Suburb Profile Report for Glen Iris VIC (3146)

Glen Iris House: Median price $2,022,500, Annual capital growth 6.45%, Number of sales 209, Weekly median advertised rent $760

Glen Iris Unit: Median price $690,000, Annual capital growth 4.21%, Number of sales 186, Weekly median advertised rent $445

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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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Over the last year, property investments in Glen Iris, 3146 have given investors a capital gain of 12.36%. This compares very favourably with the 4.41% for VIC as a whole.

Glen Iris,3146 has offered an average of 12.36% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -5.29% to buyers in Glen Iris at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of VIC.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Glen Iris the average time real estate has been on the market is 46.4105 days.

Property investors should expect to get $760 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

Property investors who have had real estate in Glen Iris, 3146 should be relatively unhappy with this VIC suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -2.82%

Glen Iris,3146 has offered an average of -2.82% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Glen Iris, 3146. Typically our figures indicate that -6.05% is being offered, which puts this VIC suburb at 462th most discounted overall in Australia.

Residents and property investors in Glen Iris have been waiting around 42.0532 days to sell a property.

A $445 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.35%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 4.21%.

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Selling points:
An easy 10 kilometres from Melbourne's CBD Glen Iris is a leafy suburb rich in history, schools, parks and family-friendly real estate.
Part of the City or Stonnington’s Glen Iris in well known for its shopping and lifestyle precincts, parks, gardens, leafy streets, historical architecture and the Gardiners Creek waterway hemmed by lush reserves and parklands.
It borders the suburbs of Camberwell, Ashburton, Malvern and Toorak, Glen Iris is popular with professionals, families and retirees and is in the demographic centre of Melbourne.
Most sought after properties: Post war homes, art deco apartments and town houses and in more recent year’s contemporary family residence & apartments
Most common properties:  Glen Iris gets its unique character from the fact that it was developed from farmlands and pastures, and so retains its spacious 'garden suburb' vibe, but there is a mixture of Art deco apartments, 50’s & 60’s brick homes and streets filled with 60’s and 70’s apartment blocks.
Top amenities: Council provides numerous services and facilities including libraries, swim centres, sports grounds catering for the 50% of the residents under the age of 35. 
Local industry and business: There has been strong growth in the local retail sector and the area enjoys a variety of services including health care, sport & leisure, a wealth of shopping options etc. 
Recent changes: The suburb of Glen Iris has seen an influx of housing developments which were aimed at improving the dynamic and character of changing times. With the introduction of new and retention of old there is a good sense of proud community amongst home owners.  
Best streets: Summerhill Road, Toorak Road, Ventich Street, Bath Road, Hope Street and Gardiner Parade just to name a few
Public transport: A healthy selection of trams, buses and trains servicing the immediate area, all within short walking distance via the main arteries. 
Main arteries: Malvern Rd,  Toorak Road, Burke Road, Warrigal Road and High Street
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$2,022,500 $690,000
2.82% -0.72%
12.36% -2.82%
6.45% 4.21%
$760 $445
209 186
1.95% 3.35%
46.4105263157895 42.0531914893617

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 : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Total population 24948
Median household income ($/weekly) 1965
Median age of persons 37
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2383
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 3172 12.7
    25-34 years 3551 14.2
    35-44 years 3650 14.6
    45-54 years 3535 14.2
    55-64 years 2815 11.3
    Others 8226 33.0
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 9674 52.3
    Not Married 7569 40.9
    Defacto Relationship 1269 6.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 17714 74.0
    Croatia 634 2.6
    Indonesia 723 3.0
    United Kingdom 973 4.1
    Other 831 3.5
    Others 3050 12.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 558 2.4
    Christianity 14155 61.7
    Hinduism 686 3.0
    Judaism 577 2.5
    No Religion 6671 29.1
    Others 312 1.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 921 11.3
    $2,000-$2,499 658 8.1
    $2,500-$2,999 1250 15.4
    $3,000-$3,499 804 9.9
    $4,000 or more 877 10.8
    Others 3629 44.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 8272 42.8
    Not in the labour force 5631 29.1
    Employed, worked part-time 4244 21.9
    Employed, away from work 615 3.2
    Unemployed, looking for work 575 3.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 2433 18.5
    Professionals 4988 38.0
    Community & personal service workers 966 7.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 1920 14.6
    Sales 1160 8.8
    Others 1659 12.6
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 565 8.3
    Infants/Primary 2173 31.9
    Secondary 1687 24.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 362 5.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 1850 27.1
    Others 179 2.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 16493 70.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 4313 18.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 2539 10.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 30 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 3464 38.8
    Being purchased 2973 33.3
    Rented 2416 27.1
    Other tenure type 64 0.7
    Tenure Type
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