Suburb Profile Report for Waterloo NSW (2017)

Waterloo House: Median price $1,190,000, Annual capital growth 9.75%, Number of sales 16, Weekly median advertised rent $745

Waterloo Unit: Median price $839,500, Annual capital growth 7.73%, Number of sales 349, Weekly median advertised rent $650

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Property value increases in Waterloo have tracked lower than the NSW average of 7.93% over the last 12 months.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Waterloo comes in at number 272th in NSW.

Over the last year, property investments in Waterloo, 2017 have given investors a capital gain of 0.72%. This compares badly with the 6.92% for NSW as a whole.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Waterloo has given property investors a paper return of -1.24%. This puts Suburb as 387 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in NSW

Property investors looking for a bargain in Waterloo should be aiming for at least -4.99% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

A $650 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 4.03%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 7.73%.

HOUSE UNIT
$1,190,000 $839,500
-3.45% -1.24%
0.11% 0.72%
9.75% 7.73%
$745 $650
16 349
3.26% 4.03%
N/A 70.03

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 10657
Median household income ($/weekly) 905
Median age of persons 32
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2500
Average household size 1.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 1533 14.4
    25-34 years 3024 28.4
    35-44 years 1500 14.1
    45-54 years 1025 9.6
    55-64 years 1003 9.4
    Others 2573 24.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 5391 65.8
    Registered Married 1614 19.7
    Defacto Relationship 1185 14.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3807 42.4
    Croatia 875 9.8
    Papua New Guinea 302 3.4
    United Kingdom 457 5.1
    Other 1407 15.7
    Others 2126 23.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 562 6.5
    Christianity 4503 52.0
    Islam 338 3.9
    Judaism 331 3.8
    No Religion 2781 32.1
    Others 147 1.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $200-$299 472 10.8
    $300-$399 536 12.3
    $400-$599 383 8.8
    $1,500-$1,999 364 8.4
    $2,500-$2,999 415 9.5
    Others 2189 50.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 3328 39.9
    Not in the labour force 3274 39.2
    Employed, worked part-time 1031 12.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 475 5.7
    Employed, away from work 242 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 730 15.9
    Professionals 1542 33.5
    Technicians & trades workers 394 8.6
    Community & personal service workers 513 11.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 613 13.3
    Others 806 17.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 179 8.1
    Secondary 172 7.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 395 17.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 1100 50.0
    Other type of educational institution 305 13.9
    Others 50 2.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 7248 84.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1209 14.1
    Separate house 103 1.2
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 4 0.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 3586 77.6
    Being purchased 763 16.5
    Fully owned 227 4.9
    Other tenure type 46 1.0
    Tenure Type
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