Suburb Profile Report for Kew VIC (3101)

Kew House: Median price $2,248,000, Annual capital growth 4.71%, Number of sales 233, Weekly median advertised rent $840

Kew Unit: Median price $835,000, Annual capital growth 4.11%, Number of sales 140, Weekly median advertised rent $480

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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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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VIC has seen average median house prices change by 2.87% which means that Kew, 3101 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of 11.01% over the last year

Across a shorter period, Kew, 3101 has seen a median price increase of 5.54% over the last quarter.

State is the 6th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -6.51% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Kew itself are offering an average vendor discount of -6.49% to real estate investors.

Property investors should expect to get $840 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

Property investors who have had real estate in Kew, 3101 should be pleased with this VIC suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 11.33%

While Kew,3101 ranked number 159th in VIC for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 203th over the last 5 years.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Kew should be aiming for at least -6.26% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Property investors should expect to get $480 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

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Selling points: Within 7.1 kms to Melbourne’s Central Business District, bordering Balwyn, Alphington, Fairfield, Abbotsford and Richmond, Kew is considered one of the most private, safe and green suburbs within the state of Victoria.  
With plenty of private schooling options such as Xavier College, Trinity Grammar, Methodist Ladies College, Genzzano FCJ College and Carey Baptist Grammer; school the options are endless in securing a great education for your children. 
The majority or streets are tree lined, accompanied with remarkable family homes. 
Part of the City of Boroondara, Kew has a rich history of both indigenous and early European settlement. It offers many leisure and recreational facilities such as swimming centres, sports grounds and golf courses. 
Most sought after properties: Most popular homes vary from more recent executive architectural stylish homes to more traditional period residence. There is a smattering of apartments in the suburb that are always highly sought after.
Most common properties:  Mixture of charming Californian bungalows, Edwardians, Victorian and new architectural landmarks.
Top amenities: Public transport, private schooling, recreational facilities, arts and culture, community groups, centres and programs all add to the appeal and higher end entry level. 
Local industry and business: Shoppers and diners are spoiled for choice with a  wide range of cosmopolitan shops, cafes, restaurants, high quality fresh food outlets and service business.
Recent changes: Kew has undergone several changes in recent years to insure the historic and heritage rich suburb protecting the suburbs unique neighbourhood character with new residential zoning. 
Best streets: Some of the more prominent addresses in Kew are Florence Avenue, Belmont Avenue, Sylvan Court, Barrington Avenue just to name a few
Public transport: Kew has experienced sustainable transport planning improving both bus, train and tram for local commuters. 
Main arteries: High Street, Glenferrie Road, Princess Street, and Bakers Road
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$2,248,000 $835,000
5.54% 1.40%
11.01% 11.33%
4.71% 4.11%
$840 $480
233 140
1.94% 2.99%
55.030303030303 64.25

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 : Balanced (H), Above average (U)
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Total population 23876
Median household income ($/weekly) 2022
Median age of persons 39
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2500
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 2690 11.3
    25-34 years 3154 13.2
    35-44 years 3168 13.3
    45-54 years 3435 14.4
    55-64 years 2865 12.0
    Others 8564 35.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 8504 48.7
    Not Married 7657 43.8
    Defacto Relationship 1307 7.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 16150 71.2
    Croatia 869 3.8
    Malta 419 1.8
    United Kingdom 900 4.0
    Other 877 3.9
    Others 3458 15.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 742 3.4
    Christianity 13223 61.2
    Hinduism 344 1.6
    Judaism 297 1.4
    No Religion 6674 30.9
    Others 321 1.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 851 11.4
    $2,000-$2,499 621 8.3
    $2,500-$2,999 1156 15.4
    $3,000-$3,499 678 9.0
    $4,000 or more 947 12.6
    Others 3241 43.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 7508 40.0
    Not in the labour force 6273 33.4
    Employed, worked part-time 3875 20.6
    Employed, away from work 618 3.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 509 2.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 2127 17.7
    Professionals 4894 40.8
    Community & personal service workers 879 7.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 1542 12.9
    Sales 1072 8.9
    Others 1484 12.4
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 412 6.3
    Infants/Primary 1743 26.7
    Secondary 1829 28.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 308 4.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 2024 31.0
    Others 207 3.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 14951 69.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 3495 16.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 2994 13.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 85 0.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 3 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 3402 40.9
    Rented 2443 29.4
    Being purchased 2404 28.9
    Other tenure type 60 0.7
    Tenure Type
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