Suburb Profile Report for Shoalhaven Heads NSW (2535)

Shoalhaven Heads House: Median price $550,000, Annual capital growth 4.68%, Number of sales 64, Weekly median advertised rent $375

Shoalhaven Heads Unit: Median price $365,000, Annual capital growth 4.10%, Number of sales 24, Weekly median advertised rent $320

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Shoalhaven Heads has had a pretty good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of 8.91% to date .

While Shoalhaven Heads,2535 ranked number 633th in NSW for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 625th over the last 5 years.

State is the 7th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -5.50% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Shoalhaven Heads itself are offering an average vendor discount of -4.77% to real estate investors.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Shoalhaven Heads the average time real estate has been on the market is 96.98 days.

Advertised rents are around the $375 mark per week – giving a return of 3.55% based on the median price in Suburb

With a capital gain of 5.80% for the last 12 months, Shoalhaven Heads, 2535 has performed for property investments than its average annual 4.10% property growth over the last 5 years.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Shoalhaven Heads,2535 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 38.52% across each of those five years.

State is the 7th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -4.45% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Shoalhaven Heads itself are offering an average vendor discount of -4.82% to real estate investors.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 2.00 sales per month, which equates to 24 per year.

A $320 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 4.56%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 4.10%.

HOUSE UNIT
$550,000 $365,000
1.85% 1.39%
8.91% 5.80%
4.68% 4.10%
$375 $320
64 24
3.55% 4.56%
96.98 122.15

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 2995
Median household income ($/weekly) 691
Median age of persons 53
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    35-44 years 286 9.5
    45-54 years 343 11.5
    55-64 years 457 15.3
    65-74 years 542 18.1
    75-84 years 343 11.5
    Others 1024 34.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1202 51.5
    Not Married 896 38.4
    Defacto Relationship 235 10.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2417 85.2
    Greece 24 0.8
    Papua New Guinea 34 1.2
    United Kingdom 237 8.4
    Other 33 1.2
    Others 91 3.2
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 14 0.5
    Christianity 2068 75.8
    Hinduism 4 0.1
    Other Religious Groups 7 0.3
    No Religion 634 23.2
    Others 3 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 194 15.8
    $400-$599 255 20.8
    $600-$799 131 10.7
    $800-$999 137 11.2
    $1,500-$1,999 93 7.6
    Others 416 33.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1329 55.1
    Employed, worked full-time 605 25.1
    Employed, worked part-time 361 15.0
    Employed, away from work 60 2.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 58 2.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 137 13.4
    Professionals 172 16.8
    Technicians & trades workers 191 18.6
    Community & personal service workers 142 13.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 142 13.8
    Others 242 23.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 46 9.3
    Infants/Primary 169 34.2
    Secondary 144 29.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 67 13.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 59 11.9
    Others 9 1.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2331 84.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 175 6.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 136 4.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 132 4.8
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 759 57.2
    Rented 285 21.5
    Being purchased 277 20.9
    Other tenure type 6 0.5
    Tenure Type
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