Suburb Profile Report for Seaton SA (5023)

Seaton House: Median price $480,000, Annual capital growth 4.40%, Number of sales 174, Weekly median advertised rent $380

Seaton Unit: Median price $330,000, Annual capital growth 4.84%, Number of sales 64, Weekly median advertised rent $290

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Seaton 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 2.78%

Seaton,5023 was ranked 2624 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Seaton should be aiming for at least -4.95% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

In the last year 174 properties changed hands in Seaton, which puts it as the 21th most active market in SA when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $4560 per annum or $380 every week.

Seaton has had a quite poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of SA, giving investors a capital gain of -5.71% to date .

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Seaton has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Seaton are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -6.66% below the asking price at the moment.

Advertised rents are around the $290 mark per week – giving a return of 4.57% based on the median price in Suburb

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$480,000 $330,000
0.31% -1.79%
2.78% -5.71%
4.40% 4.84%
$380 $290
174 64
4.12% 4.57%
58.72 97.1

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 9845
Median household income ($/weekly) 831
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1583
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1021 10.4
    25-34 years 1294 13.1
    35-44 years 1295 13.2
    45-54 years 1311 13.3
    55-64 years 1104 11.2
    Others 3821 38.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 3840 49.6
    Registered Married 3327 43.0
    Defacto Relationship 571 7.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6629 70.2
    Indonesia 169 1.8
    Japan 740 7.8
    United Kingdom 356 3.8
    Other 491 5.2
    Others 1052 11.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 153 1.7
    Christianity 6698 74.3
    Islam 201 2.2
    Other Religious Groups 99 1.1
    No Religion 1778 19.7
    Others 81 0.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 474 12.5
    $400-$599 582 15.3
    $600-$799 486 12.8
    $800-$999 380 10.0
    $1,500-$1,999 390 10.3
    Others 1480 39.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 3453 43.7
    Employed, worked full-time 2497 31.6
    Employed, worked part-time 1393 17.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 284 3.6
    Employed, away from work 275 3.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 677 16.3
    Technicians & trades workers 650 15.6
    Clerical & administrative workers 718 17.3
    Sales 440 10.6
    Labourers 511 12.3
    Others 1164 28.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 110 5.7
    Infants/Primary 705 36.4
    Secondary 505 26.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 240 12.4
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 314 16.2
    Others 61 3.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 6836 72.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1612 17.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 974 10.3
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 4 0.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1472 36.5
    Fully owned 1430 35.5
    Being purchased 1057 26.2
    Other tenure type 73 1.8
    Tenure Type
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