Suburb Profile Report for Fairlight NSW (2094)

Fairlight House: Median price $2,180,000, Annual capital growth 6.57%, Number of sales 55, Weekly median advertised rent $1,350

Fairlight Unit: Median price $1,210,000, Annual capital growth 7.15%, Number of sales 83, Weekly median advertised rent $720

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

Source: Monthly data update for Feb 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Nov 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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NSW has seen average median house prices change by -2.98% which means that Fairlight, 2094 has not done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of -6.38% over the last year

Comparing Fairlight,2094 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Vendor discounting in Fairlight is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -3.78%. This puts suburb at number 849th in NSW when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

Residents and property investors in Fairlight have been waiting around 59.35 days to sell a property.

Property investors who have had real estate in Fairlight, 2094 should be relatively pleased with this NSW suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 1.38%

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

At number 167th of NSW’s most discounted properties, Fairlight is in the middle of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

Residents and property investors in Fairlight have been waiting around 43.359 days to sell a property.

A $720 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.09%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 7.15%.

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Suburb with a view looks at a bright future
Median unit price: $1,250,000
Three-year growth: 49.70%
Rental yield: 3.10%

Near the shore, the suburb of Fairlight displays a strong growth trend, indicating its long-term potential.

The suburb, which sits between Balgowlah and Manly, has an average annual growth rate of 7.8%. The price hike in the past year reached nearly 24%, and the median unit price has been recorded at $1,250,000. This is likely attributed to Fairlight being just 13km from the Sydney CBD.

Investors won’t get remarkably high yields from renting out apartments, but sellers will enjoy being able to get interested buyers even at a discount rate of just 3.72%. The spike in demand is clearly evidenced by the sharp drop in the average vacancy rate to 1.56%.

Fairlight Beach is part of the Manly Scenic Walkway, and is a well-known swimming and snorkelling destination. Spectators can also watch yacht races from this spot. Sydney Road houses Fairlight’s shopping hub.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$2,180,000 $1,210,000
-0.91% 0.83%
-6.38% 1.38%
6.57% 7.15%
$1,350 $720
55 83
3.22% 3.09%
59.35 43.3589743589744

Source: Monthly data update for Feb 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Nov 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5489
Median household income ($/weekly) 2213
Median age of persons 37
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 3000
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 482 8.8
    25-34 years 990 18.0
    35-44 years 1078 19.6
    45-54 years 723 13.2
    55-64 years 573 10.4
    Others 1644 29.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2011 48.5
    Not Married 1556 37.5
    Defacto Relationship 579 14.0
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3452 66.1
    Papua New Guinea 161 3.1
    South Africa 87 1.7
    United Kingdom 779 14.9
    Other 263 5.0
    Others 480 9.2
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 70 1.4
    Christianity 3189 63.7
    Hinduism 18 0.4
    Other Religious Groups 19 0.4
    No Religion 1676 33.5
    Others 31 0.6
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 228 11.3
    $2,000-$2,499 176 8.7
    $2,500-$2,999 334 16.5
    $3,000-$3,499 183 9.1
    $4,000 or more 271 13.4
    Others 829 41.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2080 48.2
    Not in the labour force 1087 25.2
    Employed, worked part-time 874 20.2
    Employed, away from work 175 4.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 101 2.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 602 19.2
    Professionals 1189 38.0
    Community & personal service workers 257 8.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 405 12.9
    Sales 244 7.8
    Others 433 13.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 116 10.7
    Infants/Primary 342 31.5
    Secondary 225 20.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 98 9.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 253 23.3
    Others 52 4.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 2240 43.4
    Separate house 1921 37.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 973 18.8
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 28 0.5
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 801 36.3
    Fully owned 723 32.8
    Being purchased 674 30.5
    Other tenure type 9 0.4
    Tenure Type
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