With a capital gain of -0.93% for the last 12 months, Gunn, 0832 has performed for property investments than its average annual 5.66% property growth over the last 5 years.
Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Gunn has fallen somewhat when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.
Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -5.38% to buyers in Gunn at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of NT.
Property investors should expect to get $500 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.
While Gunn prices are relatively high for Palmerston, demand for property is good, with data from realestate.com.au estimating that there are 11 people searching for every one property available. With high demand and significant population growth, there’s certainly potential for more growth in the future.Full summary
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The suburb of Gunn is situated in the heart of Palmerston, the second largest city in the Northern Territory and a satellite city to Darwin. Although it’s 23km south of Darwin’s CBD, it’s within close proximity to the main connecting highway.
Gunn is within walking distance of a number of parks, lakes sports club and other amenities within the Palmerston local area. It’s also minutes from the Palmerston CBD which includes shopping centres, a cinema complex.
Not surprisingly, houses dominate the market: there may also be opportunities for value-adding, given a number developments were constructed in the mid-1970s following the advent of Cyclone Tracy and may not be in need of refreshment.
While prices are relatively high for Palmerston, demand for property is still high, with data from realestate.com.au estimating that 11 people are searching per property available. With high demand and significant population growth – Palmerston’s population increased by around a third between 2005 and 2009- there’s certainly potential for more growth in the future.
The average gross rental yield is 5%, on-par with surrounding suburbs and vacancy rates are balanced at 3.3%. Prime locations in Gunn are south-west of the suburb, due to proximity to local parks, schools and retail amenities.