Suburb Profile Report for Toowong QLD (4066)

Toowong House: Median price $890,500, Annual capital growth 2.34%, Number of sales 59, Weekly median advertised rent $545

Toowong Unit: Median price $427,000, Annual capital growth 1.12%, Number of sales 174, Weekly median advertised rent $415

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Source: Monthly data update for Aug 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending May 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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Investment property in Toowong has done well for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 8.60%

Toowong,4066 was ranked 850 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Toowong should be aiming for at least -7.61% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Toowong, 4066’s gross rental yield is 3.18%

Investment property in Toowong has done not badly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 0.47%

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Toowong has fallen somewhat when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Toowong is offering property investors an average of -6.32. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 171th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD

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Although Toowong is outside of Brisbane’s CBD, apartments are behind a change in market conditions in the suburb.

West of the city’s inner limits, figures from Real Estate Investar show that an increase in available apartments has driven a 27.5% increase in the level of stock on market in Toowong over the last year.

While apartments may be easier to come by in Toowong at present, their performance hasn’t been great in recent times.

The past three years have seen the median unit price increase by just 4% to $450,000, while it has actually fallen 2% over the last 12 months.

Houses on the other hand are performing better. The median price has risen 3% over the past year to $795,000, while it is 21% higher over the past three.

It is a short drive or train trip to the CBD from Toowong, and the University of Queensland is nearby.
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$890,500 $427,000
2.06% -0.93%
8.60% 0.47%
2.34% 1.12%
$545 $415
59 174
3.18% 5.05%
58.8372093023256 72.2280701754386

Source: Monthly data update for Aug 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending May 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 11255
Median household income ($/weekly) 1601
Median age of persons 28
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 2235 19.9
    25-34 years 2938 26.1
    35-44 years 1295 11.5
    45-54 years 1008 9.0
    55-64 years 896 8.0
    Others 2883 25.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 5082 57.5
    Registered Married 2726 30.9
    Defacto Relationship 1026 11.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6878 64.8
    Croatia 428 4.0
    Papua New Guinea 336 3.2
    United Kingdom 512 4.8
    Other 821 7.7
    Others 1644 15.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 324 3.2
    Christianity 5503 54.2
    Hinduism 195 1.9
    Islam 200 2.0
    No Religion 3798 37.4
    Others 129 1.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 355 8.6
    $1,250-$1,499 348 8.4
    $1,500-$1,999 581 14.0
    $2,000-$2,499 381 9.2
    $2,500-$2,999 540 13.0
    Others 1937 46.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 4209 44.3
    Not in the labour force 2509 26.4
    Employed, worked part-time 2016 21.2
    Unemployed, looking for work 414 4.4
    Employed, away from work 348 3.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 708 10.8
    Professionals 2794 42.5
    Community & personal service workers 603 9.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 922 14.0
    Sales 562 8.6
    Others 983 15.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 470 13.1
    Secondary 367 10.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 203 5.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 2339 65.2
    Other type of educational institution 113 3.1
    Others 97 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 5125 50.2
    Separate house 4321 42.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 765 7.5
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 2533 56.2
    Being purchased 987 21.9
    Fully owned 974 21.6
    Other tenure type 10 0.2
    Tenure Type
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