Author: Evgenia Evdokimova

The Central Coast Council area lies between the urbanisations of Sydney and Newcastle and is commutable to both cities. The proximity to major commercial centres, good work prospects, and attractive costal communities makes this local government area one of the most expensive for housing in the country. As can be seen in the map below, property in the urban area of Sydney has been falling...

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The City of Lake Macquarie is within the Greater Newcastle Area, being adjacent to the City of Newcastle local government area (LGA). At a distance of 150 km, Sydney is easy to reach from Lake Macquarie. However, the housing market of the LGA isn’t treated as part of Sydney’s commuter belt and is more influenced by economic developments in Newcastle. As the map below shows,...

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The property market in the Australian Capital Territory has not performed as well in 2019 as the area’s neighbouring zones, notably, the Yass Valley and Snowy Monaro regional council zones. A factor to note when comparing the property markets in these areas is that of sales volume. The ACT is a larger market than neighbouring LGAs. Sales by house and unit market segments for 2018-2019...

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