Suburb Profile Report for Woodlands WA (6018)

Woodlands House: Median price $950,000, Annual capital growth 1.98%, Number of sales 58, Weekly median advertised rent $650

Woodlands Unit: Median price $474,000, Annual capital growth N/A, Number of sales 10, Weekly median advertised rent $350

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Woodlands has had a A very good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of WA, giving investors a capital gain of 12.29% to date .

Across a shorter period, Woodlands, 6018 has seen a median price increase of 0.00% over the last quarter.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -6.40% to buyers in Woodlands at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of WA.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 4.83 sales per month, which equates to 58 per year.

Using the current median advertised rental of $650 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 1.98%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 3.56%

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Woodlands is offering property investors an average of -8.73. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 8th in terms of most discounted suburbs in WA

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $4200 per annum or $350 every week.

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Woodlands is one of the most expensive suburbs in Western Australia, with a median house price of $890,000. This could account for the decline in prices over recent years. Nonetheless, Woodlands recorded 4.7% growth over the December 2016 quarter, suggesting that the suburb could be on the rise.Full summary

Nature hub struggles with high prices

Median house price: $890,000

Three-year growth: -2.20%

Rental yield: 3.10%

Known for naming its streets after trees, the suburb of Woodlands is regarded as one of Perth’s original northern suburbs.

It is also one of the most expensive suburbs in the state, with a median house price of $890,000. This could account for the decline in prices over recent years. Nonetheless, Woodlands recorded 4.7% growth over the December 2016 quarter, suggesting that the suburb could be on the rise.

Due to the high prices, the rental returns earned average only 3.1%. However, those selling benefit from the low discount rates they can offer.

Woodlands, true to its name, emphasises nature through the establishment of many parks and reserves. There is a large open space around Jackadder Lake, which also serves as an outdoor recreation spot. Woodlands’ shopping district, Woodlands Village, is located in the centre of the suburb. There are also two public schools and a village for retiree residents.

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$950,000 $474,000
0.00% N/A
12.29% N/A
1.98% N/A
$650 $350
58 10
3.56% 3.84%
65.65 65

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3966
Median household income ($/weekly) 1408
Median age of persons 42
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.5
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 538 13.6
    35-44 years 534 13.5
    45-54 years 525 13.2
    55-64 years 400 10.1
    65-74 years 434 10.9
    Others 1535 38.7
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1659 55.4
    Not Married 1159 38.7
    Defacto Relationship 178 5.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2766 71.4
    Papua New Guinea 71 1.8
    South Africa 90 2.3
    United Kingdom 362 9.3
    Other 136 3.5
    Others 450 11.6
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 37 1.0
    Christianity 2716 72.4
    Hinduism 41 1.1
    Islam 23 0.6
    No Religion 910 24.3
    Others 22 0.6
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 141 10.2
    $600-$799 129 9.3
    $800-$999 116 8.4
    $1,500-$1,999 124 9.0
    $2,500-$2,999 171 12.4
    Others 699 50.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1184 37.9
    Employed, worked full-time 1048 33.5
    Employed, worked part-time 724 23.2
    Employed, away from work 97 3.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 73 2.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 282 15.1
    Professionals 607 32.5
    Technicians & trades workers 191 10.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 300 16.1
    Sales 181 9.7
    Others 305 16.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 71 7.0
    Infants/Primary 377 37.1
    Secondary 273 26.9
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 49 4.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 231 22.8
    Others 14 1.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2789 73.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 943 24.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 54 1.4
    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 766 50.9
    Being purchased 426 28.3
    Rented 302 20.1
    Other tenure type 10 0.7
    Tenure Type
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