Suburb Profile Report for Karabar NSW (2620)

Karabar House: Median price $480,000, Annual capital growth 3.84%, Number of sales 125, Weekly median advertised rent $425

Karabar Unit: Median price $378,000, Annual capital growth 4.47%, Number of sales 30, Weekly median advertised rent $325

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Karabar has had a quite poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of 3.34% to date .

A 7.87% growth in median value for property investors in Karabar,2620 puts this suburb at number 1202th in terms of best performing suburbs in NSW

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -3.65% to buyers in Karabar at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of NSW.

In the last year 125 properties changed hands in Karabar, which puts it as the 194th most active market in NSW when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

With the median price for a house in Karabar being $480000 and the advertised rent reaching $425 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 4.60%

Investment property in Karabar has done well for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 11.18%

Over the longer term, Karabar has seen property prices show investors a 14.37% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Karabar, 2620. Typically our figures indicate that -3.40% is being offered, which puts this NSW suburb at 1236th most discounted overall in Australia.

At number 892 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Karabar is just in the bottom half of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 85 for properties listed there.

Karabar is 183th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in NSW with a 4.47% return

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$480,000 $378,000
-0.93% 2.16%
3.34% 11.18%
3.84% 4.47%
$425 $325
125 30
4.60% 4.47%
81.7 85

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 8600
Median household income ($/weekly) 1559
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1900
Average household size 2.7
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1233 14.3
    25-34 years 1221 14.2
    35-44 years 1282 14.9
    45-54 years 1280 14.9
    55-64 years 977 11.4
    Others 2608 30.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2936 46.7
    Not Married 2695 42.9
    Defacto Relationship 658 10.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6737 82.7
    Germany 205 2.5
    Papua New Guinea 147 1.8
    United Kingdom 193 2.4
    Other 262 3.2
    Others 602 7.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 65 0.8
    Christianity 6223 78.8
    Islam 64 0.8
    Other Religious Groups 39 0.5
    No Religion 1464 18.5
    Others 40 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 218 7.8
    $1,250-$1,499 220 7.9
    $1,500-$1,999 414 14.8
    $2,000-$2,499 350 12.5
    $2,500-$2,999 281 10.1
    Others 1307 46.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 3165 49.3
    Not in the labour force 1723 26.8
    Employed, worked part-time 1083 16.9
    Employed, away from work 298 4.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 156 2.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 464 10.2
    Professionals 664 14.6
    Technicians & trades workers 714 15.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 960 21.1
    Labourers 462 10.2
    Others 1281 28.2
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 123 6.0
    Infants/Primary 766 37.5
    Secondary 648 31.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 219 10.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 255 12.5
    Others 34 1.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 7278 88.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 762 9.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 182 2.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 20 0.2
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1187 39.6
    Rented 928 30.9
    Fully owned 872 29.1
    Other tenure type 14 0.5
    Tenure Type
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