HTW reports vacancies remain around 6%

Herron Todd White’s Townsville Rent Roll Survey Report for April 2016 shows actual vacancy rates returned to February's level of 6.42%, after rising to 6.63% in March.  House vacancies eased slightly to 5.65%, while unit vacancies also dr...

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Cooperative Research Centre to call Townsville HQ

Federal Government has announced that Townsville will be the headquarters for the Northern Australian Cooperative Research Centre (CRC). This new CRC will direct at least $150 million, including an investment of $75 million from the Government, into...

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Townsville Property Snapshot

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Leading demographer analyses Townsville in 2050

Australia’s leading social, generational and demographic commentator, and The Australian social columnist, Bernard Salt, has profiled Townsville in 2050. Mr Salt was in Townsville to present at the Redefining Townsville: Townsville in 2050 for...

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Herron Todd White’s December rent roll survey

Herron Todd White’s monthly rent roll survey for December 2015 shows vacancy rates have increased in the Townsville market from the previous month. However, there is a clear drop since December 2014. Townsville Rentals manager Leah Riddle says...

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Cyclone preparation - roof and gutter clean DEAL

Our friends at C. Vella Plumbing are offering Townsville Rentals clients a great deal to assist with preparation for the storm season, and general roof and gutter maintenance of your investment. Available until February 2016, C Vella Plumbing will o...

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Water restrictions rise to Level 2

Townsville City Council issued level 2 water restrictions October 27, 2015, as we head into another dry summer on the back of two dry wet seasons. LEVEL 2: residential areas are allowed to handwater at anytime, and use sprinklers 6—8pm ONLY, u...

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Townsville Property Snapshot - September Qtr 2015

Download the latest independent Townsville property research for the July-September 2015 quarter....

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Property clock - where does Townsville sit?

Herron Todd White’s national Month in Review report for September maintains what we reported to you last month, that Townsville’s residential market – for units and houses – is positioned at the start of a recovery phase. Afte...

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Council changes impacting tenants – water and waste

Townsville City Council has issued notices to residents announcing new water restrictions and a crackdown on contaminated recycling waste. Your tenants have been notified of the above changes by Townsville City Council, and also by Townsville Rental...

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Landlord insurance – do you really need it?

In short, yes. Landlord insurance is not compulsory, but we cannot recommend it enough. Even if your tenants take great care of the physical property, we cannot predict if their circumstances will change through the loss of employment, a relationshi...

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Residential property market starts recovery phase – bring it on!

Herron Todd White’s (HTW) monthly rent roll survey shows rental vacancy rates in Townsville’s market have remained elevated in 2015, reaching 5.4% in April 2015. Townsville Rentals manager Leah Riddle says Townsville property owners have...

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Avoid overheating from avoidable breakdowns and hefty bills – service your air cons in winter

The Townsville 'winter' may be an illusion, but this slight drop in temp does offer a chance to service air conditioning units before the summer heat hits.To protect your investment, we encourage a thought-out service approach to avoid breakdowns and...

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Looking to sell? Ferry Property is Townsville Rentals’ residential sales division

Did you know Ferry Property is Townsville Rentals’ dedicated sales agency, offering expert residential sales services?   The Ferry Property team – Mark, Jodi and Colleen – are able to help you when considering whether to sell...

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Townsville’s City Waterfront Project delivers confidence to Townsville market

Townsville’s proposed $136.6 million City Waterfront Project is encouraging news for Townsville investors eager for some positivity amidst a flat rental market.   The Waterfront project could evolve into a $1.9 billion premier urban prec...

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