Suburb Profile Report for Freshwater QLD (4870)

Freshwater House: Median price $548,750, Annual capital growth 3.96%, Number of sales 28, Weekly median advertised rent $480

Freshwater Unit: Median price $280,000, Annual capital growth 1.39%, Number of sales 20, Weekly median advertised rent $315

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Property value increases in Freshwater have tracked just higher than the QLD average of 2.44% over the last 12 months.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Freshwater has given property investors a paper return of 4.03%. This puts Suburb as 113 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in QLD

Freshwater, 4870 is offering QLD ‘s 188th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the TOP 30% of discounts offered by this QLD.

A $480 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 4.55%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 3.96%.

QLD has seen average median house prices change by 0.74% which means that Freshwater, 4870 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of -5.88% over the last year

Comparing Freshwater,4870 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Freshwater4870 is located in QLD which offers an average discount of -6.08% to property investors. Freshwater itself is showing figures that indicate -5.34% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

Using the current median advertised rental of $315 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 1.39%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 5.85%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$548,750 $280,000
4.03% -4.76%
8.66% -5.88%
3.96% 1.39%
$480 $315
28 20
4.55% 5.85%
117.29 52.3

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 2103
Median household income ($/weekly) 1354
Median age of persons 39
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1700
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 290 13.8
    25-34 years 248 11.8
    35-44 years 356 16.9
    45-54 years 346 16.5
    55-64 years 293 13.9
    Others 570 27.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 658 43.4
    Not Married 616 40.6
    Defacto Relationship 242 16.0
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1583 79.3
    South Korea 25 1.3
    Papua New Guinea 78 3.9
    United Kingdom 145 7.3
    Other 68 3.4
    Others 97 4.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 47 2.5
    Christianity 1166 62.0
    Islam 4 0.2
    Other Religious Groups 6 0.3
    No Religion 654 34.8
    Others 3 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 82 10.9
    $800-$999 71 9.5
    $1,250-$1,499 78 10.4
    $1,500-$1,999 98 13.1
    $2,000-$2,499 75 10.0
    Others 345 46.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 753 47.2
    Not in the labour force 391 24.5
    Employed, worked part-time 330 20.7
    Employed, away from work 65 4.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 56 3.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 159 13.9
    Professionals 313 27.3
    Technicians & trades workers 144 12.6
    Community & personal service workers 134 11.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 156 13.6
    Others 239 20.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 34 6.9
    Infants/Primary 189 38.3
    Secondary 136 27.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 33 6.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 81 16.4
    Others 20 4.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1335 67.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 335 16.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 302 15.2
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 10 0.5
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 316 37.4
    Rented 280 33.1
    Fully owned 250 29.6
    Other tenure type 0 0.0
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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