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Success Story: Luis

$89,000 gained in 6 months with 4% yield

We helped Luis buy this property located in Queensland. This house sitting on 325sqm is cash flow positive and already increased in value.

ABOUT THIS INVESTMENT

Luis had been wanting to invest in property for many years. He was looking at a ‘hybrid’ type of investment providing a good mix of positive cash flows AND strong capital gains potential.

About the property

Suburb insights

Financials

4.5% YIELD AND $130,500 EQUITY GAIN IN 12 MONTHS!

$620,000

Est. Price

$510-$550

Est. Rent pw

4.5%

Est. Yield

6.9%

Hist. Suburb Growth

Investment Insights

Things to consider

Seller’s description

If you are in the market for a new home or your latest investment property this one will be hard to go past. Positioned in a great location with good elevation, this one wont last so you will have to be quick to secure it.

Features

Map & Distances

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0.7km

km

0.5km

29.1km

Due diligence checks

Example

LOW

LOW

LOW

NO

Key indicators

5.1%

Hist. suburb rent growth

-46.8%

Stock change last 12 months

8.4%

Hist. suburb price growth

0.4%

Vacancy rate

Suburb scores

Expert analysis

In terms of the property market, North Lakes displays very strong fundamentals. Property prices have grown by 64% since 2011 (1.1x the national average of 57%). The suburb is in high demand with limited supply available, translating into a low vacancy rate of 0.4%. In addition, the number of available properties for sale has decreased by 47% over the last 12 months. The typical attractive Hybrid investments in North Lakes are 3/4-Bedroom houses with over 350sqm land, with median asking price of $620,000 to $680,000, delivering average rental return of 3.4% to 3.7%. (Speak to your Coach if you are considering townhouses and/or units, which are only attractive in certain locations.)

Why we chose this suburb as a top target:

  •  Strong capital growth (+8.4% per year on average since 2017)
  • Strong rental growth (+24.3% over the past 12 months)
  • High demand, outstripping supply (0.4% vacancy)
  • High affluence score of 4 of 5: the median income in the suburb is higher than average
  • High family score of 5 of 5: there are well performing schools in the area, childcare facilities and playgrounds
  • High lifestyle score of 4 of 5: there are cafes, fitness centers/ gyms, restaurants etc. to choose from in the suburb
  • High convenience score of 4 of 5 – there are higher than average public transport commuters in the suburb and supermarkets/ stores close by

Price evolution

Suburb median selling price for 4-Bedroom houses

Rent evolution

Suburb median weekly rent for 4-Bedroom houses

Vacancy evolution

Suburb vacancy rate (%)

Investment highlights

Things to consider

Seller’s description

Ready to move in family home, with a unique and versatile detached structure currently being used as a functioning soundproof studio. The home is perfectly positioned and has been designed to offer the ideal blend of relaxed living, quality entertaining and all over privacy. Complete with an incredible opportunity to create the ideal office from home, options for the space are endless such as a home office, yoga studio, media room or perhaps a private tuition space.
The home itself is a fantastic starter home with 3 generous sized bedrooms and a neat and tidy bathroom ready for you to live in and make your own. The open plan living and dining area is complete with air-conditioning and ceiling fans and the whole house has beautiful timber flooring throughout. Complete with the added convenience of a separate laundry with direct external access plus an extra-large driveway to house all of your cars, this one is ticking all of your boxes.

You’ll simply love the location with shops, buses and parks within a short stroll…and you’re only a few minutes away from the heart of Strathpine and just a short drive to the University of the Sunshine Coast Moreton Bay Campus or Westfield North Lakes.

With so much to offer, this property will be in demand, so act quickly as this fantastic opportunity to purchase in this area will not wait for you.

Features

Key indicators

3.2%

Hist. suburb rent growth

-18.0%

Stock change last 12 months

8.4%

Hist. suburb price growth

-0.3%

Vacancy rate

Map & Distances

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2.5km

0.7km

1.7km

19.3km

Due diligence checks

Example

LOW

LOW

LOW

LOW

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