Suburb Profile Report for Blackburn South VIC (3130)

Blackburn South House: Median price $1,050,750, Annual capital growth 10.60%, Number of sales 120, Weekly median advertised rent $460

Blackburn South Unit: Median price $692,500, Annual capital growth 8.45%, Number of sales 34, Weekly median advertised rent $403

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

Source: CoreLogic

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VIC has seen average median house prices change by 8.12% which means that Blackburn South, 3130 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of 13.59% over the last year

Over the longer term, Blackburn South has seen property prices show investors a 50.65% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Property buyers and investors in Blackburn South 3130 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -3.52% . This means that Blackburn South is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in VIC.

With the median price for a house in Blackburn South being $1050750 and the advertised rent reaching $460 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 2.28%

VIC has seen average median house prices change by 2.98% which means that Blackburn South, 3130 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of -2.19% over the last year

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Blackburn South has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -12.50% to buyers in Blackburn South at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of VIC.

Blackburn South, 3130’s gross rental yield is 3.02%

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At number 1950th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Blackburn South, 3130 is in the BOTTOM 50% with a property value increase of 1.34% recorded in median house prices.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Blackburn South comes in at number 400th in VIC.

Blackburn South3130 is located in VIC which offers an average discount of -8.61% to property investors. Blackburn South itself is showing figures that indicate -8.07% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.
The VIC suburb of Blackburn South, 3130 is in the Whitehorse local government area.Full summary
At number 1950th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Blackburn South, 3130 is in the BOTTOM 50% with a property value increase of 1.34% recorded in median house prices.
 
When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Blackburn South comes in at number 400th in VIC.
 
Blackburn South3130 is located in VIC which offers an average discount of -8.61% to property investors. Blackburn South itself is showing figures that indicate -8.07% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.
 
The VIC suburb of Blackburn South, 3130 is in the Whitehorse local government area.
 
Selling points: 
  • Another leafy and green Eastern Suburbs location with plenty of parks and sporting options. 
  • Easy access to the Eastern Freeway and CBD plus major shopping centres, schools and much more. 
  • Parklands, access to Forest Hill Chase and Burwood One Shopping Centres.
Most sought-after properties: 
  • 1960’s and 1970’s brick veneer houses.
  • Homes with the option of renovating, sub-dividing or developing.
Most common properties:  
1960’s and 1970’s brick veneer houses.
 
Top amenities: 
Orchard Grove Primary School Eley Park, Fulton Reserve, Orchard Grove Reserve.
 
Local industry and business:
Blackburn South shops on Canterbury Road.
 
Best streets: 
Orchard Grove, Rosslyn Street, Ayr Street, Richmond Street, Somerset Court
 
Public transport: 
  • Buses
  • Tram on Burwood Hwy
  • Middle of 2 train lines with trains from Box Hill Centro or Syndal
 
Main arteries: 
Canterbury Road, Middleborough Road, Blackburn Road, Eley Road.
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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,050,750 $692,500
5.08% -1.63%
13.59% -2.19%
10.60% 8.45%
$460 $403
120 34
2.28% 3.02%
62.13 56.63

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 10585
Median household income ($/weekly) 1275
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1972
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1263 11.9
    25-34 years 1182 11.2
    35-44 years 1561 14.7
    45-54 years 1369 12.9
    55-64 years 1069 10.1
    Others 4141 39.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 4253 53.7
    Not Married 3196 40.4
    Defacto Relationship 468 5.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6923 69.1
    Croatia 500 5.0
    Malta 213 2.1
    United Kingdom 379 3.8
    Other 349 3.5
    Others 1649 16.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 517 5.4
    Christianity 6179 64.4
    Hinduism 139 1.4
    Other Religious Groups 96 1.0
    No Religion 2551 26.6
    Others 112 1.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 423 12.2
    $600-$799 298 8.6
    $1,500-$1,999 402 11.6
    $2,000-$2,499 331 9.6
    $2,500-$2,999 340 9.8
    Others 1660 48.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 3103 38.2
    Employed, worked full-time 2868 35.3
    Employed, worked part-time 1655 20.4
    Employed, away from work 277 3.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 214 2.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 679 14.2
    Professionals 1461 30.5
    Technicians & trades workers 554 11.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 711 14.8
    Sales 456 9.5
    Others 937 19.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 233 8.9
    Infants/Primary 839 32.0
    Secondary 683 26.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 190 7.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 587 22.4
    Others 90 3.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 8810 88.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 639 6.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 487 4.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 8 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1538 41.4
    Being purchased 1319 35.5
    Rented 807 21.7
    Other tenure type 49 1.3
    Tenure Type
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