Suburb Profile Report for Semaphore SA (5019)

Semaphore House: Median price $681,000, Annual capital growth 4.10%, Number of sales 39, Weekly median advertised rent $480

Semaphore Unit: Median price $400,000, Annual capital growth 3.20%, Number of sales 14, Weekly median advertised rent $313

  • House
  • Unit
Source: CoreLogic RP Data
  • Median price
  • Number of sales
  • House Report
  • Unit Report
  • Expert Report

Investment property in Semaphore 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 6.82%

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

Property buyers and investors in Semaphore 5019 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -6.49% . This means that Semaphore is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in SA.

The SA suburb of Semaphore, 5019 is in the Port Adelaide Enfield local government area.

Over the last year, property investments in Semaphore, 5019 have given investors a capital gain of 10.34%. This compares favourably with the 3.07% for SA as a whole.

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

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Semaphore are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -8.74% below the asking price at the moment.

In the last year 14 properties changed hands in Semaphore, which puts it as the 145th most active market in SA when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Advertised rents are around the $312.5 mark per week – giving a return of 4.06% based on the median price in Suburb

Tom Walsh Information supplied by:

Tom Walsh
Walsh Real Estate

M 08 8242 3830
O 0412 844 861

W www.walshre.com.au
E tom@walshre.com.au
Semaphore has had a pretty good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of SA, giving investors a capital gain of 0.50% to date.
Across a shorter period, Semaphore, 5019 has seen a median price increase of -2.32% over the last quarter.

At number 231th of SA’s most discounted properties, Semaphore is in the middle of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

Situated 14.14km from the CBD, Semaphore is one of Port Adelaide Enfield localities in the postcode 5019.Full summary
Semaphore has had a pretty good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of SA, giving investors a capital gain of 0.50% to date.
Across a shorter period, Semaphore, 5019 has seen a median price increase of -2.32% over the last quarter.
 
At number 231th of SA’s most discounted properties, Semaphore is in the middle of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.
 
Situated 14.14km from the CBD, Semaphore is one of Port Adelaide Enfield localities in the postcode 5019.
 
Selling points: 
  • Old & New homes
  • great mix
  • focal Semaphore Road
  • shopping village
  • Blue Ribbon Beachside only 25 minutes from the CBD
 
Most sought-after properties: 
Old style villas & bungalows
 
Most common properties:  
 
Mid range cottages
 
Top amenities: 
Local shopping, beach, close proximity to CBD
 
Local industry and business:
ASC, Naval hub
 
Recent changes: 
Revamp of Semaphore Road and street scope 
 
Best streets: 
Many! But especially Hall Street, Esplanade (Beachfront) and Union Street
 
Public transport: 
Both bus and train
 
Main arteries: 
Port Road/ Torrens Road – roads to the city
Close
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$681,000 $400,000
N/A 5.26%
6.82% 10.34%
4.10% 3.20%
$480 $313
39 14
3.67% 4.06%
69.09 40.7

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Above average (U)
Find a mortgage broker in Semaphore SA
Demographics
Total population 2825
Median household income ($/weekly) 1299
Median age of persons 43
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1560
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 301 10.7
    25-34 years 295 10.4
    35-44 years 466 16.5
    45-54 years 528 18.7
    55-64 years 381 13.5
    Others 854 30.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 887 45.2
    Registered Married 810 41.3
    Defacto Relationship 265 13.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2016 77.6
    Japan 33 1.3
    Papua New Guinea 37 1.4
    United Kingdom 268 10.3
    Other 64 2.5
    Others 180 6.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 30 1.3
    Christianity 1431 60.2
    Islam 12 0.5
    Other Religious Groups 14 0.6
    No Religion 879 37.0
    Others 10 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 95 9.5
    $600-$799 90 9.0
    $1,250-$1,499 99 9.9
    $1,500-$1,999 124 12.5
    $2,500-$2,999 97 9.7
    Others 490 49.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 855 39.9
    Not in the labour force 691 32.2
    Employed, worked part-time 444 20.7
    Employed, away from work 79 3.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 76 3.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 192 13.9
    Professionals 360 26.1
    Technicians & trades workers 176 12.8
    Community & personal service workers 152 11.0
    Clerical & administrative workers 172 12.5
    Others 325 23.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 28 4.8
    Infants/Primary 223 38.2
    Secondary 133 22.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 65 11.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 118 20.2
    Others 17 2.9
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1843 75.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 423 17.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 168 6.9
    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 373 35.9
    Rented 334 32.1
    Fully owned 322 31.0
    Other tenure type 11 1.1
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
Chart Table
Recent sales & rentals