Suburb Profile Report for Spearwood WA (6163)

Spearwood House: Median price $480,000, Annual capital growth 2.51%, Number of sales 156, Weekly median advertised rent $360

Spearwood Unit: Median price $375,000, Annual capital growth 6.51%, Number of sales 28, Weekly median advertised rent $290

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Spearwood, 6163 ranked 270th in WA when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Spearwood is one of 1662 in our list for WA

Spearwood,6163 was ranked 3378 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Spearwood should be aiming for at least -8.91% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 13.00 sales per month, which equates to 156 per year.

Property investors should expect to get $360 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Spearwood, 6163 to the rest of Australia, it performed somewhat poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this WA suburb was -2.60%.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Spearwood has given property investors a paper return of -4.34%. This puts Suburb as 87 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in WA

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Spearwood, 6163. Typically our figures indicate that -10.39% is being offered, which puts this WA suburb at 39th most discounted overall in Australia.

With the median price for a house in Spearwood being $375000 and the advertised rent reaching $290 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 4.02%

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Spearwood has a great feel to it. It has a large European community which flows on from Fremantle. Spearwood is also close to Port Coogee Marina and it is quite affordable considering how close it is to Fremantle and the local coast line. There is plenty of opportunity in the older part of Spearwood for investors as the local government has re-zoned the area and has allowed for subdivisions. Great rental returns also.Full summary

Selling points: Spearwood has a great feel to it. It has a large European community which flows on from Fremantle. Spearwood is also close to Port Coogee Marina and it is quite affordable considering how close it is to Fremantle and the local coast line. There is plenty of opportunity in the older part of Spearwood for investors as the local government has re-zoned the area and has allowed for subdivisions. Great rental returns also.

Most sought after properties: I would say the 3x1 old homes on subdividable large blocks would be in very high demand. Overpriced properties do take longer to sell but eventually they do sell. Homes are starting to move faster in this area.

Most common properties: It has so many types of homes from 3x1 on large blocks in the older area to large two story homes on the top of Spearwood heights. There are also new developments west of Rockingham Road.  

Top amenities: Great primary schools. Phoenix shopping centre, local banks, Stargate Shopping Complex. Close to continental deli’s, plenty of parks and ovals and is close to Coogee beach and the new Marina which has many cafes and specialty shops.

Recent changes: Spearwood has had new estates developed west of Rockingham Road. There are more new subdivisions getting done now (more land for sale). The older parts of Spearwood have had the sewerage lines connected and new zonings in parts of Spearwood have been changed for future development.

Best streets: Buy close to Coogee beach West of Rockingham Road. Port Coogee is walking distance from that part of Spearwood to the beach and has the best of both worlds. It is affordable and still close to the new Marina. For an investor the older parts of Spearwood that have been re-zoned and have large blocks. Spearwood Heights has great ocean views and is still quite close to everything you need. You can get bargains at the moment as the area is still very affordable....

Public transport: There are a number of bus routes including the 881 which takes you to Garden City Shopping Centre and then to the Perth CBD. There are also buses on Rockingham Road that take you to Fremantle and the local train station.

Main arteries: The main road has extended Spearwood Avenue all the way through to Cockburn Road which gets you to Port Coogee Marina. Closer to Fremantle and South Fremantle.

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$480,000 $375,000
-2.04% -4.34%
-6.80% -2.60%
2.51% 6.51%
$360 $290
156 28
3.90% 4.02%
109.75 114.64

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Below average (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 9097
Median household income ($/weekly) 1090
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1700
Average household size 2.5
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 982 10.8
    25-34 years 1135 12.5
    35-44 years 1362 15.0
    45-54 years 1210 13.3
    55-64 years 1192 13.1
    Others 3216 35.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 3379 48.6
    Not Married 2953 42.5
    Defacto Relationship 617 8.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5332 61.5
    Egypt 392 4.5
    Japan 468 5.4
    United Kingdom 672 7.8
    Other 600 6.9
    Others 1205 13.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 99 1.2
    Christianity 6479 77.0
    Hinduism 47 0.6
    Islam 62 0.7
    No Religion 1676 19.9
    Others 53 0.6
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 284 9.2
    $400-$599 400 13.0
    $600-$799 308 10.0
    $1,500-$1,999 391 12.7
    $2,000-$2,499 275 8.9
    Others 1430 46.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2817 38.8
    Employed, worked full-time 2639 36.3
    Employed, worked part-time 1278 17.6
    Employed, away from work 299 4.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 230 3.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 483 11.4
    Technicians & trades workers 941 22.3
    Community & personal service workers 448 10.6
    Clerical & administrative workers 608 14.4
    Labourers 541 12.8
    Others 1198 28.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 123 7.4
    Infants/Primary 615 36.8
    Secondary 429 25.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 196 11.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 262 15.7
    Others 44 2.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 7038 82.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 956 11.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 524 6.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1427 41.5
    Being purchased 997 29.0
    Rented 996 29.0
    Other tenure type 15 0.4
    Tenure Type
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