heathmont

3135, Victoria

Real Estate & Property Information

Median
Price Rank
243

heathmont Suburb Profile & Review

Situated between Ringwood and Bayswater in Melbourne's east, Heathmont is a mere thirty minute drive from the city centre. Historically covered with apple orchards, it is now home to some affluent residences and the Cadbury chocolate factory, which is a significant local employer. Trains conveniently run from Heathmont Station on the Belgrave line, and EastLink is nearby for travel into the city.

Heathmont is home to three primary schools, and local secondary school Heathmont College. There are a variety of other reputable schools in the City of Maroondah area.

With a fantastic array of local stores and Eastland down the road, shopping is not a problem. Utsav is an authentic Indian restaurant with friendly service and well-priced dishes that range from mild to spicy. Close by is Sweet Chilli Thai, also popular with locals. Residents are spoilt when it comes to sports: tennis courts, ovals, and an aquatic centre are all located within the suburb. Heathmont is renowned for its larger-than-average land plots, and many of its streets boast stunning views of the Dandenongs.

heathmont Demographic Data

$ 509,000 Median House Price

32 Minutes Average Commute

39 Median Age

9,250 Population

50.57 % Female

49.43 % Male

2616 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 heathmont, Victoria.

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heathmont 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.

heathmont Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 370,500
  • 2009 $ 415,250
  • 2010 $ 433,278
  • 2011 $ 536,750
  • 2012 $ 509,000

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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heathmont 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 heathmont 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 heathmont property price predictions.

heathmont Market Property Types

  • 84 % Seperate House
  • 11 % Semi Detached
  • 5 % 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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heathmont 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.

heathmont Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,420 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 1,751 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 heathmont

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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heathmont 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.

heathmont Sold Property Prices

heathmont 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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heathmont Restaurants

  • Yang Yang Noodle and Dumpling131 Canterbury Rd heathmont VIC 313503 8838 8969
  • Valentino's Cafe Restaurant110 Canterbury Roadheathmont VIC 313503 9720 0544
  • Utsav155 Canterbury Rd heathmont VIC 313503 9876 8664

heathmont Cafes

  • Food Coffee Friends151 Canterbury Roadheathmont VIC 313503 9879 4666
  • The Purple Onion126A Canterbury Roadheathmont VIC 313503 9720 3499
  • Woodys Bakehouse Cafe124 Canterbury Rdheathmont VIC 313503 9720 6669

heathmont Schools

  • Heathmont East Primary SchoolLouis Streetheathmont VIC 3135(03) 9729 5439State Primary School
  • Marlborough Primary SchoolHardy Cresheathmont VIC 3135(03) 9870 3468State Primary School
  • Heathmont CollegeWaters Groveheathmont VIC 3135(03) 9871 4888State Secondary College

heathmont Childcare

  • Koala CCC36 Marlborough Rdheathmont VIC 3135
  • Cuddly Bear274 Canterbury Rdheathmont VIC 3135
  • Heathmont Child Care Centre25 Eden Avenueheathmont VIC 3135

heathmont Kindergarten and Preschools

  • Heathmont Baptist Preschool78 Cuthbert Streetheathmont VIC 3135
  • Heathmont East KindergartenLot 2 Pleasant Driveheathmont VIC 3135
  • Heathmont Kindergarten41 Viviani Cresheathmont VIC 3135

heathmont Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • Heathmontheathmont VIC 3135Golf Driving Ranges
  • Melbourne Eastheathmont VIC 3135Netball Club
  • H.E. Parker Res T. Clubheathmont VIC 3135Tennis Club & Courts

heathmont Retirement Villages

  • Heathmont Lodge Aged Accommodationheathmont VIC 3135

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