Suburb Profile Report for Balmain NSW (2041)

Balmain House: Median price $2,081,000, Annual capital growth 10.22%, Number of sales 139, Weekly median advertised rent $900

Balmain Unit: Median price $1,200,000, Annual capital growth 8.76%, Number of sales 79, Weekly median advertised rent $720

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

Source: CoreLogic

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NSW has seen average median house prices change by 10.13% which means that Balmain, 2041 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of 20.99% over the last year

Across a shorter period, Balmain, 2041 has seen a median price increase of 5.77% over the last quarter.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Balmain should be aiming for at least -3.37% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

In the last year 139 properties changed hands in Balmain, which puts it as the 155th most active market in NSW when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Balmain, 2041’s gross rental yield is 2.25%

Over the last year, property investments in Balmain, 2041 have given investors a capital gain of 12.78%. This compares favourably with the 7.74% for NSW as a whole.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Balmain has given property investors a paper return of 0.84%. This puts Suburb as 337 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in NSW

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Balmain, 2041. Typically our figures indicate that -3.31% is being offered, which puts this NSW suburb at 1200th most discounted overall in Australia.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 6.58 sales per month, which equates to 79 per year.

The NSW suburb of Balmain, 2041 is in the Leichhardt local government area.

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Balmain is a prime example of what Renovating for Profit founder Cherie Barber calls a ‘lifestyle’ suburb: it’s a desirable and fashionable location with a good selection of popular bars and cafes. Full summary

Balmain is a prime example of what Renovating for Profit founder Cherie Barber calls a ‘lifestyle’ suburb: it’s a desirable and fashionable location with a good selection of popular bars and cafes.

As the crow flies it’s just a couple of kilometres north-west of Sydney’s CBD, but the road route into the city is closer to five or six kilometres. Ferries provide another option, with Balmain being a short hop by water from Circular Quay.

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$2,081,000 $1,200,000
5.77% 0.84%
20.99% 12.78%
10.22% 8.76%
$900 $720
139 79
2.25% 3.12%
53.55 50.8

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 9783
Median household income ($/weekly) 2456
Median age of persons 38
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 3033
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 846 8.6
    25-34 years 1849 18.9
    35-44 years 2006 20.5
    45-54 years 1387 14.2
    55-64 years 1225 12.5
    Others 2470 25.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 3090 42.4
    Registered Married 3017 41.4
    Defacto Relationship 1176 16.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6216 68.2
    Italy 154 1.7
    Papua New Guinea 349 3.8
    United Kingdom 1097 12.0
    Other 376 4.1
    Others 919 10.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 160 1.8
    Christianity 4891 56.3
    Islam 80 0.9
    Judaism 70 0.8
    No Religion 3389 39.0
    Others 103 1.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,250-$1,499 222 5.8
    $1,500-$1,999 349 9.1
    $2,500-$2,999 738 19.3
    $3,000-$3,499 307 8.0
    $4,000 or more 630 16.5
    Others 1573 41.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 4068 53.1
    Not in the labour force 1791 23.4
    Employed, worked part-time 1262 16.5
    Employed, away from work 301 3.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 244 3.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 1290 22.9
    Professionals 2420 43.0
    Community & personal service workers 336 6.0
    Clerical & administrative workers 673 12.0
    Sales 339 6.0
    Others 572 10.2
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 176 9.7
    Infants/Primary 599 33.1
    Secondary 307 17.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 157 8.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 511 28.3
    Others 57 3.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 3523 39.5
    Separate house 3077 34.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 2195 24.6
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 128 1.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1828 44.3
    Being purchased 1252 30.4
    Fully owned 1019 24.7
    Other tenure type 23 0.6
    Tenure Type
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