Investment property in Caulfield North has done 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 -5.83%
Comparing Caulfield North,3161 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period
Advertised rents are around the $700 mark per week – giving a return of 1.73% based on the median price in Suburb
Caulfield North is an average performer in VIC when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Caulfield North gave property investors a good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 8.93%.
A 14.00% growth in median value for property investors in Caulfield North,3161 puts this suburb at number 316th in terms of best performing suburbs in VIC
Vendor discounting in Caulfield North is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -6.27%. This puts suburb at number 18th in VIC when ranking the most discounted suburbs.
In the last year 123 properties changed hands in Caulfield North, which puts it as the 64th most active market in VIC when comparing the number of sales per suburb.
Caulfield North is 289th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in VIC with a 3.14% return
Information supplied by:
Gary Peer & Associates
0414 532 778
03 9526 1999
Selling points: Caulfield North is situated close to the city (9km), surrounded by public transport, outstanding shopping strips, fine parks and some of Melbourne’s most prestigious schools. It is a very established and popular area.
Most sought after properties: Family homes on good blocks are tightly held and very sought after . Apartments in and around $400K-$600K are in hot demand.
Most common properties: There is an interesting mix of all eras. Some old Victorian and Edwardian homes have been retained and many have been well restored, there are many brand new homes and stylish developments. In Elsternwick many homes and streets are heritage protected ensuring period style homes are retained.
Local industry and business: There are many offices, shops and restaurants. Factories are almost non-existent in this area.
Recent changes: Main roads have been “green lighted” for high density development – which is prolific. Outside of this there are a few boutique developments and plenty of home improvement/renovations.
Best streets: In Elsternwick leafy Elizabeth Street and St Georges Road are the prestige addresses. They both are home to huge period homes. In Caulfield North – Howitt Road is considered the area’s best with modern mansions on huge allotments. Findon Avenue, Cantala Avenue and Waiora Road border the exclusive suburb of Armadale and are also highly rated as are the streets surrounding Howitt Road (Lumeah Road, Aroona Road).
Public transport: OUTSTANDING – Trams, a number of rail stations and buses all brilliantly service the area.
Main arteries: The beach is easily accessible by travelling west through St Kilda and Elwood. The city is also easy to get to (approx. 15 minute drive).