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NPA Regional Brief

Toowoomba is a picturesque mountain city located about 130km west of the State capital of Brisbane in south-east Queensland.  Clinging to the edge of the Great Dividing Range escarpment at 700 metres above sea-level, the city affords breathtaking views of Table Top Mountain and the Lockyer Valley region across the east. The gateway to the Surat Basin, Toowoomba has more than 90,000 residents and is Australia's largest inland regional city and the commercial economic hub of the Darling Downs.

Regional Stats

Current Population


Expected Population Growth Into The Future

160,000 - 170,000 (2031)

Main Economic Drivers

Toowoomba is currently experiencing a major infrastructure spend with several major projects underway. Construction on Infrastructure is the key driver for Toowoomba at present, followed by agriculture, health and education and mining.

Median House Price


Current Rental Vacancy


NPA Property Availability


Brief Market Cycle History

HOUSE prices in central Toowoomba have increased nearly 40% in five years. House sales data from the Real Estate Institute of Queensland for the June 2015 quarter have shown median prices across Toowoomba have increased since the June 2014 quarter and over the past five years. Houses in Toowoomba City have led the way over the past five years with the median price increasing 39.5% to $362,000.


Craig Whaley - National Head Office
Cheif Executive Officer / Property Investment Consultant

P: 1300 429 040
M: 0412 169 554
E: craig.whaley@npapg.com.au

A young and enthusiastic 22 year old back in 1991, Craig Whaley's involvement with Real Estate Investment spans over 20 years.

Craig is a specialist in helping clients build Property Portfolios and uses his knowledge and expertise to provide clients with both professional services and practical advice.

He has an astute awareness of markets and the economic indicators driving the markets. This ability allows Craig to recommend the most appropriate property types and locations best suited to his client's needs and objectives.

His belief that 50% of the success of property investment is the right property in the right location. The other 50% being an astute awareness of strategy and structures.

With a holistic approach to client service, Craig sees his specialised additional advice given on the mathematical and strategic aspects a contributing factor that stands him apart from Real Estate agents.

This strategy has worked exceedingly well.  Craig was the Number 1 Ray White agent in Queensland for a number of Exclusive Sales for two consecutive years.  No mean feat for an agent in the Townsville Regional Area competing with agents from the dynamic centres of Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast.

Craig's record is second to none.  Armed with his desire to help his clients achieve their goals, he has become an industry leader in his field.

Craig is a full member of the R.E.I.Q. and the Finance Brokers Association of Australia (FBAA).

Grant Beveridge - NPA Toowoomba
Property Investment Consultant

P: 1300 429 040
M: 0429 952 357
E: grant.beveridge@npapg.com.au

Grant started working with NPA Property Group (Toowoomba) from a property management perspective in early 2010 as the owner and operator of a successful Property Management Firm in Toowoomba. In this time Grant understood the values of the NPA process and it wasn’t long before interest led to action and Grant became an active member of the team.

Grant thrives on client satisfaction and ensuring all obligations are met with other NPA colleagues. Having lived locally for the past 8 years Grant understands the Toowoomba area and the positives it offers for future investment.

Grant is a licensed Real Estate Agent and works within his business on a day to day basis. With new homes he has the powerful ability to match the needs of a modern home with the right tenant. In his capacity at NPA Toowoomba Grant heads up the sourcing of investment stock in Toowoomba for NPA Consultants and property investors across Australia.

Luke Curtis - NPA Mackay
Property Investment Consultant

M: 0407 453 409
E: luke.curtis@npapg.com.au

Luke Curtis began working in conjunction with NPA Property Group in 2011.

While working in Conjunction with Matthew Creeper with in the Townsville Office, Luke decided to assist in the expansion of NPA within the Bowen Basin area.

As an investor himself and with over 5 years of extensive training within the Real Estate industry Luke enjoys nothing more than helping investors meet their goals.

As with all NPA property consultants Luke is well versed in the strategies and structures needed to have a successful investment portfolio.

Luke looks forward to assisting you in the future.

Jason Thomson - Cairns

M: 0401 545 481
E: jason.thomson@npapg.com.au

Over the last 20 years Cairns Mortgage Broker Jason Thomson has helped thousands of home buyers get the right finance for their properties. Jason uses his wealth of experience and knowledge to make the whole process of acquiring finance simple and straightforward. He is committed to providing high quality advice and ongoing service to his clients.

Jason has been a property investor for many years, and has extensive knowledge and understanding of gearing and taxation matters associated with rental properties. After seeing so many people make uninformed decisions when it comes to property investment, he's proud to be part of the NPA Property Group which helps educate and assist clients with options and strategies to build wealth through property investment. With a network of professional business partners, Jason is able to introduce his clients to legal, taxation and financial planning services to assist with wealth creating strategies.

Jason is a born and bred Far North Queenslander and has lived in Cairns for over 17 years. He keeps a very close eye on the local property market and economic developments for the region and shares all the latest news via a weekly newsletter titled 'Cairns News Report'. Jason is very approachable and is always looking for new clients to assist in the often confusing world of property and finance. He invites you to read some of his 100+ client reviews on his website to prove that he is a trusted industry professional who delivers solutions and superior service to his clients. 


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