Suburb Profile Report for Caroline Springs VIC (3023)

Caroline Springs House: Median price $563,000, Annual capital growth 6.46%, Number of sales 385, Weekly median advertised rent $390

Caroline Springs Unit: Median price $400,000, Annual capital growth 1.57%, Number of sales 57, Weekly median advertised rent $370

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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At number 1598th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Caroline Springs, 3023 is in the top 40% with a property value increase of 9.32% recorded in median house prices.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Caroline Springs comes in at number 397th in VIC.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Caroline Springs should be aiming for at least -4.38% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $4680 per annum or $390 every week.

Investment property in Caroline Springs 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 1.27%

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Caroline Springs,3023 has racked up an average of 1.27% over the period. This ranks it number 1431th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Caroline Springs is offering property investors an average of -4.83. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 257th in terms of most discounted suburbs in VIC

In the last year 57 properties changed hands in Caroline Springs, which puts it as the 161th most active market in VIC when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Property investors should expect to get $370 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

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YIP MAG
July 2015

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Take a look 25km west of Melbourne’s CBD and you will find a suburb that’s got a lot of things going for it.Full summary
Take a look 25km west of Melbourne’s CBD and you will find a suburb that’s got a lot of things going for it.

Towards the north of Caroline Springs is the town square and main shopping centre. But as the name suggests, its natural beauty is a key drawcard of this suburb. In particular, the Kororoit Creek runs through the centre of the suburb which is home to some beautiful and rare plants and animals.

 
There are also great walking tracks, not to mention its sought-after parks and lakes.
 
Moving on to the popular amenities unrelated to the outdoors, there is also a good range of shops, cafés, restaurants and medical facilities within the suburb.
 
At the moment, the suburb’s main form of transport is car, however, a new V/Line train station at Caroline Springs is on track to be completed in 2016. Demand is already strong as shown by the vacancy rate of just 1.57%. Moreover, Onthehouse.com.au is predicting a strong 7% p.a growth over the next eight years.
 
Families who target this area would benefit from buying in streets such as Tumbalong St and Pyrmont Ln. Not only are they situated in a quiet area but they are in close proximity to schools, the town centre, restaurants, lakes and public transport. Three-bedroom houses in this area can be picked up for less than $500,000.
 
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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$563,000 $400,000
0.54% 0.25%
9.32% 1.27%
6.46% 1.57%
$390 $370
385 57
3.60% 4.81%
49.01 63.1

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 20366
Median household income ($/weekly) 1653
Median age of persons 31
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 3.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    0-4 years 2261 11.1
    5-14 years 3535 17.4
    25-34 years 3957 19.4
    35-44 years 4266 20.9
    45-54 years 2128 10.4
    Others 4219 20.7
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 8293 59.9
    Not Married 4378 31.6
    Defacto Relationship 1182 8.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 11909 61.0
    Indonesia 885 4.5
    Philippines 1171 6.0
    United Kingdom 437 2.2
    Other 1511 7.7
    Others 3598 18.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 875 4.6
    Christianity 13109 68.7
    Hinduism 738 3.9
    Islam 1175 6.2
    No Religion 2881 15.1
    Others 311 1.6
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 582 10.0
    $1,250-$1,499 600 10.3
    $1,500-$1,999 1025 17.7
    $2,000-$2,499 880 15.2
    $2,500-$2,999 663 11.4
    Others 2050 35.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 7062 50.4
    Not in the labour force 3317 23.7
    Employed, worked part-time 2478 17.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 580 4.1
    Employed, away from work 573 4.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 1219 12.1
    Professionals 2078 20.6
    Technicians & trades workers 1423 14.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 1749 17.3
    Sales 874 8.6
    Others 2766 27.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 562 10.3
    Infants/Primary 2318 42.3
    Secondary 1403 25.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 358 6.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 656 12.0
    Others 183 3.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 17882 91.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1707 8.7
    Flat, unit or apartment 53 0.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 4100 65.5
    Rented 1196 19.1
    Fully owned 927 14.8
    Other tenure type 34 0.5
    Tenure Type
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