kinglake

3763, Victoria

Real Estate & Property Information

Median
Price Rank
567

kinglake Suburb Profile & Review

Kinglake is a rural township north-east of Melbourne in the Great Dividing Range. The Kinglake National Park is the area's most well-known spot, and it boasts hiking tracks, picnic areas and camping grounds amidst some beautiful scenery, including dramatic views of the Melbourne'skyline, Port Phillip Bay and the Yarra Valley. Humevale Road between Kinglake and Whittlesea is a quiet and popular route for cyclists.

Along Main Road in Kinglake you will find a Foodworks supermarket. On Whittlesea-Kinglake Road, there is the Kinglake Pub, the Kinglake Diner, and Flying Tarts Bakery and cafe, beloved for its superb coffee and pastries. Residents enjoy fresh produce from the Kinglake Community Market, held on the second Sunday of every month.

Kinglake Primary School and Kinglake West Primary School cater to children in the area. The Melbourne Indoor Equestrian Centre is a first-class facility offering horse riding lessons for adults and children in Kinglake West.

kinglake Demographic Data

$ 252,500 Median House Price

67 Minutes Average Commute

37 Median Age

1,347 Population

48.33 % Female

51.67 % Male

337 NO OF FAMILIES

1.9 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 kinglake, Victoria.

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kinglake 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.

kinglake Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 248,000
  • 2009 $ 262,500
  • 2010 $ 285,000
  • 2011 $ 252,500
  • 2012 $ 252,500

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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kinglake 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 kinglake 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 kinglake property price predictions.

kinglake Market Property Types

  • 98 % Seperate House
  • 1 % Semi Detached
  • 0 % Flat or Unit
  • 2 % 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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kinglake 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.

kinglake Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,165 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 1,546 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 kinglake

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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kinglake 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.

kinglake Sold Property Prices

kinglake 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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kinglake Restaurants

  • Kinglake Hotel28 Whttlesea-Kinglake Road kinglake VIC 376303 5786 1230

kinglake Cafes

  • Rosewood Cottage101 Whittlesea Kinglake Roadkinglake VIC 376303 5786 2005
  • Cafe MShop 2/1 Whittlesea Kinglake Rdkinglake VIC 376303 5786 1783

kinglake Schools

  • Kinglake Primary SchoolMcMahons Roadkinglake VIC 3763(03)5786 1284State Primary School

kinglake Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • Kinglake Homestead Trail Rideskinglake VIC 3763Horse Riding Club
  • Kinglake Riders Clubkinglake VIC 3763Horse Riding Club
  • Kinglake Skate Rampkinglake VIC 3763Skate Park Facility

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