Suburb Profile Report for Balmoral QLD (4171)

Balmoral House: Median price $950,000, Annual capital growth 5.91%, Number of sales 65, Weekly median advertised rent $600

Balmoral Unit: Median price $527,500, Annual capital growth 4.56%, Number of sales 44, Weekly median advertised rent $425

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Source: CoreLogic

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Balmoral is in the bottom 40% in QLD when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Balmoral gave property investors a disappointing capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 0.53%.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Balmoral comes in at number 360th in QLD.

Balmoral, 4171 is offering QLD ‘s 705th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the bottom 20% of discounts offered by this QLD.

With a capital gain of -0.94% for the last 12 months, Balmoral, 4171 has performed for property investments than its average annual 4.56% property growth over the last 5 years.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Balmoral comes in at number 235th in QLD.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Balmoral should be aiming for at least -6.28% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

In the last year 44 properties changed hands in Balmoral, which puts it as the 189th most active market in QLD when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Advertised rents are around the $425 mark per week – giving a return of 4.19% based on the median price in Suburb

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Located just 8.5 km east of Brisbane CBD, Balmoral is a small suburb that has attracted a growing number of residents who want to live near the city but still relatively close to nature.Full summary

Located just 8.5 km east of Brisbane CBD, Balmoral is a small suburb that has attracted a growing number of residents who want to live near the city but still relatively close to nature.

The leafy suburb features several parks and just minutes away from the Colmslie Reserve and Hawthorne Park. It offers boat access to Brisbane CBD via the Colmslie Reserve. Residents enjoy a wide range of amenities including local cafes, cinema and stores. Regular bus services and the CityCat provide transport options for residents.

Median house values peaked around June 2008, then fell sharply over the year to June 2009, however it has since trended back up close to $800,000 mark in June 2010.

“Balmoral and New Farm are blue  chips suburbs , they had extended period of solid growth and people had solid confidence in these markets,” says Brown. “But because it’s hard to improve on the location and the level of amenity and the median price is already so high it’s likely that growth will be more contained or conservative over the next decade or so.”

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HOUSE UNIT
$950,000 $527,500
0.53% -0.47%
0.53% -0.94%
5.91% 4.56%
$600 $425
65 44
3.28% 4.19%
64.68 58.23

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Balanced (H)
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Demographics
Total population 3827
Median household income ($/weekly) 2044
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2500
Average household size 2.5
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 450 11.8
    25-34 years 712 18.6
    35-44 years 724 18.9
    45-54 years 574 15.0
    55-64 years 338 8.8
    Others 1029 26.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1340 46.5
    Not Married 1159 40.2
    Defacto Relationship 385 13.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2834 76.9
    Italy 44 1.2
    Papua New Guinea 159 4.3
    United Kingdom 257 7.0
    Other 133 3.6
    Others 257 7.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 45 1.3
    Christianity 2449 70.0
    Hinduism 17 0.5
    Other Religious Groups 24 0.7
    No Religion 940 26.9
    Others 24 0.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 171 12.6
    $2,000-$2,499 137 10.1
    $2,500-$2,999 214 15.8
    $3,000-$3,499 147 10.9
    $4,000 or more 129 9.5
    Others 556 41.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1574 52.4
    Not in the labour force 654 21.8
    Employed, worked part-time 566 18.8
    Employed, away from work 131 4.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 78 2.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 372 16.4
    Professionals 766 33.7
    Technicians & trades workers 237 10.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 366 16.1
    Sales 178 7.8
    Others 351 15.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 51 5.8
    Infants/Primary 307 34.7
    Secondary 201 22.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 59 6.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 243 27.4
    Others 25 2.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2826 77.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 518 14.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 301 8.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 3 0.1
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 557 38.3
    Being purchased 546 37.6
    Fully owned 346 23.8
    Other tenure type 5 0.3
    Tenure Type
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