If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Bicheno, 7215 to the rest of Australia, it performed around average. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this TAS suburb was 4.76%.
Bicheno,7215 was ranked 1444 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.
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Seafood town hooks buyers
Median house price: $341,000
Three-year growth: 45.11%
Rental yield: 4.27%
About half an hour north of Coles Bay, the suburb of Bicheno is a popular holiday town by the water. With the upswing in the Tasmanian property market, Bicheno’s house market has followed suit, recording almost 18% growth in the February 2017 quarter.
Having sustained growth over the past five years, Bicheno certainly looks to have long-term potential especially given the rosy outlook for the state. Hence, buyers will want to consider this suburb while prices and the average rental yield remain reasonable. Sellers have a good chance of profiting on the other end of the market, with houses selling at an average discount rate of just 5.36%.
The tourism boom has resulted in the establishment of shops and restaurants, as Bicheno is known for its seafood. There are also parks and reserves, including the Diamond Island Nature Reserve that gets up close and personal with the local penguins.