Real estate price steady
HOUSE prices have remained steady in the past year across the Fraser Coast, but have dropped by seven percentage points in the past five years.
The Real Estate Institute of Queensland's quarterly house price report, released on Friday, shows the Fraser Coast's median sales price from May-June 2013 was $290,000.
For June 2012 toJune 2013, the median sale price was $285,000. Both the quarterly figure and yearly figure showed no change from the previous period.
For the whole of Queensland, sale prices rose by 22 percentage points in the June quarter.
Six Fraser Coast suburbs showed an increase in median sale prices.
Glenwood had the biggest increase, with a jump from $200,000 in 2011/12 to $240,000 in 2012/13.
Granville had the biggest decrease in median sale price, dropping from $228,500 to $206,750.
Across a five-year period, every suburb except Glenwood showed a decrease in median sale prices.
Toogoom showed the biggest change in five years, dropping by 28 percentage points to a sale price of $277,000 in 2012/13.
Granville, Dundowran Beach, Maryborough and Pialba all showed a decrease of more than 10 percentage points.