Suburb Profile Report for Lawnton QLD (4501)

Lawnton House: Median price $419,500, Annual capital growth 2.67%, Number of sales 94, Weekly median advertised rent $380

Lawnton Unit: Median price $236,500, Annual capital growth 1.40%, Number of sales 17, Weekly median advertised rent $330

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Over the last year, property investments in Lawnton, 4501 have given investors a capital gain of 5.53%. This compares favourably with the 1.91% for QLD as a whole.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Lawnton comes in at number 230th in QLD.

State is the 4th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -7.44% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Lawnton itself are offering an average vendor discount of -4.80% to real estate investors.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Lawnton the average time real estate has been on the market is 39.85 days.

Advertised rents are around the $380 mark per week – giving a return of 4.71% based on the median price in Suburb

With a capital gain of 0.64% for the last 12 months, Lawnton, 4501 has performed for property investments than its average annual 1.40% property growth over the last 5 years.

While Lawnton,4501 ranked number 141th in QLD for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 102th over the last 5 years.

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 Lawnton, 4501. Typically our figures indicate that -2.99% is being offered, which puts this QLD suburb at 1208th most discounted overall in Australia.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $17160 per annum or $330 every week.

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September 2018

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A remarkably affordable suburb in the Sunshine State’s Moreton Bay region, Lawnton looks set to have buyers’ attention for a whileFull summary

Buyers drawn to low prices

Postcode: 4501

Median house price: $417,250

Three-year growth: 16.6%

Rental yield: 4.5%

A remarkably affordable suburb in the Sunshine State’s Moreton Bay region, Lawnton looks set to have buyers’ attention for a while.

Price growth has been picking up, with the suburb recording a 9% increase in house values in the 12 months to June 2018. The rental market has strengthened significantly in this period, with the average rental vacancy rate falling from a high 7.6% to 4.7%.

Lawnton is a haven of parks and reserves, and the North Pine River flows at the northern boundary of the suburb. Lawnton is home to Lawnton State School and Pine Rivers Special School, making it a great suburb for families to reside in. There are also several dining options and markets.

The local railway station is part of the Queensland Rail City network to Brisbane, Ipswich, Caboolture and the Sunshine Coast.

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$419,500 $236,500
0.00% 0.42%
5.53% 0.64%
2.67% 1.40%
$380 $330
94 17
4.71% 7.26%
39.85 120

Source: CoreLogic

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DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5355
Median household income ($/weekly) 1081
Median age of persons 36
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.5
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 676 12.6
    25-34 years 776 14.5
    35-44 years 809 15.1
    45-54 years 645 12.0
    55-64 years 574 10.7
    Others 1877 35.0
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1836 46.3
    Registered Married 1705 43.0
    Defacto Relationship 422 10.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4190 81.4
    Papua New Guinea 272 5.3
    Philippines 54 1.0
    United Kingdom 246 4.8
    Other 122 2.4
    Others 261 5.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 39 0.8
    Christianity 3375 69.4
    Hinduism 56 1.2
    Other Religious Groups 39 0.8
    No Religion 1340 27.6
    Others 13 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 230 12.5
    $600-$799 218 11.8
    $1,000-$1,249 187 10.1
    $1,500-$1,999 250 13.6
    $2,000-$2,499 195 10.6
    Others 763 41.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1621 39.9
    Not in the labour force 1410 34.7
    Employed, worked part-time 668 16.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 219 5.4
    Employed, away from work 143 3.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 363 14.9
    Technicians & trades workers 406 16.7
    Community & personal service workers 238 9.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 464 19.1
    Labourers 304 12.5
    Others 657 27.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 56 4.9
    Infants/Primary 456 40.2
    Secondary 333 29.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 109 9.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 138 12.2
    Others 41 3.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4167 82.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 646 12.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 250 4.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 7 0.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 779 39.0
    Rented 697 34.9
    Fully owned 497 24.9
    Other tenure type 22 1.1
    Tenure Type
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