Suburb Profile Report for Blackmans Bay TAS (7052)

Blackmans Bay House: Median price $445,000, Annual capital growth 2.55%, Number of sales 112, Weekly median advertised rent $400

Blackmans Bay Unit: Median price $330,000, Annual capital growth 5.28%, Number of sales 46, Weekly median advertised rent $320

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Over the last year, property investments in Blackmans Bay, 7052 have given investors a capital gain of 1.14%. This compares badly with the 6.16% for TAS as a whole.

A 6.84% growth in median value for property investors in Blackmans Bay,7052 puts this suburb at number 99th in terms of best performing suburbs in TAS

Property investors looking for a bargain in Blackmans Bay should be aiming for at least -4.05% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Investment property in Blackmans Bay has done 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 -4.35%

While Blackmans Bay,7052 ranked number 28th in TAS for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 7th over the last 5 years.

State is the 5th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -5.10% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Blackmans Bay itself are offering an average vendor discount of -6.88% to real estate investors.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $3840 per annum or $320 every week.

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The suburb of Blackmans Bay sits south of Hobart by the sea. It offers both investors and residents an excellent deal as Hobart’s property market soars.Full summary

Supply falls in coast-side suburb
Median unit price: $320,000
Stock on market: -43.30%
12-month growth: 3.23%

The suburb of Blackmans Bay sits south of Hobart by the sea. It offers both investors and residents an excellent deal as Hobart’s property market soars.

The supply of homes has fallen by nearly 50% over the past year, heightening demand and causing the average vacancy rate to slip from 0.87% to 0.63%. In the process, unit prices have risen by 3.2% to $320,000 – a considerable increase compared to three years ago. The average yield for investors is quite high at 5.2%, and apartments can be sold at a low average discount rate of 4.3%.

Blackmans Bay has several primary schools. There’s also a local shopping centre with a supermarket, doctor’s surgery and pharmacy. The beach offers views of the water, and a trail leads to the popular fishing spot Flowerpot Point.

 

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$445,000 $330,000
1.14% 0.92%
1.14% -4.35%
2.55% 5.28%
$400 $320
112 46
4.67% 5.04%
59.57 68.73

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (H), Very good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 6728
Median household income ($/weekly) 1285
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1517
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 876 13.0
    35-44 years 873 13.0
    45-54 years 1052 15.6
    55-64 years 984 14.6
    65-74 years 615 9.1
    Others 2328 34.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2736 54.6
    Not Married 1856 37.0
    Defacto Relationship 420 8.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5421 82.7
    New Zealand 81 1.2
    South Africa 76 1.2
    United Kingdom 522 8.0
    Other 121 1.8
    Others 334 5.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 42 0.7
    Christianity 4211 67.2
    Judaism 14 0.2
    Other Religious Groups 30 0.5
    No Religion 1946 31.1
    Others 23 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 236 10.4
    $600-$799 225 9.9
    $1,000-$1,249 243 10.7
    $1,500-$1,999 308 13.6
    $2,000-$2,499 235 10.4
    Others 1021 45.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1901 35.7
    Not in the labour force 1770 33.2
    Employed, worked part-time 1282 24.1
    Employed, away from work 216 4.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 157 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 463 13.6
    Professionals 813 23.9
    Technicians & trades workers 448 13.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 578 17.0
    Sales 382 11.2
    Others 715 21.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 48 3.0
    Infants/Primary 631 38.9
    Secondary 473 29.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 160 9.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 274 16.9
    Others 36 2.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5828 91.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 342 5.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 195 3.1
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 3 0.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1040 41.9
    Being purchased 948 38.2
    Rented 485 19.5
    Other tenure type 11 0.4
    Tenure Type
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