Suburb Profile Report for Gungahlin ACT (2912)

Gungahlin House: Median price $739,000, Annual capital growth 4.33%, Number of sales 50, Weekly median advertised rent $550

Gungahlin Unit: Median price $403,000, Annual capital growth 2.40%, Number of sales 118, Weekly median advertised rent $390

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Over the last year, property investments in Gungahlin, 2912 have given investors a capital gain of 5.95%. This compares averagely with the 6.10% for ACT as a whole.

Gungahlin,2912 was ranked 1438 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

Property buyers and investors in Gungahlin 2912 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -5.00% . This means that Gungahlin is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in ACT.

Gungahlin is 46th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in ACT with a 3.87% return

Property investors who have had real estate in Gungahlin, 2912 should be pleased with this ACT suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 14.35%

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Gungahlin has given property investors a paper return of 1.79%. This puts Suburb as 23 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in ACT

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Gungahlin, 2912. Typically our figures indicate that -6.39% is being offered, which puts this ACT suburb at 364th most discounted overall in Australia.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 9.83 sales per month, which equates to 118 per year.

A $390 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 5.03%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 2.40%.

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Larger two-bedroom units are the property of choice for buyers in the suburb of Gungahlin. These dwellings have attracted interest, especially among tenants, because of their affordability.Full summary

Median unit price: $280,000

Rental yield: 5.75%

Larger two-bedroom units are the property of choice for buyers in the suburb of Gungahlin. These dwellings have attracted interest, especially among tenants, because of their affordability.

The suburb is also less than 30 minutes away from the centre of Canberra, which adds to its appeal. The average vacancy rate dropped considerably from almost 3% to just 2% over a 12-month period, indicating how popular the suburb has become. 

In the rental market, studio and one-bedroom apartments are also on the rise. Rents increased by 3%, with average yield clocking in at almost 6%. 

Gungahlin is home to several medical centres, as well as a shopping district. There are also cafes, restaurants, a grocery store and a recreation facility. The suburb is well-connected to other parts of the metro via a road network; thus, residents can easily travel by car or bus.
 

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$739,000 $403,000
1.37% 1.79%
5.95% 14.35%
4.33% 2.40%
$550 $390
50 118
3.87% 5.03%
63.52 105.35

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5617
Median household income ($/weekly) 2074
Median age of persons 29
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 730 13.0
    20-24 years 643 11.4
    25-34 years 1328 23.6
    35-44 years 1034 18.4
    45-54 years 564 10.0
    Others 1318 23.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1900 47.2
    Not Married 1650 41.0
    Defacto Relationship 478 11.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3307 62.1
    Croatia 379 7.1
    Indonesia 188 3.5
    United Kingdom 148 2.8
    Other 336 6.3
    Others 967 18.2
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 346 6.8
    Christianity 2796 54.8
    Hinduism 216 4.2
    Islam 208 4.1
    No Religion 1456 28.6
    Others 76 1.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,250-$1,499 154 8.9
    $1,500-$1,999 265 15.2
    $2,000-$2,499 225 12.9
    $2,500-$2,999 256 14.7
    $3,000-$3,499 177 10.2
    Others 661 38.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2328 56.2
    Not in the labour force 781 18.8
    Employed, worked part-time 723 17.4
    Employed, away from work 195 4.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 119 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 507 15.6
    Professionals 877 27.0
    Technicians & trades workers 383 11.8
    Community & personal service workers 314 9.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 601 18.5
    Others 566 17.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 108 6.3
    Infants/Primary 500 29.3
    Secondary 320 18.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 186 10.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 542 31.8
    Others 48 2.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2711 51.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1759 33.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 804 15.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 38 0.7
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 955 50.7
    Being purchased 733 38.9
    Fully owned 190 10.1
    Other tenure type 5 0.3
    Tenure Type
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