Suburb Profile Report for Helensburgh NSW (2508)

Helensburgh House: Median price $802,500, Annual capital growth 6.73%, Number of sales 89, Weekly median advertised rent $578

Helensburgh Unit: Median price $665,000, Annual capital growth 6.25%, Number of sales 28, Weekly median advertised rent $500

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Helensburgh, 2508 ranked 669th in NSW when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Helensburgh is one of 3163 in our list for NSW

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Helensburgh,2508 has racked up an average of 7.00% over the period. This ranks it number 781th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Vendor discounting in Helensburgh is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -3.53%. This puts suburb at number 1054th in NSW when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

With the median price for a house in Helensburgh being $802500 and the advertised rent reaching $577.5 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 3.74%

Property value increases in Helensburgh have tracked close to the NSW average of 5.41% over the last 12 months.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Helensburgh,2508 has racked up an average of 7.26% over the period. This ranks it number 73th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Helensburgh are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -3.13% below the asking price at the moment.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Helensburgh the average time real estate has been on the market is 118.18 days.

The NSW suburb of Helensburgh, 2508 is in the Wollongong local government area.

HOUSE UNIT
$802,500 $665,000
1.58% 3.91%
7.00% 7.26%
6.73% 6.25%
$578 $500
89 28
3.74% 3.91%
48.08 118.18

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5995
Median household income ($/weekly) 1792
Median age of persons 34
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2403
Average household size 3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 949 15.8
    25-34 years 745 12.4
    35-44 years 970 16.2
    45-54 years 927 15.5
    55-64 years 579 9.7
    Others 1825 30.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2398 57.0
    Not Married 1450 34.4
    Defacto Relationship 361 8.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5084 88.6
    Papua New Guinea 64 1.1
    South Africa 21 0.4
    United Kingdom 335 5.8
    Other 69 1.2
    Others 163 2.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 36 0.6
    Christianity 4224 75.9
    Hinduism 20 0.4
    Other Religious Groups 13 0.2
    No Religion 1260 22.6
    Others 13 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 122 7.1
    $1,500-$1,999 292 16.9
    $2,000-$2,499 236 13.7
    $2,500-$2,999 212 12.3
    $3,000-$3,499 159 9.2
    Others 702 40.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1890 43.9
    Not in the labour force 1084 25.2
    Employed, worked part-time 996 23.1
    Employed, away from work 205 4.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 133 3.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 334 10.8
    Professionals 634 20.5
    Technicians & trades workers 547 17.7
    Community & personal service workers 348 11.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 517 16.7
    Others 707 22.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 175 10.6
    Infants/Primary 619 37.5
    Secondary 449 27.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 154 9.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 209 12.7
    Others 44 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5216 91.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 353 6.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 138 2.4
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 7 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 5 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1054 55.7
    Fully owned 575 30.4
    Rented 256 13.5
    Other tenure type 6 0.3
    Tenure Type
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