Suburb Profile Report for Mermaid Beach QLD (4218)

Mermaid Beach House: Median price $1,397,500, Annual capital growth 3.84%, Number of sales 67, Weekly median advertised rent $595

Mermaid Beach Unit: Median price $416,000, Annual capital growth 2.04%, Number of sales 368, Weekly median advertised rent $420

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Giving property investors a an unimpressive capital gain of 1.08% for the last year, Mermaid Beach, 4218 is the 2887th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Mermaid Beach has given property investors a paper return of -2.78%. This puts Suburb as 731 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in QLD

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Mermaid Beach, 4218. Typically our figures indicate that -7.07% is being offered, which puts this QLD suburb at 1103th most discounted overall in Australia.

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Mermaid Beach, 4218 to the rest of Australia, it performed quite well. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this QLD suburb was 6.67%.

While Mermaid Beach,4218 ranked number 97th in QLD for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 65th over the last 5 years.

State is the 4th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -6.08% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Mermaid Beach itself are offering an average vendor discount of -4.49% to real estate investors.

Mermaid Beach is 195th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in QLD with a 5.25% return

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,397,500 $416,000
-2.78% 1.46%
1.08% 6.67%
3.84% 2.04%
$595 $420
67 368
2.21% 5.25%
101 70.07

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Balanced (H)
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Demographics
Total population 5722
Median household income ($/weekly) 1210
Median age of persons 33
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 676 11.8
    25-34 years 1451 25.4
    35-44 years 791 13.8
    45-54 years 685 12.0
    55-64 years 617 10.8
    Others 1502 26.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2358 54.5
    Registered Married 1312 30.3
    Defacto Relationship 657 15.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3786 73.5
    South Korea 54 1.0
    Papua New Guinea 441 8.6
    United Kingdom 219 4.3
    Other 248 4.8
    Others 404 7.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 93 1.9
    Christianity 3298 67.6
    Judaism 22 0.5
    Other Religious Groups 35 0.7
    No Religion 1400 28.7
    Others 30 0.6
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 255 11.6
    $800-$999 233 10.6
    $1,000-$1,249 225 10.2
    $1,250-$1,499 204 9.3
    $1,500-$1,999 296 13.4
    Others 992 45.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2097 45.8
    Not in the labour force 1068 23.3
    Employed, worked part-time 1053 23.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 198 4.3
    Employed, away from work 164 3.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 451 13.6
    Professionals 769 23.2
    Technicians & trades workers 451 13.6
    Community & personal service workers 426 12.9
    Sales 426 12.9
    Others 790 23.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 244 23.6
    Secondary 197 19.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 129 12.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 366 35.5
    Other type of educational institution 52 5.0
    Others 44 4.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 2543 50.5
    Separate house 1666 33.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 813 16.2
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 10 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1362 57.0
    Being purchased 526 22.0
    Fully owned 485 20.3
    Other tenure type 15 0.6
    Tenure Type
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