In Ranken there has been a history of lower than average prices and demand, offering opportunities for investors or first home owners, especially in the context of the growth in working from home. Low average incomes in Ranken is reflected in smaller and lower quality accommodation. Over time this may change providsing long-term returns but in the short to medium term, prices are likely to be less than state averages. Low average earnings from people in Ranken leads to lower quality housing which also negatively impacts the provision of facilities. As a consequence this area is often seen as less desirable, with lower quality of housing and slower price growth. Lower than average population density constrains growth in Ranken to an extent. However, where buyers are willing to compromise on housing and lifestyle choice, there are affordable options. With very low industrial sector presence in Ranken the focus is on lifestyle, driving specific demand around facilities, services, and open space. Most people are employed in service sectors with a higher than average proportion being able to work from home. This may incease demand over the medium term.
None within suburb boundary(While the above schools are located with the suburb of Ranken there may also be nearby schools whose catchments cover this suburb)
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source: Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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