Suburb Profile Report for Watsonia VIC (3087)

Watsonia House: Median price $725,000, Annual capital growth 9.35%, Number of sales 71, Weekly median advertised rent $400

Watsonia Unit: Median price $549,500, Annual capital growth 7.85%, Number of sales 18, Weekly median advertised rent $310

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Giving property investors a a solid capital gain of 16.94% for the last year, Watsonia, 3087 is the 471th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Watsonia has given property investors a paper return of 4.32%. This puts Suburb as 159 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs 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 Watsonia, 3087. Typically our figures indicate that -8.03% is being offered, which puts this VIC suburb at 795th most discounted overall in Australia.

In the last year 71 properties changed hands in Watsonia, which puts it as the 356th most active market in VIC when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

VIC has seen average median house prices change by 4.26% which means that Watsonia, 3087 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of 3.68% over the last year

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Watsonia,3087 has racked up an average of 3.68% over the period. This ranks it number 459th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 1.50 sales per month, which equates to 18 per year.

With the median price for a house in Watsonia being $549500 and the advertised rent reaching $310 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 2.93%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$725,000 $549,500
4.32% 0.09%
16.94% 3.68%
9.35% 7.85%
$400 $310
71 18
2.87% 2.93%
37.31 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 5145
Median household income ($/weekly) 1170
Median age of persons 38
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 574 11.2
    25-34 years 802 15.6
    35-44 years 795 15.4
    45-54 years 672 13.1
    55-64 years 490 9.5
    Others 1813 35.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1814 46.2
    Not Married 1761 44.8
    Defacto Relationship 355 9.0
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4011 81.6
    Croatia 104 2.1
    Indonesia 67 1.4
    United Kingdom 170 3.5
    Other 147 3.0
    Others 417 8.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 82 1.7
    Christianity 3075 65.4
    Hinduism 48 1.0
    Islam 61 1.3
    No Religion 1412 30.0
    Others 24 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 197 10.6
    $600-$799 186 10.1
    $800-$999 175 9.5
    $1,500-$1,999 225 12.2
    $2,000-$2,499 195 10.5
    Others 872 47.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1545 38.3
    Not in the labour force 1499 37.2
    Employed, worked part-time 720 17.9
    Employed, away from work 158 3.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 107 2.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 234 9.7
    Professionals 558 23.0
    Technicians & trades workers 384 15.8
    Community & personal service workers 285 11.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 422 17.4
    Others 541 22.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 103 9.9
    Infants/Primary 352 33.9
    Secondary 270 26.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 106 10.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 160 15.4
    Others 46 4.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4380 89.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 274 5.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 248 5.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 732 37.0
    Being purchased 712 36.0
    Rented 525 26.6
    Other tenure type 8 0.4
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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