Suburb Profile Report for Lower Mitcham SA (5062)

Lower Mitcham House: Median price $690,000, Annual capital growth 5.70%, Number of sales 25, Weekly median advertised rent $420

Lower Mitcham Unit: Median price $355,000, Annual capital growth 7.87%, Number of sales 15, Weekly median advertised rent $280

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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 Lower Mitcham, 5062 should be relatively unhappy with this SA suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -2.54%

Over the longer term, Lower Mitcham has seen property prices show investors a 20.00% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

State is the 5th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -6.55% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Lower Mitcham itself are offering an average vendor discount of -4.31% to real estate investors.

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

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Lower Mitcham, 5062 to the rest of Australia, it performed somewhat poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this SA suburb was -2.20%.

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 Lower Mitcham, 5062. Typically our figures indicate that -7.36% is being offered, which puts this SA suburb at 219th most discounted overall in Australia.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 1.25 sales per month, which equates to 15 per year.

Lower Mitcham, 5062’s gross rental yield is 4.10%

HOUSE UNIT
$690,000 $355,000
-3.16% N/A
-2.54% -2.20%
5.70% 7.87%
$420 $280
25 15
3.17% 4.10%
48.72 108.69

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 2063
Median household income ($/weekly) 1371
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 249 12.1
    25-34 years 216 10.5
    35-44 years 281 13.6
    45-54 years 329 15.9
    55-64 years 259 12.6
    Others 729 35.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 866 55.2
    Not Married 608 38.7
    Defacto Relationship 96 6.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1637 81.7
    Lebanon 18 0.9
    Papua New Guinea 22 1.1
    United Kingdom 120 6.0
    Other 56 2.8
    Others 151 7.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 15 0.8
    Christianity 1227 64.5
    Hinduism 18 0.9
    Other Religious Groups 17 0.9
    No Religion 605 31.8
    Others 20 1.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 68 9.1
    $1,000-$1,249 67 8.9
    $1,500-$1,999 89 11.9
    $2,000-$2,499 66 8.8
    $2,500-$2,999 78 10.4
    Others 382 50.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 587 35.9
    Not in the labour force 531 32.5
    Employed, worked part-time 419 25.7
    Employed, away from work 61 3.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 35 2.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 145 13.6
    Professionals 381 35.7
    Technicians & trades workers 101 9.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 155 14.5
    Sales 106 9.9
    Others 180 16.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 42 7.9
    Infants/Primary 188 35.4
    Secondary 121 22.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 29 5.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 140 26.4
    Others 11 2.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1716 87.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 174 8.8
    Flat, unit or apartment 83 4.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 355 44.2
    Being purchased 298 37.1
    Rented 140 17.4
    Other tenure type 10 1.2
    Tenure Type
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