Suburb Profile Report for Canterbury NSW (2193)

Canterbury House: Median price $1,352,500, Annual capital growth 9.38%, Number of sales 29, Weekly median advertised rent $625

Canterbury Unit: Median price $683,750, Annual capital growth 7.75%, Number of sales 154, Weekly median advertised rent $525

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Canterbury is in the bottom 20% in NSW when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Canterbury gave property investors a dismal capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with -5.29%.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Canterbury has given property investors a paper return of -1.28%. This puts Suburb as 928 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in NSW

Property investors should expect to get $625 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

With a capital gain of -1.33% for the last 12 months, Canterbury, 2193 has performed for property investments than its average annual 7.75% property growth over the last 5 years.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Canterbury,2193 has racked up an average of -1.33% over the period. This ranks it number 1165th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Canterbury should be aiming for at least -5.03% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

In the last year 154 properties changed hands in Canterbury, which puts it as the 65th most active market in NSW when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Property investors should expect to get $525 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

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The period of April 2017-2018 saw plenty of tenants exit the rental market in the suburb of Canterbury, as the average vacancy rate more than doubled, from 1.9% to 4.1%Full summary

Rental demand falls

Postcode: 2193

Median house price: $1,397,500

Vacancy rate: 4.1%

Three-year growth: 56.2%

The period of April 2017-2018 saw plenty of tenants exit the rental market in the suburb of Canterbury, as the average vacancy rate more than doubled, from 1.9% to 4.1%.

Located about 10km southwest of the Sydney CBD, Canterbury is a premium suburb whose median price is well above the $1m mark. With the average weekly rent rate coming in at just $638, this could be a deterrent for investors. That said, the buyer market seems to be going strong, as house values increased by 10% in the same period, perhaps riding the last of Sydney’s booming market conditions.

Canterbury is a transport hub, with Canterbury Road being an arterial route that links the suburb to the inner city. Trains on the Bankstown line stop at the Canterbury railway station, giving local residents an easy commute to the city.

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,352,500 $683,750
-1.28% 0.00%
-5.29% -1.33%
9.38% 7.75%
$625 $525
29 154
2.40% 3.99%
N/A 88.12

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 6160
Median household income ($/weekly) 1229
Median age of persons 37
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2150
Average household size 2.7
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 647 10.5
    25-34 years 1047 17.0
    35-44 years 992 16.1
    45-54 years 880 14.3
    55-64 years 638 10.4
    Others 1957 31.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2316 48.4
    Not Married 2150 44.9
    Defacto Relationship 319 6.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2813 48.7
    Croatia 437 7.6
    Hong Kong 273 4.7
    Viet Nam 200 3.5
    Other 784 13.6
    Others 1275 22.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 437 7.7
    Christianity 3616 63.8
    Hinduism 205 3.6
    Islam 351 6.2
    No Religion 996 17.6
    Others 66 1.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 203 10.4
    $800-$999 178 9.1
    $1,000-$1,249 217 11.1
    $1,500-$1,999 301 15.4
    $2,000-$2,499 177 9.1
    Others 879 45.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1861 38.7
    Not in the labour force 1694 35.3
    Employed, worked part-time 853 17.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 211 4.4
    Employed, away from work 184 3.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 325 11.2
    Professionals 607 21.0
    Technicians & trades workers 394 13.6
    Clerical & administrative workers 424 14.6
    Labourers 321 11.1
    Others 825 28.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 397 28.2
    Secondary 327 23.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 179 12.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 371 26.4
    Other type of educational institution 70 5.0
    Others 62 4.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3328 57.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 1966 33.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 438 7.5
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 98 1.7
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 747 35.3
    Being purchased 689 32.6
    Fully owned 673 31.8
    Other tenure type 6 0.3
    Tenure Type
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