Suburb Profile Report for Manifold Heights VIC (3218)

Manifold Heights House: Median price $620,000, Annual capital growth 8.49%, Number of sales 40, Weekly median advertised rent $355

Manifold Heights Unit: Median price $330,000, Annual capital growth 6.33%, Number of sales 13, Weekly median advertised rent $280

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Manifold Heights has had a A very good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of VIC, giving investors a capital gain of 22.89% to date .

Comparing Manifold Heights,3218 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Vendor discounting in Manifold Heights is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -5.04%. This puts suburb at number 354th in VIC when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

At number 1900 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Manifold Heights is just in the bottom half of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 82.09 for properties listed there.

A $355 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 2.98%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 8.49%.

Property value increases in Manifold Heights have tracked higher than the VIC average of 3.49% over the last 12 months.

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

The most recent median price for Manifold Heights is $330000, with sellers offering an average of -4.71% off the asking price.

Residents and property investors in Manifold Heights have been waiting around 43 days to sell a property.

Property investors should expect to get $280 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

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Less than 5km west of Geelong City is the suburb of Manifold Heights. Primarily a residential area, it nonetheless has many fans driving its strong growth in recent years.Full summary

Metro suburb soars to new heights

Median house price: $583,050

Three-year growth: 14.32%

Rental yield: 3.17%

Less than 5km west of Geelong City is the suburb of Manifold Heights. Primarily a residential area, it nonetheless has many fans driving its strong growth in recent years.

Manifold Heights recorded almost 23% growth in the past 12 months, with average annual growth coming in at 7.4%. This is indicative of its potential value in the long term should the trend keep up. For 2017, the suburb is off to a strong start – in the January quarter, prices continued to increase by almost 10%. Manifold Heights’s rising profile also benefits sellers, who have homes snapped up at an average discount rate of just 3.8%.

One of the suburb’s top drawing cards is its proximity to the Geelong CBD, which is itself a central CBD in regional Victoria. The city provides considerable employment opportunities in the medical and education industries, and is also home to many entertainment venues. Thus, residents are within easy reach of whatever they need.
 

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$620,000 $330,000
3.33% 17.86%
22.89% 22.22%
8.49% 6.33%
$355 $280
40 13
2.98% 4.41%
82.09 43

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 2606
Median household income ($/weekly) 1208
Median age of persons 38
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1699
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 323 12.4
    25-34 years 325 12.5
    35-44 years 344 13.2
    45-54 years 413 15.8
    55-64 years 285 10.9
    Others 916 35.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 947 48.3
    Not Married 865 44.1
    Defacto Relationship 149 7.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2198 87.5
    Indonesia 30 1.2
    Japan 33 1.3
    United Kingdom 78 3.1
    Other 46 1.8
    Others 127 5.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 11 0.5
    Christianity 1722 70.8
    Hinduism 18 0.7
    Islam 36 1.5
    No Religion 634 26.1
    Others 10 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 109 11.8
    $600-$799 103 11.1
    $800-$999 80 8.6
    $1,250-$1,499 95 10.3
    $1,500-$1,999 111 12.0
    Others 428 46.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 776 38.2
    Not in the labour force 642 31.6
    Employed, worked part-time 452 22.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 82 4.0
    Employed, away from work 77 3.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 156 11.9
    Professionals 341 26.1
    Technicians & trades workers 181 13.8
    Community & personal service workers 148 11.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 162 12.4
    Others 321 24.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 46 6.9
    Infants/Primary 215 32.4
    Secondary 178 26.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 72 10.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 138 20.8
    Others 14 2.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2082 84.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 199 8.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 194 7.8
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 351 34.9
    Being purchased 339 33.7
    Rented 313 31.1
    Other tenure type 4 0.4
    Tenure Type
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