Suburb Profile Report for Highfields QLD (4352)

Highfields House: Median price $505,000, Annual capital growth 3.28%, Number of sales 132, Weekly median advertised rent $420

Highfields Unit: Median price $312,500, Annual capital growth 2.27%, Number of sales 14, Weekly median advertised rent $330

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Property investors who have had real estate in Highfields, 4352 should be relatively unhappy with this QLD suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -0.39%

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Highfields comes in at number 484th in QLD.

Highfields, 4352 is offering QLD ‘s 535th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the bottom 40% of discounts offered by this QLD.

At number 2324 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Highfields is in the bottom 40% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 91.39 for properties listed there.

Property investors should expect to get $420 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

Investment property in Highfields has done pretty 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 -3.10%

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Highfields has given property investors a paper return of -2.34%. This puts Suburb as 276 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in QLD

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $3960 per annum or $330 every week.

HOUSE UNIT
$505,000 $312,500
2.64% -2.34%
-0.39% -3.10%
3.28% 2.27%
$420 $330
132 14
4.32% 5.49%
91.39 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Above average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 8011
Median household income ($/weekly) 1560
Median age of persons 38
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1863
Average household size 3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1505 18.8
    25-34 years 666 8.3
    35-44 years 1315 16.4
    45-54 years 1143 14.3
    55-64 years 941 11.7
    Others 2441 30.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 3783 69.1
    Not Married 1423 26.0
    Defacto Relationship 268 4.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6908 89.1
    Papua New Guinea 121 1.6
    South Africa 70 0.9
    United Kingdom 312 4.0
    Other 186 2.4
    Others 158 2.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 34 0.5
    Christianity 6376 84.6
    Hinduism 12 0.2
    Other Religious Groups 17 0.2
    No Religion 1089 14.4
    Others 10 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 214 9.4
    $800-$999 185 8.1
    $1,500-$1,999 347 15.2
    $2,000-$2,499 321 14.1
    $2,500-$2,999 242 10.6
    Others 975 42.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2366 40.8
    Not in the labour force 1844 31.8
    Employed, worked part-time 1224 21.1
    Employed, away from work 229 3.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 138 2.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 476 12.5
    Professionals 849 22.2
    Technicians & trades workers 583 15.3
    Community & personal service workers 390 10.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 637 16.7
    Others 883 23.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 101 4.5
    Infants/Primary 1087 48.9
    Secondary 692 31.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 108 4.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 194 8.7
    Others 39 1.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 7518 98.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 68 0.9
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 25 0.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 10 0.1
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 7 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1153 45.0
    Fully owned 1004 39.2
    Rented 378 14.8
    Other tenure type 27 1.1
    Tenure Type
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