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ECCO RI­P­LEY

Devel­oper: Sek­isui House

Price: Land from $179,000; ready built homes from $294,000

Lo­ca­tion: Ri­p­ley A decade-long pop­u­la­tion boom in Ri­p­ley is pre­dicted to see the sub­urb ul­ti­mately house al­most half of Ip­swich’s cur­rent pop­u­la­tion by 2036.

Early in­di­ca­tors of the re­gion’s growth are re­flected in ris­ing prop­erty val­ues over re­cent years.

The Ur­bis report re­vealed that, at the end of De­cem­ber 2017, me­dian prices for both house and land recorded peak lev­els across the catch­ment.

The report shows me­dian house prices in the Ri­p­ley catch­ment over five years to De­cem­ber 2017 rose 4.4 per cent, com­pared with 3.2 per cent across the Ip­swich lo­cal gov­ern­ment area.

Over six months to De­cem­ber 2017, me­dian house prices surged 5.1 per cent com­pared with 3.8 per cent across Ip­swich.

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