seaford

3198, Victoria

Real Estate & Property Information

Median
Price Rank
345

seaford Suburb Profile & Review

Located just forty-five minutes from the city, Seaford offers residents beachside living, a strong community atmosphere and good schools. The St Kilda Football Club has a multi-million dollar AFL training venue at Belvedere Park in Seaford, which benefits local sports teams.

The Seaford Foreshore Reserve separates the Nepean Highway from the beach, and is noted for being an extensive space for natural vegetation along the coast. There are some fantastic cafes, restaurants and shops along the Nepean Highway between Broughton Street and Station Street. The Beach cafe Seaford, just across from this strip, features spectacular views of the bay.

There are five primary schools in the area, which reflects its family-friendly nature. The Nepean Special School also caters for primary and secondary students with physical disabilities and health issues. The two train stations, Seaford and Kananook, are both on the Frankston line, and they provide residents with a sixty minute commute into the city.

seaford Demographic Data

$ 410,000 Median House Price

39 Minutes Average Commute

39 Median Age

16,033 Population

50.13 % Female

49.87 % Male

4234 NO OF FAMILIES

1.7 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 seaford, Victoria.

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seaford 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.

seaford Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 318,000
  • 2009 $ 333,500
  • 2010 $ 355,000
  • 2011 $ 415,000
  • 2012 $ 410,000

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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seaford 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 seaford 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 seaford property price predictions.

seaford Market Property Types

  • 72 % Seperate House
  • 9 % Semi Detached
  • 18 % 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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seaford 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.

seaford Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,007 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 1,558 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 seaford

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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seaford 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.

seaford Sold Property Prices

seaford 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.

seaford Related Local Blog Posts

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Hangover Stock Brings About Buying Opportunities

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Where is The Property Market Heading?

There has been a lot of “white noise” surrounding the Sydney and Melbourne property market over the last few months and it has taken me a while to determine which way things were actually going to go. Is the Australian property market heading down the gurgler or is this just a glitch?

Property Market Trends in Melbourne Which Could Affect Prices

In this final edition we look at what how the Melbourne property market has fared and what whether we are likely to see any changes in property prices, demand for property and economic drivers.

New Research Shows Consumers Who Don’t Own A Home Could Be Worse Off in Retirement

New Research released last week by Roy Morgan shows that people who don’t own a home have become worse off in terms of their net wealth and are jeopardising their retirement.

Is Australian Housing Heading for a Hard Landing or a Financial Cliff?

From my experience and talking with real estate agents the Melbourne market has softened no doubt, but are we heading towards a financial cliff?

seaford Restaurants

  • The Riviera Hotel30 Nepean Hwyseaford VIC 319803 9786 5666
  • Susie Wong Restaurant113c Nepean Hwy seaford VIC 319803 9776 8680
  • R & B Pizza117 Nepean Hwy seaford VIC 319803 9786 1747

seaford Cafes

  • Sweet and Smokey122A Nepean Highwayseaford VIC 319803 9785 7294
  • Kannacook Cafe43 McCulloch Avenueseaford VIC 319803 9776 8156
  • Marinka's Cafe & Deli8 Station Streetseaford VIC 319803 9786 9977

seaford Schools

  • St. Annes Primary School86/94 Austin Roadseaford VIC 3198(03) 9786 4736Catholic Primary School
  • Nepean Special Schoolseaford VIC 3198(03) 9786 9111Specialist School
  • Belvedere Park Primary School160 Belvedere Rdseaford VIC 3198(03) 9786 3205State Primary School

seaford Childcare

  • Green Cottage Child Care302 Frankston-D'nong Rdseaford VIC 3198
  • Cherry Lane Children's Centre6-8 Andrew Streetseaford VIC 3198

seaford Kindergarten and Preschools

  • Belvedere Park Preschool2 Keerok Avenueseaford VIC 3198
  • Kananook Preschool6 Buna Avenueseaford VIC 3198
  • Riviera KindergartenNewton Streetseaford VIC 3198

seaford Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • Little Athletics Centres, Riviera Reserveseaford VIC 3198Athletics Club
  • Seafordseaford VIC 3198Bowling Club
  • Frankston Womensseaford VIC 3198Cricket Club

seaford Retirement Villages

  • Greenwaysseaford VIC 3198

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