.
A 4.29% growth in median value for property investors in Barlows Hill,4703 puts this suburb at number 207th in terms of best performing suburbs in QLD
Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Barlows Hill are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -3.80% below the asking price at the moment.
The QLD suburb of Barlows Hill, 4703 is in the Livingstone (S) local government area.
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Coastal suburb profits by providing a peaceful lifestyle
Median house price: $481,000
Three-year growth: 33.98%
Rental yield: 3.89%
Situated next to the water in the Central Queensland region, Barlows Hill is a fairly new suburb, but it looks to have much potential.
The suburb reported 33.61% growth over the previous year following a similar rate three years ago. Its average annual growth rate is coming in strong at nearly 7%, with 2017 looking to sustain this trend by starting off with a 5.19% increase in house prices in January. Returns are a bit low for investors at just 3.89%, but demand appears to be reasonable since the average vendor discount rate is quite low at 4.91%.
Barlows Hill serves as a lovely retreat from city life, with its focus on a coastal lifestyle and nature. Residents have access to beaches and forests, which offer views of the sea. Fishing, swimming and surfing are popular pastimes in this area. For those who prefer to stay on land, Bradford Park is the recreational spot of choice. Moreover, neighbouring Yeppoon, reachable by bus, is home to restaurants, cafes and pubs.