mont albert

3127, Victoria

Real Estate & Property Information

Median
Price Rank
16

mont albert Suburb Profile & Review

Mont Albert is a beautiful, leafy suburb in Melbourne's east. Large, lovingly restored Victorian houses sit alongside modern brick mansions and tidy flats. Beautiful and spacious parks such as Mont Albert Reserve and Elgar Park in Mont Albert North contribute to the tranquil suburban atmosphere.

An old fashioned shopping strip featuring conveniences such as a Foodworks Supermarket, a post office, a Blockbuster store, a newsagent and cafes can be found on Hamilton Street. Just a step off the curb from here is the Mont Albert railway station, where trains run on the Belgrave and Lilydale line to Flinders Street. The 109 tram to Box Hill also runs through the suburb along Whitehorse Road, allowing residents easy access to Kew and Richmond. Those looking for restaurants and department stores need not travel far; Box Hill and Balwyn shopping centres are both close by, and Westfield Doncaster is ten minutes away by car.

Though Mont Albert Primary School is the only school officially in the suburb, parents have access to Melbourne's elite private school belt. Many students travel to colleges in nearby Kew, Camberwell and Hawthorn.

mont albert Demographic Data

$ 1,310,000 Median House Price

24 Minutes Average Commute

39 Median Age

4,954 Population

52.97 % Female

47.03 % Male

1316 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 mont albert, Victoria.

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mont albert 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.

mont albert Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 928,750
  • 2009 $ 1,055,000
  • 2010 $ 1,068,500
  • 2011 $ 1,310,000
  • 2012 $ 1,310,000

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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mont albert 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 mont albert 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 mont albert property price predictions.

mont albert Market Property Types

  • 60 % Seperate House
  • 24 % Semi Detached
  • 17 % 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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mont albert 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.

mont albert Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,849 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 2,300 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 mont albert

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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mont albert 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.

mont albert Sold Property Prices

mont albert 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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mont albert Restaurants

  • Silky Swallow Chinese Restauant369/371 Mont Albert Roadmont albert VIC 312703 9890 3135
  • Grill Work1F Hamilton Streetmont albert VIC 312703 9898 3501
  • Cantina Centrale11 Hamilton Stmont albert VIC 312703 9890 4836

mont albert Cafes

  • Country Fare4 Hamilton Streetmont albert VIC 312703 9899 1028

mont albert Schools

  • Mont Albert Primary SchoolBarloa Roadmont albert VIC 3127(03) 9890 1331State Primary School
  • Box Hill Institute Elgar Campus465 Elgar Roadmont albert VIC 31271300 269 445TAFE Education

mont albert Childcare

  • ABC Learning Centre15 Wellesley Streetmont albert VIC 3127

mont albert Kindergarten and Preschools

  • Friend Street Kindergarten5 Friend Streetmont albert VIC 3127
  • St. Augustines Anglican Kinder24 Rostrevor Parademont albert VIC 3127

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