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City of Knox

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At June 2018, the City of Knox had a median house rental of $440, $40 higher than the median house rental for Victoria.

Housing valuation and rental data are a measure of the economic desirability of living in the local area. High and increasing rents are an indication of a strong economy and a desirable area, with access to jobs and services. Units are more commonly rented than houses, and renters tend to be younger than home owners on average. People may rent to be close to employment, entertainment and services, or they may rent while saving to buy a home.

Housing prices often factor in a home ownership premium, but rental costs are a more direct measure of the time-value of living in the area. Increases in rents often have a more direct relationship to employment and demand for housing.

Hometrack 2014-2018, Automated Valuation System

Rental listings
City of Knox20182014Change
Housing value (at June)City of KnoxVictoriaCity of Knox relative to VictoriaCity of KnoxVictoriaCity of Knox relative to Victoria2014 to 2018
House--------------
First Quartile$395$345+14.5%$350$295+18.6%+$45
Median$440$400+10.0%$380$350+8.6%+$60
Third Quartile$495$495+0.0%$420$425-1.2%+$75
Median Rental Yield2.8%3.4%--3.8%4.4%----
Unit--------------
First Quartile$355$330+7.6%$300$280+7.1%+$55
Median$380$399-4.8%$340$340+0.0%+$40
Third Quartile$420$495-15.2%$370$420-11.9%+$50
Median Rental Yield3.5%4.2%--4.3%4.5%----

Source: Hometrack 2014-2018, Automated Valuation System.

Rental listings, 2018
Rental listings, 2018 Third Quartile, Victoria: $495 Median, Victoria: $399 First Quartile, Victoria: $330 Third Quartile, Victoria: $495 Median, Victoria: $400 First Quartile, Victoria: $345 Third Quartile, City of Knox: $420 Median, City of Knox: $380 First Quartile, City of Knox: $355 Third Quartile, City of Knox: $495 Median, City of Knox: $440 First Quartile, City of Knox: $395
Source: Hometrack 2014-2018, Automated Valuation System
Change in rental listings, 2014 to 2018
Change in rental listings, 2014 to 2018 Third Quartile, Victoria: $75 Median, Victoria: $59 First Quartile, Victoria: $50 Third Quartile, Victoria: $70 Median, Victoria: $50 First Quartile, Victoria: $50 Third Quartile, City of Knox: $50 Median, City of Knox: $40 First Quartile, City of Knox: $55 Third Quartile, City of Knox: $75 Median, City of Knox: $60 First Quartile, City of Knox: $45
Source: Hometrack 2014-2018, Automated Valuation System

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