Suburb Profile Report for Bentley WA (6102)

Bentley House: Median price $405,000, Annual capital growth 0.18%, Number of sales 69, Weekly median advertised rent $360

Bentley Unit: Median price $305,000, Annual capital growth -1.40%, Number of sales 35, Weekly median advertised rent $320

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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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Bentley has had a very poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of WA, giving investors a capital gain of -8.99% to date .

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

Property buyers and investors in Bentley 6102 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -8.73% . This means that Bentley is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in WA.

Bentley, 6102’s gross rental yield is 4.62%

At number 1219th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Bentley, 6102 is in the BOTTOM 30% with a property value increase of -7.58% recorded in median house prices.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Bentley comes in at number 23th in WA.

Bentley, 6102 is offering WA ‘s 8th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the TOP 10% of discounts offered by this WA.

In the last year 35 properties changed hands in Bentley, which puts it as the 52th most active market in WA when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

The WA suburb of Bentley, 6102 is in the Canning (C) local government area.

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September 2017

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Tech centre minimises downturn

Postcode: 6102

Median house price: $480,000

Three-year growth: -9.4%

Rental yield: 3.8%

A hub for technology universities and offices, Bentley’s popularity with students and employees could be keeping declines to a minimum.

The suburb is home to Curtin University of Technology’s main campus, Vose Seminary, Polytechnic West and Canning College. Thus, it attracts many international students to the area. Bentley is also the site of Technology Park, which houses the offices and research facilities of numerous companies and government departments.

While house prices still dipped over the past year leading up to July 2017, they did so by just 0.6%. The median value remains reasonably low at under $500,000, which could help maintain demand since the suburb is well-stocked with conveniences like a shopping centre and dining establishments. Public transport via several bus routes is available as well.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$405,000 $305,000
3.85% -1.61%
-8.99% -7.58%
0.18% -1.40%
$360 $320
69 35
4.62% 5.46%
82.7234042553192 127.666666666667

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 : Below average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 9302
Median household income ($/weekly) 734
Median age of persons 29
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1800
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 1966 21.1
    25-34 years 1818 19.5
    35-44 years 868 9.3
    75-84 years 737 7.9
    85 years and over 714 7.7
    Others 3199 34.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 4316 66.4
    Registered Married 1776 27.3
    Defacto Relationship 410 6.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3117 37.4
    Croatia 571 6.8
    Malta 867 10.4
    United Kingdom 540 6.5
    Other 1253 15.0
    Others 1993 23.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 791 9.9
    Christianity 4079 51.1
    Hinduism 249 3.1
    Islam 921 11.5
    No Religion 1803 22.6
    Others 142 1.8
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 403 13.8
    $400-$599 429 14.7
    $600-$799 284 9.8
    $1,000-$1,249 238 8.2
    $1,500-$1,999 224 7.7
    Others 1332 45.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 3672 49.6
    Employed, worked full-time 1702 23.0
    Employed, worked part-time 1348 18.2
    Unemployed, looking for work 467 6.3
    Employed, away from work 217 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 686 21.0
    Technicians & trades workers 429 13.1
    Community & personal service workers 454 13.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 436 13.3
    Labourers 470 14.4
    Others 792 24.2
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 292 9.6
    Secondary 241 7.9
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 352 11.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 2015 66.3
    Other type of educational institution 86 2.8
    Others 53 1.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3289 44.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 2428 32.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1712 23.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1872 60.4
    Being purchased 504 16.3
    Fully owned 478 15.4
    Other tenure type 246 7.9
    Tenure Type
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