Suburb Profile Report for Arana Hills QLD (4054)

Arana Hills House: Median price $531,000, Annual capital growth 4.63%, Number of sales 141, Weekly median advertised rent $458

Arana Hills Unit: Median price $385,000, Annual capital growth 3.72%, Number of sales 29, Weekly median advertised rent $380

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Arana Hills is in the TOP 30% in QLD when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Arana Hills gave property investors a good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 7.16%.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Arana Hills,4054 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 20.54% across each of those five years.

Arana Hills, 4054 is offering QLD ‘s 785th 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.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 11.75 sales per month, which equates to 141 per year.

Property investors should expect to get $457.5 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Arana Hills, 4054 to the rest of Australia, it performed somewhat poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this QLD suburb was -0.77%.

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 Arana Hills, 4054. Typically our figures indicate that -2.67% is being offered, which puts this QLD suburb at 1363th most discounted overall in Australia.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 2.42 sales per month, which equates to 29 per year.

A $380 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 5.13%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 3.72%.

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Arana Hills lies around 10km north-west of the Brisbane CBD, just past the Enoggera Military Camp, with good train and road links. Its median house price is in line with its neighbours.Full summary

Arana Hills lies around 10km north-west of the Brisbane CBD, just past the Enoggera Military Camp, with good train and road links. Its median house price is in line with its neighbours. 

Amenities here are good, with a Coles supermarket, a handful of cafes and six schools all being within a 2km radius.

“It’s a real family suburb,” says Hot Property Specialists’ Liz Wilcox. “But it’s more affordable than areas closer to the city.”

“There are a lot of old housing commission style homes on bigger blocks of 607m2 as a minimum, so there’s potential in years to come and there’s definitely room for development and renovation.”

In order to target its largely family based tenant pool, Wilcox suggests getting hold of a three-bedroom, two-bathroom house if possible. She adds however, that due to the housing commission style of housing that dominates the area, one-bathroom properties are far more common.

Looking at the rental statistics, 27% of the Arana Hills population is accounted for by renters according to Census data, and SQM Research predicts this figure to rise to 37% in the next five years.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$531,000 $385,000
1.29% N/A
7.16% -0.77%
4.63% 3.72%
$458 $380
141 29
4.48% 5.13%
40.54 57.45

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (U), Good (H)
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Total population 6311
Median household income ($/weekly) 1693
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 920 14.6
    25-34 years 859 13.6
    35-44 years 1125 17.8
    45-54 years 783 12.4
    55-64 years 757 12.0
    Others 1868 29.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2493 53.9
    Not Married 1663 36.0
    Defacto Relationship 469 10.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5204 84.5
    Papua New Guinea 208 3.4
    South Africa 59 1.0
    United Kingdom 264 4.3
    Other 135 2.2
    Others 292 4.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 62 1.0
    Christianity 4366 73.4
    Hinduism 33 0.6
    Other Religious Groups 25 0.4
    No Religion 1447 24.3
    Others 14 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,250-$1,499 171 8.4
    $1,500-$1,999 332 16.3
    $2,000-$2,499 275 13.5
    $2,500-$2,999 227 11.1
    $3,000-$3,499 168 8.2
    Others 867 42.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2217 46.6
    Not in the labour force 1213 25.5
    Employed, worked part-time 983 20.7
    Employed, away from work 193 4.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 151 3.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 347 10.2
    Professionals 846 24.9
    Technicians & trades workers 498 14.7
    Community & personal service workers 333 9.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 673 19.8
    Others 699 20.6
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 104 6.5
    Infants/Primary 669 42.0
    Secondary 397 24.9
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 122 7.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 254 15.9
    Others 47 3.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5682 92.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 242 3.9
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 220 3.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1089 49.3
    Fully owned 679 30.7
    Rented 430 19.5
    Other tenure type 12 0.5
    Tenure Type
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