The Gold Coast’s star property performers revealed in national top 50 list

first_imgAcross Australia, the report highlighted 44 suburbs where the change in median value was more than 10 per cent in the past 12 months. “(The) report provides you with a starting point when considering purchasing property and helps identify areas where change in median value has historically been strong,” the report read. “For sellers, it helps you to understand how your suburb has performed and provides an indication of the likely capital gain you should hope to realise upon sale.” Benowa house prices increased 12.9 per cent to a median value of $928,837, which saw it ranked 18th.Bundall came in at No. 31 thanks to a 11.4 per cent rise to a median house value of $1,042,112. They were two of four Queensland suburbs featured on the list, alongside Port Douglas and the Fraser Coast’s Glenwood. Houses in Howlong, a small country town on the border of NSW and Victoria, topped the list thanks to a median value that jumped 24.2 per cent to $305,209. REIQ Gold Coast zone chairman John Newlands. Picture: Steve HollandReal Estate Institute of Queensland Gold Coast zone chairman John Newlands said there were still a lot of affordable options to be found in Benowa and Bundall. “The affordability in those areas has been quite good and their geographic location (is a selling point),” he said. “The Coast is growing and they are very central locations with quite a large number of schools, shopping centres and not far from the beach.”Mr Newlands said the values for both suburbs, which sat near the million-dollar point, could be skewed due to a lot of sales at the top end, but said if buyers had been priced out of the areas to look to neighbouring suburbs. A property in the Royal Pines estate at 2/5018 Riverwood Grove, Benowa, is on the market for more than $880,000.Harcourts Coastal agent Grant Stephens said Benowa and Bundall were two areas that were finally “catching up” with the rest of the Gold Coast market. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa9 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day ago“They have been undervalued for some time given their location,” he said. “Those suburbs have played catch up with the rest of the market and that’s why they have jumped so well.“Timing is everything, so get in before they keep rising.” Mr Stephens said Bundall had been attracting a lot of interstate buyers, while Benowa’s Royal Pines resort was drawing a lot of international attention. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:29Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:29 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenWays to get into the property market for less00:29 Australia’s star performers for 2019 have been revealed with two Gold Coast suburbs making the top 50 list.TWO burgeoning Gold Coast suburbs have been named among the country’s star property performers. Benowa and Bundall ranked in CoreLogic’s Top Performing Suburbs report, released this month. The national best 50 list identified the suburbs across Australia that have performed strongly and consistently across an extended period of time. MORE NEWS: Industry slams QLD rental reformsMORE NEWS: Regal residence has jaw-dropping price last_img read more

Philo Germano wins mile run at ECAC/IC4A Indoor Championships

first_imgSyracuse only had four runners compete in the 2018 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America (IC4A) Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships, but Philo Germano made his presence known. On Sunday in Boston, Germano won the men’s mile run final with a time of 4:04.92 while teammate Simon Smith placed fourth with a time of 4:07.23.On Saturday, Nathan Henderson just missed the men’s mile final, placing 11th. In the women’s mile, Sydney Leiher also didn’t advance, placing 15th.Next up for the Orange is the NCAA Indoor Championships on March 9 at Texas A&M. After that, the Orange will start its outdoor season at the Florida Relays on March 29. Comments Published on March 4, 2018 at 4:05 pm Contact Eric: Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more