Suburb Profile Report for Murwillumbah NSW (2484)

Murwillumbah House: Median price $515,000, Annual capital growth 3.86%, Number of sales 147, Weekly median advertised rent $475

Murwillumbah Unit: Median price $140,500, Annual capital growth 5.35%, Number of sales 17, Weekly median advertised rent $320

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

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

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At number 2226th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Murwillumbah, 2484 is in the BOTTOM 50% with a property value increase of 0.24% recorded in median house prices.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Murwillumbah,2484 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 43.06% across each of those five years.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Murwillumbah are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -5.97% below the asking price at the moment.

With the median price for a house in Murwillumbah being $515000 and the advertised rent reaching $475 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 4.80%

Property investors who have had real estate in Murwillumbah, 2484 should be unhappy with this NSW suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -44.19%

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Murwillumbah,2484 has racked up an average of -44.19% over the period. This ranks it number 1559th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Advertised rents are around the $320 mark per week – giving a return of 11.84% based on the median price in Suburb

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$515,000 $140,500
3.00% 3.31%
0.24% -44.19%
3.86% 5.35%
$475 $320
147 17
4.80% 11.84%
97.1885245901639 N/A

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

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 6342
Median household income ($/weekly) 770
Median age of persons 43
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1709
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 818 12.9
    35-44 years 741 11.7
    45-54 years 880 13.9
    55-64 years 721 11.4
    65-74 years 606 9.6
    Others 2576 40.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2044 45.7
    Not Married 2040 45.6
    Defacto Relationship 390 8.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5331 88.3
    Indonesia 62 1.0
    Papua New Guinea 111 1.8
    United Kingdom 254 4.2
    Other 80 1.3
    Others 202 3.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 82 1.4
    Christianity 4048 70.5
    Hinduism 118 2.1
    Other Religious Groups 103 1.8
    No Religion 1376 24.0
    Others 13 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 273 12.4
    $400-$599 395 17.9
    $600-$799 328 14.9
    $800-$999 249 11.3
    $1,500-$1,999 215 9.7
    Others 748 33.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2330 48.6
    Employed, worked full-time 1230 25.7
    Employed, worked part-time 854 17.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 216 4.5
    Employed, away from work 163 3.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 376 16.7
    Technicians & trades workers 340 15.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 276 12.3
    Sales 275 12.2
    Labourers 304 13.5
    Others 679 30.2
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 103 7.3
    Infants/Primary 533 38.0
    Secondary 436 31.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 166 11.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 133 9.5
    Others 33 2.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4870 83.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 476 8.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 450 7.7
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 26 0.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 884 37.3
    Rented 752 31.7
    Being purchased 718 30.3
    Other tenure type 15 0.6
    Tenure Type
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