Suburb Profile Report for Sawtell NSW (2452)

Sawtell House: Median price $565,000, Annual capital growth 3.80%, Number of sales 64, Weekly median advertised rent $445

Sawtell Unit: Median price $358,000, Annual capital growth 5.11%, Number of sales 45, Weekly median advertised rent $345

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Over the last year, property investments in Sawtell, 2452 have given investors a capital gain of 2.73%. This compares badly with the 6.87% for NSW as a whole.

A 39.51% growth in median value for property investors in Sawtell,2452 puts this suburb at number 1000th in terms of best performing suburbs in NSW

Property investors looking for a bargain in Sawtell should be aiming for at least -4.28% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Property investors should expect to get $445 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

NSW has seen average median house prices change by 5.41% which means that Sawtell, 2452 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of -4.53% over the last year

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Sawtell,2452 has racked up an average of -4.53% over the period. This ranks it number 620th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

At number 346th of NSW’s most discounted properties, Sawtell is in the TOP 30% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

Residents and property investors in Sawtell have been waiting around 70.13 days to sell a property.

Advertised rents are around the $345 mark per week – giving a return of 5.01% based on the median price in Suburb

HOUSE UNIT
$565,000 $358,000
0.00% -1.92%
2.73% -4.53%
3.80% 5.11%
$445 $345
64 45
4.10% 5.01%
82.35 70.13

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Above average (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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