Suburb Profile Report for Moorooka QLD (4105)

Moorooka House: Median price $600,000, Annual capital growth 5.56%, Number of sales 152, Weekly median advertised rent $425

Moorooka Unit: Median price $367,000, Annual capital growth 4.43%, Number of sales 95, Weekly median advertised rent $380

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Property investors who have had real estate in Moorooka, 4105 should be ok with this QLD suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 3.45%

The five-year average increase in median property values for Moorooka,4105 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 29.03% across each of those five years.

State is the 3rd most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -7.16% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Moorooka itself are offering an average vendor discount of -6.88% to real estate investors.

Moorooka is 641th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in QLD with a 3.68% return

QLD has seen average median house prices change by 0.48% which means that Moorooka, 4105 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of -13.85% over the last year

Comparing Moorooka,4105 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

State is the 4th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -6.15% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Moorooka itself are offering an average vendor discount of -5.96% to real estate investors.

At number 1071 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Moorooka is in the bottom 30% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 96.92 for properties listed there.

A $380 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 5.38%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 4.43%.

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December 2015

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As Moorooka is so close to the Brisbane CBD, it’s not a surprise to see this suburb starting to grow strongly in value.Full summary As Moorooka is so close to the Brisbane CBD, it’s not a surprise to see this suburb starting to grow strongly in value.

During the past 12 months, median house values have climbed by 7.5% to $596,500, according to OnTheHouse.com.au.

Located around 7km from the Brisbane CBD, Moorooka is currently experiencing rapid and extensive gentrification, which is helping push property prices higher.

It’s highly in demand among families with professional parents, thanks to its lifestyle offering.

There are 16 parks in the suburb as well as reasonable shopping amenities. It’s easily accessible via public transport, including trains and buses to the Brisbane CBD.

Investors looking to renovate or develop would find a lot of opportunities in the suburb, including a large number of old, tin and timber houses on big blocks of land.

Best areas to look include west of Toohey Park/Tarragindi Hill reservoir to avoid the noise from the Pacific Motorway.

Beverley Hill and Errington, Millicent and Bracken Streets offer fantastic views of Mt Coot-tha, the Great Dividing Range and the Brisbane CBD. 

Avoid Ipswich Road and High and Beaudesert Road due to the high volume of buses passing through them.Close
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$600,000 $367,000
1.52% -8.25%
3.45% -13.85%
5.56% 4.43%
$425 $380
152 95
3.68% 5.38%
51.58 96.92

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 9984
Median household income ($/weekly) 1302
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2015
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 968 9.7
    25-34 years 1910 19.1
    35-44 years 1707 17.1
    45-54 years 1213 12.1
    55-64 years 962 9.6
    Others 3224 32.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 3530 46.4
    Registered Married 3175 41.7
    Defacto Relationship 904 11.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6671 70.9
    Indonesia 271 2.9
    Papua New Guinea 312 3.3
    United Kingdom 361 3.8
    Other 838 8.9
    Others 952 10.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 226 2.5
    Christianity 5814 64.3
    Hinduism 172 1.9
    Islam 321 3.6
    No Religion 2345 26.0
    Others 157 1.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 331 9.0
    $600-$799 337 9.2
    $1,500-$1,999 504 13.7
    $2,000-$2,499 371 10.1
    $2,500-$2,999 323 8.8
    Others 1817 49.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 3297 42.5
    Not in the labour force 2350 30.3
    Employed, worked part-time 1510 19.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 300 3.9
    Employed, away from work 297 3.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 572 11.2
    Professionals 1506 29.5
    Technicians & trades workers 592 11.6
    Community & personal service workers 465 9.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 766 15.0
    Others 1201 23.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 130 5.7
    Infants/Primary 640 28.1
    Secondary 422 18.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 253 11.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 707 31.1
    Others 122 5.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 6942 73.7
    Flat, unit or apartment 1686 17.9
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 776 8.2
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 20 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1561 39.9
    Being purchased 1278 32.6
    Fully owned 1060 27.1
    Other tenure type 16 0.4
    Tenure Type
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