Over the last year, property investments in Charnwood, 2615 have given investors a capital gain of 14.72%. This compares averagely with the 16.20% for ACT as a whole.
While Charnwood,2615 ranked number 22th in ACT for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 34th over the last 5 years.
Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Charnwood the average time real estate has been on the market is 43 days.
Charnwood is 5th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in ACT with a 4.65% return
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House market for a budget
Median house price: $460,000
Three-year growth: 13.6%
Rental yield: 5.0%
A suburb that has improved greatly since it was gazetted in 1971, Charnwood has been performing admirably over the five years to June 2018.
In that period, house prices increased by 24.3%, and the current median value comes in at a little over $450,000. Landlords reap high returns of 5% on average from rents of $440 per week – coupled with the reasonable price tags, it’s unsurprising that buyers are not letting properties remain on the market for two months.
Charnwood is popular with young professionals looking for an affordable home, as well as with families looking into the primary schools in this suburb, including Charnwood-Dunlop Primary School and Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School. Charnwood’s shopping district serves the surrounding suburbs, such as Dunlop, Macgregor and Fraser. An emergency services station is located near the shops.