Suburb Profile Report for Sawtell NSW (2452)

Sawtell House: Median price $695,000, Annual capital growth 5.47%, Number of sales 44, Weekly median advertised rent $460

Sawtell Unit: Median price $475,000, Annual capital growth 4.93%, Number of sales 34, Weekly median advertised rent $350

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: Monthly data update for Oct 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Jul 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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Giving property investors a a solid capital gain of 6.51% for the last year, Sawtell, 2452 is the 800th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

While Sawtell,2452 ranked number 158th in NSW for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 325th over the last 5 years.

Property buyers and investors in Sawtell 2452 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -6.14% . This means that Sawtell is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in NSW.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 3.67 sales per month, which equates to 44 per year.

NSW has seen average median house prices change by -3.83% which means that Sawtell, 2452 has not done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of 4.74% over the last year

Sawtell,2452 was ranked 1430 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

Property buyers and investors in Sawtell 2452 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -5.62% . This means that Sawtell is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in NSW.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 2.83 sales per month, which equates to 34 per year.

Sawtell is 344th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in NSW with a 3.83% return

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Sawtell, NSW – Ideal for adventurers

Postcode: 2452

Median unit price: $500,000

Three-year growth: 46%

Rental yield: 4%

A picturesque destination located on the beautiful Coffs Coast of NSW, the suburb of Sawtell aims to please both nature lovers and watersports enthusiasts.

Bongil National Park is a koala paradise where visitors can get up close and personal with the Australia icon, and whale watching is a popular activity, along with kayaking along Bonville Creek and surfing at Sawtell Beach. The fresh produce in the area is highlighted every year in July during the famous Sawtell Chilli Festival, which also has rides set up for a fun family day.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$695,000 $475,000
2.81% -8.65%
6.51% 4.74%
5.47% 4.93%
$460 $350
44 34
3.44% 3.83%
80.8214285714286 72.1904761904762

Source: Monthly data update for Oct 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Jul 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3490
Median household income ($/weekly) 838
Median age of persons 46
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1647
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 407 11.7
    35-44 years 411 11.8
    45-54 years 520 14.9
    55-64 years 527 15.1
    65-74 years 401 11.5
    Others 1224 35.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1279 48.7
    Not Married 1145 43.6
    Defacto Relationship 200 7.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3017 90.0
    Papua New Guinea 34 1.0
    Philippines 13 0.4
    United Kingdom 154 4.6
    Other 34 1.0
    Others 101 3.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 2363 73.5
    No Religion 788 24.5
    Buddhism 41 1.3
    Other Religious Groups 17 0.5
    Islam 4 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 152 11.4
    $400-$599 223 16.7
    $600-$799 176 13.2
    $800-$999 116 8.7
    $1,500-$1,999 141 10.6
    Others 526 39.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1199 43.3
    Employed, worked full-time 766 27.7
    Employed, worked part-time 570 20.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 122 4.4
    Employed, away from work 111 4.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 152 10.5
    Professionals 308 21.2
    Technicians & trades workers 201 13.8
    Community & personal service workers 215 14.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 205 14.1
    Others 371 25.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 59 7.7
    Infants/Primary 263 34.2
    Secondary 226 29.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 106 13.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 91 11.8
    Others 24 3.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2538 77.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 352 10.7
    Flat, unit or apartment 340 10.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 50 1.5
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 13 0.4
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 565 39.6
    Rented 525 36.8
    Being purchased 326 22.8
    Other tenure type 11 0.8
    Tenure Type
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