Suburb Profile Report for Box Hill South VIC (3128)

Box Hill South House: Median price $1,250,000, Annual capital growth 11.58%, Number of sales 103, Weekly median advertised rent $480

Box Hill South Unit: Median price $774,500, Annual capital growth 8.32%, Number of sales 46, Weekly median advertised rent $405

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Box Hill South has done not badly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 9.17%

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Box Hill South comes in at number 23th in VIC.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -7.85% to buyers in Box Hill South at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of VIC.

Advertised rents are around the $480 mark per week – giving a return of 2.00% based on the median price in Suburb

Investment property in Box Hill South has done not badly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 9.70%

Comparing Box Hill South,3128 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Box Hill South is offering property investors an average of -5.08. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 17th in terms of most discounted suburbs in VIC

Using the current median advertised rental of $405 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 8.32%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 2.72%

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The scenic historical suburb of Box Hill South is the centre of development in Melbourne’s westFull summary The scenic historical suburb of Box Hill South is the centre of development in Melbourne’s west.

Tipped to become the city’s next mini CBD, the area boasts a bustling vibrant community.

With an average of 735 visits per listed property, Box Hill South is in high demand.

The area is popular with a wide range of demographics with units appealing more to established couples and professionals.

A commercial hub sits along Middleborough Road with a range of both small and large businesses.

The main shopping centre is actually at the train station in neighbouring Box Hill but is well within walking distance and only a five-minute trip by car.

Transport infrastructure in the area is excellent with both tram and bus routes throughout.

While the median unit price of $630,000 is not cheap, bargains can be found for those willing to look.

Two-bedroom units on Edinburgh Street and Middleborough Road can be bought for under $380,000Close
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,250,000 $774,500
3.31% 3.27%
9.17% 9.70%
11.58% 8.32%
$480 $405
103 46
2.00% 2.72%
62.37 78.31

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 7699
Median household income ($/weekly) 1316
Median age of persons 38
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2100
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 919 11.9
    25-34 years 1003 13.0
    35-44 years 1128 14.7
    45-54 years 1082 14.1
    55-64 years 809 10.5
    Others 2758 35.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2751 47.3
    Registered Married 2736 47.0
    Defacto Relationship 331 5.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4949 67.4
    Croatia 626 8.5
    Malta 147 2.0
    United Kingdom 286 3.9
    Other 297 4.0
    Others 1037 14.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 379 5.4
    Christianity 4184 59.6
    Hinduism 102 1.5
    Islam 77 1.1
    No Religion 2197 31.3
    Others 85 1.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 251 9.7
    $600-$799 217 8.4
    $1,500-$1,999 297 11.5
    $2,000-$2,499 228 8.8
    $2,500-$2,999 272 10.5
    Others 1321 51.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2162 36.0
    Employed, worked full-time 2157 35.9
    Employed, worked part-time 1255 20.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 229 3.8
    Employed, away from work 203 3.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 502 13.9
    Professionals 1241 34.3
    Technicians & trades workers 365 10.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 517 14.3
    Sales 359 9.9
    Others 633 17.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 153 7.1
    Infants/Primary 604 27.9
    Secondary 490 22.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 167 7.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 694 32.1
    Others 56 2.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5955 82.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 870 12.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 403 5.6
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 21 0.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 970 35.0
    Being purchased 961 34.7
    Rented 726 26.2
    Other tenure type 116 4.2
    Tenure Type
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