Suburb Profile Report for Gordon ACT (2906)

Gordon House: Median price $640,000, Annual capital growth 3.36%, Number of sales 67, Weekly median advertised rent $523

Gordon Unit: Median price $400,000, Annual capital growth 1.84%, Number of sales 89, Weekly median advertised rent $420

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Gordon, 2906 ranked 31th in ACT when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Gordon is one of 126 in our list for ACT

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Gordon has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Gordon are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -3.90% below the asking price at the moment.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Gordon the average time real estate has been on the market is 56.1 days.

Advertised rents are around the $522.5 mark per week – giving a return of 4.25% based on the median price in Suburb

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Gordon, 2906 to the rest of Australia, it performed around average. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this ACT suburb was 3.90%.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Gordon comes in at number 27th in ACT.

State is the 8th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -3.60% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Gordon itself are offering an average vendor discount of -1.67% to real estate investors.

The ACT suburb of Gordon, 2906 is in the Unincorporated ACT local government area.

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Named for poet Adam Lindsay Gordon, this Tuggeranong suburb has a high-yielding unit marketFull summary

Investors enjoy high yields

Postcode: 2906

Median unit price: $401,000

Three-year growth: 6.1%

Rental yield: 5.2%

Named for poet Adam Lindsay Gordon, this Tuggeranong suburb has a high-yielding unit market.

Prices went up by 7% in the January 2017-2018 period. Whilst this growth is not as strong as what has been experienced elsewhere in the city, it’s still significant, and it maintains a consistent positive trend that has been observed since 2013. Its rental market appears healthy as well, with rental returns averaging 5.2%.

Point Hut district park in Gordon contains Point Hut Pond. There is also a primary school and a neighbourhood oval. The suburb is close to Murrumbidgee River as well.

Gordon is less than 10 minutes from the Tuggeranong Town Centre, giving the suburb’s access to amenities like Lake Tuggeranong College, the Tuggeranong Arts Centre and the Tuggeranong Hyperdome, a two-storey shopping mall. There is also a bus interchange that facilitates easy commuting.

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$640,000 $400,000
0.00% -0.50%
8.94% 3.90%
3.36% 1.84%
$523 $420
67 89
4.25% 5.46%
56.1 65.97

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Very good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 7763
Median household income ($/weekly) 1978
Median age of persons 33
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2080
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1136 14.6
    15-19 years 717 9.2
    25-34 years 1044 13.4
    35-44 years 1218 15.7
    45-54 years 1307 16.8
    Others 2344 30.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2836 50.5
    Not Married 2139 38.1
    Defacto Relationship 646 11.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5947 80.2
    Indonesia 89 1.2
    Papua New Guinea 69 0.9
    United Kingdom 309 4.2
    Other 333 4.5
    Others 671 9.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 207 2.9
    Christianity 4869 67.9
    Hinduism 87 1.2
    Islam 148 2.1
    No Religion 1795 25.0
    Others 63 0.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 364 15.1
    $2,000-$2,499 345 14.3
    $2,500-$2,999 300 12.5
    $3,000-$3,499 229 9.5
    $4,000 or more 193 8.0
    Others 976 40.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 3087 53.0
    Not in the labour force 1216 20.9
    Employed, worked part-time 1097 18.8
    Employed, away from work 295 5.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 131 2.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 630 14.1
    Professionals 908 20.3
    Technicians & trades workers 553 12.4
    Community & personal service workers 448 10.0
    Clerical & administrative workers 1079 24.1
    Others 856 19.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 121 5.7
    Infants/Primary 676 32.1
    Secondary 742 35.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 229 10.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 290 13.8
    Others 51 2.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 6504 88.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 856 11.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0
    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 1440 55.1
    Rented 594 22.7
    Fully owned 571 21.9
    Other tenure type 7 0.3
    Tenure Type
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