boronia

3155, Victoria

Real Estate & Property Information

Median
Price Rank
308

boronia Suburb Profile & Review

Set in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges National Park, Boronia has preserved its beautiful natural surroundings with tree-lined streets, extensive parklands and winding cycling paths. In such safe, clean, picturesque surroundings, it's not unusual to run into your neighbours walking their dogs at night or going for a jog.

The area has an endless supply of sports and recreational clubs. Kids frequent the calisthenics school, the radio control car club and the martial arts school. At Knox Leisureworks, there is a fitness centre and a beach style swimming pool. Tormore Reserve is home to the Boronia Cricket Club and the Boronia Hawks football team.

At Boronia Junction Shopping Centre, you will find everything from a bowling alley to a Safeway supermarket, while Dorset Square houses the Metro cinema, a fruit market, coffee shops and restaurants. There are four primary schools in the area. There is also Boronia K-12 College, which was created when Boronia Heights College merged with Boronia Primary School. The Eastern Freeway is a short drive along Boronia Road, and you can also jump on the Belgrave train from Boronia Station to reach Flinders Street Station in less than forty minutes.

boronia Demographic Data

$ 431,500 Median House Price

38 Minutes Average Commute

39 Median Age

20,825 Population

51.51 % Female

48.49 % Male

5778 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 boronia, Victoria.

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boronia 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.

boronia Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 325,000
  • 2009 $ 340,500
  • 2010 $ 380,000
  • 2011 $ 447,500
  • 2012 $ 431,500

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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boronia 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 boronia 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 boronia property price predictions.

boronia Market Property Types

  • 77 % Seperate House
  • 17 % Semi Detached
  • 6 % 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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boronia 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.

boronia Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,162 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 1,682 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 boronia

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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boronia 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.

boronia Sold Property Prices

boronia 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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boronia Restaurants

  • Taco Bill218 Dorset Roadboronia VIC 315503 9762 1108
  • Siam Terrace240a Dorset Rdboronia VIC 315503 9739 8882
  • Rajdoot Indian Tandoori Restaurant144 Boronia Rd boronia VIC 315503 9762 4410

boronia Cafes

  • Dorset Cafe951 Mountain Highwayboronia VIC 315503 9720 2500
  • Before & After Coffee Shop9/218 Dorset Roadboronia VIC 315503 9761 1481
  • Boronia Mall Cafe26 The Mallboronia VIC 315503 9762 3891

boronia Schools

  • Boronia LibraryPark Crescentboronia VIC 3155(03) 9762 4099Adult Multicultural Education Service
  • St. Josephs Primary School212 Boronia Roadboronia VIC 3155(03) 9762 3275Catholic Primary School
  • Boronia Primary SchoolRangeview Roadboronia VIC 3155(03) 9762 2089State Primary School

boronia Childcare

  • ABC Learning Centre15 Boronia Rdboronia VIC 3155
  • Alchester Village Preschool30 Lockwoods Roadboronia VIC 3155
  • Little Alberts Childcare166 Albert Aveboronia VIC 3155

boronia Kindergarten and Preschools

  • Allandale Kindergarten59 Boronia Rdboronia VIC 3155
  • Colchester Park PreschoolBeresford Drboronia VIC 3155
  • Cooinda PreschoolDinsdale Rdboronia VIC 3155

boronia Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • BoroniaColeman Roadboronia VIC 3155Tennis Club & Courts
  • Boronia Parkboronia VIC 3155Tennis Club & Courts
  • Miller Park Tennis Clubboronia VIC 3155Tennis Club & Courts

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