Suburb Profile Report for Bakewell NT (0832)

Bakewell House: Median price $397,500, Annual capital growth 1.22%, Number of sales 18, Weekly median advertised rent $450

Bakewell Unit: Median price $265,750, Annual capital growth 0.76%, Number of sales 28, Weekly median advertised rent $350

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NT has seen average median house prices change by -4.71% which means that Bakewell, 0832 has not done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of -18.04% over the last year

Comparing Bakewell,0832 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed better across the longer period

The most recent median price for Bakewell is $397500, with sellers offering an average of -9.49% off the asking price.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Bakewell the average time real estate has been on the market is 108.37 days.

With the median price for a house in Bakewell being $397500 and the advertised rent reaching $450 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 5.89%

Property investors who have had real estate in Bakewell, 0832 should be unhappy with this NT suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -4.92%

The five-year average increase in median property values for Bakewell,0832 has given property investors a potential capital gain of -27.19% across each of those five years.

State is the most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -10.68% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Bakewell itself are offering an average vendor discount of -8.97% to real estate investors.

Bakewell is 4th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in NT with a 6.85% return

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Average annual growth in Bakewell over the past 10 years has been phenomenal. Situated about 25km south-east of the Darwin CBD, it could be ripe for the picking as an investment choice.Full summary

Average annual growth in Bakewell over the past 10 years has been phenomenal. Situated about 25km south-east of the Darwin CBD, it could be ripe for the picking as an investment choice.

Bakewell is a family-friendly area in Palmerston with a number of public parks, primary and secondary schools and day-care facilities. It’s close to the Stuart Highway, making Darwin proper only a half-hour drive away; regular bus services also operate throughout the area.

Elders Real Estate Palmerston residential sales consultant Sue Cox, says there’s a big rental market in Bakewell, which she only expects to grow.

“Because it’s got bigger blocks than say the Gunns and Duracks of Palmerston, it’s attracted a lot of people,” she says. “Instead of being stuck on a 400 square-metre block, you’re on a 700 square-metre block which is much more family and pet-oriented. It’s a great suburb.”

Bakewell’s relative affordability compared to neighbouring suburbs will also appeal to investors. The median house price in nearby Rosebery, for example, is close to $80,000 higher than that of Bakewell.

It’s also an area with a young and wealthy demographic. The latest ABS estimates put 64.6% of the population in the 0-34 year age bracket, while Census data shows an average weekly family income of $1,519 – well above the territory average of $1,217.

“It was known for a little while as your first home buyers’ market but, in saying that, the suburb has strengthened and deepened with age, and you’ve got a good variety in there,” says Cox.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$397,500 $265,750
-7.56% -1.57%
-18.04% -4.92%
1.22% 0.76%
$450 $350
18 28
5.89% 6.85%
108.37 95.41

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Above average (H)
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Total population 3191
Median household income ($/weekly) 1745
Median age of persons 29
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2045
Average household size 2.7
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    0-4 years 315 9.9
    5-14 years 485 15.2
    20-24 years 305 9.6
    25-34 years 665 20.8
    35-44 years 571 17.9
    Others 850 26.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 900 42.8
    Registered Married 740 35.2
    Defacto Relationship 462 22.0
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2472 83.7
    Papua New Guinea 64 2.2
    Philippines 100 3.4
    United Kingdom 107 3.6
    Other 61 2.1
    Others 150 5.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 52 1.9
    Christianity 1728 61.5
    Hinduism 27 1.0
    Islam 18 0.6
    No Religion 967 34.4
    Others 17 0.6
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 91 9.3
    $1,250-$1,499 118 12.0
    $1,500-$1,999 167 17.0
    $2,000-$2,499 163 16.6
    $2,500-$2,999 112 11.4
    Others 330 33.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1379 61.6
    Not in the labour force 352 15.7
    Employed, worked part-time 296 13.2
    Employed, away from work 153 6.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 57 2.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 167 9.1
    Professionals 227 12.4
    Technicians & trades workers 351 19.2
    Community & personal service workers 234 12.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 350 19.1
    Others 501 27.4
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 61 8.4
    Infants/Primary 304 41.8
    Secondary 186 25.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 53 7.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 99 13.6
    Others 25 3.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1897 64.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 625 21.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 403 13.8
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 565 51.7
    Rented 455 41.7
    Fully owned 68 6.2
    Other tenure type 4 0.4
    Tenure Type
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