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Belconnen

Belconnen - SUBURB PROFILE REPORT
POSTAL CODE: ACT, 2617

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Based on its average 5-year and quarterly capital gains BELCONNEN, 2617 saw average growth in the long term.

A survey of average capital gains or median home price increase in suburbs across the country shows that the ACT suburb obtained a 0.59% growth over a ten-year period. It ranks 991st on our list of suburbs that property investors should look into.

BELCONNEN, 2617 in ACT belongs to the local government area of Unincorporated ACT.

BELCONNEN, 2617 has a capital gain of 6.41% for the past year, which is higher than average compared to its 6.83% growth within a five-year period.

With the median home price in BELCONNEN sitting at $415,000, and the average rent at $450, property owners could potentially earn a 5.64% increase in gross rental yield.

Figures from the previous quarter show that capital gains for real estate buyers in BELCONNEN are low, as opposed to average gains per annum over the past five years.

A 6.41% increase in median property prices in BELCONNEN, 2617 has allowed this suburb to join the ranks of best performing suburbs in ACT, settling at number 18th.

Surburb overview

Belconnen is a suburb in the Belconnen district of Canberra, ACT. The suburb is bounded by Ginninderra Drive, Coulter Drive, Belconnen Way, Eastern Valley Way, and Aikman Drive.

The suburb goes by the name it was associated with from the time it was inhabited. Its streets were named in honour of the lord mayors and mayors of cities in Australia. Belconnen is conveniently located an hour drive away from the capital.

Belconnen is a well-planned suburb, with an amazing view of the Brindabella Range on its west. Locals from surrounding suburbs head over to Belconnen for their lifestyle needs as the suburb not only covers the key facilities of the whole district but also boasts of leisure areas and recreational facilities that are unrivalled in its corner of Canberra.

Suburb growth

Unlike the rest of the other Belconnen suburbs, Belconnen’s residential developments are mostly apartment complexes and buildings. A huge chunk of residential spaces in Belconnen were flats or apartment units, translating to 70 per cent of the dwelling structures in the entire suburb. Next up were semi-detached or town houses at 30 per cent. Only less than 1 per cent of the suburbs were detached homes.

Refurbished units, as well as those found in new developments, populate online real estate listings. Units sell for $410,000, up by nearly 5 per cent in the last five years.

Data report can be found below

Belconnen
KEY PROPERTY DATA REPORT HOUSE UNIT
Median Price N/A $415,000
GROWTH REPORT
Median Quarterly N/A 0.36%
Median 12 month N/A 6.41%
Median 3 years N/A 5.06%
Median 5 years N/A 6.83%
10 years average annual N/A 0.59%
Weekly media advert. rent N/A $450
Time on Market N/A 71.9 days
Gross Rental Yield Percent N/A 5.64%
demographics (median values)*
Total Population
32503
Weekly Household Income
1907
Household Size
2.50
Age
32
Monthly Loan Repayment
1950
* Australian Bureau of Statistics (May 2021) 2016 Census DataPacks[https://datapacks.censusdata.abs.gov.au/datapacks/],ABS Website, accessed 2016.
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