Suburb Profile Report for Churchlands WA (6018)

Churchlands House: Median price $1,305,000, Annual capital growth 2.56%, Number of sales 42, Weekly median advertised rent $850

Churchlands Unit: Median price $402,500, Annual capital growth 1.67%, Number of sales 34, Weekly median advertised rent $355

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

Source: Monthly data update for May 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Feb 2020. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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Property value increases in Churchlands have tracked close to the WA average of -1.74% over the last 12 months.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Churchlands comes in at number 173th in WA.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Churchlands are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -5.52% below the asking price at the moment.

In the last year 42 properties changed hands in Churchlands, which puts it as the 265th most active market in WA when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Churchlands, 6018’s gross rental yield is 3.39%

Property value increases in Churchlands have tracked just higher than the WA average of -4.63% over the last 12 months.

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Churchlands has fallen somewhat when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

State is the 2nd most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -8.81% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Churchlands itself are offering an average vendor discount of -6.19% to real estate investors.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Churchlands the average time real estate has been on the market is 85.6 days.

Churchlands, 6018’s gross rental yield is 4.59%

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Premium suburb maintains a high profile
Median house price: $1,370,000
Three-year growth: 1.86%
Rental yield: 2.85%

Labelled after the purchase of the land by the Roman Catholic Church, Churchlands is one of the more expensive suburbs in Perth.

The median house price exceeds $1.3m following a period of consistent growth over a five-year period. Homes also sell at an average discount rate of just 4.71%. However, the suburb reported slight negative growth in the January 2017 quarter, with the average vacancy rate rising to 2.72% in the past 12 months. Furthermore, the low average yield may deter investors.

Nonetheless, the proximity of Churchlands to Perth remains very attractive. The suburb is populated with properties constructed post-1980s, and it is home to several schools, which could draw families. Moreover, it is bordered in the east by Herdsman Lake. Favoured recreational activities include picnicking and bird watching.

Commuters can travel into the CBD by bus.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,305,000 $402,500
4.40% 5.92%
-2.47% -1.08%
2.56% 1.67%
$850 $355
42 34
3.39% 4.59%
72.4411764705882 85.6

Source: Monthly data update for May 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Feb 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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Demographics
Total population 2750
Median household income ($/weekly) 1835
Median age of persons 36
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2500
Average household size 2.7
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 325 11.8
    25-34 years 342 12.4
    35-44 years 334 12.1
    45-54 years 437 15.9
    55-64 years 349 12.7
    Others 963 35.0
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1121 52.4
    Not Married 899 42.0
    Defacto Relationship 118 5.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1329 49.9
    Malta 120 4.5
    South Africa 132 5.0
    United Kingdom 254 9.5
    Other 197 7.4
    Others 629 23.6
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 95 3.7
    Christianity 1581 61.4
    Hinduism 110 4.3
    Islam 70 2.7
    No Religion 705 27.4
    Others 15 0.6
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,250-$1,499 76 8.5
    $1,500-$1,999 119 13.3
    $2,500-$2,999 124 13.9
    $3,000-$3,499 77 8.6
    $4,000 or more 96 10.7
    Others 403 45.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 888 39.8
    Not in the labour force 669 30.0
    Employed, worked part-time 518 23.2
    Employed, away from work 84 3.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 70 3.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 226 15.2
    Professionals 557 37.4
    Community & personal service workers 139 9.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 199 13.4
    Sales 131 8.8
    Others 236 15.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 31 3.7
    Infants/Primary 223 26.9
    Secondary 206 24.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 64 7.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 280 33.7
    Others 26 3.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1987 75.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 622 23.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 25 0.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 377 38.5
    Rented 303 30.9
    Being purchased 296 30.2
    Other tenure type 3 0.3
    Tenure Type
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