Hunter Valley, NSW
The Hunter Region was one of the nation’s leading growth markets in 2018 and this has continued into 2019.
Its solid performance in the housing market is underpinned by affordability, low vacancies and rising sales activity, which is creating price growth in many locations.
Boosting its popularity is improved business confidence, a promising future in the mining sector and falling unemployment.
In a sign that the local economy is diversifying, creative industries are becoming prominent, contributing almost $1 billion to the Hunter’s gross domestic product.
People from Sydney are being lured to the Hunter Valley not only because of relative housing affordability, but also because of lifestyle, access to transport and employment opportunities.
People who have a job in Sydney but (thanks to technology) need to work in the office only 1-2 days a week are finding the Hunter Valley gives them the ideal opportunity to spend more time with their families.
This report covers the Hunter Valley region including the towns and suburbs of Branxton, Cessnock, Greta, Kurri Kurri, Muswellbrook, Singleton, Singleton Heights, East Maitland and Rutherford.