Suburb Profile Report for Braddon ACT (2612)

Braddon House: Median price $880,000, Annual capital growth 1.44%, Number of sales 11, Weekly median advertised rent $0

Braddon Unit: Median price $497,500, Annual capital growth 8.45%, Number of sales 268, Weekly median advertised rent $425

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: Monthly data update for Jan 2022 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Oct 2021. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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Braddon, 2612 ranked 64th in ACT when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Braddon is one of 126 in our list for ACT

Comparing Braddon,2612 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Vendor discounting in Braddon is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around 0.00%. This puts suburb at number 22th in ACT when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

With the median price for a house in Braddon being $880000 and the advertised rent reaching $0 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 0.00%

At number 384th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Braddon, 2612 is in the top 20% with a property value increase of 26.09% recorded in median house prices.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Braddon,2612 has given property investors a potential capital gain of -4.92% across each of those five years.

Braddon2612 is located in ACT which offers an average discount of -1.49% to property investors. Braddon itself is showing figures that indicate -3.21% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

In the last year 268 properties changed hands in Braddon, which puts it as the 2nd most active market in ACT when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Braddon, 2612’s gross rental yield is 7.62%

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The Braddon unit market is worth checking out thanks to its level of affordability. Its median unit price may not be the cheapest in the country, but it compares extremely well with neighbouring Turner, and particularly Ainslie.  

Sitting right on top of Limestone and Northbourne Avenues, it’s certainly an accessible inner-northern suburb that’s characterised by long streets heading north to south towards London Circuit and Vernon Circle. Most of the suburb’s shops and amenities can be found south of Haig Park on Mort and Lonsdale Streets, as well as a few office blocks.

Looking at the listings for Braddon, offerings range from investment-only studios for around the $130,000-mark up to fully renovated three-bedroom apartments for closer to $600,000. With the sprawling Australian National University being just a stone’s throw away, your choice of property will most likely need to appeal to either the student or young professional market.

Renters made up half of the suburb’s population at last count in 2006, and the area’s vacancy rate has consistently been below 2% over the past five years, according to SQM Research. Looking at the ABS statistics for the Braddon SLA, if its population growth rate of 9.1% over four years is anything to go by, Braddon’s rental market should remain strong for some time.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$880,000 $497,500
-11.51% -11.31%
-6.39% 26.09%
1.44% 8.45%
$0 $425
11 268
0.00% 7.62%
56.2666666666667 61.5714285714286

Source: Monthly data update for Jan 2022 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Oct 2021. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Good (U)
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Total population 4556
Median household income ($/weekly) 1679
Median age of persons 28
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 1.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 879 19.3
    25-34 years 1700 37.3
    35-44 years 573 12.6
    45-54 years 343 7.5
    55-64 years 294 6.5
    Others 768 16.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1940 59.9
    Registered Married 731 22.6
    Defacto Relationship 568 17.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2445 60.5
    Croatia 203 5.0
    United Kingdom 170 4.2
    Viet Nam 137 3.4
    Other 385 9.5
    Others 703 17.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 225 5.8
    Christianity 1502 38.8
    Hinduism 106 2.7
    Islam 153 4.0
    No Religion 1820 47.0
    Others 63 1.6
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,250-$1,499 139 7.9
    $1,500-$1,999 234 13.3
    $2,000-$2,499 162 9.2
    $2,500-$2,999 250 14.2
    $3,000-$3,499 144 8.2
    Others 835 47.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1966 51.6
    Not in the labour force 940 24.7
    Employed, worked part-time 605 15.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 171 4.5
    Employed, away from work 127 3.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 408 15.1
    Professionals 1117 41.4
    Technicians & trades workers 169 6.3
    Community & personal service workers 221 8.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 458 17.0
    Others 325 12.0
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 89 6.1
    Secondary 79 5.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 126 8.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 1086 74.8
    Other type of educational institution 48 3.3
    Others 24 1.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 2504 69.7
    Separate house 556 15.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 529 14.7
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1325 69.5
    Being purchased 374 19.6
    Fully owned 197 10.3
    Other tenure type 11 0.6
    Tenure Type
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