Suburb Profile Report for Waterloo NSW (2017)

Waterloo House: Median price $1,335,000, Annual capital growth 10.92%, Number of sales 17, Weekly median advertised rent $875

Waterloo Unit: Median price $875,000, Annual capital growth 7.01%, Number of sales 352, Weekly median advertised rent $680

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Waterloo has had a pretty good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of 17.21% to date .

The five-year average increase in median property values for Waterloo,2017 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 81.63% across each of those five years.

Using the current median advertised rental of $875 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 10.92%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 3.41%

Investment property in Waterloo has done around average for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 2.94%

Across a shorter period, Waterloo, 2017 has seen a median price increase of 1.16% over the last quarter.

Waterloo2017 is located in NSW which offers an average discount of -4.27% to property investors. Waterloo itself is showing figures that indicate -4.65% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 29.33 sales per month, which equates to 352 per year.

Advertised rents are around the $680 mark per week – giving a return of 4.04% based on the median price in Suburb

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,335,000 $875,000
4.50% 1.16%
17.21% 2.94%
10.92% 7.01%
$875 $680
17 352
3.41% 4.04%
N/A 62.32

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Balanced (H)
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Demographics
Total population 10657
Median household income ($/weekly) 905
Median age of persons 32
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2500
Average household size 1.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 1533 14.4
    25-34 years 3024 28.4
    35-44 years 1500 14.1
    45-54 years 1025 9.6
    55-64 years 1003 9.4
    Others 2573 24.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 5391 65.8
    Registered Married 1614 19.7
    Defacto Relationship 1185 14.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3807 42.4
    Croatia 875 9.8
    Papua New Guinea 302 3.4
    United Kingdom 457 5.1
    Other 1407 15.7
    Others 2126 23.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 562 6.5
    Christianity 4503 52.0
    Islam 338 3.9
    Judaism 331 3.8
    No Religion 2781 32.1
    Others 147 1.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $200-$299 472 10.8
    $300-$399 536 12.3
    $400-$599 383 8.8
    $1,500-$1,999 364 8.4
    $2,500-$2,999 415 9.5
    Others 2189 50.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 3328 39.9
    Not in the labour force 3274 39.2
    Employed, worked part-time 1031 12.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 475 5.7
    Employed, away from work 242 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 730 15.9
    Professionals 1542 33.5
    Technicians & trades workers 394 8.6
    Community & personal service workers 513 11.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 613 13.3
    Others 806 17.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 179 8.1
    Secondary 172 7.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 395 17.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 1100 50.0
    Other type of educational institution 305 13.9
    Others 50 2.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 7248 84.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1209 14.1
    Separate house 103 1.2
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 4 0.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 3586 77.6
    Being purchased 763 16.5
    Fully owned 227 4.9
    Other tenure type 46 1.0
    Tenure Type
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