Suburb Profile Report for Bowral NSW (2576)

Bowral House: Median price $851,000, Annual capital growth 5.68%, Number of sales 262, Weekly median advertised rent $560

Bowral Unit: Median price $587,500, Annual capital growth 3.39%, Number of sales 92, Weekly median advertised rent $420

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Bowral is in the TOP 20% in NSW when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Bowral gave property investors a very good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 13.47%.

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Bowral has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Bowral are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -4.84% below the asking price at the moment.

With the median price for a house in Bowral being $851000 and the advertised rent reaching $560 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 3.42%

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Bowral, 2576 to the rest of Australia, it performed somewhat poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this NSW suburb was -1.26%.

Over the longer term, Bowral has seen property prices show investors a 27.72% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Vendor discounting in Bowral is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -3.42%. This puts suburb at number 349th in NSW when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $5040 per annum or $420 every week.

HOUSE UNIT
$851,000 $587,500
6.38% -5.24%
13.47% -1.26%
5.68% 3.39%
$560 $420
262 92
3.42% 3.72%
63.95 72.32

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Very good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 8022
Median household income ($/weekly) 1051
Median age of persons 49
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 966 12.0
    35-44 years 871 10.9
    45-54 years 1091 13.6
    55-64 years 1169 14.6
    65-74 years 1177 14.7
    Others 2748 34.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 3288 54.8
    Not Married 2339 39.0
    Defacto Relationship 378 6.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6250 81.9
    Greece 52 0.7
    Papua New Guinea 109 1.4
    United Kingdom 639 8.4
    Other 170 2.2
    Others 410 5.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 47 0.6
    Christianity 5780 78.0
    Hinduism 30 0.4
    Other Religious Groups 34 0.5
    No Religion 1479 20.0
    Others 40 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 355 11.9
    $600-$799 320 10.7
    $800-$999 332 11.1
    $1,000-$1,249 273 9.1
    $1,500-$1,999 345 11.6
    Others 1361 45.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2946 46.3
    Employed, worked full-time 1853 29.1
    Employed, worked part-time 1229 19.3
    Employed, away from work 180 2.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 156 2.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 493 15.1
    Professionals 881 27.0
    Technicians & trades workers 395 12.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 404 12.4
    Sales 360 11.0
    Others 732 22.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 144 8.5
    Infants/Primary 623 36.6
    Secondary 535 31.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 158 9.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 195 11.5
    Others 45 2.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 6596 88.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 653 8.8
    Flat, unit or apartment 176 2.4
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 13 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1578 49.0
    Being purchased 875 27.2
    Rented 722 22.4
    Other tenure type 45 1.4
    Tenure Type
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