Suburb Profile Report for Gungahlin ACT (2912)

Gungahlin House: Median price $615,000, Annual capital growth 3.73%, Number of sales 61, Weekly median advertised rent $540

Gungahlin Unit: Median price $369,000, Annual capital growth 2.74%, Number of sales 48, Weekly median advertised rent $360

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
  • Median price
  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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Property investors who have had real estate in Gungahlin, 2912 should be relatively unhappy with this ACT suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -0.81%

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Gungahlin has given property investors a paper return of 0.20%. This puts Suburb as 73 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in ACT

Vendor discounting in Gungahlin is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -1.42%. This puts suburb at number 59th in ACT when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

Residents and property investors in Gungahlin have been waiting around 32.51 days to sell a property.

Using the current median advertised rental of $540 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 3.73%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 4.57%

Giving property investors a a stable capital gain of 9.33% for the last year, Gungahlin, 2912 is the 439th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

A 4.68% growth in median value for property investors in Gungahlin,2912 puts this suburb at number 5th in terms of best performing suburbs in ACT

With the median price for a house in Gungahlin being $369000 and the advertised rent reaching $360 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 5.07%

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Larger two-bedroom units are the property of choice for buyers in the suburb of Gungahlin. These dwellings have attracted interest, especially among tenants, because of their affordability.Full summary

Median unit price: $280,000

Rental yield: 5.75%

Larger two-bedroom units are the property of choice for buyers in the suburb of Gungahlin. These dwellings have attracted interest, especially among tenants, because of their affordability.

The suburb is also less than 30 minutes away from the centre of Canberra, which adds to its appeal. The average vacancy rate dropped considerably from almost 3% to just 2% over a 12-month period, indicating how popular the suburb has become. 

In the rental market, studio and one-bedroom apartments are also on the rise. Rents increased by 3%, with average yield clocking in at almost 6%. 

Gungahlin is home to several medical centres, as well as a shopping district. There are also cafes, restaurants, a grocery store and a recreation facility. The suburb is well-connected to other parts of the metro via a road network; thus, residents can easily travel by car or bus.
 

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$615,000 $369,000
0.20% 5.43%
-0.81% 9.33%
3.73% 2.74%
$540 $360
61 48
4.57% 5.07%
32.51 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 5617
Median household income ($/weekly) 2074
Median age of persons 29
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 730 13.0
    20-24 years 643 11.4
    25-34 years 1328 23.6
    35-44 years 1034 18.4
    45-54 years 564 10.0
    Others 1318 23.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1900 47.2
    Not Married 1650 41.0
    Defacto Relationship 478 11.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3307 62.1
    Croatia 379 7.1
    Indonesia 188 3.5
    United Kingdom 148 2.8
    Other 336 6.3
    Others 967 18.2
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 346 6.8
    Christianity 2796 54.8
    Hinduism 216 4.2
    Islam 208 4.1
    No Religion 1456 28.6
    Others 76 1.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,250-$1,499 154 8.9
    $1,500-$1,999 265 15.2
    $2,000-$2,499 225 12.9
    $2,500-$2,999 256 14.7
    $3,000-$3,499 177 10.2
    Others 661 38.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2328 56.2
    Not in the labour force 781 18.8
    Employed, worked part-time 723 17.4
    Employed, away from work 195 4.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 119 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 507 15.6
    Professionals 877 27.0
    Technicians & trades workers 383 11.8
    Community & personal service workers 314 9.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 601 18.5
    Others 566 17.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 108 6.3
    Infants/Primary 500 29.3
    Secondary 320 18.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 186 10.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 542 31.8
    Others 48 2.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2711 51.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1759 33.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 804 15.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 38 0.7
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 955 50.7
    Being purchased 733 38.9
    Fully owned 190 10.1
    Other tenure type 5 0.3
    Tenure Type
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