Hurstbridge is an average performer in VIC when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Hurstbridge gave property investors a average capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 4.16%.
Over the longer term, Hurstbridge has seen property prices show investors a 34.32% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months
Property investors looking for a bargain in Hurstbridge should be aiming for at least -3.98% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.
A $445 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.16%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 7.02%.
The suburb of Hurstbridge sits at the junction of Diamond Creek and Arthurs Creek. It has considerable long-term appeal for buyersFull summary
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Houses see much demand from occupants
Median house price: $716,000
Three-year growth: 47.3%
Rental yield: 3.1%
The suburb of Hurstbridge sits at the junction of Diamond Creek and Arthurs Creek. It has considerable long-term appeal for buyers.
Steady year-on-year increases in house values have brought the median price to over $700,000 as of May 2018. The growth recorded in the 2017-2018 period was 14.6%, with such properties being snapped up after an average of just 26 days on the market. The rental market is extremely tight, with the average vacancy rate coming in at 0.3%, which spells very good news for investors even though the average yield is only 3.1% at a weekly rent rate of $425.
Hurstbridge has an active food scene, and its many attractions include wineries and farmer’s markets. Commuters can reach the Melbourne CBD by train via the Hurstbridge Railway Station. Schools are located nearby in neighbouring suburb Diamond Creek.Close