3056, Victoria

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brunswick Suburb Profile & Review

Known for its rich multicultural population, Brunswick is also an inner city haven for young professionals, artists and tertiary students. The area's strong music and pub culture is reflected in the array of pubs and live music venues scattered along Sydney Road.

One of Melbourne's best areas for public transport, Brunswick has three train stations providing services on the Upfield line - Antsey Station, Brunswick Station and Jewell Station - and five tram routes. Also a popular destination for cycling, the suburb is bounded on the east and west by the Merri Creek Trail and the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail, while the Upfield Bike Path follows the Upfield railway line from Fawkner. Soccer, cricket, tennis and football clubs can be found aplenty on ovals, courts and pitches at Gillon Oval, Clifton Park and Gilpin Park. The Brunswick City Baths have a heated outdoor and indoor pool as well as a gymnasium.

Shopping is available in abundance - the lengthy Sydney Road shopping strip boasts exotic ethnic food, cafes, fashion retailers, supermarkets and banks. Undercover shopping centre Barkley Square has over forty specialty stores including a Woolworths and a Kmart.

brunswick Demographic Data

$ 655,000 Median House Price

13 Minutes Average Commute

33 Median Age

22,764 Population

51.12 % Female

48.88 % Male




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 brunswick, Victoria.

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brunswick 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.

brunswick Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 525,000
  • 2009 $ 540,000
  • 2010 $ 606,000
  • 2011 $ 699,000
  • 2012 $ 655,000

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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brunswick 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 brunswick 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 brunswick property price predictions.

brunswick Market Property Types

  • 77 % Seperate House
  • 10 % Semi Detached
  • 13 % Flat or Unit
  • 1 % 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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brunswick 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.

brunswick Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,433 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 2,000 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 brunswick

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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brunswick 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.

brunswick Sold Property Prices

brunswick 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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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.

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brunswick Restaurants

  • Tom Phat184 Sydney Rdbrunswick VIC 305603 9381 2374
  • Tibas Lebanese Restaurant504 Sydney Rdbrunswick VIC 305603 9380 8425
  • The Penny Black420 Sydney Roadbrunswick VIC 305603 9380 8667

brunswick Cafes

  • Choukette318 Sydney Roadbrunswick VIC 305603 9380 8680
  • La Paloma259 Albert Stbrunswick VIC 305603 9380 8520
  • Dood328328 Victoria Stbrunswick VIC 305603 9387 7993

brunswick Schools

  • Antonine College Trinity Campus33 Saxon Streetbrunswick VIC 3056(03) 9387 1911Catholic Secondary School
  • Our Lady Help of Christians26 Miller Streetbrunswick VIC 3056(03) 9380 5050Catholic Primary School
  • St. Margaret Marys Primary School47-49 Mitchell Stbrunswick VIC 3056(03) 9383 6699Catholic Primary School

brunswick Childcare

  • Blyth Street Early Learning Centre62 Blyth Streetbrunswick VIC 3056
  • Dawson Street Child Care Centre31 Dawson Streetbrunswick VIC 3056
  • Hartnett House Childrens Centre123 Albion Streetbrunswick VIC 3056

brunswick Kindergarten and Preschools

  • Bindi Child Care & Kindergarten96 Moreland Roadbrunswick VIC 3056
  • Brunswick Free Kindergarten61 Glenlyon Roadbrunswick VIC 3056
  • North West Brunswick Kinder34 Rose Streetbrunswick VIC 3056

brunswick Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • Brunswickbrunswick VIC 3056Croquet Club
  • Brunswick Sec Collegebrunswick VIC 3056Hockey Club
  • Trugo, Temple Parkbrunswick VIC 3056

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