Suburb Profile Report for Fawkner VIC (3060)

Fawkner House: Median price $677,500, Annual capital growth 6.18%, Number of sales 140, Weekly median advertised rent $420

Fawkner Unit: Median price $505,000, Annual capital growth 4.85%, Number of sales 51, Weekly median advertised rent $395

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
  • Median price
  • Number of sales

Source: Monthly data update for May 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Feb 2020. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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With a capital gain of -3.21% for the last 12 months, Fawkner, 3060 has performed for property investments than its average annual 6.18% property growth over the last 5 years.

Across a shorter period, Fawkner, 3060 has seen a median price increase of 1.88% over the last quarter.

At number 191th of VIC’s most discounted properties, Fawkner is in the bottom 40% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

Over the last year, property investments in Fawkner, 3060 have given investors a capital gain of 2.02%. This compares badly with the 6.11% for VIC as a whole.

Across a shorter period, Fawkner, 3060 has seen a median price increase of 6.32% over the last quarter.

The most recent median price for Fawkner is $505000, with sellers offering an average of -6.49% off the asking price.

The VIC suburb of Fawkner, 3060 is in the Moreland (C) local government area.

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Apartments are on a roll

Postcode: 3060

Median unit price: $467,500

Three-year growth: 46.1%

Rental yield: 3.9%

Within the City of Moreland, the reasonably priced suburb of Fawkner is enjoying strong growth in its unit market.

Apartment prices are coming in at a median of just over $460,000 after a 16.9% increase in the March 2017-2018 period, the continuation of a positive streak that has been running since 2013.

The average annual growth is 7.1%, which indicates Fawkner’s solid history as an investment. The average time on market for such properties is only 49 days, suggesting that there is quite a bit of demand.

Located roughly 30 minutes from the Melbourne CBD, Fawkner offers a lot of accessibility and convenience to residents, including shopping strips on Bonwick Street and the border of Sydney Road that provide dining options as well.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$677,500 $505,000
1.88% 6.32%
-3.21% 2.02%
6.18% 4.85%
$420 $395
140 51
3.22% 4.07%
72.0175438596491 68.8888888888889

Source: Monthly data update for May 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Feb 2020. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 12596
Median household income ($/weekly) 865
Median age of persons 37
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1625
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1600 12.7
    25-34 years 1796 14.3
    35-44 years 1633 13.0
    45-54 years 1384 11.0
    75-84 years 1220 9.7
    Others 4963 39.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 4763 51.4
    Not Married 4183 45.2
    Defacto Relationship 314 3.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5971 50.5
    Indonesia 405 3.4
    Japan 1651 14.0
    Malaysia 413 3.5
    Other 1277 10.8
    Others 2113 17.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 191 1.6
    Christianity 7261 61.8
    Hinduism 203 1.7
    Islam 3078 26.2
    No Religion 886 7.5
    Others 138 1.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 402 10.6
    $400-$599 573 15.1
    $600-$799 441 11.6
    $1,000-$1,249 406 10.7
    $1,500-$1,999 399 10.5
    Others 1574 41.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 4783 51.1
    Employed, worked full-time 2576 27.5
    Employed, worked part-time 1336 14.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 352 3.8
    Employed, away from work 304 3.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 694 16.5
    Technicians & trades workers 656 15.6
    Clerical & administrative workers 577 13.7
    Sales 454 10.8
    Labourers 565 13.4
    Others 1271 30.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 198 7.2
    Infants/Primary 948 34.5
    Secondary 756 27.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 271 9.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 416 15.1
    Others 160 5.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 10778 91.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 514 4.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 513 4.3
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 26 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 2002 49.2
    Being purchased 1030 25.3
    Rented 1007 24.7
    Other tenure type 33 0.8
    Tenure Type
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