Suburb Profile Report for Merimbula NSW (2548)

Merimbula House: Median price $482,500, Annual capital growth 1.55%, Number of sales 61, Weekly median advertised rent $395

Merimbula Unit: Median price $267,500, Annual capital growth 3.16%, Number of sales 135, Weekly median advertised rent $250

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Merimbula has had a very poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of 1.53% to date .

While Merimbula,2548 ranked number 1072th in NSW for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 1090th over the last 5 years.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Merimbula is offering property investors an average of -5.35. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 1074th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

Merimbula is 352th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in NSW with a 4.26% return

Merimbula has had a A very good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of 27.68% to date .

Across a shorter period, Merimbula, 2548 has seen a median price increase of 13.83% over the last quarter.

Merimbula, 2548 is offering NSW ‘s 177th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the TOP 40% of discounts offered by this NSW.

In the last year 135 properties changed hands in Merimbula, which puts it as the 115th most active market in NSW when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $3000 per annum or $250 every week.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$482,500 $267,500
0.52% 13.83%
1.53% 27.68%
1.55% 3.16%
$395 $250
61 135
4.26% 4.86%
103.33 112.6

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Balanced (H)
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Demographics
Total population 3277
Median household income ($/weekly) 828
Median age of persons 50
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1300
Average household size 2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    35-44 years 316 9.6
    45-54 years 472 14.4
    55-64 years 537 16.4
    65-74 years 456 13.9
    75-84 years 299 9.1
    Others 1198 36.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1145 48.2
    Not Married 973 41.0
    Defacto Relationship 257 10.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2548 84.3
    New Zealand 22 0.7
    Papua New Guinea 56 1.9
    United Kingdom 230 7.6
    Other 43 1.4
    Others 124 4.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 32 1.1
    Christianity 2096 73.4
    Islam 3 0.1
    Other Religious Groups 11 0.4
    No Religion 712 24.9
    Others 3 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 125 9.9
    $400-$599 208 16.5
    $600-$799 169 13.4
    $800-$999 168 13.3
    $1,500-$1,999 126 10.0
    Others 465 36.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1227 47.0
    Employed, worked full-time 727 27.9
    Employed, worked part-time 483 18.5
    Employed, away from work 97 3.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 74 2.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 223 17.1
    Professionals 170 13.0
    Technicians & trades workers 214 16.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 148 11.3
    Sales 202 15.5
    Others 350 26.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 42 8.8
    Infants/Primary 160 33.3
    Secondary 166 34.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 58 12.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 37 7.7
    Others 17 3.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1776 62.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 575 20.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 459 16.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 22 0.8
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 523 39.4
    Rented 496 37.3
    Being purchased 277 20.8
    Other tenure type 33 2.5
    Tenure Type
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