Suburb Profile Report for Forest Lodge NSW (2037)

Forest Lodge House: Median price $1,525,000, Annual capital growth 8.39%, Number of sales 25, Weekly median advertised rent $915

Forest Lodge Unit: Median price $1,047,500, Annual capital growth 10.20%, Number of sales 58, Weekly median advertised rent $628

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

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

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Forest Lodge is an average performer in NSW when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Forest Lodge gave property investors a good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with -1.61%.

While Forest Lodge,2037 ranked number 218th in NSW for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 753th over the last 5 years.

Situated 3.02km from the CBD, Forest Lodge is one of Sydney (C) localities in the postcode 2037.

Investment property in Forest Lodge has done not badly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 1.80%

Forest Lodge,2037 has offered an average of 1.80% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Forest Lodge are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -8.40% below the asking price at the moment.

In the last year 58 properties changed hands in Forest Lodge, which puts it as the 180th most active market in NSW when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Situated 2.98km from the CBD, Forest Lodge is one of Sydney (C) localities in the postcode 2037.

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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
$1,525,000 $1,047,500
1.67% -4.77%
-1.61% 1.80%
8.39% 10.20%
$915 $628
25 58
3.12% 3.12%
N/A 104

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

DSR Score for property investment : Good (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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