Suburb Profile Report for Kiama NSW (2533)

Kiama House: Median price $831,455, Annual capital growth 5.88%, Number of sales 134, Weekly median advertised rent $530

Kiama Unit: Median price $638,250, Annual capital growth 6.03%, Number of sales 86, Weekly median advertised rent $450

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Kiama, 2533 to the rest of Australia, it performed somewhat poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this NSW suburb was 0.48%.

Over the longer term, Kiama has seen property prices show investors a 26.94% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Kiama, 2533. Typically our figures indicate that -6.36% is being offered, which puts this NSW suburb at 238th most discounted overall in Australia.

Kiama has had a pretty good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of 15.52% to date .

Across a shorter period, Kiama, 2533 has seen a median price increase of 2.20% over the last quarter.

Property buyers and investors in Kiama 2533 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -5.02% . This means that Kiama is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in NSW.

Using the current median advertised rental of $450 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 6.03%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 3.67%

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The Shellharbour coastline of NSW stretches southward from the banks of Lake Illawarra to the popular fishing resort of Kiama.Full summary

The Shellharbour coastline of NSW stretches southward from the banks of Lake Illawarra to the popular fishing resort of Kiama. With its close proximity to the industrial precinct at Port Kembla, a suburb of Wollongong, demand for rental properties is being bolstered by emerging capital works including a new power plant and a new automotive importing facility.

Nestled between Lake Illawarra and the Pacific coastline is the town of Shellharbour, and its satellite suburbs, Blackbutt and Flinders in particular, are taking off in terms of population growth.

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$831,455 $638,250
2.65% 2.20%
0.48% 15.52%
5.88% 6.03%
$530 $450
134 86
3.31% 3.67%
54.68 45.11

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 6272
Median household income ($/weekly) 1007
Median age of persons 48
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2080
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 688 11.0
    35-44 years 706 11.3
    45-54 years 905 14.4
    55-64 years 916 14.6
    65-74 years 793 12.6
    Others 2264 36.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2646 54.8
    Not Married 1813 37.5
    Defacto Relationship 371 7.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4995 82.5
    Greece 39 0.6
    Papua New Guinea 95 1.6
    United Kingdom 542 9.0
    Other 100 1.7
    Others 284 4.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 74 1.3
    Christianity 4497 76.8
    Hinduism 5 0.1
    Other Religious Groups 36 0.6
    No Religion 1241 21.2
    Others 3 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 195 8.4
    $400-$599 299 12.8
    $600-$799 270 11.6
    $800-$999 264 11.3
    $1,500-$1,999 267 11.4
    Others 1037 44.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2290 44.7
    Employed, worked full-time 1547 30.2
    Employed, worked part-time 955 18.6
    Employed, away from work 186 3.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 148 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 388 14.4
    Professionals 671 24.9
    Technicians & trades workers 400 14.9
    Community & personal service workers 289 10.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 353 13.1
    Others 591 22.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 107 8.5
    Infants/Primary 422 33.4
    Secondary 399 31.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 115 9.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 187 14.8
    Others 32 2.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4150 70.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 950 16.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 697 11.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 63 1.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 14 0.2
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1123 44.8
    Rented 667 26.6
    Being purchased 646 25.8
    Other tenure type 72 2.9
    Tenure Type
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