Suburb Profile Report for Glen Waverley VIC (3150)

Glen Waverley House: Median price $1,209,000, Annual capital growth 10.86%, Number of sales 468, Weekly median advertised rent $475

Glen Waverley Unit: Median price $675,000, Annual capital growth 6.58%, Number of sales 182, Weekly median advertised rent $430

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Property investors who have had real estate in Glen Waverley, 3150 should be relatively unhappy with this VIC suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -2.50%

The five-year average increase in median property values for Glen Waverley,3150 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 64.37% across each of those five years.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -9.08% to buyers in Glen Waverley at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of VIC.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 39.00 sales per month, which equates to 468 per year.

A $475 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 2.04%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 10.86%.

Investment property in Glen Waverley has done poorly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of -14.29%

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

Glen Waverley, 3150 is offering VIC ‘s 242th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the bottom 30% of discounts offered by this VIC.

Advertised rents are around the $430 mark per week – giving a return of 3.31% based on the median price in Suburb

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April 2016

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The unit market in Glen Waverley, on Melbourne’s eastern fringe, is currently enjoying a period of strength.Full summary The unit market in Glen Waverley, on Melbourne’s eastern fringe, is currently enjoying a period of strength.

The median unit price in Glen Waverley sits at a more than respectable $785,000, having improved by 25% over the past 12 months.

The past three years have also been strong ones for the suburb, with capital growth hitting 56% over that time.

Buyers seem to be taking notice of that performance, with 195 units changing hands in the past year.

It’s understandable why so many people are looking to break into this market. Syndal and Glen Waverley train stations give the suburb a great link to the rest of Melbourne, while there are a number of schools, both primary and secondary, in the suburb.

The Dandenong Valley Parklands on the suburb’s eastern fringe make Glen Waverley a popular choice for those who like some peace and quiet.Close
HOUSE UNIT
$1,209,000 $675,000
-0.90% -1.46%
-2.50% -14.29%
10.86% 6.58%
$475 $430
468 182
2.04% 3.31%
93.09 93.46

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 39204
Median household income ($/weekly) 1351
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 4651 11.9
    25-34 years 4054 10.3
    35-44 years 5024 12.8
    45-54 years 5797 14.8
    55-64 years 4626 11.8
    Others 15053 38.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 17002 55.7
    Not Married 12573 41.2
    Defacto Relationship 973 3.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 18455 49.1
    Croatia 4080 10.8
    Indonesia 1775 4.7
    Malta 2027 5.4
    Other 1912 5.1
    Others 9368 24.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 3647 10.1
    Christianity 19202 53.2
    Hinduism 2398 6.6
    Islam 611 1.7
    No Religion 9788 27.1
    Others 481 1.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 1137 9.4
    $600-$799 1078 9.0
    $800-$999 1061 8.8
    $1,500-$1,999 1455 12.1
    $2,500-$2,999 1232 10.2
    Others 6080 50.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 12943 40.9
    Employed, worked full-time 10902 34.5
    Employed, worked part-time 5700 18.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 1143 3.6
    Employed, away from work 932 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 2316 13.2
    Professionals 5555 31.7
    Technicians & trades workers 1749 10.0
    Clerical & administrative workers 2758 15.7
    Sales 1692 9.6
    Others 3466 19.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 505 4.7
    Infants/Primary 2825 26.5
    Secondary 3274 30.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 874 8.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 2819 26.5
    Others 348 3.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 30965 83.8
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 4218 11.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 1745 4.7
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 29 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 6468 49.3
    Being purchased 3784 28.8
    Rented 2799 21.3
    Other tenure type 70 0.5
    Tenure Type
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