Suburb Profile Report for Wantirna VIC (3152)

Wantirna House: Median price $787,500, Annual capital growth 9.43%, Number of sales 192, Weekly median advertised rent $425

Wantirna Unit: Median price $502,500, Annual capital growth 6.58%, Number of sales 29, Weekly median advertised rent $368

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Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Wantirna 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 9.11%

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Wantirna,3152 has racked up an average of 9.11% over the period. This ranks it number 440th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -6.42% to buyers in Wantirna at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of VIC.

A $425 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 2.81%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 9.43%.

Giving property investors a an average capital gain of 5.79% for the last year, Wantirna, 3152 is the 720th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

Across a shorter period, Wantirna, 3152 has seen a median price increase of 0.40% over the last quarter.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Wantirna are currently offering property investors an average price cut of 0.00% below the asking price at the moment.

With the median price for a house in Wantirna being $502500 and the advertised rent reaching $367.5 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 3.80%

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Wantirna’s proximity to all amenities and services provides an exceptional lifestyle for a large diverse group of families. With four local Primary Schools, Wantirna Secondary College, an abundance of parklands and easy access to Studfield Shops, Wantirna Mall and Knox City life is easy going in this leafy suburb.
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Property value increases in Wantirna have tracked just higher than the VIC average of 0.13% over the last 12 months.
When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Wantirna comes in at number 462th in VIC.
Wantirna, 3152 is offering VIC ‘s 523th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the bottom 20% of discounts offered by this VIC.
On average over the past year, suburb has had 11.08 sales per month, which equates to 133 per year.
Wantirna, 3152’s gross rental yield is 3.99%
Selling points: Wantirna’s proximity to all amenities and services provides an exceptional lifestyle for a large diverse group of families. With four local Primary Schools, Wantirna Secondary College, an abundance of parklands and easy access to Studfield Shops, Wantirna Mall and Knox City life is easy going in this leafy suburb.
Most sought-after properties: Three to five bedroom family homes on approx. 700sqm of land are the most sought after in quiet cul-de-sacs of the Regency Park Estate situated in the heart of Wantirna.
Most common properties:  1970 to 1980 brick veneer 3 to 4 bedroom homes are the most sought after properties in Wantirna. As a family’s needs grow many of the local residents will upsize and seek out the larger properties measuring approx. 40 squares of living offering 4 bedrooms plus a study, three living areas as they have well and truly cemented themselves in the local community by then and look to live out their lives in the Wantirna area. 
Top amenities: Westfield Knox Shopping Centre provides many attractions including restaurants, cinemas & over 200 designer shops. Well regarded Templeton Primary School and Wantirna College will service all of your children’s education needs. Plenty of open parklands for all enjoy, local sporting clubs and easy access to the Eastlink to commute to the CBD  
Local industry and business: Many residents commute to Melbourne’s CBD. Local traders include shop owners and staff at the Studfield Shops and Wantirna Mall, ranging from cafes to boutique shops including many hospitality employees.
Recent changes: Westfield Knox Shopping Centre has had some significant upgrades over the past five years. There are two high density apartment developments that are under construction which is setting a new standard of living in the Wantirna area. The City of Knox has always held a vision to improve local infrastructure; most recently the Knox Private Hospital had a major overhaul, Wantirna College had new facilities built, local parklands have been well maintained.
Best streets: Amersham Drive, Wantirna is one of the best regarded streets with quiet leafy courts branching off offering large prestigious property that your friends and family will envy. The most sought after area in Wantirna is known as Regency Park due to its proximity to local Primary Schools, shops and its family neighbourhood feel.
Public transport: There are a number of buses along Burwood Highway, Stud and Boronia Road, not to mention the central bus hub at Westfield Knox which has direct links to Mitcham, Glen Waverley train stations.
Main arteries: The main roads that service the Wantirna area are Burwood & Mountain Highway, Stud and Boronia Road. In June 2007 travel time was definitely cut short with the opening of Eastlink if you were heading to the beach of CBD.
$787,500 $502,500
-1.07% 0.40%
9.11% 5.79%
9.43% 6.58%
$425 $368
192 29
2.81% 3.80%
59.58 43.5

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Total population 13766
Median household income ($/weekly) 1470
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1800
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1421 10.3
    25-34 years 1721 12.5
    35-44 years 1723 12.5
    45-54 years 1945 14.1
    55-64 years 2278 16.5
    Others 4679 34.0
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 5971 55.1
    Not Married 4269 39.4
    Defacto Relationship 588 5.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 9000 67.1
    Croatia 474 3.5
    Malta 374 2.8
    United Kingdom 642 4.8
    Other 579 4.3
    Others 2338 17.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 737 5.7
    Christianity 8164 63.3
    Hinduism 364 2.8
    Islam 155 1.2
    No Religion 3337 25.9
    Others 150 1.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 353 8.2
    $1,000-$1,249 388 9.0
    $1,500-$1,999 608 14.2
    $2,000-$2,499 496 11.6
    $2,500-$2,999 390 9.1
    Others 2057 47.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 4634 40.9
    Not in the labour force 3709 32.7
    Employed, worked part-time 2289 20.2
    Employed, away from work 376 3.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 318 2.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 848 11.6
    Professionals 1618 22.2
    Technicians & trades workers 1040 14.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 1299 17.8
    Sales 811 11.1
    Others 1682 23.0
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 201 6.5
    Infants/Primary 941 30.5
    Secondary 896 29.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 294 9.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 648 21.0
    Others 109 3.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 12139 92.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 703 5.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 185 1.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 92 0.7
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 18 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1943 41.2
    Being purchased 1841 39.1
    Rented 810 17.2
    Other tenure type 119 2.5
    Tenure Type
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