Suburb Profile Report for Fremantle WA (6160)

Fremantle House: Median price $795,000, Annual capital growth 1.13%, Number of sales 102, Weekly median advertised rent $550

Fremantle Unit: Median price $425,000, Annual capital growth 0.75%, Number of sales 127, Weekly median advertised rent $340

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Fremantle is in the TOP 20% in WA when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Fremantle gave property investors a very good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 7.80%.

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

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Fremantle is offering property investors an average of -8.01. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 357th in terms of most discounted suburbs in WA

Fremantle is 284th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in WA with a 3.60% return

Property value increases in Fremantle have tracked close to the WA average of -4.34% over the last 12 months.

While Fremantle,6160 ranked number 85th in WA for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 28th over the last 5 years.

Fremantle6160 is located in WA which offers an average discount of -9.13% to property investors. Fremantle itself is showing figures that indicate -8.20% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

Fremantle is 67th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in WA with a 4.16% return

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July 2015

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With its stunning sunsets, laid back lifestyle and vibrant restaurant scene, few could deny that Fremantle is a popular place to live.Full summary
With its stunning sunsets, laid back lifestyle and vibrant restaurant scene, few could deny that Fremantle is a popular place to live.

Most buyers would also agree that this popularity comes with a price tag.

Over the last few years it has become quite difficult to locate decent houses within the area for under $800,000.

However, the recent weakness in the Perth market has meant house prices have consolidated to a more realistic level, albeit still high at $792,500.

Unlike many areas in Perth, Freo is currently experiencing a drastic drop in housing stock up for grabs.

According to Real Estate Investar, stock on market fell by 27% during the past 12 months.

Vacancy rate remains healthy at 2.63%, with houses achieving 4% rental yield on average.

Among the most popular streets in the suburb include Holland Street, Adelaide Street and Beach Street.
 
Selling points:  Location, Cafes, parks
 
Top amenities:  Schools, Parks, Café Strip, Yacht Club
 
Local industry and business:  Lots of Hospitality, boating and yachting, retail
 
Public transport: Buses, Cat Buses, Trains are available
 
Main arteries: Leach Hwy, Stirling Hwy, Hampton Road, South St, Canning Hwy
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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$795,000 $425,000
1.92% -5.03%
7.80% -5.35%
1.13% 0.75%
$550 $340
102 127
3.60% 4.16%
59.41 93.9

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Balanced (H)
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Demographics
Total population 7668
Median household income ($/weekly) 1397
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2263
Average household size 2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    25-34 years 1431 18.7
    35-44 years 1090 14.2
    45-54 years 1148 15.0
    55-64 years 1122 14.6
    65-74 years 640 8.3
    Others 2238 29.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2878 50.3
    Registered Married 1994 34.8
    Defacto Relationship 855 14.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4450 62.8
    Japan 242 3.4
    Papua New Guinea 244 3.4
    United Kingdom 955 13.5
    Other 417 5.9
    Others 777 11.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 160 2.4
    Christianity 3706 54.6
    Islam 46 0.7
    Other Religious Groups 55 0.8
    No Religion 2740 40.4
    Others 81 1.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 253 8.4
    $400-$599 253 8.4
    $600-$799 230 7.7
    $1,500-$1,999 328 10.9
    $2,500-$2,999 396 13.2
    Others 1544 51.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2627 41.6
    Not in the labour force 1936 30.6
    Employed, worked part-time 1231 19.5
    Employed, away from work 298 4.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 229 3.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 524 12.6
    Professionals 1583 38.1
    Technicians & trades workers 452 10.9
    Community & personal service workers 362 8.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 486 11.7
    Others 749 18.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 75 5.2
    Infants/Primary 334 23.3
    Secondary 237 16.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 148 10.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 599 41.8
    Others 39 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3382 51.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1703 25.7
    Flat, unit or apartment 1478 22.3
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 44 0.7
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 10 0.2
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1513 46.0
    Fully owned 909 27.6
    Being purchased 847 25.8
    Other tenure type 19 0.6
    Tenure Type
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