Suburb Profile Report for Belmont NSW (2280)

Belmont House: Median price $610,500, Annual capital growth 4.87%, Number of sales 94, Weekly median advertised rent $410

Belmont Unit: Median price $445,000, Annual capital growth 2.27%, Number of sales 31, Weekly median advertised rent $380

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

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Investment property in Belmont has done pretty poorly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 0.91%

The five-year average increase in median property values for Belmont,2280 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 31.29% across each of those five years.

The most recent median price for Belmont is $610500, with sellers offering an average of -5.22% off the asking price.

At number 1356 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Belmont is in the TOP 40% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 65.0588 for properties listed there.

Property value increases in Belmont have tracked lower than the NSW average of 2.36% over the last 12 months.

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

Advertised rents are around the $380 mark per week – giving a return of 4.44% based on the median price in Suburb

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Houses sell in Lake Macquarie suburb

Postcode: 2280

Median house price: $640,000

Three-year growth: 39.1%

Rental yield: 3.4%

In the Newcastle region, the suburb of Belmont is one of the top growing house markets in NSW.

The median value comes in at $640,000 following 32% growth in the May 2017-2018 period. This continues an ongoing streak of positive growth observed since 2013, and brings Belmont’s average annual growth rate to 6.7%.

Belmont is 20km from the Newcastle CBD, and lies on the eastern shore of Lake Macquarie. It is the home of many restaurants offering a beautiful view of the water, and the Belmont Bay foreshore serves as an ideal picnic and recreation spot. Residents and visitors to Belmont also enjoy activities like fishing, sailing, kayaking and surfing. The Belmont Airport offers skydiving sessions above Lake Macquarie, while the Lake Macquarie Carnival is great for families on holiday. Walking and cycling tracks are strewn across the Belmont Wetlands.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$610,500 $445,000
0.08% -0.56%
0.91% -11.88%
4.87% 2.27%
$410 $380
94 31
3.49% 4.44%
65.0588235294118 76.4545454545455

Source: Monthly data update for Sep 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Jun 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 6419
Median household income ($/weekly) 860
Median age of persons 46
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 732 11.4
    35-44 years 795 12.4
    45-54 years 929 14.5
    55-64 years 854 13.3
    65-74 years 693 10.8
    Others 2416 37.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2482 50.5
    Not Married 2138 43.5
    Defacto Relationship 293 6.0
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5554 91.1
    Papua New Guinea 53 0.9
    South Africa 34 0.6
    United Kingdom 219 3.6
    Other 58 1.0
    Others 177 2.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 27 0.5
    Christianity 4716 79.0
    Islam 20 0.3
    Other Religious Groups 25 0.4
    No Religion 1162 19.5
    Others 20 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 297 12.3
    $400-$599 389 16.2
    $600-$799 277 11.5
    $800-$999 209 8.7
    $1,500-$1,999 212 8.8
    Others 1024 42.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2278 44.9
    Employed, worked full-time 1575 31.0
    Employed, worked part-time 884 17.4
    Employed, away from work 170 3.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 169 3.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 298 11.3
    Professionals 471 17.9
    Technicians & trades workers 425 16.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 423 16.1
    Sales 283 10.8
    Others 731 27.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 113 8.7
    Infants/Primary 461 35.4
    Secondary 428 32.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 126 9.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 157 12.0
    Others 18 1.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4855 80.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 605 10.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 415 6.8
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 163 2.7
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 26 0.4
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1095 42.0
    Rented 818 31.4
    Being purchased 664 25.5
    Other tenure type 32 1.2
    Tenure Type
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