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Residential – Brand New

Usage Type Property Type Year 1* Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Rented immediately after build completion 1 Storey 3 Bedroom House $12,800 $11,650 $10,250 $9,450 $8,700
2 Storey 4 Bedroom House $16,150 $14,450 $13,450 $12,500 $11,650
1 Bedroom Studio $4,800 $4,050 $3,950 $3,600 $3,450
2 Bedroom Granny Flat $6,400 $6,050 $5,550 $4,800 $4,450
2 Storey 3 Bedroom Townhouse $13,950 $12,200 $11,250 $9,950 $9,200
2 Storey 4 Bedroom Townhouse $16,450 $15,250 $14,100 $13,050 $12,250
2 Bedroom Low Rise Apartment Unit $14,450 $13,000 $12,300 $10,750 $9,750
3 Bedroom High Rise Apartment Unit $17,050 $15,450 $14,400 $13,100 $12,250
Owner lived in the property prior to renting 2 Storey 4 Bedroom House $9,150 $9,150 $9,150 $9,150 $9,150
3 Bedroom High Rise Apartment Unit $17,050 $15,450 $14,400 $13,100 $12,250

* First full financial year

Residential – Second-hand

Build Year Property Type Year 1* Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
2004 1 Storey 3 Bedroom House $4,600 $4,600 $4,600 $4,600 $4,600
Pre-1987 (no previous renovations) 1 Storey 3 Bedroom House $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2006 (+ previous owner renovations) 2 Storey 4 Bedroom House $7,100 $7,100 $7,100 $7,100 $7,100
2013 (+ minor renovations) 2 Storey 4 Bedroom House $8,600 $8,450 $8,150 $8,000 $7,900
2003 2 Bedroom Granny Flat $2,050 $2,050 $2,050 $2,050 $2,050
2013 2 Bedroom Granny Flat $2,550 $2,550 $2,550 $2,550 $2,550
Pre-1987 (+ substantial renovations) 2 Bedroom Low Rise Apartment Unit $7,700 $6,650 $5,950 $5,250 $4,900
2008 2 Bedroom Low Rise Apartment Unit $6,550 $6,550 $6,550 $6,550 $6,550
2003 (+ minor renovations) 3 Bedroom High Rise Apartment Unit $8,350 $8,100 $7,900 $7,750 $7,400
2011 3 Bedroom High Rise Apartment Unit $8,500 $8,500 $8,500 $8,500 $8,500

* First full financial year

Commercial

Build Year & Size Property Type Year 1* Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
2006 – 157m2 Warehouse with Mezzanine Area $8,500 $7,300 $6,600 $6,150 $5,800
2020 – 273m2 Warehouse with Office Space $19,800 $19,650 $18,150 $16,900 $16,100
2010 – 40m2 Office (Building only) $8,200 $6,450 $5,500 $4,550 $3,950
2020 – 165m2 Office (Building only) $18,400 $16,800 $15,450 $14,450 $14,000
2020 – 70m2 ($150k Fitout) Office (Building and Fitout) $22,950 $19,300 $17,200 $15,400 $14,200
$120k Fitout Café (Fitout only) $10,800 $8,700 $7,100 $6,150 $5,450
2020 – 1.45 mil Childcare $82,350 $62,700 $52,450 $46,350 $42,700
2005 – 300m2 Industrial $16,000 $14,100 $13,150 $12,950 $12,650
2018 – $900k Service Station $77,800 $70,400 $56,900 $46,950 $39,550
2020 – 1.6 mil – Restaurant Commercial (Building only) $50,650 $48,000 $46,250 $45,050 $44,500

* First full financial year