Suburb Profile Report for Brighton East VIC (3187)

Brighton East House: Median price $1,700,250, Annual capital growth 4.04%, Number of sales 188, Weekly median advertised rent $868

Brighton East Unit: Median price $967,500, Annual capital growth 5.16%, Number of sales 55, Weekly median advertised rent $675

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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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Brighton East is in the bottom 20% in VIC when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Brighton East gave property investors a dismal capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with -2.84%.

Brighton East,3187 was ranked 1415 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Brighton East are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -5.69% below the asking price at the moment.

A $867.5 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 2.65%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 4.04%.

Over the last year, property investments in Brighton East, 3187 have given investors a capital gain of 17.99%. This compares very favourably with the 7.35% for VIC as a whole.

Brighton East,3187 has offered an average of 17.99% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

State is the 5th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -5.85% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Brighton East itself are offering an average vendor discount of -6.06% to real estate investors.

At number 284 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Brighton East is in the TOP 30% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 58.3333 for properties listed there.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $35100 per annum or $675 every week.

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East Brighton is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 11 km south-east of Melbourne’s central business district.  Its local government area is the City of Bayside. At the 2006 Census Brighton East  had a population of 15,167. Brighton East lies further inland from the coast of Port Phillip Bay than Brighton, its affluent, neighbouring community to the west. 
Magnificent parks, arts, culture, shopping, sporting recreation, walks and trails with an abundance of events on the local calendar makes Brighton East a desirable place to live.
With the adjoining suburb of Brighton situated on the beach residents of Brighton East can enjoy the  Beaches with the unique Village Beach side feel of the suburb with its major shopping strips in Church and Bay Streets.
Selling points: 
Brighton East is known for its spacious parklands, most noteably Dendy Park, one of Victoria’s 10 biggest parks and outdoor recreation areas also Hurlingham Park and Landcox Park and golf course are all located in Brighton East. The suburb adjoins the beach side suburb of Brighton with all its beach lifestyle amenities. 
Home owners, developers and investors buy in the area because of strong capital growth prospects and current residents remain to downsize to new development to remain in the area. 
Dendy Street Beach, located in the neighbouring suburb of Brighton features 82 colourful bathing boxes which are one of the tourist icons of Melbourne.  
Most sort after properties: 
Brighton East property is highly in demand particularly for 3-4 bedroom homes.
Most common properties:  
Well established brick double fronted homes.
Top amenities: 
Brighton East is known for its spacious parklands, most noteably Dendy Park, one of Victoria’s 10 biggest parks and outdoor recreation areas, Hurlingham Park and Landcox Park. 
Sporting facilities such as Dendy Park Tennis club and Brighton Public Golf Course
Brighton East offers a vast array of amenities – A range of excellent public and private schools and many sporting clubs and facilities.
Hampton, Church and Bay Street shopping strips with a range of boutique and brand name retailers, supermarkets and restaurants are closely located.
Beach Road is a popular cycling route, with Bay Trail off-road walking/cycling tracks also following the coastline.
Local industry and business:
Bayside in which Brighton East is located offers a number of competitive advantages to business including a central location in the surrounding region, proximity to Nepean Highway and arterial road network, good public transport and rail access, proximity to a broad range of recreational, leisure, sporting and entertainment opportunities, access to a skilled and educated workforce and excellent quality (clean and safe) living and working environments
Recent changes: 
Brighton East has become a popular place for developers to create small blocks of luxurious apartments – it allows retirees to downsize without leaving their familiar patch, and allows those outside the area to move to a place that has beautiful parks, beach walks, coffee, shopping, cinemas and restaurants all in one easy place. The Brighton area is seeing changes in developments supporting new business, services and retail opportunities. The local City of Bayside has improved existing infrastructure. 
Best streets: 
Streets located within easy walking distance to colleges such as Haileybury and St Leonards.
Public transport: 
Railway connection to Melbourne on the Sandringham Line.
Several major arterial roads run near and through Brighton like Nepean Highway
The Bay Trail off-road bicycle path passes through Hampton foreshore.
Main arteries: 
The main roads include, North Road, Thomas Street, South Road, Hampton Street and Nepean Highway gives immediate access to Melbourne CBD. 
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,700,250 $967,500
2.27% 0.78%
-2.84% 17.99%
4.04% 5.16%
$868 $675
188 55
2.65% 3.63%
76.620253164557 58.3333333333333

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), Good (U)
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Total population 15813
Median household income ($/weekly) 1796
Median age of persons 43
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2492
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 2201 13.9
    35-44 years 2254 14.3
    45-54 years 2464 15.6
    55-64 years 1912 12.1
    65-74 years 1293 8.2
    Others 5690 36.0
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 6254 54.6
    Not Married 4442 38.8
    Defacto Relationship 757 6.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 10918 72.0
    Papua New Guinea 249 1.6
    South Africa 307 2.0
    United Kingdom 927 6.1
    Other 979 6.5
    Others 1794 11.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 301 2.1
    Christianity 8664 60.5
    Hinduism 83 0.6
    Judaism 1578 11.0
    No Religion 3573 24.9
    Others 125 0.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 401 8.0
    $1,500-$1,999 494 9.9
    $2,500-$2,999 752 15.1
    $3,000-$3,499 471 9.4
    $4,000 or more 468 9.4
    Others 2404 48.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 4421 36.5
    Employed, worked full-time 4357 35.9
    Employed, worked part-time 2595 21.4
    Employed, away from work 432 3.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 322 2.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 1509 20.4
    Professionals 2538 34.4
    Community & personal service workers 574 7.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 972 13.2
    Sales 760 10.3
    Others 1031 14.0
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 344 8.4
    Infants/Primary 1474 35.9
    Secondary 1152 28.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 203 5.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 830 20.2
    Others 98 2.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 11200 76.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 2187 14.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 1196 8.2
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 48 0.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 2431 44.1
    Being purchased 1857 33.7
    Rented 1108 20.1
    Other tenure type 120 2.2
    Tenure Type
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