Suburb Profile Report for Wynnum QLD (4178)

Wynnum House: Median price $747,250, Annual capital growth 3.95%, Number of sales 248, Weekly median advertised rent $490

Wynnum Unit: Median price $460,000, Annual capital growth 2.74%, Number of sales 111, Weekly median advertised rent $405

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Source: Monthly data update for Sep 2021 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Jun 2021. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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Property investors who have had real estate in Wynnum, 4178 should be relatively pleased with this QLD suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 15.67%

Over the longer term, Wynnum has seen property prices show investors a 16.76% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -4.33% to buyers in Wynnum at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of QLD.

In the last year 248 properties changed hands in Wynnum, which puts it as the 65th most active market in QLD when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Advertised rents are around the $490 mark per week – giving a return of 3.41% based on the median price in Suburb

Property value increases in Wynnum have tracked close to the QLD average of 8.71% over the last 12 months.

While Wynnum,4178 ranked number 269th in QLD for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 107th over the last 5 years.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Wynnum is offering property investors an average of -4.64. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 154th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $21060 per annum or $405 every week.

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Wynnum lies in a coastal location about a half-hour’s drive east of the Brisbane CBD, has its own train station and a good selection of amenities. It made Your Investment Property's top 100 in 2011 thanks to its desirable location close to the recently rejuvenated waterfront, its good transport links into the city and the fact that it’s very much a buyer’s market.

“Agents there are pulling out their hair trying to sell property,” says Hot Property Specialists’ Liz Wilcox. “There are excellent opportunities there to buy below market value.”

She adds that, with the beautification of the waterfront from Wynnum to Manly that’s taken place over the last five years, an area that used to be dominated by mangroves can now count itself as a pleasantly liveable seaside suburb.

“It’s an area for a low-risk, long-hold strategy,” she says. “You can buy well now and hold for 10 years.”

She adds that the tenant base will mainly be comprised of families looking for less than inner-city rents in an area that still has a good train service to the CBD. With that in mind, she suggests going for three-bedroom, two-bathroom, family friendly houses.

“The avenues area, close to the golf course, is the most sought after,” she says. “There are a lot of properties here that have been renovated or split, and there’s the possibility to buy properties that are under two years old for the best depreciation rates.”

This area comprises of Boxgrove Avenue, Waterview Avenue, Moreton Avenue and Tamaree Avenue.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$747,250 $460,000
4.95% 0.00%
15.67% 9.85%
3.95% 2.74%
$490 $405
248 111
3.41% 4.58%
51.6607142857143 73.6052631578948

Source: Monthly data update for Sep 2021 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Jun 2021. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Good (H)
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Total population 12229
Median household income ($/weekly) 1281
Median age of persons 40
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1522 12.4
    25-34 years 1367 11.2
    35-44 years 1883 15.4
    45-54 years 1881 15.4
    55-64 years 1498 12.2
    Others 4078 33.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 4034 44.8
    Not Married 3954 43.9
    Defacto Relationship 1009 11.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 9009 78.1
    Papua New Guinea 764 6.6
    Philippines 110 1.0
    United Kingdom 786 6.8
    Other 263 2.3
    Others 601 5.2
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 150 1.4
    Christianity 8036 72.7
    Hinduism 46 0.4
    Other Religious Groups 70 0.6
    No Religion 2719 24.6
    Others 34 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 424 10.0
    $600-$799 413 9.7
    $1,500-$1,999 514 12.1
    $2,000-$2,499 416 9.8
    $2,500-$2,999 370 8.7
    Others 2121 49.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 3824 40.8
    Not in the labour force 3147 33.6
    Employed, worked part-time 1673 17.9
    Employed, away from work 367 3.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 358 3.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 709 12.1
    Professionals 1274 21.7
    Technicians & trades workers 832 14.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 956 16.3
    Labourers 601 10.3
    Others 1489 25.4
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 151 5.8
    Infants/Primary 1020 39.4
    Secondary 710 27.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 204 7.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 430 16.6
    Others 71 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 9944 87.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 816 7.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 629 5.5
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 7 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1729 37.9
    Being purchased 1464 32.1
    Fully owned 1345 29.5
    Other tenure type 26 0.6
    Tenure Type
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