If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Spearwood, 6163 to the rest of Australia, it performed poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this WA suburb was -4.64%.
If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Spearwood has given property investors a paper return of 0.22%. This puts Suburb as 166 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in WA
When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Spearwood, 6163. Typically our figures indicate that -7.40% is being offered, which puts this WA suburb at 840th most discounted overall in Australia.
A $340 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.82%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 0.19%.
Spearwood is an average performer in WA when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Spearwood gave property investors a good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with -0.85%.
Spearwood,6163 was ranked 455 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.
Property investors looking for a bargain in Spearwood should be aiming for at least -9.09% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.
In the last year 36 properties changed hands in Spearwood, which puts it as the 48th most active market in WA when comparing the number of sales per suburb.
Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $3360 per annum or $280 every week.
Spearwood has a great feel to it. It has a large European community which flows on from Fremantle. Spearwood is also close to Port Coogee Marina and it is quite affordable considering how close it is to Fremantle and the local coast line. There is plenty of opportunity in the older part of Spearwood for investors as the local government has re-zoned the area and has allowed for subdivisions. Great rental returns also.Full summary
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Selling points: Spearwood has a great feel to it. It has a large European community which flows on from Fremantle. Spearwood is also close to Port Coogee Marina and it is quite affordable considering how close it is to Fremantle and the local coast line. There is plenty of opportunity in the older part of Spearwood for investors as the local government has re-zoned the area and has allowed for subdivisions. Great rental returns also.
Most sought after properties: I would say the 3x1 old homes on subdividable large blocks would be in very high demand. Overpriced properties do take longer to sell but eventually they do sell. Homes are starting to move faster in this area.
Most common properties: It has so many types of homes from 3x1 on large blocks in the older area to large two story homes on the top of Spearwood heights. There are also new developments west of Rockingham Road.
Top amenities: Great primary schools. Phoenix shopping centre, local banks, Stargate Shopping Complex. Close to continental deli’s, plenty of parks and ovals and is close to Coogee beach and the new Marina which has many cafes and specialty shops.
Recent changes: Spearwood has had new estates developed west of Rockingham Road. There are more new subdivisions getting done now (more land for sale). The older parts of Spearwood have had the sewerage lines connected and new zonings in parts of Spearwood have been changed for future development.
Best streets: Buy close to Coogee beach West of Rockingham Road. Port Coogee is walking distance from that part of Spearwood to the beach and has the best of both worlds. It is affordable and still close to the new Marina. For an investor the older parts of Spearwood that have been re-zoned and have large blocks. Spearwood Heights has great ocean views and is still quite close to everything you need. You can get bargains at the moment as the area is still very affordable....
Public transport: There are a number of bus routes including the 881 which takes you to Garden City Shopping Centre and then to the Perth CBD. There are also buses on Rockingham Road that take you to Fremantle and the local train station.
Main arteries: The main road has extended Spearwood Avenue all the way through to Cockburn Road which gets you to Port Coogee Marina. Closer to Fremantle and South Fremantle.