Suburb Profile Report for Hillcrest QLD (4118)

Hillcrest House: Median price $372,500, Annual capital growth 4.20%, Number of sales 116, Weekly median advertised rent $370

Hillcrest Unit: Median price $257,765, Annual capital growth 5.33%, Number of sales 46, Weekly median advertised rent $343

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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Hillcrest has had a pretty good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of QLD, giving investors a capital gain of 6.43% to date .

The five-year average increase in median property values for Hillcrest,4118 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 15.15% across each of those five years.

At number 787th of QLD’s most discounted properties, Hillcrest is in the TOP 10% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Hillcrest the average time real estate has been on the market is 47.58 days.

Using the current median advertised rental of $370 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 4.20%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 5.17%

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Hillcrest, 4118 to the rest of Australia, it performed very well. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this QLD suburb was 12.56%.

Over the longer term, Hillcrest has seen property prices show investors a 17.17% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Vendor discounting in Hillcrest is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -4.00%. This puts suburb at number 271th in QLD when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

The QLD suburb of Hillcrest, 4118 is in the Logan local government area.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$372,500 $257,765
1.71% 3.11%
6.43% 12.56%
4.20% 5.33%
$370 $343
116 46
5.17% 6.91%
47.58 91.95

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5228
Median household income ($/weekly) 1301
Median age of persons 31
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    0-4 years 473 9.0
    5-14 years 766 14.7
    25-34 years 852 16.3
    35-44 years 743 14.2
    45-54 years 699 13.4
    Others 1695 32.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1572 42.8
    Registered Married 1566 42.6
    Defacto Relationship 536 14.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3586 72.2
    Papua New Guinea 474 9.5
    Philippines 77 1.6
    United Kingdom 227 4.6
    Other 253 5.1
    Others 349 7.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 89 1.9
    Christianity 3288 68.6
    Islam 72 1.5
    Other Religious Groups 31 0.6
    No Religion 1276 26.6
    Others 37 0.8
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 152 9.6
    $1,000-$1,249 214 13.6
    $1,250-$1,499 182 11.5
    $1,500-$1,999 279 17.7
    $2,000-$2,499 212 13.4
    Others 538 34.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1786 47.0
    Not in the labour force 1062 27.9
    Employed, worked part-time 632 16.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 164 4.3
    Employed, away from work 158 4.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Technicians & trades workers 437 17.0
    Clerical & administrative workers 411 16.0
    Sales 265 10.3
    Machinery operators & drivers 389 15.1
    Labourers 348 13.5
    Others 726 28.2
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 64 5.7
    Infants/Primary 502 44.6
    Secondary 307 27.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 113 10.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 101 9.0
    Others 39 3.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4707 95.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 131 2.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 104 2.1
    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 761 44.6
    Rented 633 37.1
    Fully owned 304 17.8
    Other tenure type 10 0.6
    Tenure Type
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