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  • Ballarat Vacancy Rate Continues To Sit At Record Low For Another Month

    The residential rental vacancy rate continued it’s record low in Ballarat remaining at 0.7% for January according to figures released by the Real Estate Institute of Victoria. The January median rent for houses in Ballarat is $338pw and Units/Townhouses $260pw. Vacancy rate for metro Melbourne is 2.1 per cent, while … Read more

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  • Suburb Snapshot: Winter Valley

    One of Ballarat’s newer suburbs, Winter Valley, is approximately 5.4 square kilometres.The population of Winter Valley in 2011 was 4,932 people and by the 2016 Census the population was 6,309 showing a population growth of 27.9% in the area during that time. CoreLogic data indicates that the predominant age group … Read more

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  • Suburb Snapshot: Black Hill

    The size of Black Hill is approximately 1.8 square kilometres and has 12 parks covering nearly 27.5 per cent of total area. The population of Black Hill in 2011 was 2,131 people and by the 2016 Census the population was 2,118 showing a population decline of 0.6 per cent in … Read more

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  • Suburb Snapshot: Haddon

    The size of Haddon is approximately 34.3 square kilometres and has one main park. The population of Haddon in 2011 was 1,369 people and by the 2016 Census the population was 1,203 showing a population decline of 12.1 per cent in the area during that time. Haddon is a rural/residential … Read more

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  • Suburb Snapshot: Newington

    The size of Newington is approximately 2.4 square kilometres with three parks covering nearly 58.8 per cent of total area. The population of Newington in 2011 was 1,887 people and by the 2016 Census the population was 1,889 showing a population growth of 0.1 per cent in the area during … Read more

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  • Suburb Snapshot: Cardigan Village

    The size of Cardigan Village is approximately 0.8 square kilometres with the population being 505 in 2011 and by the 2016 Census had increased to 668 showing a population growth of 32.3% in the area during that time. Cardigan Village was established as a small subdivision of 100 lots in … Read more

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  • Suburb Snapshot: Mount Clear

    The size of Mount Clear is approximately 9.9sqm with nine parks covering nearly 9.4 per cent of total area. The population of Mount Clear in 2011 was 2,905 people and by the 2016 Census 2016 the population was 3,365 showing a population growth of 15.8 per cent in the area … Read more

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  • Suburb Snapshot: Brown Hill

    The size of Brown Hill is approximately 7.9 square kilometres with five parks covering nearly 10.5 per cent of total area. The population of Brown Hill in 2011 was 3,078 people and by the 2016 Census the population was 3,565 showing a population growth of 15.8 per cent in the … Read more

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  • Suburb Snapshot: Lucas

    The size of Lucas is approximately 7.5 square kilometres and has two parks.The population of Lucas in 2011 was 645 people and by the 2016 Census the population was 998 showing a population growth of 54.7 per cent in the area during that time. Lucas is a relatively new suburb … Read more

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  • ALP Needs To Come Clean Before Everyone Loses: REIA

    Responding to the recent announcement by the Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten, that there would be no decisions made regarding changes to existing negative gearing and capital gains taxation arrangements until after the federal election, the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) asks whether this is because the ALP … Read more

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