.Few locations are more at the forefront of Southeast Queensland’s population boom than Jimboomba. Once largely a farming community, a significant section of the area has now been annexed to help house the region’s growth. Despite this, parts of Jimboomba still manage to maintain the semi-rural feel that has drawn in new residents for decades.
Sitting approximately 50km south of the city centre, Jimboomba is situated on the outskirts of Greater Brisbane. It is also only 30km from Logan Central and around 60km from the heart of the Gold Coast. This location is a major selling point, placing locals within an easy commute of everything they could ever need.
Jimboomba also punches above its weight when it comes to local amenities. Despite its relatively modest population, the suburb enjoys a great selection of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. There are also multiple schools and day cares, a range of medical and professional services, and generous green spaces.
However, getting around Jimboomba can be a little difficult, with the area serviced by a single bus route. Population increases in the surrounding suburbs have also placed significant strain on most major roads, particularly at peak times. And this is only expected to get worse as the Greater Flagstone Priority Development Area, which now includes part of Jimboomba, continues to grow.
Still, for those looking for a little slice of country life on the outskirts of the city, Jimboomba is a great option. The mostly rural feel and strong sense of community will suit those looking for a slower pace of life. And, while the significant development currently underway may impact this, it will also bring a range of new conveniences to the area.
Luke and Julian each have over 20 years of property investment experience.
Property in Jimboomba varies greatly, from smaller suburban blocks in the Priority Development Area to larger holdings and small acreages. And while most investors will gravitate toward the more modest end of the market, there is potential across the board. It is all a matter of what you are after and finding the opportunity that best suits your strategy.
If you are after low maintenance investments that still provide solid returns, look in the development area. Here you will generally find newer properties at more affordable prices, that will usually require minimal upkeep. You are also likely to see many house and land and new build opportunities with ample capital growth potential.
Alternatively, if you prefer a more established property and more stable investment, consider one of the acreage offerings. While these tend to be more expensive to buy and maintain, they can also generate notably more rental income. They also provide significantly more space, which is something that will always be in demand and should help drive capital growth.
Given the diversity of opportunities on offer in Jimboomba, predicting the performance of an individual investment can be difficult. This is where a good buyers agent can be beneficial, as they can help you understand a property’s investment potential. That said, as a general rule, Jimboomba’s rental market is quite strong, with low vacancy rates and yields often sitting around 5%.
It is clear that any investment in the Jimboomba property market needs to be carefully considered. While there are great opportunities to be found, finding the perfect one for you will require deep research and analysis. And this is exactly what the best buyers advocates, like Search Party Property, will help you do.
When looking in a location like Jimboomba, we start by defining clear search criteria. This means getting to know you and exactly what you are after. It also means developing a strategy for not only your next investment, but the one after that… and the one after that.
Then we get to know the area and the different investment opportunities that are currently on offer. This means gathering data on the local market from many sources and using it to analyse the area’s growth potential. It also means looking at things like development applications and planned infrastructure upgrades and considering the impact they will have.
This research will allow us to whittle down all the available options to a shortlist of the best few. It will also give us all the data you could ever need to choose the right opportunity for you. We will gladly share this insight with you and can even help you choose the best investment.
Once you have chosen your preferred property, we start the process of securing it for you. This will usually involve organising building and pest inspections to help make sure there are no hidden issues. It will also involve helping you put together the strongest possible offer and negotiating the exact details of the sale.
All going well, the property will then be yours and you can start realising the return on your investment. At this stage, we will support you to choose the right management and get the place rented. We will also suggest ways to maximise your returns, including any updates or renovations we believe are worth making.
At Search Party Property, our goal is to make building your property portfolio as quick and easy as possible. Our end-to-end service will give you the support you need to succeed and guide you every step of the way. For more information on what we do, or to book your free investor readiness assessment, contact our friendly team today.