Suburb Profile Report for Elsternwick VIC (3185)

Elsternwick House: Median price $1,745,000, Annual capital growth 8.09%, Number of sales 89, Weekly median advertised rent $818

Elsternwick Unit: Median price $620,000, Annual capital growth 4.55%, Number of sales 76, Weekly median advertised rent $440

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: Monthly data update for Nov 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Aug 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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At number 3693th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Elsternwick, 3185 is in the BOTTOM 10% with a property value increase of -13.61% recorded in median house prices.

Elsternwick,3185 has offered an average of -13.61% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Elsternwick, 3185 ranked 222th in VIC when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Elsternwick is one of 2099 in our list for VIC

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Elsternwick,3185 has racked up an average of -3.28% over the period. This ranks it number 334th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -5.91% to buyers in Elsternwick at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of VIC.

Advertised rents are around the $440 mark per week – giving a return of 3.69% based on the median price in Suburb

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Entertainment hub attracts a buying crowd

Median unit price: $595,000

Three-year growth: 15.53%

Rental yield: 3.50%

In the southeast part of Melbourne’s CBD lies Elsternwick, known for its lively entertainment scene.

Cafes and restaurants line Glen Huntly Road, and this convenience could be a good reason why this suburb has consistently been popular with buyers. Elsternwick has not stumbled in recent years, with an average annual growth rate of 5.4%. The average vacancy rate fell to 1.7% in the past year, highlighting the demand in this area. Even though the returns gained by investors are not very significant, they are certainly steady.

Elsternwick is also highly accessible, being bordered by the Nepean Highway. Melbourne can be reached in less than 30 minutes by driving along Orrong Road and Princes Highway, and trams run daily to and from the capital. The Elsternwick railway station has also been established on Riddell Parade.
 

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,745,000 $620,000
-0.29% 0.00%
-13.61% -3.28%
8.09% 4.55%
$818 $440
89 76
2.44% 3.69%
59.530612244898 57.5813953488372

Source: Monthly data update for Nov 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Aug 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 9774
Median household income ($/weekly) 1568
Median age of persons 37
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1125 11.5
    25-34 years 1575 16.1
    35-44 years 1600 16.4
    45-54 years 1310 13.4
    55-64 years 1074 11.0
    Others 3090 31.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 3215 46.1
    Not Married 3051 43.8
    Defacto Relationship 704 10.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6216 68.7
    Indonesia 188 2.1
    Papua New Guinea 193 2.1
    United Kingdom 435 4.8
    Other 736 8.1
    Others 1274 14.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 167 1.9
    Christianity 3844 44.6
    Hinduism 161 1.9
    Judaism 1784 20.7
    No Religion 2574 29.9
    Others 86 1.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 257 7.5
    $1,000-$1,249 261 7.7
    $1,500-$1,999 389 11.4
    $2,000-$2,499 288 8.5
    $2,500-$2,999 452 13.3
    Others 1757 51.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 3184 43.6
    Not in the labour force 2133 29.2
    Employed, worked part-time 1514 20.7
    Employed, away from work 267 3.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 212 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 885 17.8
    Professionals 1893 38.1
    Technicians & trades workers 368 7.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 683 13.8
    Sales 425 8.6
    Others 711 14.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 226 10.0
    Infants/Primary 721 31.9
    Secondary 518 22.9
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 130 5.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 565 25.0
    Others 98 4.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5433 61.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 2364 26.8
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 976 11.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 40 0.5
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1288 35.1
    Fully owned 1253 34.2
    Being purchased 1108 30.2
    Other tenure type 16 0.4
    Tenure Type
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