Suburb Profile Report for Sunshine West VIC (3020)

Sunshine West House: Median price $630,000, Annual capital growth 8.05%, Number of sales 192, Weekly median advertised rent $360

Sunshine West Unit: Median price $458,500, Annual capital growth 5.15%, Number of sales 34, Weekly median advertised rent $350

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Sunshine West, 3020 to the rest of Australia, it performed around average. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this VIC suburb was 2.44%.

Over the longer term, Sunshine West has seen property prices show investors a 40.00% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -7.41% to buyers in Sunshine West at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of VIC.

At number 2559 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Sunshine West is just in the bottom half of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 80.77 for properties listed there.

Property investors who have had real estate in Sunshine West, 3020 should be relatively pleased with this VIC suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 4.80%

Over the longer term, Sunshine West has seen property prices show investors a 27.54% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

At number 217th of VIC’s most discounted properties, Sunshine West is in the TOP 40% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

Residents and property investors in Sunshine West have been waiting around 47.14 days to sell a property.

Situated 14.01km from the CBD, Sunshine West is one of Brimbank (C) localities in the postcode 3020.

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Housing stock doubled in the suburb of Sunshine West over the year to June 2018, dominating the suburb’s property marketFull summary

Houses double up in sunny suburb

Postcode: 3020

Median house price: $657,500

Stock on market: 74.1%

12-month growth: 19.5%

Housing stock doubled in the suburb of Sunshine West over the year to June 2018, dominating the suburb’s property market.

Indeed, the housing market has been on a roll, coming off the back of a streak of positive growth that has been on the record since 2013. In the past 12 months alone, Sunshine West experienced almost 20% growth in house prices; as a result, the median value is over $650,000. In the three months to June 2018, prices increased by a further 2.7%, and houses stay on the market for only 56 days.

Gentrification has transformed Sunshine West into an in-demand spot, and it is set to improve further. The suburb is mainly industrial and residential, but it is well located just 15km from the Melbourne CBD, providing access to many amenities. There are also several reserves in Sunshine West.

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$630,000 $458,500
-3.08% -2.45%
2.44% 4.80%
8.05% 5.15%
$360 $350
192 34
2.97% 3.97%
80.77 47.14

Source: CoreLogic

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DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 16742
Median household income ($/weekly) 945
Median age of persons 37
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1491
Average household size 2.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1975 11.8
    25-34 years 2405 14.4
    35-44 years 2325 13.9
    45-54 years 2064 12.3
    55-64 years 1880 11.2
    Others 6094 36.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 6130 47.9
    Registered Married 6092 47.6
    Defacto Relationship 577 4.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6979 44.8
    Hong Kong 554 3.6
    Netherlands 734 4.7
    Viet Nam 2144 13.8
    Other 1719 11.0
    Others 3444 22.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 2371 15.4
    Christianity 9702 63.2
    Hinduism 212 1.4
    Islam 1112 7.2
    No Religion 1750 11.4
    Others 211 1.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 703 14.8
    $600-$799 561 11.8
    $800-$999 477 10.0
    $1,000-$1,249 515 10.8
    $1,500-$1,999 559 11.7
    Others 1951 40.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 5994 46.8
    Employed, worked full-time 3905 30.5
    Employed, worked part-time 1778 13.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 665 5.2
    Employed, away from work 463 3.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 735 12.0
    Technicians & trades workers 855 13.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 864 14.1
    Machinery operators & drivers 918 14.9
    Labourers 1038 16.9
    Others 1735 28.2
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 1114 30.3
    Secondary 1063 28.9
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 407 11.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 668 18.2
    Other type of educational institution 266 7.2
    Others 161 4.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 15020 94.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 517 3.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 328 2.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 28 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 2339 44.7
    Being purchased 1617 30.9
    Rented 1247 23.9
    Other tenure type 25 0.5
    Tenure Type
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