Suburb Profile Report for Elsternwick VIC (3185)

Elsternwick House: Median price $1,700,000, Annual capital growth 8.03%, Number of sales 97, Weekly median advertised rent $703

Elsternwick Unit: Median price $633,500, Annual capital growth 5.93%, Number of sales 98, Weekly median advertised rent $413

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Over the last year, property investments in Elsternwick, 3185 have given investors a capital gain of 11.66%. This compares favourably with the 8.96% for VIC as a whole.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Elsternwick comes in at number 326th in VIC.

Elsternwick3185 is located in VIC which offers an average discount of -5.87% to property investors. Elsternwick itself is showing figures that indicate 0.00% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

Property value increases in Elsternwick have tracked higher than the VIC average of 4.26% over the last 12 months.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Elsternwick,3185 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 22.30% across each of those five years.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Elsternwick are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -4.02% below the asking price at the moment.

At number 354 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Elsternwick is in the TOP 30% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 56.78 for properties listed there.

Elsternwick is 303th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in VIC with a 3.39% return

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In the southeast part of Melbourne’s CBD lies Elsternwick, known for its lively entertainment scene. Cafes and restaurants line Glen Huntly Road, and this convenience could be a good reason why this suburb has consistently been popular with buyers.Full summary

Entertainment hub attracts a buying crowd

Median unit price: $595,000

Three-year growth: 15.53%

Rental yield: 3.50%

In the southeast part of Melbourne’s CBD lies Elsternwick, known for its lively entertainment scene.

Cafes and restaurants line Glen Huntly Road, and this convenience could be a good reason why this suburb has consistently been popular with buyers. Elsternwick has not stumbled in recent years, with an average annual growth rate of 5.4%. The average vacancy rate fell to 1.7% in the past year, highlighting the demand in this area. Even though the returns gained by investors are not very significant, they are certainly steady.

Elsternwick is also highly accessible, being bordered by the Nepean Highway. Melbourne can be reached in less than 30 minutes by driving along Orrong Road and Princes Highway, and trams run daily to and from the capital. The Elsternwick railway station has also been established on Riddell Parade.
 

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,700,000 $633,500
4.78% 7.37%
11.66% 15.71%
8.03% 5.93%
$703 $413
97 98
2.15% 3.39%
77.86 56.78

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 9774
Median household income ($/weekly) 1568
Median age of persons 37
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1125 11.5
    25-34 years 1575 16.1
    35-44 years 1600 16.4
    45-54 years 1310 13.4
    55-64 years 1074 11.0
    Others 3090 31.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 3215 46.1
    Not Married 3051 43.8
    Defacto Relationship 704 10.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6216 68.7
    Indonesia 188 2.1
    Papua New Guinea 193 2.1
    United Kingdom 435 4.8
    Other 736 8.1
    Others 1274 14.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 167 1.9
    Christianity 3844 44.6
    Hinduism 161 1.9
    Judaism 1784 20.7
    No Religion 2574 29.9
    Others 86 1.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 257 7.5
    $1,000-$1,249 261 7.7
    $1,500-$1,999 389 11.4
    $2,000-$2,499 288 8.5
    $2,500-$2,999 452 13.3
    Others 1757 51.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 3184 43.6
    Not in the labour force 2133 29.2
    Employed, worked part-time 1514 20.7
    Employed, away from work 267 3.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 212 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 885 17.8
    Professionals 1893 38.1
    Technicians & trades workers 368 7.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 683 13.8
    Sales 425 8.6
    Others 711 14.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 226 10.0
    Infants/Primary 721 31.9
    Secondary 518 22.9
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 130 5.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 565 25.0
    Others 98 4.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5433 61.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 2364 26.8
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 976 11.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 40 0.5
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1288 35.1
    Fully owned 1253 34.2
    Being purchased 1108 30.2
    Other tenure type 16 0.4
    Tenure Type
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