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Housing prices

At June 2018, the median house valuation in Cairns was $58,899 lower compared to Queensland.

This indicator shows the value of houses and units in Cairns and wider region during the period 2014-2018. 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: $418,290 Queensland: $431,357 Queensland: $436,708 Queensland: $450,485 Queensland: $458,360 Regional QLD: $382,365 Regional QLD: $385,253 Regional QLD: $379,799 Regional QLD: $372,552 Regional QLD: $375,506 Cairns: $363,655 Cairns: $394,246 Cairns: $397,829 Cairns: $396,932 Cairns: $399,461
Source: Hometrack 2014-2018, Housing Valuation System
Value of units
Value of units Queensland: $328,583 Queensland: $336,872 Queensland: $347,111 Queensland: $351,231 Queensland: $356,880 Regional QLD: $302,253 Regional QLD: $306,606 Regional QLD: $321,364 Regional QLD: $329,550 Regional QLD: $342,533 Cairns: $205,827 Cairns: $213,893 Cairns: $217,282 Cairns: $215,460 Cairns: $214,266
Source: Hometrack 2014-2018, Housing Valuation System
Median housing value
HousesUnits
Year (at June)CairnsRegional QLDQueenslandCairnsRegional QLDQueensland
2018$399,461$375,506$458,360$214,266$342,533$356,880
2017$396,932$372,552$450,485$215,460$329,550$351,231
2016$397,829$379,799$436,708$217,282$321,364$347,111
2015$394,246$385,253$431,357$213,893$306,606$336,872
2014$363,655$382,365$418,290$205,827$302,253$328,583

Source: Hometrack 2014-2018, Housing Valuation System.

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