Suburb Profile Report for Altona Meadows VIC (3028)

Altona Meadows House: Median price $550,000, Annual capital growth 7.55%, Number of sales 156, Weekly median advertised rent $350

Altona Meadows Unit: Median price $390,000, Annual capital growth 5.87%, Number of sales 57, Weekly median advertised rent $320

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Over the last year, property investments in Altona Meadows, 3028 have given investors a capital gain of 15.79%. This compares favourably with the 9.78% for VIC as a whole.

Altona Meadows,3028 was ranked 887 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

Altona Meadows3028 is located in VIC which offers an average discount of -5.71% to property investors. Altona Meadows itself is showing figures that indicate -2.82% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

At number 255 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Altona Meadows is in the TOP 10% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 38.2 for properties listed there.

Altona Meadows is 341th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in VIC with a 3.31% return

Altona Meadows has had a pretty good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of VIC, giving investors a capital gain of 8.06% to date .

Over the longer term, Altona Meadows has seen property prices show investors a 16.24% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Altona Meadows are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -3.64% below the asking price at the moment.

Using the current median advertised rental of $320 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 5.87%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 4.27%

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There are many selling points of the suburb which include affordability, close proximity to the CBD, close proximity to the beach, easy access to the Zone 1 train station and a great family environment. Why would investors want to buy there? Investors typically look for good capital growth and secure tenants, which Altona Meadows offers.Full summary

Main selling points:

There are many selling points of the suburb which include affordability, close proximity to the CBD, close proximity to the beach, easy access to the Zone 1 train station and a great family environment.  Why would investors want to buy there? Investors typically look for good capital growth and secure tenants which Altona Meadows offers.

Properties in-demand:

The properties in most demand are 3bed 2 bathroom homes with 2 living areas.

Typical homes:

The types of homes that would best describe the suburb are contemporary.

Best amenities:

Local shopping centre, sports complex, bicycle and walking tracks and public transport including train.

Main businesses and employers:

Hobson’s Bay has some of the largest heavy industries including Toyota, Mobil and Coles Myer.

Recent changes:

I have recently noticed a shift in the council’s policy to allow more dense developments in the suburb of Altona which will attract more people to the area.

Best streets and areas:

Altona Bay is the most sort after location because of its proximity to the Altona Beach, proximity to the Cheetham wetlands and the larger more established homes.

Public transport:

The council has recently completed an upgrade of the Laverton Train station including more car spots top accommodate the increase in commuters.

Access to attractions:

Altona Meadows neighbours the Princess Freeway and Western Ring road offering easy access to all parts of Melbourne and regional areas.

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$550,000 $390,000
4.76% 6.03%
15.79% 8.06%
7.55% 5.87%
$350 $320
156 57
3.31% 4.27%
38.2 50.8

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (U), Very good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 18745
Median household income ($/weekly) 1227
Median age of persons 37
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1500
Average household size 2.7
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 2017 10.8
    25-34 years 2849 15.2
    35-44 years 2852 15.2
    45-54 years 2916 15.6
    55-64 years 2199 11.7
    Others 5914 31.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 6911 47.9
    Not Married 6391 44.3
    Defacto Relationship 1130 7.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 11215 63.2
    Indonesia 673 3.8
    Netherlands 503 2.8
    United Kingdom 661 3.7
    Other 959 5.4
    Others 3733 21.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 747 4.3
    Christianity 11750 68.2
    Hinduism 382 2.2
    Islam 830 4.8
    No Religion 3205 18.6
    Others 323 1.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 587 9.9
    $1,000-$1,249 635 10.7
    $1,250-$1,499 630 10.6
    $1,500-$1,999 844 14.2
    $2,000-$2,499 646 10.9
    Others 2609 43.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 5879 39.8
    Not in the labour force 5098 34.5
    Employed, worked part-time 2583 17.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 634 4.3
    Employed, away from work 569 3.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 1350 15.0
    Technicians & trades workers 1438 15.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 1542 17.1
    Machinery operators & drivers 998 11.1
    Labourers 1067 11.8
    Others 2627 29.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 244 6.1
    Infants/Primary 1251 31.4
    Secondary 1147 28.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 383 9.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 729 18.3
    Others 224 5.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 16507 93.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 900 5.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 307 1.7
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 2411 37.3
    Being purchased 2364 36.5
    Rented 1676 25.9
    Other tenure type 17 0.3
    Tenure Type
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