Suburb Profile Report for Sapphire Beach NSW (2450)

Sapphire Beach House: Median price $685,000, Annual capital growth 3.53%, Number of sales 51, Weekly median advertised rent $498

Sapphire Beach Unit: Median price $367,250, Annual capital growth 4.25%, Number of sales 28, Weekly median advertised rent $390

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Sapphire Beach is an average performer in NSW when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Sapphire Beach gave property investors a good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 13.41%.

Sapphire Beach,2450 has offered an average of 13.41% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

State is the 7th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -5.28% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Sapphire Beach itself are offering an average vendor discount of -4.50% to real estate investors.

Using the current median advertised rental of $497.5 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 3.53%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 3.78%

Comparing Sapphire Beach,2450 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Sapphire Beach is offering property investors an average of -4.16. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 344th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

Advertised rents are around the $390 mark per week – giving a return of 5.52% based on the median price in Suburb

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Situated less than 10 minutes’ drive from the shopping, dining and commerce centre of Coffs Harbour on the NSW coast, Sapphire Beach is a popular location with families, retirees and those seeking a desirable coastal lifestyle.Full summary

With a name like Sapphire Beach, you’d be expecting a glittering ocean view – and the good news is, you won’t be disappointed. Many apartments in this hilly suburb, which is typified by tall trees and lush green growth, offer stunning ocean views.

Situated less than 10 minutes’ drive from the shopping, dining and commerce centre of Coffs Harbour on the NSW coast, Sapphire Beach is a popular location with families, retirees and those seeking a desirable coastal lifestyle. Between 2011 and 2036, ABS figures show that the population for Coffs Harbour overall is forecast to increase by almost 24,000 (33.38% growth) so demand is likely to remain strong.

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$685,000 $367,250
7.87% 20.41%
13.41% N/A
3.53% 4.25%
$498 $390
51 28
3.78% 5.52%
125.57 66.45

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 1764
Median household income ($/weekly) 1257
Median age of persons 42
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1603
Average household size 2.5
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 226 12.8
    25-34 years 151 8.6
    35-44 years 244 13.8
    45-54 years 279 15.8
    55-64 years 296 16.8
    Others 568 32.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 716 57.4
    Not Married 415 33.3
    Defacto Relationship 116 9.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1359 82.9
    Papua New Guinea 32 2.0
    South Africa 17 1.0
    United Kingdom 90 5.5
    Other 39 2.4
    Others 103 6.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 6 0.4
    Christianity 1118 70.1
    Hinduism 7 0.4
    Other Religious Groups 17 1.1
    No Religion 442 27.7
    Others 6 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 60 10.3
    $800-$999 53 9.1
    $1,000-$1,249 61 10.5
    $1,250-$1,499 57 9.8
    $1,500-$1,999 63 10.9
    Others 286 49.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 492 36.6
    Employed, worked full-time 475 35.3
    Employed, worked part-time 302 22.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 40 3.0
    Employed, away from work 36 2.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 128 15.6
    Professionals 208 25.4
    Technicians & trades workers 84 10.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 128 15.6
    Sales 98 12.0
    Others 172 21.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 34 8.3
    Infants/Primary 131 31.9
    Secondary 141 34.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 45 10.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 51 12.4
    Others 9 2.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1373 86.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 125 7.8
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 52 3.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 41 2.6
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 6 0.4
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 260 41.5
    Being purchased 192 30.6
    Rented 168 26.8
    Other tenure type 7 1.1
    Tenure Type
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