3166, Victoria

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hughesdale Suburb Profile & Review

Hughesdale is a quiet residential suburb in Melbourne's south-east, located between Oakleigh and Murrumbeena. Its quaint period homes and tree-lined streets attract residents from a number of different cultural backgrounds. The suburb has a particularly strong Greek presence, which can be seen in popular local gathering places such the Thanasis Greek Tavern.

Chadstone Shopping Centre is just across the Princes Highway to the north, and a pleasant little shopping strip featuring cafes, retailers and restaurants can be found on Poath Road near Hughesdale Station.

Families will find the area well-suited to their needs. Hughesdale Station provides commuter parents with an easy twenty minute trip into the city, while education in the area is highly recommended. Hughesdale Primary School, Sacred Heart Girls' College, and St Anargiri Greek Orthodox College are all considered top schools by the MySchool website.

hughesdale Demographic Data

$ 746,500 Median House Price

21 Minutes Average Commute

35 Median Age

7,055 Population

51.35 % Female

48.65 % 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 hughesdale, Victoria.

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hughesdale 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.

hughesdale Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 613,500
  • 2009 $ 607,500
  • 2010 $ 671,000
  • 2011 $ 836,000
  • 2012 $ 746,500

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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hughesdale 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 hughesdale 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 hughesdale property price predictions.

hughesdale Market Property Types

  • 59 % Seperate House
  • 27 % Semi Detached
  • 14 % 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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hughesdale 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.

hughesdale Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,365 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 hughesdale

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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hughesdale 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.

hughesdale Sold Property Prices

hughesdale 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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hughesdale Restaurants

  • Thanasis Greek Tavern107 Poath Rdhughesdale VIC 316603 9530 4122

hughesdale Cafes

  • Brew Bar103 Poath Rdhughesdale VIC 316603 9568 3226
  • ChiChiHouse Cafe13 Willesden Rdhughesdale VIC 316603 9917 2194
  • Red Poppy Bakery84 Poath Roadhughesdale VIC 316603 9563 2627

hughesdale Schools

  • Sts. Anargiri, Oakleigh Greek Orthodox College77-81 Willesden Rdhughesdale VIC 3166(03) 95696128Private School
  • Hughesdale Primary SchoolBrine Streehughesdale VIC 3166(03) 9570 4808State Primary School

hughesdale Childcare

  • ABC Learning Centre1077 North Roadhughesdale VIC 3166
  • Brine Street Child Care Centre33 Brine Streethughesdale VIC 3166
  • Buckets Early Learning Centre577 Neerim Roadhughesdale VIC 3166

hughesdale Kindergarten and Preschools

  • Buckets Early Learning Centre577 Neerim Roadhughesdale VIC 3166
  • Hughesdale KindergartenFreda Streethughesdale VIC 3166

hughesdale Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • Oakleigh Tennis Clubhughesdale VIC 3166Tennis Club & Courts

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