Suburb Profile Report for Mooroolbark VIC (3138)

Mooroolbark House: Median price $695,000, Annual capital growth 6.40%, Number of sales 272, Weekly median advertised rent $430

Mooroolbark Unit: Median price $553,500, Annual capital growth 5.91%, Number of sales 59, Weekly median advertised rent $390

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

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Giving property investors a an unimpressive capital gain of -1.84% for the last year, Mooroolbark, 3138 is the 2733th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

Across a shorter period, Mooroolbark, 3138 has seen a median price increase of 2.21% over the last quarter.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Mooroolbark is offering property investors an average of -6.34. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 175th in terms of most discounted suburbs in VIC

Using the current median advertised rental of $430 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 6.40%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 3.22%

Over the last year, property investments in Mooroolbark, 3138 have given investors a capital gain of 3.94%. This compares averagely with the 7.35% for VIC as a whole.

Comparing Mooroolbark,3138 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -7.17% to buyers in Mooroolbark at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of VIC.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Mooroolbark the average time real estate has been on the market is 44.5667 days.

Mooroolbark, 3138’s gross rental yield is 3.66%

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Houses record brilliant performance

Postcode: 3138

Median house price: $673,500

Three-year growth: 46.2%

Rental yield: 3.1%

In the last five years, Mooroolbark’s house market has experienced capital growth of more than 40%. Located 31km east of Melbourne, in the Shire of Yarra Ranges, Mooroolbark is an established family suburb where city life meets the bush. Originally a much larger suburb, encompassing Wonga Park and Chirnside Park, Mooroolbark is well serviced by trains and buses, and is a short drive along the Maroondah Highway from the picturesque Yarra Valley. 

New townhouses are cropping up, in between older homes on large blocks, and the median house price is currently $673,500, up 14.5% over the past year. Mooroolbark is home to several excellent schools, both 5 and private, as well as the famous ‘Five Ways’ intersection, where three consecutive roundabouts connect five main roads. All the essential amenities can be found in the Brice Avenue shopping strip, while nearby Eastland Shopping Centre in Ringwood has several large department stores and speciality boutiques.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$695,000 $553,500
2.21% 0.64%
-1.84% 3.94%
6.40% 5.91%
$430 $390
272 59
3.22% 3.66%
42.9192825112108 44.5666666666667

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

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 20689
Median household income ($/weekly) 1361
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1746
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 2659 12.9
    25-34 years 2921 14.1
    35-44 years 2865 13.8
    45-54 years 2858 13.8
    55-64 years 2465 11.9
    Others 6922 33.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 8020 52.0
    Not Married 6092 39.5
    Defacto Relationship 1315 8.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 16172 80.5
    New Zealand 172 0.9
    Papua New Guinea 235 1.2
    United Kingdom 1445 7.2
    Other 591 2.9
    Others 1468 7.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 143 0.8
    Christianity 12474 65.7
    Hinduism 93 0.5
    Other Religious Groups 131 0.7
    No Religion 6052 31.9
    Others 87 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 580 9.1
    $800-$999 570 9.0
    $1,000-$1,249 658 10.4
    $1,500-$1,999 958 15.1
    $2,000-$2,499 747 11.8
    Others 2830 44.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 6737 41.9
    Not in the labour force 4858 30.2
    Employed, worked part-time 3328 20.7
    Employed, away from work 719 4.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 439 2.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 1190 11.0
    Professionals 1769 16.4
    Technicians & trades workers 2016 18.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 1727 16.0
    Sales 1189 11.0
    Others 2890 26.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 445 8.9
    Infants/Primary 1659 33.0
    Secondary 1505 30.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 541 10.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 664 13.2
    Others 206 4.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 19265 97.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 346 1.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 187 0.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 18 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 3382 48.6
    Fully owned 2308 33.2
    Rented 1248 17.9
    Other tenure type 23 0.3
    Tenure Type
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