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Housing prices

At June 2016, the median house valuation in Cairns was $54,634 lower compared to Queensland.

This indicator shows the value of houses and units in Cairns and wider region during the period 2011-2016. Housing values are an indicator of the level of demand for housing in the area, as well as the type of housing available. Housing demand may be related to the desirability of the area and proximity to major employment destinations.

Value of houses
Value of houses Queensland: $419,180 Queensland: $401,299 Queensland: $398,530 Queensland: $418,290 Queensland: $431,357 Queensland: $443,859 Queensland: $459,353 Regional QLD: $381,941 Regional QLD: $369,851 Regional QLD: $368,796 Regional QLD: $382,365 Regional QLD: $385,253 Regional QLD: $379,799 Regional QLD: $376,326 Cairns: $357,289 Cairns: $342,920 Cairns: $338,463 Cairns: $363,656 Cairns: $394,140 Cairns: $397,829 Cairns: $396,188
Source: Hometrack 2011-2016, Housing Valuation System
Value of units
Value of units Queensland: $344,284 Queensland: $325,320 Queensland: $315,561 Queensland: $328,583 Queensland: $336,872 Queensland: $348,763 Queensland: $353,056 Regional QLD: $319,679 Regional QLD: $297,633 Regional QLD: $289,904 Regional QLD: $302,253 Regional QLD: $306,606 Regional QLD: $321,364 Regional QLD: $334,669 Cairns: $223,123 Cairns: $200,328 Cairns: $196,161 Cairns: $207,301 Cairns: $214,532 Cairns: $217,282 Cairns: $219,415
Source: Hometrack 2011-2016, Housing Valuation System
Median housing value
HousesUnits
Year (at June)CairnsRegional QLDQueenslandCairnsRegional QLDQueensland
2017$396,188$376,326$459,353$219,415$334,669$353,056
2016$397,829$379,799$443,859$217,282$321,364$348,763
2015$394,140$385,253$431,357$214,532$306,606$336,872
2014$363,656$382,365$418,290$207,301$302,253$328,583
2013$338,463$368,796$398,530$196,161$289,904$315,561
2012$342,920$369,851$401,299$200,328$297,633$325,320
2011$357,289$381,941$419,180$223,123$319,679$344,284

Source: Hometrack 2011-2016, Housing Valuation System.

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