Suburb Profile Report for Forest Lodge NSW (2037)

Forest Lodge House: Median price $1,725,000, Annual capital growth 8.23%, Number of sales 23, Weekly median advertised rent $900

Forest Lodge Unit: Median price $882,500, Annual capital growth 5.71%, Number of sales 70, Weekly median advertised rent $615

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

Source: Monthly data update for Jun 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Mar 2020. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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Investment property in Forest Lodge has done well for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 13.86%

Comparing Forest Lodge,2037 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

A $900 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 2.71%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 8.23%.

Property investors who have had real estate in Forest Lodge, 2037 should be unhappy with this NSW suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -20.71%

The five-year average increase in median property values for Forest Lodge,2037 has given property investors a potential capital gain of -14.73% across each of those five years.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Forest Lodge is offering property investors an average of -5.74. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 232th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Forest Lodge the average time real estate has been on the market is 85.5 days.

The NSW suburb of Forest Lodge, 2037 is in the Sydney (C) local government area.

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In the increasingly trendy inner west of Sydney, Forrest Lodge has seen a huge boom in its stock on market over the past year.

According to Real Estate Investar, stock has increased by 422.2% during that period.

That boom could be the result of vendors looking to cash in on the suburb’s strong performance in recent years, with both units and houses in Forest Lodge commanding impressive prices.

The current median house price is $1,470,000, having grown 72% in the last five years, while the median unit price has risen 35% over the same period, to $840,000.

It’s easy to see why prices are that high in Forest Lodge, as it neighbours the hip suburb of Glebe and is also right next door to the University of Sydney.

Parramatta Road makes the centre of Sydney only a short drive away, while the light rail system also links the suburb to the CBD and Darling Harbour.
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,725,000 $882,500
3.60% -5.11%
13.86% -20.71%
8.23% 5.71%
$900 $615
23 70
2.71% 3.62%
N/A 85.5

Source: Monthly data update for Jun 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Mar 2020. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 2720
Median household income ($/weekly) 1773
Median age of persons 31
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 3000
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 405 14.9
    25-34 years 723 26.6
    35-44 years 457 16.8
    45-54 years 293 10.8
    55-64 years 224 8.2
    Others 619 22.7
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1163 53.7
    Registered Married 633 29.2
    Defacto Relationship 370 17.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1629 64.1
    Croatia 63 2.5
    Papua New Guinea 83 3.3
    United Kingdom 201 7.9
    Other 193 7.6
    Others 374 14.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 91 3.8
    Christianity 986 41.0
    Hinduism 29 1.2
    Islam 30 1.2
    No Religion 1224 50.9
    Others 43 1.8
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 118 11.1
    $2,000-$2,499 86 8.1
    $2,500-$2,999 121 11.4
    $3,000-$3,499 82 7.7
    $4,000 or more 140 13.2
    Others 512 48.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1092 48.6
    Not in the labour force 489 21.8
    Employed, worked part-time 480 21.4
    Employed, away from work 93 4.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 92 4.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 257 15.4
    Professionals 750 45.1
    Community & personal service workers 161 9.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 209 12.6
    Sales 105 6.3
    Others 182 10.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 32 4.1
    Infants/Primary 113 14.6
    Secondary 72 9.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 60 7.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 475 61.4
    Others 22 2.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1553 61.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 762 30.0
    Separate house 204 8.0
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 19 0.7
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 641 56.3
    Being purchased 288 25.3
    Fully owned 206 18.1
    Other tenure type 4 0.4
    Tenure Type
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