Suburb Profile Report for Palmyra WA (6157)

Palmyra House: Median price $625,000, Annual capital growth 1.32%, Number of sales 99, Weekly median advertised rent $380

Palmyra Unit: Median price $400,000, Annual capital growth 0.25%, Number of sales 51, Weekly median advertised rent $320

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
  • Median price
  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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WA has seen average median house prices change by -1.76% which means that Palmyra, 6157 has not done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of 2.12% over the last year

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Palmyra comes in at number 253th in WA.

Vendor discounting in Palmyra is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -6.33%. This puts suburb at number 295th in WA when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

A $380 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 1.32%.

Over the last year, property investments in Palmyra, 6157 have given investors a capital gain of -9.09%. This compares badly with the -5.68% for WA as a whole.

Over the longer term, Palmyra has seen property prices show investors a -11.11% return over the last 3 years. This is an improvement over the last 12 months

Palmyra6157 is located in WA which offers an average discount of -8.98% to property investors. Palmyra itself is showing figures that indicate -8.04% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

A $320 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 4.16%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 0.25%.

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Prices increased by 1.2% in the past year, and this positive growth was sustained in the April 2017 quarter.Full summary

Apartment hunters turn their eye to centrally located suburb
Median unit price: $441,000
Three-year growth: -4.03%
Rental yield: 4.07%

Roughly 10 minutes’ drive south of Leighton Beach is the suburb of Palmyra. In the midst of Perth’s downslide, this suburb is managing to maintain some growth in the apartment market.

Prices increased by 1.2% in the past year, and this positive growth was sustained in the April 2017 quarter. As a result, the median unit value broke through the $440,000 mark. Nonetheless, it remains an affordable suburb given the fact that it is less than 30 minutes from Perth. 

Some of the buyer demand could be coming from investors, who can obtain a reasonable yield of 4.1%. Palmyra is a well-stocked suburb that is home to a couple of schools, parks and a reserve. It is also bordered by Canning Highway. Thus, the area could appeal to prospective tenants.

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$625,000 $400,000
4.17% -1.96%
2.12% -9.09%
1.32% 0.25%
$380 $320
99 51
3.16% 4.16%
77.01 105.29

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 6609
Median household income ($/weekly) 1304
Median age of persons 39
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 671 10.2
    25-34 years 1048 15.9
    35-44 years 1133 17.1
    45-54 years 893 13.5
    55-64 years 756 11.4
    Others 2108 31.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2336 47.5
    Registered Married 1953 39.7
    Defacto Relationship 628 12.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4446 72.0
    Papua New Guinea 213 3.5
    South Africa 65 1.1
    United Kingdom 725 11.7
    Other 233 3.8
    Others 490 7.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 98 1.7
    Christianity 3803 64.4
    Hinduism 28 0.5
    Islam 44 0.7
    No Religion 1904 32.2
    Others 28 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 247 9.4
    $400-$599 279 10.6
    $600-$799 216 8.2
    $1,500-$1,999 308 11.7
    $2,500-$2,999 330 12.6
    Others 1248 47.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2255 44.0
    Not in the labour force 1514 29.5
    Employed, worked part-time 1032 20.1
    Employed, away from work 208 4.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 118 2.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 409 11.7
    Professionals 1048 30.0
    Technicians & trades workers 505 14.5
    Community & personal service workers 335 9.6
    Clerical & administrative workers 555 15.9
    Others 640 18.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 82 6.4
    Infants/Primary 441 34.3
    Secondary 274 21.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 134 10.4
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 315 24.5
    Others 39 3.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4518 74.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 986 16.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 563 9.3
    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 1030 36.1
    Fully owned 931 32.6
    Rented 881 30.9
    Other tenure type 11 0.4
    Tenure Type
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