wantirna

3152, Victoria

Real Estate & Property Information

Median
Price Rank
225

wantirna Suburb Profile & Review

Bordered by the peaceful bushland of Koomba Park and the Dandenong Valley Parklands, Wantirna is a quiet suburb in the eastern suburbs known as the home of the Knox City Shopping Centre. This regional shopping mecca features a Myer, two Coles supermarkets, Kmart, Target, a Village Cinemas fifteen-screen multiplex, an AMF bowling alley, a public library, and an indoor food court. For a smaller strip mall, the Wantirna Mall on Mountain Highway also houses an IGA supermarket and a Video Ezy store.

Wantirna is an excellent location for schools. Those in the area include Wantirna Primary School, Wantirna College and St Lukes Primary School. A Swinburne University campus with facilities for visual arts, business, horticulture and information technologies is also within walking distance of Knox City. At Wantirna Reserve find a sporting oval with facilities for football and cricket, while the adjacent Wantirna Tennis Club boasts ten private tennis courts and a clubhouse.

In thirty-five minutes reach the Melbourne CBD on the Eastern Freeway. An extensive bus network services the area from Knox City, while Heatherdale Station in Mitcham provides train services to the city on the Belgrave line.

wantirna Demographic Data

$ 530,000 Median House Price

32 Minutes Average Commute

41 Median Age

13,768 Population

51.17 % Female

48.83 % Male

3923 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 wantirna, Victoria.

Learn more about data
X

wantirna 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.

wantirna Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 415,000
  • 2009 $ 425,000
  • 2010 $ 455,000
  • 2011 $ 541,000
  • 2012 $ 530,000

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.

Learn more about data
X

wantirna 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 wantirna 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 wantirna property price predictions.

wantirna Market Property Types

  • 89 % Seperate House
  • 7 % Semi Detached
  • 1 % Flat or Unit
  • 3 % 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.

Learn more about data
X

wantirna 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.

wantirna Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,470 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 1,800 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 wantirna

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.

Learn more about data
X

wantirna 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.

wantirna Sold Property Prices

wantirna 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.

wantirna Related Local Blog Posts

Immigrants Are Pushing House Prices Higher

Much of Australia’s history and success has been built on the back immigration but are the current intake levels too high and how are they impacting prices?

Hangover Stock Brings About Buying Opportunities

This week Melbourne’s auction market has been tested with over 1200 properties reportedly going under the hammer over the weekend. Although both Domain and the REIV show clearance rates at nearly 70%, this on the surface seems good but in actual fact is 10% down for the same time last year. Speaking to a number of agents around town confirms….

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?

wantirna Restaurants

  • The Cosmopolitan324 Wantirna Rdwantirna VIC 315203 9887 3555
  • Peninsula Wantirna500 Boronia Rd wantirna VIC 315203 9887 0028
  • Oporto506 Mountain Hwywantirna VIC 315203 9729 6199

wantirna Schools

  • Swinburne University369 Stud Roadwantirna VIC 3152(03) 9214 8000 Adult Multicultural Education Service
  • St. Lukes Primary School25 Stokes Roadwantirna VIC 3152(03) 9801 6917Catholic Primary School
  • Wantirna Heights SchoolKingloch Paradewantirna VIC 3152(03) 9720 7492Specialist School

wantirna Childcare

  • ABC Learning Centre51 Cathies Lanewantirna VIC 3152
  • Birchfield Crescent CCC40 Birchfield Creswantirna VIC 3152
  • Regency Park Child Care Centre1 Alderford Drwantirna VIC 3152

wantirna Kindergarten and Preschools

  • Billoo Park Kindergarten40 Birchfield Creswantirna VIC 3152
  • Clarekirk Kindergarten276 Wantirna Rdwantirna VIC 3152
  • Mariemont Preschool & ELC9 Mariemont Avwantirna VIC 3152

wantirna Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • King Village, Sports Complexwantirna VIC 3152Athletics Club
  • Wantirna Goodlife Fitnesswantirna VIC 3152Tennis Club & Courts
  • Templeton Tennis Clubwantirna VIC 3152Tennis Club & Courts

wantirna Retirement Villages

  • Salford Parkwantirna VIC 3152
  • Wantirna Villagewantirna VIC 3152

Find out How Much your House is Worth in wantirna

Request a free market Basic Report for wantirna to get a general idea of property prices in your area, or a more specific CMA Report for the property you own.

Download Free Market Report
Share with friendsX