FIND A RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT
Ideal location to buy an investment.
Goulburn is a safe, community-orientated ‘township’ with city advantages, but without the stress of traffic jams and supermarket queues.
With reasonable property prices compared to our neighbouring capital cities, many people are making the move to our regional centre to experience the big skies, clean air and slower-paced lifestyle, where they can still access quality shopping, education/training and exciting work opportunities.
According to Your Property magazine, as of 2018, Goulburn’s median house price was approximately $463,000 and the median rental $350 per week. You could purchase a 2 bedroom unit for $240,000 or rent the same thing for $245 per week.
With a strong residential property market, Goulburn continues to grow and expand, offering exciting opportunities for investors. The past few years have seen increasing property investor focus on Goulburn, accounting for approximately 50% of sales, achieving 5% – 6% gross return in most cases. Rental demand is good and Goulburn has not experienced any extended period of high vacancy over the past 10 years. The annual capital growth over the last three years was 11.2%.
If you are looking to invest in a residential property, start by visiting Goulburn and taking the 30min ‘Quick Intro to Goulburn’ tour to get a good idea of the layout of the city. Talk to the friendly real estate agents who will answer all your questions about investment in the Goulburn property market and rental returns and make sure you register for sales updates. Finally, visit the website links below to obtain a good overview of what’s available and what’s selling.
Your quick introduction to Goulburn
For a full list of real estate agents dealing with residential property investment, please download a copy of the New Residents Guide below or request a copy from the Visitor information Centre on (02) 4823 4492.