Suburb Profile Report for Safety Beach VIC (3936)

Safety Beach House: Median price $650,000, Annual capital growth 6.04%, Number of sales 156, Weekly median advertised rent $400

Safety Beach Unit: Median price $473,750, Annual capital growth 5.01%, Number of sales 41, Weekly median advertised rent $373

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Source: CoreLogic

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Property investors who have had real estate in Safety Beach, 3936 should be relatively pleased with this VIC suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 10.82%

Across a shorter period, Safety Beach, 3936 has seen a median price increase of 3.17% over the last quarter.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Safety Beach is offering property investors an average of -6.03. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 369th in terms of most discounted suburbs in VIC

With the median price for a house in Safety Beach being $650000 and the advertised rent reaching $400 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 3.20%

Safety Beach has had a A very good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of VIC, giving investors a capital gain of 18.44% to date .

Comparing Safety Beach,3936 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Safety Beach is offering property investors an average of -5.12. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 276th in terms of most discounted suburbs in VIC

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Safety Beach the average time real estate has been on the market is 84.05 days.

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June 2015

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As Melbourne is less than 70km away, Safety Beach is a popular getaway spot that offers beautiful scenery and outdoor recreation opportunities for both residents and touristsFull summary As Melbourne is less than 70km away, Safety Beach is a popular getaway spot that offers beautiful scenery and outdoor recreation opportunities for both residents and tourists

The coastal road known as Marina Dr separates housing and commercial areas from the beach and the foreshore. The beach, in fact, is known as one of the best on the Mornington Peninsula.

It’s also a popular space for families as it is safe, peaceful and quiet, plus there are education and shopping options available in neighbouring Dromana (an area also known for its wineries).

Safety Beach’s calm bay is also a drawcard for families. 

As prices for houses have fallen by 5% in the past three years and only increased by 1% in 12 months, Safety Beach offers investors the chance to buy before it experiences its next growth spurt.

Properties on Palm Tree Dr are popular due to their proximity to the beach. 
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HOUSE UNIT
$650,000 $473,750
3.17% -0.58%
10.82% 18.44%
6.04% 5.01%
$400 $373
156 41
3.20% 4.09%
77.15 84.05

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 3517
Median household income ($/weekly) 921
Median age of persons 49
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1760
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 400 11.4
    35-44 years 479 13.6
    45-54 years 419 11.9
    55-64 years 462 13.1
    65-74 years 575 16.3
    Others 1183 33.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1427 57.4
    Not Married 845 34.0
    Defacto Relationship 215 8.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2422 75.6
    Hong Kong 55 1.7
    Japan 61 1.9
    United Kingdom 368 11.5
    Other 54 1.7
    Others 242 7.6
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 30 1.0
    Christianity 2223 72.8
    Hinduism 7 0.2
    Other Religious Groups 17 0.6
    No Religion 770 25.2
    Others 7 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 209 17.4
    $600-$799 156 13.0
    $800-$999 131 10.9
    $1,000-$1,249 124 10.4
    $1,500-$1,999 129 10.8
    Others 449 37.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1283 47.7
    Employed, worked full-time 761 28.3
    Employed, worked part-time 490 18.2
    Employed, away from work 89 3.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 64 2.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 181 13.5
    Professionals 208 15.6
    Technicians & trades workers 233 17.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 190 14.2
    Sales 182 13.6
    Others 343 25.7
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 52 8.2
    Infants/Primary 244 38.5
    Secondary 197 31.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 64 10.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 60 9.5
    Others 17 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2620 84.8
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 244 7.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 224 7.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 564 43.0
    Rented 375 28.6
    Being purchased 370 28.2
    Other tenure type 4 0.3
    Tenure Type
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