New data reveals how housing prices have fared in Bendigo, Maryborough and Castlemaine

Date: 19 Jan 19

Maryborough has made the state’s top ten for regional suburb growth, though a real estate agent says new data is likely a little too generous.

Price growth in the town outpaced much of central Victoria and has been highlighted on top ten lists in new Real Estate Institute of Victoria figures.

Many regional Victorian property markets had a strong 2018 even as Melbourne’s struggled through a period of low confidence, sluggish auction clearance rates and sales reductions of 20 per cent.

Maryborough’s 6.4 per cent property price growth in the fourth quarter of 2018 was the seventh highest in the state, REIV data suggests. Median house prices jumped 26.6 per cent jump in a year to $250,000.

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