Suburb Profile Report for Waratah NSW (2298)

Waratah House: Median price $563,475, Annual capital growth 6.63%, Number of sales 80, Weekly median advertised rent $420

Waratah Unit: Median price $420,500, Annual capital growth 8.10%, Number of sales 37, Weekly median advertised rent $315

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Over the last year, property investments in Waratah, 2298 have given investors a capital gain of 17.39%. This compares favourably with the 11.06% for NSW as a whole.

Waratah,2298 has offered an average of 17.39% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Waratah is offering property investors an average of -5.22. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 539th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

Waratah, 2298’s gross rental yield is 3.88%

Waratah has had a quite poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of 3.83% to date .

While Waratah,2298 ranked number 82th in NSW for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 406th over the last 5 years.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -2.25% to buyers in Waratah at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of NSW.

At number 18 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Waratah is in the TOP 10% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 22.62 for properties listed there.

With the median price for a house in Waratah being $420500 and the advertised rent reaching $315 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 3.90%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$563,475 $420,500
2.45% 6.39%
17.39% 3.83%
6.63% 8.10%
$420 $315
80 37
3.88% 3.90%
26.6 22.62

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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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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