Cairns Regional, QLD

The Cairns Region is a local government area in Queensland, Australia, that is centered on Cairns, the regional capital. Cairns is a major tourist destination in Australia. With its highly valued property market, it is a great place to buy a property in the long term.

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Professionals (17.3%), Technicians and Trades Workers (14.7%), Community and Personal Service Workers (13.2%), Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.4%), and Managers (12.2%) are the most frequent jobs in Cairns.

The average weekly personal income for those aged 15 and over in Cairns is $642.

Separate homes account for 76.6 % of occupied private residences in Cairns, with semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses, and other housing accounting for 7.5 %, flats or apartments for 13.4%, and other housing accounting for 1.7 percent.

Cairns has been rated one of the top ten most livable cities in the world according to Monocle magazine. It also features warm weather and beautiful beaches, so it’s an excellent choice for retirees who want to enjoy retirement in a tropical paradise.

Cairns real estate is a booming investment option because of its low supply and high demand for housing and properties for sale.

Find out more about this property market by exploring the data on this page.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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How to use this Dashboard

This interactive dashboard illustrates the trends for key real estate metrics in the area. Use these metrics to determine potential return on investment from this property market and its’ sub-markets.

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Property Market in Cairns Regional, QLD

What other property markets are there near Cairns Regional, QLD?

Cairns Regional is surrounded by 4 other council areas – Cassowary Coast, Douglas Shire, Mareeba Shire and Tablelands Regional LGA.

Suburbs/localities in this Local Government Area: Fishery Falls 4871, Fitzroy Island 4871, Freshwater 4870, Babinda 4861, Glen Boughton 4871, Goldsborough 4865, Gordonvale 4865, Green Hill 4865, Aeroglen 4870, Holloways Beach 4878, Kamerunga 4870, Kanimbla 4870, Kewarra Beach 4879, Lamb Range 4870, Little Mulgrave 4865, Macalister Range 4871, Machans Beach 4878, Barron 4878, Manoora 4870, Manunda 4870, Barron Gorge 4870, Bartle Frere 4861, Bayview Heights 4868, Mooroobool 4870, Mount Peter 4869, Mount Sheridan 4868, Bellenden Ker 4871, Packers Camp 4865, Palm Cove 4879, Parramatta Park 4870, Bentley Park 4869, Portsmith 4870, Redlynch 4870, Stratford 4870, Trinity Beach 4879, Trinity Park 4879, Waugh Pocket 4871, Westcourt 4870, White Rock 4868, Whitfield 4870, Woopen Creek 4871, Wooroonooran 4860, Woree 4868, Wrights Creek 4869, Yorkeys Knob 4878, Smithfield 4878, Mirriwinni 4871, Green Island 4871, Bramston Beach 4871, Brinsmead 4870, Bungalow 4870, Aloomba 4871, Cairns City 4870, Cairns North 4870, Caravonica 4878, Clifton Beach 4879, Deeral 4871, Earlville 4870, East Russell 4861, East Trinity 4871, Edge Hill 4870, Edmonton 4869, Ellis Beach 4879

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