Caboolture offers a wide range of homeowner opportunities.
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Depending on where you buy, you have everything from large rural blocks, rental investments and even commercial opportunities.
As the Caboolture area is a residential and commercial hub just North of Brisbane only minutes off the highway with excellent train connections to Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and Redcliffe it has increased its population and growth as a commercial and industrial centre.
Caboolture is only 50 minutes to the Brisbane CBD, 20 minutes to North Lakes, 30 minutes to Bribie Island and 40 minutes to the Sunshine Coast.
Whilst there is blending at the borders, each area in Caboolture is known for different types of properties and proximity to different amenities.
Upper Caboolture, which begins about 5 minutes West of the Morayfield Shopping Centre, is known for its more rural residential status with larger blocks and homes.
Caboolture South is higher density living and 45% of people renting in this area and low rental vacancies
Caboolture itself covers an area of about 95km2 (about 20 times the size of Caboolture South) so you can imagine it has a huge range of investment and lifestyle opportunities.
It is still a town not a city, and even with the new residential developments over the last 5 years, there is still huge growth potential.
Within the wider Caboolture area there are at least 12 schools, as well as a TAFE and QUT campus, both government schools and private.
It boasts two main shopping centres, Caboolture Square Shopping Centre as well as the Morayfield Shopping Centre, then four other smaller centres.
This does not even consider the enormous amount of commercial properties all along Morayfield Road to Burpengary or along Bribie Island Road.
However, Caboolture is also a growing medical centre.
Besides the Caboolture Hospital and Caboolture Private Hospital, there are many medical hubs with doctors, diagnostics and specialists all under one roof.
There is also a continually increasing level of aged care facilities and over 50s resort style living.
So whether you are looking for a family home with the possibility of property value increase, or an investment property for rental given the low vacancy, high rental percentage, the Caboolture area provides a range of opportunities.
Five-year growth according to realestate.com.au sits at 2.8%, although some areas have certainly achieved higher.
With a move towards decentralisation, huge infrastructure and residential investments in the area, projected growth is considered to be a lot higher. This is a key area to keep an eye on.
Whilst there is a polarised view on the liveability in Caboolture, like all areas there are good and bad elements.
However, it cannot be disputed the fact that Caboolture at the moment offers affordable living, great amenities and transport and a sound investment as a result.
No matter what you are looking for – investment or a new family home, a local is the expert needed to guide you towards the best opportunities the right investment.