Suburb Profile Report for Moama NSW (2731)

Moama House: Median price $420,000, Annual capital growth 4.26%, Number of sales 101, Weekly median advertised rent $333

Moama Unit: Median price $220,000, Annual capital growth 2.61%, Number of sales 41, Weekly median advertised rent $270

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Property value increases in Moama have tracked just lower than the NSW average of 8.99% over the last 12 months.

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

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -4.78% to buyers in Moama at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of NSW.

At number 794th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Moama, 2731 is in the top half with a property value increase of 4.89% recorded in median house prices.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Moama,2731 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 1.15% 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 Moama itself are offering an average vendor discount of -4.94% to real estate investors.

At number 1011 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Moama is in the bottom 40% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 90.22 for properties listed there.

Situated 545.42km from the CBD, Moama is one of Murray localities in the postcode 2731.

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Over the last year, property investments in Moama, 2731 have given investors a capital gain of 5.38%. This compares favourably with the 2.43% for NSW as a whole.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Moama comes in at number 184th in NSW.

Property buyers and investors in Moama 2731 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -6.28% . This means that Moama is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in NSW.

Situated 639.35km from the CBD, Moama is one of Murray localities in the postcode 2731.Full summary
Selling points: 
Moama’s warm climate and its location along the Murray River, lined with parks and native forests, makes it a fantastic place to call home, with swimming, water skiing and fishing being popular activities. The close proximity to the Port Of Echuca tourist attraction including working paddle steamers and wharf area, creates a vibrant and energetic living environment that will have you feeling like you’re always on holidays. Partnering outstanding restaurants, cafes, shops and hotels with great weather year round, makes Moama the perfect place to call home.
Most sought-after properties: 
Moama is a town with great community spirit, making it an ideal location to raise a family. For this reason the most sort after properties are family homes. Those wishing to spend higher amounts are looking for family homes with modern fixtures and fittings, as well as sizeable yards. Home buyers looking at the lower price bracket are searching for family homes with renovation potential.
Most common properties:  
Common properties in Moama vary depending on the location you are looking in. If you are looking in central Moama, you will commonly find both brick veneer and weatherboard family homes featuring 3 to 4 bedrooms. It is also common to find 2 to 3 bedroom units, ideal for people wanting to enter the property market, purchase an investment property or downsize. Moving to the outer regions of Moama you will find the newer estates consisting of modern family homes with sizeable yards.
Top amenities: 
Moama has well regarded public and private schools, providing high quality education for your children. With the high number of tourists visiting the region each year, both Moama and its neighbour Echuca, have many shops, cafes, hotels and supermarkets that can service all your needs. If keeping active is your thing, Moama has many sporting facilities, parks and walking tracks that can be taken advantage of. Heading across the river you’ll feel like you have stepped back in time as you enter the Port Of Echuca, complete with historic buildings, traditional shops and cafes, working paddle steamers and the opportunity to take a ride on a horse drawn carriage. Make the most of the many services provided by the Moama Sports Club, Rich River Golf Club, Moama Bowling Club and the Moama RSL Club.
Local industry and business:
Residents of Moama either work within the local community or commute to other towns within the region. Local traders include shop owners and staff, ranging from cafes and shops, as well as many hospitality employees catering for the tourist market. With the growth of the town in recent years, this has provided ample work opportunities for tradesman as well. Being surrounded by a large farming region and being part of the ‘food bowl’ provides a great opportunity for members of the community.
Recent changes: 
The Echuca hospital ( across the river) is receiving a $65.6 million redevelopment that will provide members of Echuca community and their families with brand new surgical, paediatric and maternity wards, new Emergency Department and Radiology Department together with a range of both new and expanded services. 
The Port Of Echuca is experiencing a multimillion dollar revitalisation project, designed to increase tourism by an additional 22,000 visitors per year, as well as securing jobs for members of the community. 
Best streets:
The best areas to buy are in central Moama and outlying estates such as River Park Drive, Kilkerrin Drive and Maiden Smith Drive, to name a few. These are the most sought after locations due to their close proximity to the town or Murray River.
Public transport: 
Moama has a regular bus services that travel throughout the town and across the river to Echuca. With regular services and easy to read timetables, public transport in Echuca is highly beneficial for those living in the town.
Main arteries: 
The main road through Moama is Meninya Street, which features shops, cafes, hotels, motels and service stations. This is the main road across the Murray River, into Echuca. Perricoota Road will take you along the Murray River, providing plenty of opportunity to take that postcard shot of the water. Along the way, stop off at the Moama Sports Club, RSL Club or Rich River Golf Club for a refreshing drink or a round of golf.
$420,000 $220,000
9.52% 0.00%
5.66% 4.89%
4.26% 2.61%
$333 $270
101 41
4.12% 6.38%
87.5 90.22

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Above average (H)
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Total population 5559
Median household income ($/weekly) 871
Median age of persons 46
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1517
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 674 12.1
    35-44 years 664 11.9
    45-54 years 689 12.4
    55-64 years 847 15.2
    65-74 years 791 14.2
    Others 1894 34.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2256 56.9
    Not Married 1314 33.1
    Defacto Relationship 394 9.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4909 93.1
    New Zealand 22 0.4
    Papua New Guinea 41 0.8
    United Kingdom 181 3.4
    Other 24 0.5
    Others 96 1.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 28 0.6
    Christianity 3958 78.5
    Judaism 3 0.1
    Other Religious Groups 11 0.2
    No Religion 1040 20.6
    Others 3 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 195 10.2
    $400-$599 321 16.8
    $600-$799 249 13.0
    $800-$999 217 11.4
    $1,500-$1,999 199 10.4
    Others 730 38.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1842 42.1
    Employed, worked full-time 1479 33.8
    Employed, worked part-time 775 17.7
    Employed, away from work 168 3.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 115 2.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 480 19.8
    Professionals 348 14.4
    Technicians & trades workers 360 14.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 274 11.3
    Sales 260 10.7
    Others 697 28.8
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 76 7.5
    Infants/Primary 420 41.5
    Secondary 332 32.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 85 8.4
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 76 7.5
    Others 24 2.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4521 91.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 308 6.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 70 1.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 42 0.8
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 13 0.3
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 894 43.1
    Being purchased 608 29.3
    Rented 526 25.4
    Other tenure type 45 2.2
    Tenure Type
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