Suburb Profile Report for Mitchelton QLD (4053)

Mitchelton House: Median price $670,000, Annual capital growth 3.68%, Number of sales 141, Weekly median advertised rent $460

Mitchelton Unit: Median price $426,500, Annual capital growth 2.60%, Number of sales 31, Weekly median advertised rent $400

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QLD has seen average median house prices change by 2.10% which means that Mitchelton, 4053 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of 5.51% over the last year

The five-year average increase in median property values for Mitchelton,4053 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 31.63% across each of those five years.

Vendor discounting in Mitchelton is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -3.93%. This puts suburb at number 779th in QLD when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

QLD has seen average median house prices change by -0.66% which means that Mitchelton, 4053 has not done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of -3.07% over the last year

Over the longer term, Mitchelton has seen property prices show investors a 1.55% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Property investors looking for a bargain in Mitchelton should be aiming for at least -1.64% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

A $400 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 4.88%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 2.60%.

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December 2017

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Mitchelton, a hilly suburb 8km north-west of the Brisbane CBD, is known for its Queenslander-style homes. Although it’s a growth area, popular with families and home to Brookside Shopping Centre, the largest in Brisbane’s north-west, the property market in Mitchelton has ground to a halt, with houses gaining just 2.3% over the past year, and units a mere 0.6%Full summary

Tight squeeze in hill suburb

Postcode: 4053

Median unit price: $440,000

Vacancy rate: 1.6%

Three-year growth: 19.4%

Mitchelton, a hilly suburb 8km north-west of the Brisbane CBD, is known for its Queenslander-style homes. Although it’s a growth area, popular with families and home to Brookside Shopping Centre, the largest in Brisbane’s north-west, the property market in Mitchelton has ground to a halt, with houses gaining just 2.3% over the past year, and units a mere 0.6%.

The current median house price in $635,000, while the average unit is selling for $440,000.  However, rental yields are strong, with units averaging 4.7% and houses 3.6%. The median advertised rent for units is $400 per week, while for houses it is $440 per week, and with a vacancy rate of just 1.6%, it’s proving to be a great choice for investors. 

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$670,000 $426,500
2.29% 0.00%
5.51% -3.07%
3.68% 2.60%
$460 $400
141 31
3.57% 4.88%
26.18 62.6

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 8011
Median household income ($/weekly) 1578
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2212
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    0-4 years 717 8.9
    5-14 years 956 11.9
    25-34 years 1262 15.8
    35-44 years 1319 16.5
    45-54 years 964 12.0
    Others 2794 34.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2733 47.8
    Not Married 2330 40.8
    Defacto Relationship 654 11.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6399 83.1
    Papua New Guinea 207 2.7
    United Kingdom 370 4.8
    United States of America 61 0.8
    Other 215 2.8
    Others 446 5.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 86 1.2
    Christianity 5174 71.1
    Hinduism 43 0.6
    Other Religious Groups 34 0.5
    No Religion 1928 26.5
    Others 17 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 209 7.8
    $1,250-$1,499 218 8.1
    $1,500-$1,999 367 13.6
    $2,000-$2,499 302 11.2
    $2,500-$2,999 287 10.6
    Others 1313 48.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2646 43.2
    Not in the labour force 1916 31.3
    Employed, worked part-time 1154 18.9
    Employed, away from work 250 4.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 156 2.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 499 12.3
    Professionals 1200 29.7
    Technicians & trades workers 469 11.6
    Community & personal service workers 481 11.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 693 17.1
    Others 703 17.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 134 7.5
    Infants/Primary 694 38.7
    Secondary 369 20.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 122 6.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 403 22.5
    Others 69 3.9
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 6718 89.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 394 5.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 389 5.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1052 36.0
    Rented 976 33.4
    Fully owned 862 29.5
    Other tenure type 35 1.2
    Tenure Type
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