Suburb Profile Report for Heidelberg West VIC (3081)

Heidelberg West House: Median price $630,000, Annual capital growth 9.64%, Number of sales 87, Weekly median advertised rent $340

Heidelberg West Unit: Median price $485,000, Annual capital growth 8.12%, Number of sales 19, Weekly median advertised rent $380

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

Source: CoreLogic

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Heidelberg West, 3081 to the rest of Australia, it performed quite well. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this VIC suburb was 10.82%.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Heidelberg West,3081 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 50.00% across each of those five years.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -6.80% to buyers in Heidelberg West at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of VIC.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Heidelberg West the average time real estate has been on the market is 58.44 days.

Over the last year, property investments in Heidelberg West, 3081 have given investors a capital gain of 16.87%. This compares very favourably with the 3.49% for VIC as a whole.

Heidelberg West,3081 has offered an average of 16.87% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Heidelberg West3081 is located in VIC which offers an average discount of -5.13% to property investors. Heidelberg West itself is showing figures that indicate -11.49% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

In the last year 19 properties changed hands in Heidelberg West, which puts it as the 300th most active market in VIC when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

With the median price for a house in Heidelberg West being $485000 and the advertised rent reaching $380 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 4.07%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$630,000 $485,000
1.37% 1.57%
10.82% 16.87%
9.64% 8.12%
$340 $380
87 19
2.81% 4.07%
58.44 102

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 5327
Median household income ($/weekly) 721
Median age of persons 34
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1517
Average household size 2.5
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 683 12.8
    25-34 years 911 17.1
    35-44 years 746 14.0
    45-54 years 649 12.2
    55-64 years 521 9.8
    Others 1818 34.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2368 61.2
    Registered Married 1192 30.8
    Defacto Relationship 310 8.0
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3101 63.1
    Croatia 171 3.5
    Indonesia 144 2.9
    United Kingdom 115 2.3
    Other 608 12.4
    Others 774 15.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 205 4.3
    Christianity 2345 49.5
    Hinduism 107 2.3
    Islam 862 18.2
    No Religion 1147 24.2
    Others 67 1.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 238 13.4
    $400-$599 239 13.4
    $600-$799 253 14.2
    $800-$999 160 9.0
    $1,500-$1,999 172 9.7
    Others 720 40.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1848 47.6
    Employed, worked full-time 1066 27.4
    Employed, worked part-time 627 16.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 213 5.5
    Employed, away from work 132 3.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 343 18.8
    Technicians & trades workers 280 15.3
    Community & personal service workers 276 15.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 212 11.6
    Labourers 250 13.7
    Others 468 25.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 386 29.8
    Secondary 271 20.9
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 168 13.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 304 23.5
    Other type of educational institution 101 7.8
    Others 64 4.9
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3197 63.9
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1013 20.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 795 15.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1130 58.8
    Being purchased 391 20.3
    Fully owned 389 20.2
    Other tenure type 12 0.6
    Tenure Type
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