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    Where is Rankin Park located?

    Rankin Park is one of the “professional” suburbs of Newcastle. Only 10 minutes from the centre of the city it’s home to a lot of Newcastle's doctors, lawyers and accountants.

    What housing types are predominant?

    Dwelling types are dominated by houses in Rankin Park with no semi-detached dwellings and units to speak of at present. A full 90% of dwellings in the area are houses. 10% is other/commercial. Age mix for the area is 0 to 29 yo 34%, 30 to 49 yo is 23%, 50 & above is 43%.

    What attracts home buyers & investors to Rankin Park?

    According to Residex, Rankin Park experienced market growth of around 26.5% from March 2015 to February 2020. Homebuyers like Rankin Park for its proximity to the hospital. Investors like it for its consistent growth and tenant profile.

    Newcastle provides a wide variety of options for home buyers and investors. If you’re looking for a place that’s easy to make things work for everyday activities (stress free)- work, leisure, after school activities, clean beaches, nice daycares that are easily accessible, and still free parking around some of the best beaches in NSW or Australia and into discovering all the new cafe’s dotted in almost every suburb (Adamstown, Broadmeadow, Merewether, Junction, Barbeach/ Cookshill) then Newcastle or “Newy” is the city for you.

    Restaurants, Shops & Entertainment?

    The area is also well served for amenities: there are a wide range of cafés and restaurants on Beaumont and Darby streets but if you want something by the water try Honeysuckle. For shopping only 12 minutes from the city is Westfield Kotara which is also served with its own train station. The local “Civic Theatre” attracts all kinds of touring acts and shows like National Comedian Jimoin. Rankin Park is serviced by its own local heritage main street with cafes and local supermarkets.

    Sports, Fitness & Health

    King Edward Park is a large park overlooking the city and Pacific Ocean. Take a walk from Honeysuckle along the foreshore all the way along the break wall past the Nobby’s Lighthouse. Newcastle also has its own state reserve named “Blackbutt Reserve” after the trees that grow there.

    Schools & Education?

    Newcastle boasts some of the most well serviced schools in the state with also many private and Catholic options. The Junction Primary is locally renowned for its terrific culture and Newcastle Grammar has quiet prestigious reputation. Newcastle also boasts two selective state schools with The Hunter School of Performing Arts having produced some high-quality professional talent and Merewether High being Newcastle’s equivalent of James Ruse. Rankin Park High is a well-regarded local high school located directly opposite McDonald Jones Stadium.

    What can my money buy in Rankin Park?

    Price growth in recent years has been big in Rankin Park with prices increasing 26.5% in the five years to now for houses. Residex notes that .29% of properties in the suburb are currently on the market with an average time of 13 days on the market.

    Residex notes the median house price now sits at around $603,500 for houses. The median unit price is $411,000 in Rankin Park.

    Buyers’ Agent for Rankin Park

    Kevin Mason is our local expert Buyers' Agent in the area. With exceptional local knowledge, Kevin is the best buyers' advocate to have on your side searching for a property in Rankin Park, please call us on 1300 655 615, email us, or send us your buyers wishlist today by clicking here. If you would like to know the latest median values and statistics for Rankin Park, call us today on 1300 655 615.


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