Suburb Profile Report for Torquay VIC (3228)

Torquay House: Median price $803,750, Annual capital growth 6.13%, Number of sales 228, Weekly median advertised rent $530

Torquay Unit: Median price $573,500, Annual capital growth 4.32%, Number of sales 27, Weekly median advertised rent $450

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  • Unit
Source: CoreLogic RP Data
  • Median price
  • Number of sales

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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VIC has seen average median house prices change by -1.79% which means that Torquay, 3228 has not done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of -0.16% over the last year

Torquay,3228 has offered an average of -0.16% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

The most recent median price for Torquay is $803750, with sellers offering an average of -6.26% off the asking price.

A $530 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.43%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 6.13%.

Property investors who have had real estate in Torquay, 3228 should be 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 -12.58%

While Torquay,3228 ranked number 235th in VIC for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 121th over the last 5 years.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Torquay is offering property investors an average of -6.31. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 229th in terms of most discounted suburbs in VIC

Situated 79.85km from the CBD, Torquay is one of Surf Coast (S) localities in the postcode 3228.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$803,750 $573,500
-1.38% -1.12%
-0.16% -12.58%
6.13% 4.32%
$530 $450
228 27
3.43% 4.08%
75.7777777777778 64.68

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 : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 10141
Median household income ($/weekly) 1430
Median age of persons 38
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.7
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1549 15.3
    25-34 years 1134 11.2
    35-44 years 1811 17.9
    45-54 years 1286 12.7
    55-64 years 1217 12.0
    Others 3144 31.0
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 3890 56.6
    Not Married 2249 32.7
    Defacto Relationship 738 10.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 8456 86.4
    Papua New Guinea 123 1.3
    South Africa 87 0.9
    United Kingdom 581 5.9
    Other 125 1.3
    Others 416 4.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 94 1.0
    Christianity 5972 64.3
    Islam 36 0.4
    Other Religious Groups 42 0.5
    No Religion 3134 33.7
    Others 13 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 270 8.6
    $600-$799 288 9.2
    $1,500-$1,999 419 13.4
    $2,000-$2,499 371 11.8
    $2,500-$2,999 327 10.4
    Others 1461 46.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2871 38.4
    Not in the labour force 2360 31.6
    Employed, worked part-time 1687 22.6
    Employed, away from work 337 4.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 219 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 730 14.9
    Professionals 1263 25.8
    Technicians & trades workers 728 14.9
    Community & personal service workers 508 10.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 620 12.7
    Others 1042 21.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 232 9.1
    Infants/Primary 1064 41.7
    Secondary 678 26.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 184 7.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 323 12.7
    Others 70 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 8205 87.8
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 609 6.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 506 5.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 13 0.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 9 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1419 40.7
    Fully owned 1141 32.7
    Rented 905 25.9
    Other tenure type 23 0.7
    Tenure Type
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