Suburb Profile Report for Underwood QLD (4119)

Underwood House: Median price $530,000, Annual capital growth 4.77%, Number of sales 92, Weekly median advertised rent $410

Underwood Unit: Median price $315,000, Annual capital growth 3.28%, Number of sales 25, Weekly median advertised rent $352

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
  • Median price
  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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At number 1899th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Underwood, 4119 is in the top half with a property value increase of 6.00% recorded in median house prices.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Underwood has given property investors a paper return of 1.92%. This puts Suburb as 261 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in QLD

Vendor discounting in Underwood is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -6.08%. This puts suburb at number 453th in QLD when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

At number 705 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Underwood is in the TOP 20% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 54 for properties listed there.

Advertised rents are around the $410 mark per week – giving a return of 4.02% based on the median price in Suburb

Over the last year, property investments in Underwood, 4119 have given investors a capital gain of -16.56%. This compares very badly with the 0.65% for QLD as a whole.

Over the longer term, Underwood has seen property prices show investors a -17.97% return over the last 3 years. This is an improvement over the last 12 months

Underwood4119 is located in QLD which offers an average discount of -6.05% to property investors. Underwood itself is showing figures that indicate -7.91% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

With the median price for a house in Underwood being $315000 and the advertised rent reaching $352 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 5.81%

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August 2015

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Located 18km south-east of the Brisbane CBD, Underwood has come a long way over the yearsFull summary Located 18km south-east of the Brisbane CBD, Underwood has come a long way over the years.

Having once been more of a working class area, it is now a popular area with families which has contributed to keeping the vacancy rate to a low 1.14%.

This is especially helped by the presence of Underwood Marketplace which is situated on the corner of Logan and Beenleigh Rd.

It contains Big W, Woolworths and over 50 specialty stores.

There are also a great range of schools, childcare centres, medical facilities, international restaurants and cafes.

Properties around Brookvale Dr and Mowie Cl are in tranquil cul-de-sacs close to convenience shops and parks.

They are also within 15 minutes of the Brisbane CBD and are only a short drive from the Pacific and Gateway Motorways.

Four-bedroom houses in this area can be picked up for less than $500,000.Close
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$530,000 $315,000
1.92% -3.67%
6.00% -16.56%
4.77% 3.28%
$410 $352
92 25
4.02% 5.81%
54 100.05

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Above average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 5327
Median household income ($/weekly) 1520
Median age of persons 32
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 750 14.1
    25-34 years 955 17.9
    35-44 years 843 15.8
    45-54 years 651 12.2
    55-64 years 564 10.6
    Others 1564 29.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2059 54.0
    Not Married 1388 36.4
    Defacto Relationship 369 9.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3177 62.5
    Croatia 120 2.4
    Papua New Guinea 332 6.5
    United Kingdom 142 2.8
    Other 453 8.9
    Others 857 16.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 161 3.3
    Christianity 2994 61.2
    Hinduism 112 2.3
    Islam 464 9.5
    No Religion 1101 22.5
    Others 59 1.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 150 9.5
    $1,250-$1,499 160 10.1
    $1,500-$1,999 233 14.7
    $2,000-$2,499 231 14.6
    $2,500-$2,999 140 8.8
    Others 668 42.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1812 46.0
    Not in the labour force 1048 26.6
    Employed, worked part-time 732 18.6
    Employed, away from work 182 4.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 166 4.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 309 11.3
    Professionals 517 18.9
    Technicians & trades workers 396 14.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 520 19.1
    Sales 268 9.8
    Others 719 26.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 82 6.2
    Infants/Primary 523 39.4
    Secondary 315 23.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 124 9.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 250 18.8
    Others 33 2.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4640 91.8
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 341 6.7
    Flat, unit or apartment 71 1.4
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 4 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 853 49.5
    Rented 488 28.3
    Fully owned 377 21.9
    Other tenure type 4 0.2
    Tenure Type
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