Suburb Profile Report for Fawkner VIC (3060)

Fawkner House: Median price $585,000, Annual capital growth 8.99%, Number of sales 173, Weekly median advertised rent $370

Fawkner Unit: Median price $390,000, Annual capital growth 5.90%, Number of sales 69, Weekly median advertised rent $340

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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Fawkner is in the TOP 20% in VIC when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Fawkner gave property investors a very good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 17.00%.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Fawkner,3060 has racked up an average of 17.00% over the period. This ranks it number 660th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Fawkner should be aiming for at least -3.40% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

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

Fawkner, 3060 ranked 152th in VIC when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Fawkner is one of 2098 in our list for VIC

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Fawkner comes in at number 130th in VIC.

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 Fawkner, 3060. Typically our figures indicate that -5.93% is being offered, which puts this VIC suburb at 511th most discounted overall in Australia.

A $340 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 4.53%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 5.90%.

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Located just 12km from the Melbourne CBD, Fawkner has a lot of potential for investors.Full summary Located just 12km from the Melbourne CBD, Fawkner has a lot of potential for investors.

The median house price of $450,000 is also much more affordable than surrounding suburbs such as Coburg North and Reservoir where the median house prices are $594,000 and $541,000 respectively.

The popularity of this suburb is shown by the vacancy rate of just 0.7%, according to Real Estate Investar.

The demand has seen the median price rise by 9% in the past 12 months, but there still seems to be plenty of potential for growth in the near-medium term given how much it is trailing its neighbours.

Some of its features include the shopping strip on Bonwick Street, the train stations of Gowrie and Fawkner, excellent bus options, great schools and a number of reserves.

Three- or four-bedroom houses on Brokely Rd are good options for families. 

They are within walking distance of Fawkner train station, schools and shops.Close
HOUSE UNIT
$585,000 $390,000
3.13% 0.32%
17.00% 5.41%
8.99% 5.90%
$370 $340
173 69
3.29% 4.53%
51.48 74.86

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Very good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 12596
Median household income ($/weekly) 865
Median age of persons 37
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1625
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1600 12.7
    25-34 years 1796 14.3
    35-44 years 1633 13.0
    45-54 years 1384 11.0
    75-84 years 1220 9.7
    Others 4963 39.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 4763 51.4
    Not Married 4183 45.2
    Defacto Relationship 314 3.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5971 50.5
    Indonesia 405 3.4
    Japan 1651 14.0
    Malaysia 413 3.5
    Other 1277 10.8
    Others 2113 17.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 191 1.6
    Christianity 7261 61.8
    Hinduism 203 1.7
    Islam 3078 26.2
    No Religion 886 7.5
    Others 138 1.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 402 10.6
    $400-$599 573 15.1
    $600-$799 441 11.6
    $1,000-$1,249 406 10.7
    $1,500-$1,999 399 10.5
    Others 1574 41.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 4783 51.1
    Employed, worked full-time 2576 27.5
    Employed, worked part-time 1336 14.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 352 3.8
    Employed, away from work 304 3.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 694 16.5
    Technicians & trades workers 656 15.6
    Clerical & administrative workers 577 13.7
    Sales 454 10.8
    Labourers 565 13.4
    Others 1271 30.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 198 7.2
    Infants/Primary 948 34.5
    Secondary 756 27.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 271 9.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 416 15.1
    Others 160 5.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 10778 91.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 514 4.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 513 4.3
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 26 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 2002 49.2
    Being purchased 1030 25.3
    Rented 1007 24.7
    Other tenure type 33 0.8
    Tenure Type
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