Out­door liv­ing the way to go

The Weekend Post - Real Estate - - Front Page - NICK ANSELL

homes and that trend is there for a rea­son as it goes with ev­ery­thing.”

Cairns’ me­dian house price lev­elled about $40,000 lower t h a n t h e s t a t e ave r a g e o f $451,000.

Mrs Matthews said the buy­ing mar­ket in Cairns was slowly pick­ing up, with in­creased in­vestor in­ter­est.

“It has picked up a lit­tle bit, but there prob­a­bly aren’t as many first home buy­ers out there as there used to be. The se­cond and third home buy­ers are­ab­so­lute­ly­out­there though,” she said.

RIGHT ON TREND: The out­door room is be­com­ing in­creas­ingly pop­u­lar, along with open plan liv­ing spa­ces.

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