Suburb Profile Report for South Brisbane QLD (4101)

South Brisbane House: Median price $1,400,000, Annual capital growth 15.33%, Number of sales 23, Weekly median advertised rent $460

South Brisbane Unit: Median price $480,000, Annual capital growth 2.45%, Number of sales 163, Weekly median advertised rent $500

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Over the last year, property investments in South Brisbane, 4101 have given investors a capital gain of 44.26%. This compares very favourably with the 2.22% for QLD as a whole.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, South Brisbane has given property investors a paper return of 3.32%. This puts Suburb as 139 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in QLD

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -12.24% to buyers in South Brisbane at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of QLD.

Using the current median advertised rental of $460 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 15.33%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 1.71%

South Brisbane has had a quite poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of QLD, giving investors a capital gain of -3.81% to date .

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

At number 165th of QLD’s most discounted properties, South Brisbane is in the middle of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

Using the current median advertised rental of $500 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 2.45%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 5.42%

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SOUTH BRISBANE, 4101 ranked 220th in QLD when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. SOUTH BRISBANE is one of 2411 in our list for QLD.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, SOUTH BRISBANE comes in at number 93th in QLD.
SOUTH BRISBANE4101 is located in QLD which offers an average discount of -11.38% to property investors. SOUTH BRISBANE itself is showing figures that indicate -8.70% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

With the median price for a house in SOUTH BRISBANE being $449250 and the advertised rent reaching $530 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 6.13%Full summary
SOUTH BRISBANE, 4101 ranked 220th in QLD when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. SOUTH BRISBANE is one of 2411 in our list for QLD.
 
When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, SOUTH BRISBANE comes in at number 93th in QLD.
SOUTH BRISBANE4101 is located in QLD which offers an average discount of -11.38% to property investors. SOUTH BRISBANE itself is showing figures that indicate -8.70% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.
 
With the median price for a house in SOUTH BRISBANE being $449250 and the advertised rent reaching $530 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 6.13%
 
Selling points:
  • Location (Brisbane inner city)
  • Vacancy rate 2.3%1 (March 2013)
  • Rental return 5.87%2 (South Brisbane units over the last 12 months)
  • Median rent at $465 per week3 (South Brisbane units)
  • Increasing population growth
  • Strong demand
South Brisbane is Australia No. 1 investment pick by ‘Your Investment Property’ magazine, due to the high demand for inner city rentals with a very low supply of rental stock. 
 
Most sought-after properties: Apartments
 
Most common properties: Apartments and Houses
 
Top amenities:  Southbank Parklands, Mater Hospital, Brisbane State High, Griffith Conservatorium of Music, Southbank TAFE, Gallery of Modern Art, QUT and Griffith Universities, Queensland Museum, Qld Performing Arts Centre
 
Local industry and business: Variety
 
Best streets: Boundary St (South Brisbane)
 
Public transport: Extremely well serviced transport infrastructure including train stations, priority busways, ferry services and both pedestrian and bicycle bridges to the CBD.
 
Main arteries:
  • Go Between bridge (completed 2010) linking South Brisbane with the Inner City Bypass and the Airport Link Tunnel
  • $63 million ‘Kurilpa’ pedestrian and bicycle bridge connecting South Brisbane to the Central Business District
  • $40 million upgrade to the ‘Goodwill’ pedestrian/bicycle bridge from South Brisbane to Queensland University of Technology

 

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HOUSE UNIT
$1,400,000 $480,000
3.32% -3.75%
44.26% -3.81%
15.33% 2.45%
$460 $500
23 163
1.71% 5.42%
98.71 82.24

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5416
Median household income ($/weekly) 1588
Median age of persons 30
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2210
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    15-19 years 503 9.3
    20-24 years 882 16.3
    25-34 years 1535 28.3
    35-44 years 702 13.0
    45-54 years 520 9.6
    Others 1275 23.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1946 53.1
    Registered Married 1142 31.2
    Defacto Relationship 575 15.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2393 50.0
    Croatia 176 3.7
    Papua New Guinea 201 4.2
    United Kingdom 252 5.3
    Other 565 11.8
    Others 1196 25.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 249 5.4
    Christianity 2335 50.7
    Hinduism 123 2.7
    Islam 207 4.5
    No Religion 1612 35.0
    Others 75 1.6
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 136 7.4
    $1,000-$1,249 131 7.2
    $1,500-$1,999 233 12.8
    $2,000-$2,499 140 7.7
    $2,500-$2,999 302 16.5
    Others 884 48.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1812 40.7
    Not in the labour force 1485 33.4
    Employed, worked part-time 745 16.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 265 6.0
    Employed, away from work 143 3.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 384 14.2
    Professionals 1017 37.6
    Community & personal service workers 290 10.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 326 12.1
    Sales 231 8.5
    Others 455 16.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 126 7.3
    Secondary 243 14.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 179 10.4
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 1067 62.1
    Other type of educational institution 82 4.8
    Others 22 1.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 3242 79.6
    Separate house 692 17.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 140 3.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1284 65.7
    Fully owned 341 17.5
    Being purchased 314 16.1
    Other tenure type 14 0.7
    Tenure Type
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