Suburb Profile Report for Maleny QLD (4552)

Maleny House: Median price $547,500, Annual capital growth 3.57%, Number of sales 88, Weekly median advertised rent $430

Maleny Unit: Median price $375,000, Annual capital growth -1.17%, Number of sales 17, Weekly median advertised rent $315

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Maleny, 4552 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 7.56%.

Over the longer term, Maleny has seen property prices show investors a 14.06% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

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 Maleny, 4552. Typically our figures indicate that -4.06% is being offered, which puts this QLD suburb at 3206th most discounted overall in Australia.

Using the current median advertised rental of $430 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 3.57%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 4.08%

Investment property in Maleny 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 -1.32%

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Maleny are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -1.97% below the asking price at the moment.

A $315 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 4.37%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at -1.17%.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$547,500 $375,000
4.29% -2.60%
7.56% -1.32%
3.57% -1.17%
$430 $315
88 17
4.08% 4.37%
104.39 130.33

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3440
Median household income ($/weekly) 808
Median age of persons 52
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1600
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 407 11.8
    35-44 years 388 11.3
    45-54 years 458 13.3
    55-64 years 629 18.3
    65-74 years 537 15.6
    Others 1022 29.7
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1311 52.4
    Not Married 986 39.4
    Defacto Relationship 205 8.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2510 78.5
    Greece 27 0.8
    Papua New Guinea 117 3.7
    United Kingdom 300 9.4
    Other 93 2.9
    Others 150 4.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 115 3.9
    Christianity 1789 59.9
    Hinduism 18 0.6
    Other Religious Groups 42 1.4
    No Religion 1015 34.0
    Others 7 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 147 11.6
    $400-$599 230 18.2
    $600-$799 166 13.1
    $800-$999 146 11.6
    $1,250-$1,499 112 8.9
    Others 463 36.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1281 47.7
    Employed, worked full-time 634 23.6
    Employed, worked part-time 604 22.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 90 3.4
    Employed, away from work 76 2.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 158 12.0
    Professionals 312 23.7
    Technicians & trades workers 190 14.4
    Community & personal service workers 144 11.0
    Clerical & administrative workers 161 12.2
    Others 350 26.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 27 4.2
    Infants/Primary 264 40.8
    Secondary 206 31.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 40 6.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 84 13.0
    Others 26 4.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2746 88.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 186 6.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 145 4.7
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 12 0.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 6 0.2
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 654 47.5
    Being purchased 361 26.2
    Rented 344 25.0
    Other tenure type 18 1.3
    Tenure Type
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