Big Jump In Property Prices For Wollongong

A MASS influx of Sydney home buyers into the Illawarra region has ignited a property boom in Wollongong and turned it into the strongest housing market in the country. New research showed the Harbour City’s southern neighbour had the largest jump in home prices of any Aussie city over the past … [Read more...]

What $650,000 can really buy you in the booming Sydney property market…

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian has revealed the Sydney suburb where a townhouse can be snapped up for under $700,000. Ms Berejiklian hit the streets of Blacktown, in Sydney’s West, this afternoon to spruik her new housing affordability plan. "It's giving people a go who to this … [Read more...]

Non-Capital City Property Values On The Rise

The latest CoreLogic Property Pulse data shows regional property is currently strong with rises in both house and unit prices, as it is experiencing a flow-on effect from capital city activity to May 2017. CoreLogic’s research analysed the 50 most populous non-capital city council areas, which … [Read more...]

Wollongong House Prices Not Expected to Be Affected by Federal Budget Measures

Budget measures aimed at curbing explosive house prices are unlikely to have an impact in NSW regional areas experts say, instead calling them a 'drop in the ocean' and a missed opportunity to address housing affordability. There was hope the budget would provide relief to regions like … [Read more...]

Investing a Property in Wollonggong

If you can get a foot in the Illawarra’s property door you’ll be onto a sure thing, as the region is continually being named a hot pick by property experts. AECOM cities specialist James Rosenwax labelled Wollongong, along with Newcastle, as a “new world city”. Mr Rosenwax told the Property … [Read more...]

Wollongong: A Relocation Haven for Commercial Companies

Manufacturing and industrial business in the Illawarra is somewhat being revived and taking a new shape with Sydney businesses keen to move in. A large property at 32 – 34 Doyle Avenue in Unanderra has just been snapped up by a civil engineering firm who, like many others, decided to relocate … [Read more...]

Berkeley Benfits Finally Being Realised

A lot has changed for the humble suburb of Berkeley, south of Wollongong. What was once a working class area with a demographic of low socio-economic households, the area has quickly become an Illawarra suburb hot on the minds of buyers. People have begun to realise the hidden beauty of the … [Read more...]

Wollongong: One of the Most Expensive Cities in Australia

The third most expensive city in Australia after Sydney and Melbourne isn’t where you might expect – it’s Wollongong, population 200,000. House prices in the Gong jumped by $100,000 in the year to December 2016, with a median house price of $700,000, Domain Group’s Regional House Price Report … [Read more...]

Wollongong : Now Ready For New Opportunities

First-home buyers may be declining but Wollongong still has plenty to offer, according to the experts. NSW Minister for Planning Rob Stokes and Domain Group chief economist Dr Andrew Wilson were both in the region on Tuesday at different events to discuss how the region’s boom showed no signs of … [Read more...]

Wollongong’s Top 10 Selling Suburbs

Wollongong has been a sellers market for five years now with property prices increasing between 37 and 67 per cent, according to analysis by the Domain Group. Even though the market is starting to “settle down”, some suburbs have still seen substantial increases in a report released by … [Read more...]