Suburb Profile Report for Narara NSW (2250)

Narara House: Median price $615,000, Annual capital growth 6.45%, Number of sales 119, Weekly median advertised rent $460

Narara Unit: Median price $465,000, Annual capital growth 6.54%, Number of sales 19, Weekly median advertised rent $383

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

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Investment property in Narara 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 -1.20%

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Narara comes in at number 462th in NSW.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Narara are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -6.43% below the asking price at the moment.

At number 974 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Narara is in the TOP 30% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 62.5208 for properties listed there.

Narara is 485th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in NSW with a 3.89% return

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Narara, 2250 to the rest of Australia, it performed around average. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this NSW suburb was 1.42%.

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

Narara is 208th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in NSW with a 4.28% return

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Renovation potential abounds

Postcode: 2250

Median house price: $635,000

Three-year growth: 37.4%

Rental yield: 3.8%

Located around 4km north of Gosford’s CBD on the Central Coast, the suburb of Narara is a primarily residential suburb, serviced by the Narara Railway Station.

A popular suburb with families, both renters and homeowners alike, Narara boasts its own corner shop and bottleshop, along with a number of parks, sporting grounds, a public skatepark and two schools. It is also home to the Narara Ecovillage, a sustainable community that aims to become a stylish, intergenerational collective that blends the principles of ecological and social sustainability.

A solid brick home on a decent size block of around 600-650m2 is the ideal choice in this neighbourhood, as it suits a wide range of potential tenants. There are plenty of properties in the area that could be improved through a strategic renovation, giving landlords the opportunity to build immediate equity into their investment.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$615,000 $465,000
3.36% 0.00%
-1.20% 1.42%
6.45% 6.54%
$460 $383
119 19
3.89% 4.28%
62.5208333333333 24.6428571428571

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

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 7766
Median household income ($/weekly) 1294
Median age of persons 37
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1794
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1045 13.5
    25-34 years 914 11.8
    35-44 years 1071 13.8
    45-54 years 1200 15.5
    55-64 years 1002 12.9
    Others 2534 32.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2901 50.2
    Not Married 2377 41.1
    Defacto Relationship 505 8.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6258 83.8
    Papua New Guinea 144 1.9
    Philippines 47 0.6
    United Kingdom 477 6.4
    Other 145 1.9
    Others 394 5.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 64 0.9
    Christianity 5440 75.8
    Islam 25 0.3
    Other Religious Groups 41 0.6
    No Religion 1589 22.1
    Others 18 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 241 10.1
    $800-$999 223 9.3
    $1,000-$1,249 243 10.1
    $1,500-$1,999 370 15.4
    $2,000-$2,499 246 10.3
    Others 1072 44.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2274 38.3
    Not in the labour force 1848 31.1
    Employed, worked part-time 1304 22.0
    Employed, away from work 265 4.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 244 4.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 748 19.5
    Technicians & trades workers 582 15.2
    Community & personal service workers 429 11.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 616 16.0
    Sales 442 11.5
    Others 1024 26.7
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 164 8.1
    Infants/Primary 661 32.7
    Secondary 643 31.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 201 9.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 311 15.4
    Others 42 2.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 6759 90.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 633 8.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 60 0.8
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 10 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1302 49.3
    Fully owned 838 31.7
    Rented 498 18.8
    Other tenure type 4 0.2
    Tenure Type
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