Ballina Shire Council, NSW

Ballina Shire is a local government area in New South Wales, Australia’s Northern Rivers region. The shire is enjoying an increase in employment opportunities with the opening of new businesses, which further strengthens the local economy.

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Ballina Shire has experienced a period of sustained growth, with unemployment rates at their lowest levels in a decade. This guide explores the potential for investment within the LGA and highlights opportunities to capitalise on property prices in Ballina Shire suburbs.

The Shire has an excellent climate, with mild winters and hot summers. The groundwater resources are vast and the many farms produce high-quality food products. The demand for housing is high, with limited supply. The coastal lifestyle attracts many retirees and professionals to this region. This limited supply of real estate drives up prices for property in this area.

Professionals (22.3 %), Technicians and Trades Workers (13.7 %), Managers (13.1 %), Community and Personal Service Workers (12.0 %), and Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.6 %) are the most prevalent professions in Ballina. In Ballina, the typical weekly personal income for residents aged 15 years and older is $601, which is above the state average.

The Ballina Shire is one of the best markets for property investment. The coastal location provides many opportunities for outdoor activities and has a booming tourism industry. The area also has a growing job sector with thousands of new jobs expected to be created over the next five years.

In Ballina, 69.2 % of occupied private homes are detached houses, 22.3 % are semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses, or other dwellings, 4.9 % are flats or apartments, and 3.0 % are other dwellings.

Many people are looking for the best properties to invest in. Purchasing property is a significant investment and it can be pretty tough work trying to find the one that suits your budget and goals. Our interactive dashboard will help you assess the many suburban markets in Ballina Shire before moving on to property search.

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Capital Growth Heatmap

Property Market Snapshot

This page provides an overview of the LGA real estate market. The data in this snapshot illustrates typical price, median rent and gross yield metrics for this council area. You are able to drill down to suburb-level data and charts which visualise these 3 key metrics as well as other important indicators in the dashboard section that follows.

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Typical Price for houses in this council area. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in house values. Council area house prices are calculated by averaging Typical Price of all suburbs within the area. Typical Price is a more accurate metric than Median Price.

Rent 

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Median Weekly Rent for houses in this council area. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in rental prices. Calculated via median value formula applied to rental prices from online listings.

Yield 

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Yearly Gross Yield for houses in this council area. Calculated by multiplying the Median Rent by 52 and dividing the resulting value by Typical Price. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in Gross Yield for houses.

Buy 

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Typical Price for units in this council area. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in unit values. Council area house prices are calculated by averaging Typical Price of all suburbs within the area. Typical Price is a more accurate metric than Median Price.

Rent 

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Median Weekly Rent for units in this council area. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in rental prices. Calculated via median value formula applied to rental prices from online listings.

Yield 

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Yearly Gross Yield for units in this council area. Calculated by multiplying the Median Rent by 52 and dividing the resulting value by Typical Price. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in Gross Yield for units.

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Property Market in Ballina Shire Council, NSW

What other property markets are there near Ballina Shire Council, NSW?

Ballina Shire Council is surrounded by 3 other council areas – Byron, Richmond Valley, Lismore.

Suburbs/localities in this Local Government Area: East Albury 2640, Ettamogah 2640, Glenroy 2640, Hamilton Valley 2641, LakCoolgardie 2478, Cumbalum 2478, Dalwood 2477, Bagotville 2477, East Ballina 2478, East Wardell 2477, Empire Vale 2478, Fernleigh 2479, Ballina 2478, Goat Island 2477, Keith Hall 2478, Knockrow 2479, Lennox Head 2478, Lynwood 2477, Marom Creek 2480, Mcleans Ridges 2480, Meerschaum Vale 2477, Newrybar 2479, Patchs Beach 2478, Pearces Creek 2477, Pimlico 2478, Pimlico Island 2478, Rous 2477, Rous Mill 2477, Skennars Head 2478, South Ballina 2478, Teven 2478, Tintenbar 2478, Tuckombil 2477, Uralba 2477, Wardell 2477, West Ballina 2478, Wollongbar 2477, Alstonvale 2477, Alstonville 2477, Kinvara 2478, Broken Head 2481, Brooklet 2479, Cabbage Tree Island 2477

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