Suburb Profile Report for Sawtell NSW (2452)

Sawtell House: Median price $558,750, Annual capital growth 3.63%, Number of sales 68, Weekly median advertised rent $438

Sawtell Unit: Median price $365,000, Annual capital growth 4.18%, Number of sales 43, Weekly median advertised rent $350

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Sawtell has done pretty poorly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 1.59%

Across a shorter period, Sawtell, 2452 has seen a median price increase of -2.83% over the last quarter.

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Sawtell, 2452. Typically our figures indicate that -4.51% is being offered, which puts this NSW suburb at 2928th most discounted overall in Australia.

Using the current median advertised rental of $437.5 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 3.63%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 4.07%

With a capital gain of 14.78% for the last 12 months, Sawtell, 2452 has performed for property investments than its average annual 4.18% property growth over the last 5 years.

Over the longer term, Sawtell has seen property prices show investors a 38.39% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Vendor discounting in Sawtell is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -4.09%. This puts suburb at number 266th in NSW when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

Sawtell is 114th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in NSW with a 4.99% return

HOUSE UNIT
$558,750 $365,000
-2.83% -1.88%
1.59% 14.78%
3.63% 4.18%
$438 $350
68 43
4.07% 4.99%
87.1 71.73

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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