Suburb Profile Report for Belmont WA (6104)

Belmont House: Median price $417,500, Annual capital growth 1.01%, Number of sales 65, Weekly median advertised rent $350

Belmont Unit: Median price $298,000, Annual capital growth 0.50%, Number of sales 38, Weekly median advertised rent $350

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

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Giving property investors a a poor capital gain of -8.65% for the last year, Belmont, 6104 is the 3506th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Belmont comes in at number 313th in WA.

Property buyers and investors in Belmont 6104 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -8.83% . This means that Belmont is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in WA.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Belmont the average time real estate has been on the market is 76 days.

Situated 7.29km from the CBD, Belmont is one of Belmont (C) localities in the postcode 6104.

WA has seen average median house prices change by -3.17% which means that Belmont, 6104 has not done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of -4.44% over the last year

While Belmont,6104 ranked number 88th in WA for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 93th over the last 5 years.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Belmont is offering property investors an average of -9.02. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 70th in terms of most discounted suburbs in WA

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $18200 per annum or $350 every week.

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Selling points: Belmont is a very affordable suburb yet is only 6 kilometres from the CBD, providing investors with a solid rental return and capital return over time. Belmont has outperformed the total Perth market for the past 10 years and should continue to do the same, due to many infrastructure works under way, such as the Great Eastern Highway upgrade, Perth Airport upgrade and planned football stadium at nearby Burswood. Belmont has had zoning changes last year, which resulted in more development activity, particularly close to the main shopping district at Belmont forum. All amenities are top notch, with schools, parks, shopping and others.

Most sought after properties: Three and four-bed houses less than 10 years old are getting the most demand, particularly from first home buyers. There is underlying demand for any property with potential to subdivide as well. Most demand in a general sense is in the $400k to $550k range at this time.

Most common properties: We actually have the entire range here in Belmont, but the area has been here a long time and there are plenty of older style homes on good size blocks built from 1950 to 1980.

Top amenities: We have a major shopping centre (Belmont Forum) and Belmont Oasis leisure centre and park, Faulkner Park, Garvey Park, Tomato Lake, youth and family centre, skate park and public library. Belmont has 309 hectares of parks as well as good schools, such as Belmont Primary, Notre Dame catholic school and Belmont S.H.S. We are also very close to the airport and have the historic Ascot Park racecourse.

Local industry and business: Many companies base their offices in Belmont due to its proximity to the CBD and airport. These include airport and freight-related businesses.

Recent changes: In the last 10 years we have seen major development subdivisions. Ascot Waters is now completed, while modern apartments continue to be built along the Great Eastern Highway in the Urban Springs development and the award winning Belgravia Estate complex, which features high quality homes. With many subdividable blocks we are seeing older properties being developed to create two, three and four-unit developments.

Best streets: For the investor, in my opinion the best places to buy will be where zoning is R20/40, which depending on block size will enable subdivision to three or four dwellings. Also, around the Belmont Forum centre where zonings have changed to R50/100. These properties will always provide solid capital growth.

Public transport: Public transport is very good and will be better with the major upgrade of the Great Eastern Highway.

Main arteries: This is one of the main benefits in Belmont. Via the Farmer Freeway, you can access the main freeways north and south in just minutes. You can easily drive to the CBD in 15 minutes. Burswood Resort and ‘future’ football stadium will be 10 minutes at most.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$417,500 $298,000
-2.31% -2.90%
-8.65% -4.44%
1.01% 0.50%
$350 $350
65 38
4.31% 6.05%
76 111.68

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

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 6264
Median household income ($/weekly) 1197
Median age of persons 34
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 572 9.1
    25-34 years 1298 20.7
    35-44 years 887 14.2
    45-54 years 736 11.8
    55-64 years 633 10.1
    Others 2137 34.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2272 49.7
    Registered Married 1783 39.0
    Defacto Relationship 514 11.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3385 59.6
    Indonesia 202 3.6
    Papua New Guinea 271 4.8
    United Kingdom 413 7.3
    Other 436 7.7
    Others 971 17.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 195 3.6
    Christianity 3439 63.1
    Hinduism 106 1.9
    Islam 248 4.6
    No Religion 1371 25.2
    Others 90 1.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 203 9.5
    $400-$599 211 9.9
    $600-$799 180 8.5
    $1,500-$1,999 254 11.9
    $2,500-$2,999 214 10.1
    Others 1064 50.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2101 43.7
    Not in the labour force 1580 32.8
    Employed, worked part-time 768 16.0
    Employed, away from work 201 4.2
    Unemployed, looking for work 163 3.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 544 17.7
    Technicians & trades workers 526 17.1
    Community & personal service workers 302 9.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 476 15.5
    Machinery operators & drivers 316 10.3
    Others 905 29.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 64 5.9
    Infants/Primary 353 32.7
    Secondary 225 20.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 151 14.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 239 22.1
    Others 48 4.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4135 74.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1359 24.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 62 1.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1013 43.1
    Being purchased 719 30.6
    Fully owned 607 25.8
    Other tenure type 11 0.5
    Tenure Type
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