Suburb Profile Report for Sawtell NSW (2452)

Sawtell House: Median price $585,000, Annual capital growth 4.08%, Number of sales 63, Weekly median advertised rent $440

Sawtell Unit: Median price $395,000, Annual capital growth 7.84%, Number of sales 41, Weekly median advertised rent $330

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Property investors who have had real estate in Sawtell, 2452 should be relatively unhappy with this NSW suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 0.43%

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

Sawtell, 2452 is offering NSW ‘s 876th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the bottom 30% of discounts offered by this NSW.

Advertised rents are around the $440 mark per week – giving a return of 3.91% based on the median price in Suburb

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Sawtell, 2452 to the rest of Australia, it performed quite well. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this NSW suburb was 6.18%.

Sawtell,2452 has offered an average of 6.18% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Sawtell2452 is located in NSW which offers an average discount of -4.16% to property investors. Sawtell itself is showing figures that indicate -2.54% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

In the last year 41 properties changed hands in Sawtell, which puts it as the 310th most active market in NSW when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $3960 per annum or $330 every week.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$585,000 $395,000
1.92% -5.95%
0.43% 6.18%
4.08% 7.84%
$440 $330
63 41
3.91% 4.34%
75.65 62.08

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 3490
Median household income ($/weekly) 838
Median age of persons 46
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1647
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 407 11.7
    35-44 years 411 11.8
    45-54 years 520 14.9
    55-64 years 527 15.1
    65-74 years 401 11.5
    Others 1224 35.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1279 48.7
    Not Married 1145 43.6
    Defacto Relationship 200 7.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3017 90.0
    Papua New Guinea 34 1.0
    Philippines 13 0.4
    United Kingdom 154 4.6
    Other 34 1.0
    Others 101 3.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 2363 73.5
    No Religion 788 24.5
    Buddhism 41 1.3
    Other Religious Groups 17 0.5
    Islam 4 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 152 11.4
    $400-$599 223 16.7
    $600-$799 176 13.2
    $800-$999 116 8.7
    $1,500-$1,999 141 10.6
    Others 526 39.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1199 43.3
    Employed, worked full-time 766 27.7
    Employed, worked part-time 570 20.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 122 4.4
    Employed, away from work 111 4.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 152 10.5
    Professionals 308 21.2
    Technicians & trades workers 201 13.8
    Community & personal service workers 215 14.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 205 14.1
    Others 371 25.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 59 7.7
    Infants/Primary 263 34.2
    Secondary 226 29.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 106 13.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 91 11.8
    Others 24 3.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2538 77.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 352 10.7
    Flat, unit or apartment 340 10.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 50 1.5
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 13 0.4
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 565 39.6
    Rented 525 36.8
    Being purchased 326 22.8
    Other tenure type 11 0.8
    Tenure Type
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