armadale

3143, Victoria

Real Estate & Property Information

Median
Price Rank
11

armadale Suburb Profile & Review

Armadale is situated in the heart of the City of Stonnington, bordering the affluent suburbs of Malvern and Toorak and trendy Prahran. The CBD, which is a mere 7km away, is easily accessed by public transport. The historic Armadale and Toorak stations are serviced by three train lines, allowing residents to get to the city in less than ten minutes. The route 5, route 6, and route 72 trams also provide access to and from the city.

High Streetis renowned for its shopping; in particular its many wedding dress boutiques, antique stores and high fashion stores. A plethora of cafes and restaurantsline Glenferrie Road, a main thoroughfare which provides the division for neighbouring suburb Malvern. Georgios is really the hub of the Malvern-Armadale area, and its sprawling terrace has long been considered themeeting place for catching up with friends and soaking up the sun. Coin Laundry is another trendy favourite for Armadale locals situated next to Armadale Station. This cafe used to be a coin laundry (hence the name) but expect to find a wait on the weekends for a table.

Armadale is the home of some of Melbourne's leading private schools, including Lauriston Girls' School and the King David School. Neighbouring suburbs Toorak and Malvern also boast some of the city's best primary and secondary schools.

armadale Demographic Data

$ 1,505,500 Median House Price

17 Minutes Average Commute

36 Median Age

8,760 Population

53.04 % Female

46.96 % Male

2109 NO OF FAMILIES

1.8 AVG CHILDREN PER FAMILY

0.9 AVG MOTOR VEHICLE PER DWELLING

What this means

The following data, without any explanation, is just that, raw data. So in order to help you research the property market, we have outlined what this demographic and real estate information means and how it can be interpreted to help you make a smarter decision when buying or selling your next house or unit in armadale, Victoria.

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armadale Demographic Data

The demographic data below has been supplied by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), which is a government body. It is based on Census data collected every 5 years on the Australian population. Although it is dated 2011, this is the latest data available and should give property investors, property buyers and sellers a very good idea when researching or reviewing their suburb.

It’s important to note when looking at this data that you don’t just use it on its own. Consider this demographic and real estate data as a whole and seek advice from a professional when thinking of buying or selling your next property.

armadale Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 1,250,000
  • 2009 $ 1,450,000
  • 2010 $ 1,691,712
  • 2011 $ 1,800,000
  • 2012 $ 1,505,500

What this means

Median values are the most accepted measure of property values in the real estate industry in Australia. The median is the midpoint (the middle) figure when all the sold property prices over a particular period of time are ordered from their lowest to their highest value.

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armadale 5 Year Median House Prices

Here we have outlined the median value for all sales for each year over a period of 5 years. This is a more realistic timeframe when gauging how houses and units in armadale have performed, and it usually indicates how they will perform in the future.

Median values less than 3 months old are often not always accurate (due to incomplete data) and therefore cannot be relied upon for long-term armadale property price predictions.

armadale Market Property Types

  • 34 % Seperate House
  • 25 % Semi Detached
  • 41 % Flat or Unit
  • 0 % Other Dwelling

What this means

The property type in your suburb will help you identify the density of the area. The greater the number of flats, units and apartments, the more likely it is the suburb has a higher density of living and occupants are more reliant on public transport, cafes, restaurants, convenience stores and amenities, infrastructure and less reliant on their own vehicle for transport.

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armadale Market Property Types

Typically, inner city suburbs within 10km of the CBD are comprised of apartments and semi-detached homes, while middle ring suburbs have semi-detached and detached properties. Rural properties would most likely fall under the “other” category.

This ABS Property Type data combined with Population Density and Family Composition figures gives a good indication of the type of people living in an area and therefore what type of property (1-2 bed apartment or house) would be an ideal investment or property to live in.

armadale Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,712 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 2,500 Median Monthly Mortgage

What this means

This is one of the most compelling statistics in this section because it has a profound impact on real estate prices. It should always be considered when buying or selling property in armadale

Experts believe mortgage stress occurs in real estate when property owners are spending over 30% of their gross income on their mortgage repayments. These figures show weekly income and monthly mortgages.

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armadale Income & Mortgage Stats

To calculate the percentage of income paid towards a mortgage for the suburb of Melbourne, multiply the mortgage payment (e.g. $2450) by 12 then divide this figure by the weekly income (e.g. $1200) multiplied by 52 (weeks) to look like this ($2450 x12/$1200 x 52) x 100 = 47%

Any figure above 30% usually indicates that the suburb you intend to buy in may have property owners with a high incidence of mortgage stress. In terms of maintaining or growing property values in the future and trying to secure a strong property price when selling, this could have an impact, especially in an economic or local industry downturn.

armadale Sold Property Prices

armadale Real Estate Experts

In each suburb we have identified real estate agents who are active local experts. Our goal is to have a network of real estate agents that have been reviewed by previous clients for future buyers and sellers to rely on when making their next property move or even when they just wanting real estate advice.

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Where is The Property Market Heading?

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Property Market Trends in Melbourne Which Could Affect Prices

In this final edition we look at what how the Melbourne property market has fared and what whether we are likely to see any changes in property prices, demand for property and economic drivers.

New Research Shows Consumers Who Don’t Own A Home Could Be Worse Off in Retirement

New Research released last week by Roy Morgan shows that people who don’t own a home have become worse off in terms of their net wealth and are jeopardising their retirement.

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armadale Restaurants

  • Zia Rina's Cucina857 High Street armadale VIC 314303 9500 2014
  • Thai On High1177 High Streetarmadale VIC 314303 9822 7153
  • Silky Apple969-975 High Streetarmadale VIC 314303 9824 7710

armadale Cafes

  • Cafe Amalia1d Rose Streetarmadale VIC 314303 9822 7753
  • Street Talk Cafe710 High Starmadale VIC 314303 9509 9687
  • Toorak Cellars and Wine Bar18 Beatty Avenuearmadale VIC 314303 9822 2070

armadale Schools

  • King David School517-519 Orrong Roadarmadale VIC 3143(03) 9529 5277Private School
  • Lauriston Girls School Blairholme38 Huntingtower Rdarmadale VIC 3143(03) 9864 7555Private School
  • Lauriston Girls School Niall House38 Huntingtower Rdarmadale VIC 3143(03) 9864 7555Private School

armadale Childcare

  • Armadale Early Learning Centre3 Fulton Streetarmadale VIC 3143
  • Little Possums on Wattletree81 Wattletree Roadarmadale VIC 3143
  • Malvern Early Learning & CCC9 Llaneast Streetarmadale VIC 3143

armadale Kindergarten and Preschools

  • Chabad House of Malvern/Toorak353 Glenferrie Rdarmadale VIC 3143
  • King David School Kindergarten117 Kooyong Roadarmadale VIC 3143
  • Lauriston Kindergarten 1062-1070 Malvern Rdarmadale VIC 3143

armadale Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • Melbourne Rugby Union, Football Clubarmadale VIC 3143Football Club
  • Armadale Tennis Centrearmadale VIC 3143Tennis Club & Courts

armadale Vets

  • Malvern Veterinary Hospitalarmadale VIC 3143

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