Suburb Profile Report for Lyneham ACT (2602)

Lyneham House: Median price $808,000, Annual capital growth 6.30%, Number of sales 20, Weekly median advertised rent $545

Lyneham Unit: Median price $422,500, Annual capital growth 1.98%, Number of sales 77, Weekly median advertised rent $410

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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With a capital gain of -0.25% for the last 12 months, Lyneham, 2602 has performed for property investments than its average annual 6.30% property growth over the last 5 years.

Across a shorter period, Lyneham, 2602 has seen a median price increase of 1.00% over the last quarter.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 1.67 sales per month, which equates to 20 per year.

Using the current median advertised rental of $545 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 6.30%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 3.51%

Investment property in Lyneham has done not badly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 6.96%

Over the longer term, Lyneham has seen property prices show investors a 11.18% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

The most recent median price for Lyneham is $422500, with sellers offering an average of -4.90% off the asking price.

Lyneham, 2602’s gross rental yield is 5.05%

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Likely in anticipation of a strong performance given Canberra’s rise in the national property market, the apartment supply in Lyneham has risen by almost 7%, according to Real Estate Investar.Full summary

Apartment numbers rise in expectation of demand 
Median unit price: $397,500
Stock on market: 6.5%
12-month growth: -2.93%

Named for a premier of New South Wales, the suburb of Lyneham is a well-located suburb with numerous amenities. Likely in anticipation of a strong performance given Canberra’s rise in the national property market, apartment supply has risen by almost 7%, according to Real Estate Investar.

CoreLogic data suggest that this expectation may be paying off as Lyneham recorded a 3.1% increase in unit prices over the April 2017 quarter. Rental yield is also high at 5%, which could attract investors.

Lyneham is surrounded by parks and bushland, but it retains a convenient city feel. Well-known cafes dot the streets, and the Exhibition Park in Canberra plays host to several events. There are numerous sports facilities, as well as primary and secondary schools. The capital of Canberra can be reached in less than 30 minutes by bus.


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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$808,000 $422,500
1.00% 5.36%
-0.25% 6.96%
6.30% 1.98%
$545 $410
20 77
3.51% 5.05%
N/A 95.69

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 4485
Median household income ($/weekly) 1643
Median age of persons 36
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 487 10.9
    25-34 years 985 22.0
    35-44 years 586 13.1
    45-54 years 576 12.8
    55-64 years 514 11.5
    Others 1337 29.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1647 49.9
    Registered Married 1181 35.8
    Defacto Relationship 473 14.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2877 71.0
    Indonesia 78 1.9
    United Kingdom 226 5.6
    Viet Nam 61 1.5
    Other 238 5.9
    Others 574 14.2
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 190 4.9
    Christianity 1894 48.6
    Hinduism 75 1.9
    Islam 53 1.4
    No Religion 1641 42.1
    Others 47 1.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,250-$1,499 134 8.0
    $1,500-$1,999 239 14.3
    $2,000-$2,499 168 10.0
    $2,500-$2,999 184 11.0
    $4,000 or more 131 7.8
    Others 816 48.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1588 43.9
    Not in the labour force 1124 31.0
    Employed, worked part-time 640 17.7
    Employed, away from work 166 4.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 102 2.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 354 14.8
    Professionals 995 41.5
    Technicians & trades workers 182 7.6
    Community & personal service workers 205 8.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 378 15.8
    Others 284 11.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 176 17.0
    Secondary 154 14.9
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 106 10.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 527 50.9
    Other type of educational institution 37 3.6
    Others 35 3.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1725 44.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1389 36.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 736 19.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 8 0.2
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 899 49.6
    Fully owned 466 25.7
    Being purchased 427 23.6
    Other tenure type 20 1.1
    Tenure Type
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