Suburb Profile Report for Lutwyche QLD (4030)

Lutwyche House: Median price $770,000, Annual capital growth 4.07%, Number of sales 31, Weekly median advertised rent $463

Lutwyche Unit: Median price $470,000, Annual capital growth 5.10%, Number of sales 139, Weekly median advertised rent $393

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Source: CoreLogic

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Property value increases in Lutwyche have tracked close to the QLD average of 2.82% over the last 12 months.

Over the longer term, Lutwyche has seen property prices show investors a 17.56% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

On average over the past year, suburb has had 2.58 sales per month, which equates to 31 per year.

Using the current median advertised rental of $462.5 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 4.07%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 3.12%

Property investors who have had real estate in Lutwyche, 4030 should be relatively unhappy with this QLD suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -3.39%

Comparing Lutwyche,4030 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

On average over the past year, suburb has had 11.58 sales per month, which equates to 139 per year.

With the median price for a house in Lutwyche being $470000 and the advertised rent reaching $392.5 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 4.34%

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YIP MAG
February 2016

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Lutwyche has experienced renewal and dramatic change in recent years, with the construction of new main roads and a major busway providing convenient access to nearby Brisbane CityFull summary Lutwyche has experienced renewal and dramatic change in recent years, with the construction of new main roads and a major busway providing convenient access to nearby Brisbane City.

Along with transport infrastructure, Lutwyche is also experiencing a boom in new housing developments due to recent rezoning.

“We were rezoned to high density and mixed use,” says Ray O’Brien, principal of LJ Hooker Lutwyche,” which means that instead of having a two- or three-storey limit on heights, in some areas it can go up to 12 storeys.”

While the transport construction was disruptive to locals for several years, O’Brien says there’s an upside.

“There are large parcels of land where shopping infrastructure will be replaced in a modern way. Because of the mixed-use zoning, you’re allowed to have shops and restaurants as well as apartments above it.”

With a median house price of $858,000 and strong capital growth over the past 12 months, the market is recovering confidently from the recent upheavals.

The introduction of contemporary shopping facilities and a modern facade will further bolster Lutwyche’s popularity as a lifestyle suburb near the city.

“The continual revamping of Lutwyche now includes the removal of older-style homes in rezoned areas, because it’s walking distance to the new infrastructure,” says O’Brien.

“The trend here is regrowth.”Close
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$770,000 $470,000
-3.75% -0.63%
3.06% -3.39%
4.07% 5.10%
$463 $393
31 139
3.12% 4.34%
N/A N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Balanced (H)
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Demographics
Total population 2801
Median household income ($/weekly) 1359
Median age of persons 33
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2100
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 302 10.8
    25-34 years 731 26.1
    35-44 years 466 16.6
    45-54 years 348 12.4
    55-64 years 237 8.5
    Others 717 25.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1198 55.0
    Registered Married 664 30.5
    Defacto Relationship 318 14.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1789 69.2
    Indonesia 93 3.6
    Papua New Guinea 118 4.6
    United Kingdom 105 4.1
    Other 163 6.3
    Others 319 12.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 56 2.2
    Christianity 1524 61.0
    Hinduism 72 2.9
    Islam 57 2.3
    No Religion 768 30.8
    Others 20 0.8
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $800-$999 94 8.4
    $1,000-$1,249 98 8.7
    $1,500-$1,999 169 15.0
    $2,000-$2,499 101 9.0
    $2,500-$2,999 107 9.5
    Others 554 49.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1124 49.9
    Not in the labour force 541 24.0
    Employed, worked part-time 423 18.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 83 3.7
    Employed, away from work 80 3.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 166 10.2
    Professionals 537 33.1
    Technicians & trades workers 155 9.6
    Clerical & administrative workers 255 15.7
    Sales 155 9.6
    Others 355 21.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 23 4.2
    Infants/Primary 122 22.2
    Secondary 89 16.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 63 11.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 231 42.1
    Others 21 3.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1141 44.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 884 34.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 537 20.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 4 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 731 60.0
    Being purchased 283 23.2
    Fully owned 205 16.8
    Other tenure type 0 0.0
    Tenure Type
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