Suburb Profile Report for Valentine NSW (2280)

Valentine House: Median price $765,000, Annual capital growth 4.17%, Number of sales 86, Weekly median advertised rent $520

Valentine Unit: Median price $552,500, Annual capital growth 5.70%, Number of sales 12, Weekly median advertised rent $430

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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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Valentine is in the TOP 30% in NSW when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Valentine gave property investors a good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 2.00%.

While Valentine,2280 ranked number 631th in NSW for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 856th over the last 5 years.

At number 372th of NSW’s most discounted properties, Valentine is in the middle of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 7.17 sales per month, which equates to 86 per year.

Valentine is in the TOP 30% in NSW when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Valentine gave property investors a good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 2.31%.

While Valentine,2280 ranked number 84th in NSW for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 144th over the last 5 years.

Advertised rents are around the $430 mark per week – giving a return of 4.05% based on the median price in Suburb

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Valentine, NSW – Slowing down

Postcode: 2280

Median unit price: $540,000

Three-year growth: 10.2%

Rental yield: 4.1%

Situated in the picturesque Lake Macquarie area, the suburb of Valentine is just 20km from the Newcastle CBD and offers a great view of Croudace Bay.

Growth has slowed in the five years to April 2019, but Valentine has been holding on to positivity as unit values were up by 0.9%. Making this a potentially interesting area for property investors to check out. 

Being just north of Belmont, Valentine residents have access to amenities like shops, restaurants and schools including Belmont Public School, Belmont High School and a TAFE NSW campus. Belmont Hospital, the sole public hospital within Lake Macquarie, is close by as well. And of course, those living in Valentine have year-long proximity to the tourist destination that is Lake Macquarie itself, with activities like boating, fishing and kayaking.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$765,000 $552,500
-1.29% 2.31%
2.00% 2.31%
4.17% 5.70%
$520 $430
86 12
3.53% 4.05%
63.2622950819672 56.2

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 5555
Median household income ($/weekly) 1653
Median age of persons 43
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2100
Average household size 2.7
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 756 13.6
    35-44 years 747 13.4
    45-54 years 897 16.1
    55-64 years 832 15.0
    65-74 years 566 10.2
    Others 1758 31.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2665 63.3
    Not Married 1301 30.9
    Defacto Relationship 243 5.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4809 88.8
    Papua New Guinea 44 0.8
    South Africa 41 0.8
    United Kingdom 251 4.6
    Other 74 1.4
    Others 195 3.6
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 35 0.7
    Christianity 4128 78.4
    Islam 15 0.3
    Other Religious Groups 14 0.3
    No Religion 1057 20.1
    Others 18 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $800-$999 152 8.6
    $1,500-$1,999 215 12.2
    $2,000-$2,499 174 9.9
    $2,500-$2,999 232 13.2
    $3,000-$3,499 174 9.9
    Others 813 46.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1626 37.0
    Not in the labour force 1536 34.9
    Employed, worked part-time 986 22.4
    Employed, away from work 149 3.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 100 2.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 364 13.2
    Professionals 711 25.7
    Technicians & trades workers 344 12.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 495 17.9
    Sales 268 9.7
    Others 581 21.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 109 7.5
    Infants/Primary 512 35.0
    Secondary 477 32.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 92 6.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 247 16.9
    Others 26 1.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4957 92.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 327 6.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 56 1.0
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 931 47.9
    Being purchased 786 40.5
    Rented 219 11.3
    Other tenure type 7 0.4
    Tenure Type
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