Suburb Profile Report for Prospect NSW (2148)

Prospect House: Median price $810,000, Annual capital growth 8.69%, Number of sales 47, Weekly median advertised rent $460

Prospect Unit: Median price $549,990, Annual capital growth 14.88%, Number of sales 48, Weekly median advertised rent $410

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

Source: CoreLogic

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With a capital gain of 12.11% for the last 12 months, Prospect, 2148 has performed for property investments than its average annual 8.69% property growth over the last 5 years.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Prospect,2148 has racked up an average of 12.11% over the period. This ranks it number 450th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Prospect are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -6.29% below the asking price at the moment.

Using the current median advertised rental of $460 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 8.69%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 2.95%

Property value increases in Prospect have tracked close to the NSW average of 8.63% over the last 12 months.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Prospect comes in at number 502th in NSW.

A $410 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.88%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 14.88%.

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September 2015

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As each day goes by, it’s getting harder and harder to find suburbs in Sydney where the median house price is less than $600,000, but that’s exactly what’s on offer in ProspectFull summary As each day goes by, it’s getting harder and harder to find suburbs in Sydney where the median house price is less than $600,000, but that’s exactly what’s on offer in Prospect.

Located 32km west of the Sydney CBD, Prospect has easy accessibility to Blacktown and all its fantastic amenities including the large shopping centre Westpoint Blacktown.

Increasing demand for this suburb has seen the vacancy rate drop to 0.82%, according to Real Estate Investar.

What’s even more impressive is that the typical house in Prospect sells in just 23 days.

This demand has seen the median house price climb by 9%, but expect it to grow further into double-digit as its popularity continues to build.

Big brick family houses are popular with families.

Those on Dinton Street, Danby Street and Grove Place are only a few minutes’ drive from local shopping centres, schools and highwaysClose
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$810,000 $549,990
0.62% 3.77%
12.11% 7.84%
8.69% 14.88%
$460 $410
47 48
2.95% 3.88%
40.45 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 4620
Median household income ($/weekly) 1594
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2082
Average household size 3.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 610 13.2
    25-34 years 660 14.3
    35-44 years 666 14.4
    45-54 years 698 15.1
    55-64 years 596 12.9
    Others 1390 30.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1986 57.2
    Not Married 1308 37.7
    Defacto Relationship 175 5.0
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2863 64.7
    Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 140 3.2
    Philippines 130 2.9
    United Kingdom 118 2.7
    Other 314 7.1
    Others 859 19.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 82 1.9
    Christianity 3292 76.0
    Hinduism 259 6.0
    Islam 185 4.3
    No Religion 475 11.0
    Others 38 0.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 128 10.0
    $1,250-$1,499 119 9.3
    $1,500-$1,999 201 15.6
    $2,000-$2,499 176 13.7
    $2,500-$2,999 117 9.1
    Others 545 42.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1660 47.3
    Not in the labour force 1005 28.6
    Employed, worked part-time 570 16.2
    Employed, away from work 145 4.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 133 3.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 243 10.2
    Professionals 365 15.4
    Technicians & trades workers 383 16.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 493 20.8
    Sales 225 9.5
    Others 666 28.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 72 6.6
    Infants/Primary 398 36.3
    Secondary 319 29.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 99 9.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 168 15.3
    Others 39 3.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4286 96.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 134 3.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 16 0.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 659 46.2
    Fully owned 505 35.4
    Rented 253 17.7
    Other tenure type 9 0.6
    Tenure Type
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