Suburb Profile Report for Merimbula NSW (2548)

Merimbula House: Median price $554,500, Annual capital growth 4.00%, Number of sales 76, Weekly median advertised rent $420

Merimbula Unit: Median price $262,500, Annual capital growth 2.89%, Number of sales 145, Weekly median advertised rent $270

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

Source: CoreLogic

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With a capital gain of 21.40% for the last 12 months, Merimbula, 2548 has performed for property investments than its average annual 4.00% property growth over the last 5 years.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Merimbula has given property investors a paper return of 11.01%. This puts Suburb as 68 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in NSW

Property buyers and investors in Merimbula 2548 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -4.48% . This means that Merimbula is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in NSW.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Merimbula the average time real estate has been on the market is 94.48 days.

Merimbula is 392th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in NSW with a 3.94% return

Merimbula has had a A very good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of 25.60% to date .

Merimbula,2548 was ranked 1433 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Merimbula are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -4.21% below the asking price at the moment.

In the last year 145 properties changed hands in Merimbula, which puts it as the 103th most active market in NSW when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $3240 per annum or $270 every week.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$554,500 $262,500
11.01% -2.78%
21.40% 25.60%
4.00% 2.89%
$420 $270
76 145
3.94% 5.35%
94.48 97.22

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3277
Median household income ($/weekly) 828
Median age of persons 50
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1300
Average household size 2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    35-44 years 316 9.6
    45-54 years 472 14.4
    55-64 years 537 16.4
    65-74 years 456 13.9
    75-84 years 299 9.1
    Others 1198 36.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1145 48.2
    Not Married 973 41.0
    Defacto Relationship 257 10.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2548 84.3
    New Zealand 22 0.7
    Papua New Guinea 56 1.9
    United Kingdom 230 7.6
    Other 43 1.4
    Others 124 4.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 32 1.1
    Christianity 2096 73.4
    Islam 3 0.1
    Other Religious Groups 11 0.4
    No Religion 712 24.9
    Others 3 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 125 9.9
    $400-$599 208 16.5
    $600-$799 169 13.4
    $800-$999 168 13.3
    $1,500-$1,999 126 10.0
    Others 465 36.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1227 47.0
    Employed, worked full-time 727 27.9
    Employed, worked part-time 483 18.5
    Employed, away from work 97 3.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 74 2.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 223 17.1
    Professionals 170 13.0
    Technicians & trades workers 214 16.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 148 11.3
    Sales 202 15.5
    Others 350 26.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 42 8.8
    Infants/Primary 160 33.3
    Secondary 166 34.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 58 12.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 37 7.7
    Others 17 3.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1776 62.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 575 20.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 459 16.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 22 0.8
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 523 39.4
    Rented 496 37.3
    Being purchased 277 20.8
    Other tenure type 33 2.5
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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