Suburb Profile Report for Lawson ACT (2617)

Lawson Unit: Median price $488,000, Annual capital growth 0.30%, Number of sales 25, Weekly median advertised rent $520

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: Monthly data update for Jun 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Mar 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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Lawson, 2617 ranked 17th in ACT when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Lawson is one of 126 in our list for ACT

Over the longer term, Lawson has seen property prices show investors a -4.13% return over the last 3 years. This is an improvement over the last 12 months

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Lawson are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -3.24% below the asking price at the moment.

Property investors should expect to get $520 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

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With the recent resurgence of the Belconnen region, the suburb of Lawson has been popping up as a potential breakout star in Canberra.

It recently joined the list of the top 10 highest-yield suburbs in the state, with units here recording an average yield of nearly 6%. Thus, much of the demand could be coming from investors who wish to break into this market early. 

Apartments are still priced under $500,000, which suggests that it’s still a good time to buy. Lawson has a central location that benefits residents, since it’s close to the major commercial centre of Belconnen and the schools and hospitals in Bruce. The Canberra CBD is less than 20 minutes away by car.


 
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
N/A $488,000
N/A 0.83%
N/A 4.95%
N/A 0.30%
N/A $520
N/A 25
N/A 5.54%
N/A 76.388885

Source: Monthly data update for Jun 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Mar 2019. 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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