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Housing valuation

At June 2016, Tablelands had a median house valuation of $327,890, $115,969 lower than the median house valuation for Queensland.

Housing valuation and rental data are a measure of the economic desirability of living in the local area. High housing prices usually indicate access to high-paid jobs and a very desirable area. However they can present issues in attracting and retaining key lower skilled workers. Lower housing prices indicate less demand and may be an asset for attracting people to live in the area. However they can also indicate lower paid and lower skilled jobs or a declining economy.

Housing prices often factor in a home ownership premium due to expected capital growth and the ability to customise the property, but rental costs are a more direct measure of the immediate economic value of living in the area. Increases in rents often have a more direct relationship to employment and demand for housing.

Hometrack 2011-2016, Housing Valuation System

Housing values
Tablelands20162013Change
Housing value (at June)TablelandsQueenslandTablelands relative to QueenslandTablelandsQueenslandTablelands relative to Queensland2013 to 2016
House--------------
First Quartile$257,304$317,770-19.0%$244,753$303,498-19.4%+$12,551
Median$327,890$443,859-26.1%$308,964$398,530-22.5%+$18,926
Third Quartile$431,099$606,105-28.9%$400,073$512,407-21.9%+$31,026
Unit--------------
First Quartile$170,989$271,125-36.9%$190,438$253,719-24.9%-$19,449
Median$184,999$348,763-47.0%$210,355$315,561-33.3%-$25,356
Third Quartile$250,059$441,982-43.4%$254,656$390,486-34.8%-$4,597

Source: Hometrack 2011-2016, Housing Valuation System.

Housing values, 2016
Housing values, 2016 Third Quartile, Queensland: $441,982 Median, Queensland: $348,763 First Quartile, Queensland: $271,125 Third Quartile, Queensland: $606,105 Median, Queensland: $443,859 First Quartile, Queensland: $317,770 Third Quartile, Tablelands: $250,059 Median, Tablelands: $184,999 First Quartile, Tablelands: $170,989 Third Quartile, Tablelands: $431,099 Median, Tablelands: $327,890 First Quartile, Tablelands: $257,304
Source: Hometrack 2011-2016, Housing Valuation System
Change in housing values, 2013 to 2016
Change in housing values, 2013 to 2016 Third Quartile, Queensland: $51,496 Median, Queensland: $33,202 First Quartile, Queensland: $17,406 Third Quartile, Queensland: $93,698 Median, Queensland: $45,329 First Quartile, Queensland: $14,272 Third Quartile, Tablelands: $-4,597 Median, Tablelands: $-25,356 First Quartile, Tablelands: $-19,449 Third Quartile, Tablelands: $31,026 Median, Tablelands: $18,926 First Quartile, Tablelands: $12,551
Source: Hometrack 2011-2016, Housing Valuation System

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