Suburb Profile Report for Boronia VIC (3155)

Boronia House: Median price $650,000, Annual capital growth 8.84%, Number of sales 275, Weekly median advertised rent $380

Boronia Unit: Median price $492,500, Annual capital growth 7.01%, Number of sales 197, Weekly median advertised rent $350

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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With a capital gain of 11.68% for the last 12 months, Boronia, 3155 has performed for property investments than its average annual 8.84% property growth over the last 5 years.

Boronia,3155 was ranked 673 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

State is the 6th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -5.91% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Boronia itself are offering an average vendor discount of -5.96% to real estate investors.

Boronia is 400th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in VIC with a 3.04% return

At number 267th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Boronia, 3155 is in the top 20% with a property value increase of 13.48% recorded in median house prices.

Across a shorter period, Boronia, 3155 has seen a median price increase of 2.60% over the last quarter.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Boronia should be aiming for at least -2.53% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

A $350 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.70%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 7.01%.

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November 2015

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Situated 29km from the Melbourne CBD, Boronia has some excellent amenities, including a wide selection of shops, schools, medical centres, childcare centres, parks and a train stationFull summary Pick the right spot in this suburb and you can get magnificent views of Mount Dandenong.

Situated 29km from the Melbourne CBD, Boronia has some excellent amenities, including a wide selection of shops, schools, medical centres, childcare centres, parks and a train station.

It’s all these features that help make it a popular suburb with families and retirees.

It also neighbours Wantirna South where the Westfield Knox Shopping Centre has received approval for a $450m expansion starting in 2016.

The upgrade should create about 8,000 jobs and it is set to become Australia’s second-largest shopping centre.

Houses in Boronia typically spend just 32 days on the market, which is low for both Melbourne in general and the Knox LGA, according to CoreLogic RP Data.

Other indicators of tight demand include the vacancy rate of 1.34% and the fact that there’s just 1.02% of stock on the market, according to DSRdata.com.au.

Elevated houses on Rankin Road have stunning views of the Dandenong Ranges.

They are also very close to St Joseph’s Primary School and the suburb’s popular amenities on Boronia Road.
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There are also nice and quiet family homes on Helene Court and Currawa Drive.

Four-bedroom houses can be bought in this part of Boronia for around the median price.

They have the additional factor of being close to nice walking tracks and the Tim Neville ArboretumClose
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$650,000 $492,500
4.84% 2.60%
11.68% 13.48%
8.84% 7.01%
$380 $350
275 197
3.04% 3.70%
40.51 39.17

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 20825
Median household income ($/weekly) 1162
Median age of persons 39
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1682
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 2218 10.7
    25-34 years 3158 15.2
    35-44 years 2881 13.8
    45-54 years 2709 13.0
    55-64 years 2673 12.8
    Others 7186 34.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 7335 46.1
    Not Married 7052 44.3
    Defacto Relationship 1529 9.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 15287 76.5
    Greece 295 1.5
    Indonesia 298 1.5
    United Kingdom 1397 7.0
    Other 643 3.2
    Others 2075 10.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 422 2.2
    Christianity 11787 62.6
    Hinduism 263 1.4
    Other Religious Groups 171 0.9
    No Religion 6018 32.0
    Others 174 0.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 775 10.5
    $800-$999 730 9.9
    $1,000-$1,249 794 10.8
    $1,500-$1,999 1096 14.9
    $2,000-$2,499 733 10.0
    Others 3222 43.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 6664 40.5
    Not in the labour force 5468 33.2
    Employed, worked part-time 3207 19.5
    Employed, away from work 612 3.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 512 3.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 1819 17.4
    Technicians & trades workers 2001 19.1
    Community & personal service workers 1029 9.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 1724 16.4
    Labourers 1049 10.0
    Others 2859 27.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 325 7.7
    Infants/Primary 1413 33.5
    Secondary 1130 26.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 536 12.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 627 14.9
    Others 186 4.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 16162 82.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 2565 13.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 940 4.8
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 8 0.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 3256 41.0
    Fully owned 2691 33.9
    Rented 1947 24.5
    Other tenure type 45 0.6
    Tenure Type
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