Suburb Profile Report for Fairfield VIC (3078)

Fairfield House: Median price $1,205,000, Annual capital growth 9.41%, Number of sales 68, Weekly median advertised rent $520

Fairfield Unit: Median price $592,500, Annual capital growth 10.35%, Number of sales 54, Weekly median advertised rent $300

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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With a capital gain of 27.51% for the last 12 months, Fairfield, 3078 has performed for property investments than its average annual 9.41% property growth over the last 5 years.

Fairfield,3078 has offered an average of 27.51% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Fairfield is offering property investors an average of -6.04. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 5th in terms of most discounted suburbs in VIC

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $6240 per annum or $520 every week.

Giving property investors a a solid capital gain of 31.67% for the last year, Fairfield, 3078 is the 32th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Fairfield,3078 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 61.22% across each of those five years.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Fairfield should be aiming for at least -1.11% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Residents and property investors in Fairfield have been waiting around 47.4 days to sell a property.

Fairfield is 371th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in VIC with a 2.63% return

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Fairfield is just 6km northeast of the Melbourne CBD. The suburb is well-served for transport links, with rail links to the city, as well as the Heidelberg Road and the Eastern Freeway providing road access. Full summary

Fairfield is just 6km northeast of the Melbourne CBD. The suburb is well-served for transport links, with rail links to the city, as well as the Heidelberg Road and the Eastern Freeway providing road access.

There are a range of eateries and shops along the suburb’s main drag of Station Street. There are two primary schools in the suburb as well as a TAFE campus, and the Thomas Embling Hospital is situated in Fairfield Park.

The median house price for the area is over $800,000 according to RP Data, but three-bedroom houses and properties in need of renovation are significantly more affordable.

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HOUSE UNIT
$1,205,000 $592,500
0.50% 2.60%
27.51% 31.67%
9.41% 10.35%
$520 $300
68 54
2.24% 2.63%
77.07 47.4

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5946
Median household income ($/weekly) 1407
Median age of persons 36
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 559 9.4
    25-34 years 1191 20.0
    35-44 years 1082 18.2
    45-54 years 805 13.5
    55-64 years 541 9.1
    Others 1768 29.7
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2028 45.6
    Registered Married 1857 41.8
    Defacto Relationship 562 12.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4053 71.8
    Hong Kong 227 4.0
    Japan 191 3.4
    United Kingdom 218 3.9
    Other 226 4.0
    Others 726 12.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 128 2.4
    Christianity 2875 53.5
    Hinduism 109 2.0
    Islam 66 1.2
    No Religion 2118 39.4
    Others 75 1.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 188 8.6
    $1,000-$1,249 196 9.0
    $1,500-$1,999 275 12.6
    $2,000-$2,499 185 8.5
    $2,500-$2,999 219 10.1
    Others 1116 51.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2032 42.8
    Not in the labour force 1361 28.7
    Employed, worked part-time 1025 21.6
    Employed, away from work 167 3.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 159 3.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 447 13.9
    Professionals 1177 36.5
    Technicians & trades workers 331 10.3
    Community & personal service workers 275 8.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 458 14.2
    Others 536 16.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 114 7.9
    Infants/Primary 387 26.9
    Secondary 274 19.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 192 13.4
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 409 28.4
    Others 62 4.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3508 64.8
    Flat, unit or apartment 1310 24.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 549 10.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 46 0.8
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 927 39.7
    Fully owned 704 30.1
    Being purchased 695 29.7
    Other tenure type 11 0.5
    Tenure Type
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