Darley has had a very poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of VIC, giving investors a capital gain of -1.37% to date .
The five-year average increase in median property values for Darley,3340 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 9.09% across each of those five years.
The most recent median price for Darley is $360000, with sellers offering an average of -4.26% off the asking price.
Darley is 208th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in VIC with a 4.33% return
Over the last year, property investments in Darley, 3340 have given investors a capital gain of -10.77%. This compares very badly with the 3.19% for VIC as a whole.
While Darley,3340 ranked number 321th in VIC for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 330th over the last 5 years.
Property investors looking for a bargain in Darley should be aiming for at least -4.76% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.
On average over the past year, suburb has had 1.33 sales per month, which equates to 16 per year.
A $260 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 5.44%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at -13.98%.