Suburb Profile Report for Donvale VIC (3111)

Donvale House: Median price $1,010,000, Annual capital growth 9.15%, Number of sales 85, Weekly median advertised rent $450

Donvale Unit: Median price $655,000, Annual capital growth 7.24%, Number of sales 63, Weekly median advertised rent $425

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Donvale is in the TOP 30% in VIC when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Donvale gave property investors a good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 13.67%.

A 36.97% growth in median value for property investors in Donvale,3111 puts this suburb at number 47th in terms of best performing suburbs in VIC

Property investors looking for a bargain in Donvale should be aiming for at least -6.03% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Advertised rents are around the $450 mark per week – giving a return of 2.32% based on the median price in Suburb

Over the last year, property investments in Donvale, 3111 have given investors a capital gain of 3.97%. This compares averagely with the 3.56% for VIC as a whole.

Comparing Donvale,3111 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Property buyers and investors in Donvale 3111 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -4.64% . This means that Donvale is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in VIC.

At number 513 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Donvale is in the TOP 40% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 63.58 for properties listed there.

Situated 19.35km from the CBD, Donvale is one of Manningham localities in the postcode 3111.

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Located 19km east of the Melbourne CBD, Donvale is a suburb that’s ideal for families.Full summary Located 19km east of the Melbourne CBD, Donvale is a suburb that’s ideal for families.

In addition to being tranquil and leafy there are also plenty of great amenities.

These include the sought-after schools and shops such as Tunstall Square and the nearby Westfield.

Transport to the city is also very good thanks to the buses and freeway.

The vacancy rate of just 0.75% indicates tight demand for this suburb.

With 12-month growth of -2%, this gives investors the chance to buy towards
the bottom of the market.

Donvale’s median unit price of $537,500 is also much
cheaper than neighbouring suburbs such as Doncaster East ($651,500).

There are contemporary and stylish units available on Mitcham Rd which are close to shops and cafes.

They are also close to buses to the city or Westfield.Close
HOUSE UNIT
$1,010,000 $655,000
6.88% 1.46%
13.67% 3.97%
9.15% 7.24%
$450 $425
85 63
2.32% 3.37%
43.31 63.58

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 11794
Median household income ($/weekly) 1613
Median age of persons 42
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2123
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1481 12.6
    35-44 years 1599 13.6
    45-54 years 1734 14.7
    55-64 years 1532 13.0
    65-74 years 1172 9.9
    Others 4276 36.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 5215 58.9
    Not Married 3222 36.4
    Defacto Relationship 420 4.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 8080 70.7
    Croatia 382 3.3
    Malta 270 2.4
    United Kingdom 462 4.0
    Other 519 4.5
    Others 1720 15.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 314 2.9
    Christianity 7671 70.0
    Islam 162 1.5
    Other Religious Groups 104 0.9
    No Religion 2578 23.5
    Others 130 1.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 287 8.1
    $800-$999 294 8.3
    $1,500-$1,999 406 11.5
    $2,000-$2,499 349 9.9
    $2,500-$2,999 429 12.1
    Others 1769 50.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 3542 37.7
    Not in the labour force 3305 35.1
    Employed, worked part-time 1990 21.2
    Employed, away from work 326 3.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 241 2.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 1002 17.1
    Professionals 1656 28.3
    Technicians & trades workers 631 10.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 970 16.6
    Sales 656 11.2
    Others 942 16.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 199 7.0
    Infants/Primary 967 33.8
    Secondary 870 30.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 161 5.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 581 20.3
    Others 81 2.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 9814 88.9
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1108 10.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 115 1.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1830 46.7
    Being purchased 1471 37.5
    Rented 570 14.5
    Other tenure type 48 1.2
    Tenure Type
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