Suburb Profile Report for Waratah NSW (2298)

Waratah House: Median price $552,500, Annual capital growth 6.48%, Number of sales 85, Weekly median advertised rent $400

Waratah Unit: Median price $385,000, Annual capital growth 7.11%, Number of sales 34, Weekly median advertised rent $320

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Waratah has had a A very good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of 19.33% to date .

While Waratah,2298 ranked number 770th in NSW for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 761th over the last 5 years.

The most recent median price for Waratah is $552500, with sellers offering an average of -4.94% off the asking price.

In the last year 85 properties changed hands in Waratah, which puts it as the 365th most active market in NSW when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Advertised rents are around the $400 mark per week – giving a return of 3.76% based on the median price in Suburb

Over the last year, property investments in Waratah, 2298 have given investors a capital gain of 2.80%. This compares badly with the 7.74% for NSW as a whole.

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Waratah has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

Waratah, 2298 is offering NSW ‘s 412th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the bottom 20% of discounts offered by this NSW.

With the median price for a house in Waratah being $385000 and the advertised rent reaching $320 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 4.32%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$552,500 $385,000
2.13% 6.80%
19.33% 2.80%
6.48% 7.11%
$400 $320
85 34
3.76% 4.32%
32.44 24.69

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 4759
Median household income ($/weekly) 940
Median age of persons 40
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1768
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 440 9.2
    25-34 years 648 13.6
    35-44 years 613 12.9
    45-54 years 550 11.6
    55-64 years 446 9.4
    Others 2063 43.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1742 55.5
    Registered Married 1065 33.9
    Defacto Relationship 334 10.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3774 86.1
    Japan 42 1.0
    Papua New Guinea 50 1.1
    United Kingdom 107 2.4
    Other 139 3.2
    Others 270 6.2
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 39 0.9
    Christianity 3079 74.6
    Hinduism 26 0.6
    Islam 31 0.8
    No Religion 937 22.7
    Others 18 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 212 13.0
    $400-$599 180 11.0
    $600-$799 162 9.9
    $1,000-$1,249 155 9.5
    $1,500-$1,999 186 11.4
    Others 737 45.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1590 43.5
    Employed, worked full-time 1133 31.0
    Employed, worked part-time 651 17.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 146 4.0
    Employed, away from work 137 3.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 474 24.7
    Technicians & trades workers 249 13.0
    Community & personal service workers 228 11.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 294 15.3
    Labourers 207 10.8
    Others 467 24.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 67 6.5
    Infants/Primary 263 25.7
    Secondary 199 19.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 128 12.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 348 34.0
    Others 20 2.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2875 74.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 533 13.8
    Flat, unit or apartment 444 11.5
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 17 0.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 800 45.8
    Being purchased 515 29.5
    Fully owned 413 23.6
    Other tenure type 19 1.1
    Tenure Type
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