caulfield south

3162, Victoria

Real Estate & Property Information

Median
Price Rank
44

caulfield south Suburb Profile & Review

Situated just 9km from the city, Caulfield South is home to a number of lush, beautiful parks and gardens, such as Princes Park, where there are sports grounds, walking tracks, cycling tracks and children's playgrounds. It is a close to other affluent suburbs like Malvern and Glen Iris.

Caulfield Racecourse hosts about twenty race days each season, including the prestigious Caulfield Cup. Caulfield Grammar School is among the best schools in Victoria. It is also the second largest, with almost 3000 students located over three campuses around Melbourne. Monash University has a campus in Caulfield, which hosts about 13,000 students.

Though Caulfield South is a quiet suburb and there isn't much night-life, St Kilda and Chapel Street are not far away. It is one of the most accessible suburbs via public transport, and two train stations and three tram lines service the greater area. Despite the variety of housing styles, Caulfield South still retains its homely feel, withstanding the push for housing development in recent years.

caulfield south Demographic Data

$ 930,000 Median House Price

25 Minutes Average Commute

40 Median Age

11,271 Population

51.36 % Female

48.64 % Male

3032 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 caulfield south, Victoria.

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caulfield south 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.

caulfield south Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 850,000
  • 2009 $ 820,000
  • 2010 $ 845,000
  • 2011 $ 1,006,250
  • 2012 $ 930,000

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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caulfield south 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 caulfield south 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 caulfield south property price predictions.

caulfield south Market Property Types

  • 61 % Seperate House
  • 21 % Semi Detached
  • 17 % 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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caulfield south 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.

caulfield south Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,641 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 2,383 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 caulfield south

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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caulfield south 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.

caulfield south Sold Property Prices

caulfield south 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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caulfield south Restaurants

  • Tavlin678 Glen Huntly Rd caulfield south VIC 316203 9972 5666
  • Shesh Besh365 North Road caulfield south VIC 316203 9578 8350
  • Shemesh Vegetarian Pizza813 Glen Huntly Rd caulfield south VIC 316203 9523 0444

caulfield south Cafes

  • Amalya Cafe621 Glenhuntly Roadcaulfield south VIC 316203 9523 8206
  • Mr Brightside CafeBooran Roadcaulfield south VIC 316203 9576 9588

caulfield south Schools

  • Japanese School of Melbourne601/258 Little Bourke Streetcaulfield south VIC 31620430 103 660Private School
  • Caulfield Primary School724 Glen Huntly Roadcaulfield south VIC 3162(03) 9523 7932State Primary School
  • Caulfield South Primary SchoolBundeera Roadcaulfield south VIC 3162(03) 9578 3718State Primary School

caulfield south Childcare

  • South Caulfield CCC452 Hawthorn Roadcaulfield south VIC 3162

caulfield south Kindergarten and Preschools

  • Caulfield Montessori School6 Roselea Streetcaulfield south VIC 3162
  • Caulfield Primary KinderOlive Stcaulfield south VIC 3162
  • Caulfield South KindergartenBirch Streetcaulfield south VIC 3162

caulfield south Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • Armadalecaulfield south VIC 3162Bowling Club
  • Caulfield Southcaulfield south VIC 3162Tennis Club & Courts
  • Southern Indoorcaulfield south VIC 3162Bowling Club

caulfield south Retirement Villages

  • Curraweena Independent Living Unitscaulfield south VIC 3162

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