Suburb Profile Report for Newport VIC (3015)

Newport House: Median price $930,034, Annual capital growth 8.40%, Number of sales 170, Weekly median advertised rent $495

Newport Unit: Median price $600,000, Annual capital growth 5.07%, Number of sales 71, Weekly median advertised rent $420

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Newport has done well for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 13.14%

While Newport,3015 ranked number 259th in VIC for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 201th over the last 5 years.

Vendor discounting in Newport is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -5.80%. This puts suburb at number 277th in VIC when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Newport the average time real estate has been on the market is 55.13 days.

Using the current median advertised rental of $495 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 8.40%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 2.77%

Over the last year, property investments in Newport, 3015 have given investors a capital gain of -1.64%. This compares badly with the 3.11% for VIC as a whole.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Newport has given property investors a paper return of -0.83%. This puts Suburb as 241 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in VIC

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -6.93% to buyers in Newport at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of VIC.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 5.92 sales per month, which equates to 71 per year.

A $420 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.64%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 5.07%.

HOUSE UNIT
$930,034 $600,000
3.27% -0.83%
13.14% -1.64%
8.40% 5.07%
$495 $420
170 71
2.77% 3.64%
55.13 61.22

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 11987
Median household income ($/weekly) 1719
Median age of persons 36
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.5
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    0-4 years 1096 9.1
    5-14 years 1362 11.4
    25-34 years 1794 15.0
    35-44 years 2344 19.6
    45-54 years 1804 15.0
    Others 3587 29.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 4070 47.2
    Not Married 3465 40.2
    Defacto Relationship 1091 12.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 8587 76.0
    Hong Kong 166 1.5
    Papua New Guinea 270 2.4
    United Kingdom 539 4.8
    Other 364 3.2
    Others 1377 12.2
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 170 1.6
    Christianity 6485 59.5
    Hinduism 113 1.0
    Islam 377 3.5
    No Religion 3666 33.6
    Others 96 0.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 296 7.5
    $1,500-$1,999 491 12.4
    $2,000-$2,499 397 10.0
    $2,500-$2,999 525 13.3
    $3,000-$3,499 336 8.5
    Others 1917 48.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 4120 46.0
    Not in the labour force 2491 27.8
    Employed, worked part-time 1683 18.8
    Employed, away from work 399 4.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 263 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 996 16.1
    Professionals 1951 31.5
    Technicians & trades workers 711 11.5
    Community & personal service workers 502 8.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 932 15.0
    Others 1110 17.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 296 11.0
    Infants/Primary 870 32.2
    Secondary 670 24.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 204 7.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 580 21.5
    Others 83 3.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 8206 74.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 2253 20.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 574 5.2
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 59 0.5
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1797 41.4
    Fully owned 1330 30.6
    Rented 1196 27.6
    Other tenure type 18 0.4
    Tenure Type
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