Suburb Profile Report for Kangaroo Point QLD (4169)

Kangaroo Point House: Median price $852,500, Annual capital growth 5.71%, Number of sales 29, Weekly median advertised rent $530

Kangaroo Point Unit: Median price $525,000, Annual capital growth 2.59%, Number of sales 254, Weekly median advertised rent $475

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Investment property in Kangaroo Point has done poorly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of -8.09%

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

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Kangaroo Point are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -3.68% below the asking price at the moment.

Property investors should expect to get $530 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

Kangaroo Point is an average performer in QLD when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Kangaroo Point gave property investors a average capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 1.59%.

Kangaroo Point,4169 has offered an average of 1.59% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

At number 72th of QLD’s most discounted properties, Kangaroo Point is in the bottom 30% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

At number 1121 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Kangaroo Point is in the bottom 30% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 98.95 for properties listed there.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $5700 per annum or $475 every week.

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Kangaroo Point is in the bottom 30% in QLD when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Kangaroo Point gave property investors a disappointing capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with -3.02%.

Across a shorter period, Kangaroo Point, 4169 has seen a median price increase of 0.39% over the last quarter.

Kangaroo Point, 4169 is offering QLD ‘s 394th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the middle of discounts offered by this QLD.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 2.75 sales per month, which equates to 33 per year.

Using the current median advertised rental of $497.5 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 6.03%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 4.03%Full summary
Kangaroo Point is in the bottom 30% in QLD when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Kangaroo Point gave property investors a disappointing capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with -3.02%.
 
Across a shorter period, Kangaroo Point, 4169 has seen a median price increase of 0.39% over the last quarter.
 
Kangaroo Point, 4169 is offering QLD ‘s 394th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the middle of discounts offered by this QLD.
 
On average over the past year, suburb has had 2.75 sales per month, which equates to 33 per year.
 
Using the current median advertised rental of $497.5 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 6.03%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 4.03%
 
Selling points:  
  • Location (directly east across the Brisbane River from the Brisbane central business district)
  • Vacancy rate 2.4%1 (Post Code 4169 Kangaroo Point/East Brisbane: April 2013)
  • Rental return of 6.56%2 (Units over the last 12 months)
  • Median rent $480 per week3 (Units over the last quarter)
  • Increasing population growth
  • Strong demand
 
A highly desirable and tightly held inner metropolitan location, due to its walking distance proximity to the CBD, Fortitude Valley and Southbank.
 
Across the river from the Central Business District - Brisbane’s largest employment hub, catering for an estimated 170,000 employees.
 
The limited supply of new projects in Kangaroo Point, combined with tight rental vacancies, has seen apartments generate high average rental yields of 6.56%.
 
Most sought-after properties: Apartments
 
Most common properties:  Apartments and Houses
 
Top amenities:  Kangaroo Point Cliffs, riverfront walkways & recreational areas, Mowbray Park, Raymond Park, Lourdes Hill College, All Hallows School, Brisbane CBD shopping precinct, Brunswick Street Mall and Cafes, QUT, CityCat and ferry Services, St Vincents Hospital
 
Public transport: Very well established transport connectivity including bus, road, CityCat and City Ferry - plus the Clem-7 Airport Link, connecting Kangaroo Point to the northern suburbs and airport.
 
Main arteries: 
  • Very well established transport connectivity including bus, road, CityCat and City Ferry- plus the Clem-7 Airport Link, connecting Kangaroo Point to the northern suburbs and airport.
  • $715 million in Federal government funding allocated to the Cross River Rail (Underground) project, which is to see a new inner city rail connection running underneath Kangaroo Point.
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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$852,500 $525,000
1.79% 0.48%
-8.09% 1.59%
5.71% 2.59%
$530 $475
29 254
3.23% 4.70%
98.73 98.95

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 6999
Median household income ($/weekly) 1679
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 1.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 805 11.5
    25-34 years 2030 29.0
    35-44 years 943 13.5
    45-54 years 812 11.6
    55-64 years 885 12.6
    Others 1524 21.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2825 53.8
    Registered Married 1574 30.0
    Defacto Relationship 856 16.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3715 60.3
    Indonesia 114 1.8
    Papua New Guinea 363 5.9
    United Kingdom 414 6.7
    Other 679 11.0
    Others 879 14.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 176 3.0
    Christianity 3647 61.9
    Hinduism 127 2.2
    Islam 127 2.2
    No Religion 1746 29.6
    Others 73 1.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 236 8.6
    $1,250-$1,499 213 7.8
    $1,500-$1,999 344 12.5
    $2,000-$2,499 242 8.8
    $2,500-$2,999 468 17.0
    Others 1245 45.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2936 51.1
    Not in the labour force 1379 24.0
    Employed, worked part-time 1012 17.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 226 3.9
    Employed, away from work 194 3.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 671 16.2
    Professionals 1423 34.4
    Technicians & trades workers 347 8.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 588 14.2
    Sales 368 8.9
    Others 743 17.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 138 11.8
    Secondary 104 8.9
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 182 15.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 624 53.2
    Other type of educational institution 93 7.9
    Others 32 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 4248 73.9
    Separate house 1241 21.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 213 3.7
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 43 0.7
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1832 61.3
    Being purchased 575 19.2
    Fully owned 572 19.1
    Other tenure type 9 0.3
    Tenure Type
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