Suburb Profile Report for Watsonia VIC (3087)

Watsonia House: Median price $795,000, Annual capital growth 7.62%, Number of sales 72, Weekly median advertised rent $420

Watsonia Unit: Median price $525,000, Annual capital growth 5.09%, Number of sales 13, Weekly median advertised rent $380

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Investment property in Watsonia has done pretty poorly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of -4.22%

A 56.53% growth in median value for property investors in Watsonia,3087 puts this suburb at number 546th in terms of best performing suburbs in VIC

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Watsonia are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -5.20% below the asking price at the moment.

Residents and property investors in Watsonia have been waiting around 42 days to sell a property.

Situated 15.62km from the CBD, Watsonia is one of Banyule (C) localities in the postcode 3087.

Property value increases in Watsonia have tracked lower than the VIC average of 2.97% over the last 12 months.

Comparing Watsonia,3087 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$795,000 $525,000
-2.75% -3.67%
-4.22% -7.71%
7.62% 5.09%
$420 $380
72 13
2.75% 3.76%
42 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

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DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5145
Median household income ($/weekly) 1170
Median age of persons 38
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 574 11.2
    25-34 years 802 15.6
    35-44 years 795 15.4
    45-54 years 672 13.1
    55-64 years 490 9.5
    Others 1813 35.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1814 46.2
    Not Married 1761 44.8
    Defacto Relationship 355 9.0
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4011 81.6
    Croatia 104 2.1
    Indonesia 67 1.4
    United Kingdom 170 3.5
    Other 147 3.0
    Others 417 8.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 82 1.7
    Christianity 3075 65.4
    Hinduism 48 1.0
    Islam 61 1.3
    No Religion 1412 30.0
    Others 24 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 197 10.6
    $600-$799 186 10.1
    $800-$999 175 9.5
    $1,500-$1,999 225 12.2
    $2,000-$2,499 195 10.5
    Others 872 47.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1545 38.3
    Not in the labour force 1499 37.2
    Employed, worked part-time 720 17.9
    Employed, away from work 158 3.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 107 2.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 234 9.7
    Professionals 558 23.0
    Technicians & trades workers 384 15.8
    Community & personal service workers 285 11.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 422 17.4
    Others 541 22.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 103 9.9
    Infants/Primary 352 33.9
    Secondary 270 26.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 106 10.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 160 15.4
    Others 46 4.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4380 89.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 274 5.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 248 5.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 732 37.0
    Being purchased 712 36.0
    Rented 525 26.6
    Other tenure type 8 0.4
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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