Suburb Profile Report for Moorooka QLD (4105)

Moorooka House: Median price $625,000, Annual capital growth 5.09%, Number of sales 148, Weekly median advertised rent $420

Moorooka Unit: Median price $382,000, Annual capital growth 4.42%, Number of sales 96, Weekly median advertised rent $380

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Moorooka has done around average for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 6.84%

Moorooka,4105 has offered an average of 6.84% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Property buyers and investors in Moorooka 4105 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -4.91% . This means that Moorooka is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in QLD.

Advertised rents are around the $420 mark per week – giving a return of 3.49% based on the median price in Suburb

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Moorooka, 4105 to the rest of Australia, it performed poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this QLD suburb was -9.05%.

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

Property investors looking for a bargain in Moorooka should be aiming for at least -5.96% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Moorooka the average time real estate has been on the market is 91.75 days.

Moorooka, 4105’s gross rental yield is 5.17%

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YIP MAG
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
$625,000 $382,000
1.79% 0.53%
6.84% -9.05%
5.09% 4.42%
$420 $380
148 96
3.49% 5.17%
44.38 91.75

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (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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