Suburb Profile Report for Newmarket QLD (4051)

Newmarket House: Median price $800,000, Annual capital growth 3.96%, Number of sales 57, Weekly median advertised rent $480

Newmarket Unit: Median price $413,500, Annual capital growth 2.49%, Number of sales 24, Weekly median advertised rent $393

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Over the last year, property investments in Newmarket, 4051 have given investors a capital gain of -2.08%. This compares badly with the 2.44% for QLD as a whole.

While Newmarket,4051 ranked number 633th in QLD for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 252th over the last 5 years.

Newmarket, 4051 is offering QLD ‘s 834th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the bottom 10% of discounts offered by this QLD.

In the last year 57 properties changed hands in Newmarket, which puts it as the 413th most active market in QLD when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

A $480 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.12%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 3.96%.

Investment property in Newmarket has done poorly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of -8.62%

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Newmarket,4051 has racked up an average of -8.62% over the period. This ranks it number 1547th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Newmarket should be aiming for at least -9.05% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Residents and property investors in Newmarket have been waiting around 86.34 days to sell a property.

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Located just 4km north of the Brisbane CBD, Newmarket is an older established suburb with its own rail station. The suburb has continued to attract younger residents who are looking for convenience and lifestyle.Full summary

Located just 4km north of the Brisbane CBD, Newmarket is an older established suburb with its own rail station. The suburb has continued to attract younger residents who are looking for convenience and lifestyle.

The suburb’s close proximity to the a number of parks and amenities as well as the QUT’s campus in Kelvin Grove ensures rental demand is also strong in the area.

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$800,000 $413,500
-1.23% -4.94%
-2.08% -8.62%
3.96% 2.49%
$480 $393
57 24
3.12% 4.94%
45.27 86.34

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 4444
Median household income ($/weekly) 1565
Median age of persons 32
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2200
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 493 11.1
    20-24 years 566 12.7
    25-34 years 854 19.2
    35-44 years 677 15.2
    45-54 years 549 12.4
    Others 1304 29.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1760 51.5
    Registered Married 1218 35.6
    Defacto Relationship 441 12.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3371 78.6
    Indonesia 82 1.9
    Papua New Guinea 117 2.7
    United Kingdom 174 4.1
    Other 173 4.0
    Others 370 8.6
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 73 1.8
    Christianity 2573 62.7
    Hinduism 78 1.9
    Other Religious Groups 55 1.3
    No Religion 1305 31.8
    Others 21 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 139 8.6
    $1,500-$1,999 192 11.9
    $2,000-$2,499 148 9.1
    $2,500-$2,999 193 11.9
    $3,000-$3,499 133 8.2
    Others 815 50.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1630 45.6
    Not in the labour force 888 24.8
    Employed, worked part-time 799 22.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 136 3.8
    Employed, away from work 125 3.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 315 12.3
    Professionals 891 34.9
    Technicians & trades workers 245 9.6
    Community & personal service workers 258 10.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 391 15.3
    Others 455 17.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 341 27.0
    Secondary 222 17.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 87 6.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 517 40.9
    Other type of educational institution 51 4.0
    Others 47 3.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2901 68.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 796 18.8
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 518 12.2
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 15 0.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 816 46.5
    Being purchased 514 29.3
    Fully owned 400 22.8
    Other tenure type 26 1.5
    Tenure Type
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