Suburb Profile Report for Morayfield QLD (4506)

Morayfield House: Median price $350,000, Annual capital growth 2.42%, Number of sales 389, Weekly median advertised rent $350

Morayfield Unit: Median price $279,500, Annual capital growth 2.35%, Number of sales 73, Weekly median advertised rent $310

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Property value increases in Morayfield have tracked close to the QLD average of 2.22% over the last 12 months.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Morayfield,4506 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 4.24% across each of those five years.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Morayfield is offering property investors an average of -7.23. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 719th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD

In the last year 389 properties changed hands in Morayfield, which puts it as the 8th most active market in QLD when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Morayfield, 4506 ranked 173th in QLD when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Morayfield is one of 2415 in our list for QLD

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Morayfield,4506 has racked up an average of 1.64% over the period. This ranks it number 1406th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

The most recent median price for Morayfield is $279500, with sellers offering an average of -7.78% off the asking price.

Situated 25.13km from the CBD, Morayfield is one of Moreton Bay localities in the postcode 4506.

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April 2015

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Morayfield, located just 38km north of the Brisbane CBD, has been quietly and steadily growing over the past two yearsFull summary Morayfield, located just 38km north of the Brisbane CBD, has been quietly and steadily growing over the past two years.

In fact, median house values in Morayfield outperformed Brisbane during the past 12 months, growing by 4.6% compared to Brisbane’s 3.4% growth, according to Onthehouse.com.au.

Kevin Young, a real estate agent with Harcourts Pinnacle, says families are attracted to the area, thanks to the larger homes on offer.

The family-friendly suburb also boasts a number of quality schools and amenities, meaning it is desirable for both buyers and renters.

It’s located near the Bruce Highway, making it accessible to the Brisbane CBD.

Houses are very affordable at a median price of just $346,500, despite a 4.6% price boost.

The rental market is tight with a vacancy rate at only 1.8%.

Investors enjoy good rent returns, Young notes.

The rent for a fourbedroom house ranges between $345 and $365 per week, and rental yield exceeds 5%.

Morayfield’s local economy is supported by a vibrant retail sector, including the Morayfield Shopping Centre, which also attracts shoppers from other nearby suburbs.

“There’s a homemaker centre, which is good for a growing community,” Young says.

There are a number of schools in the area, as well as a community sports centre.

According to Young, the best buys are four-bedroom, two-bathroom houses because they are in high demand from tenants with kids.Close
HOUSE UNIT
$350,000 $279,500
0.57% 12.25%
3.86% 1.64%
2.42% 2.35%
$350 $310
389 73
5.20% 5.77%
68.73 145.43

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 19346
Median household income ($/weekly) 1193
Median age of persons 31
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1742
Average household size 2.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 3081 15.9
    25-34 years 2653 13.7
    35-44 years 2643 13.7
    45-54 years 2484 12.8
    55-64 years 1883 9.7
    Others 6603 34.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 6169 46.4
    Not Married 5345 40.2
    Defacto Relationship 1776 13.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 15239 83.8
    Papua New Guinea 987 5.4
    Philippines 108 0.6
    United Kingdom 926 5.1
    Other 318 1.7
    Others 604 3.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 142 0.8
    Christianity 11643 67.7
    Hinduism 43 0.3
    Other Religious Groups 97 0.6
    No Religion 5231 30.4
    Others 39 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 597 10.8
    $800-$999 598 10.8
    $1,000-$1,249 660 11.9
    $1,250-$1,499 581 10.5
    $1,500-$1,999 862 15.6
    Others 2241 40.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 5359 39.1
    Not in the labour force 4449 32.5
    Employed, worked part-time 2606 19.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 713 5.2
    Employed, away from work 577 4.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Technicians & trades workers 1520 17.8
    Community & personal service workers 896 10.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 1268 14.8
    Sales 1009 11.8
    Labourers 1208 14.1
    Others 2638 30.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 300 6.5
    Infants/Primary 1934 42.2
    Secondary 1324 28.9
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 410 8.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 456 9.9
    Others 160 3.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 17323 95.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 649 3.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 239 1.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 15 0.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 2455 40.2
    Being purchased 2301 37.7
    Fully owned 1336 21.9
    Other tenure type 19 0.3
    Tenure Type
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