Suburb Profile Report for Como WA (6152)

Como House: Median price $872,500, Annual capital growth 1.58%, Number of sales 134, Weekly median advertised rent $480

Como Unit: Median price $490,000, Annual capital growth 2.22%, Number of sales 182, Weekly median advertised rent $350

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Property investors who have had real estate in Como, 6152 should be relatively unhappy with this WA suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -0.29%

The five-year average increase in median property values for Como,6152 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 18.71% across each of those five years.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -8.56% to buyers in Como at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of WA.

In the last year 134 properties changed hands in Como, which puts it as the 55th most active market in WA when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Using the current median advertised rental of $480 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 1.58%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 2.86%

Over the last year, property investments in Como, 6152 have given investors a capital gain of -2.00%. This compares favourably with the -4.19% for WA as a whole.

Como,6152 was ranked 829 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

Vendor discounting in Como is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -7.01%. This puts suburb at number 76th in WA when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Como the average time real estate has been on the market is 76.49 days.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$872,500 $490,000
0.87% 1.03%
-0.29% -2.00%
1.58% 2.22%
$480 $350
134 182
2.86% 3.71%
90.75 76.49

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Balanced (H)
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Demographics
Total population 13399
Median household income ($/weekly) 1432
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2037
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 1466 10.9
    25-34 years 2796 20.9
    35-44 years 1724 12.9
    45-54 years 1576 11.8
    55-64 years 1556 11.6
    Others 4280 31.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 5295 50.7
    Registered Married 3922 37.5
    Defacto Relationship 1236 11.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 7957 63.1
    Malta 296 2.3
    Papua New Guinea 274 2.2
    United Kingdom 1094 8.7
    Other 855 6.8
    Others 2125 16.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 424 3.5
    Christianity 7478 62.0
    Hinduism 171 1.4
    Islam 391 3.2
    No Religion 3464 28.7
    Others 124 1.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 472 8.7
    $1,000-$1,249 439 8.1
    $1,250-$1,499 454 8.4
    $1,500-$1,999 631 11.6
    $2,500-$2,999 694 12.8
    Others 2740 50.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 5061 45.6
    Not in the labour force 3232 29.1
    Employed, worked part-time 2105 19.0
    Employed, away from work 401 3.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 303 2.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 980 12.9
    Professionals 2549 33.7
    Technicians & trades workers 833 11.0
    Community & personal service workers 672 8.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 1216 16.1
    Others 1318 17.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 133 4.5
    Infants/Primary 593 20.2
    Secondary 519 17.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 298 10.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 1299 44.3
    Others 93 3.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 5325 43.8
    Separate house 5228 43.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 1617 13.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 2587 43.9
    Being purchased 1593 27.0
    Fully owned 1577 26.7
    Other tenure type 139 2.4
    Tenure Type
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