3806, Victoria

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berwick Suburb Profile & Review

On a rise overlooking the Beaconsfield foothills, you will find Berwick, a one-time stopover point for road coaches on their way to the goldfields in the 1850s. The famous Berwick Inn is one of several original buildings from this era that gives the town centre its English village feelzzd.

Berwick is popular with families, couples and retirees alike. Wilson Botanic Park, on the edge of Basalt Lake, is a feature of the suburb. Its barbeque areas, walking tracks and playground attract many visitors. In Berwick Village you will find a strip of restaurants, cafes, fashion boutiques, a library and a post office, while Westfield Fountain Gate is a short drive along the Princes Highway. Public high schools Berwick Secondary College and Kambrya College are both located in the area, as are Beaconhills College and the Berwick Campus of St Francis Xavier College. There is also a Chisholm Institute of TAFE and a Monash University Monash University campus for adult education.

Casey Hospital and St John of God Berwick Hospital are both found in the area. The Melbourne CBD is a forty minute journey along the Monash Freeway, and Berwick Station provides regular train services to and from the city on the Pakenham line.

berwick Demographic Data

$ 442,050 Median House Price

39 Minutes Average Commute

35 Median Age

44,779 Population

51.43 % Female

48.57 % 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 berwick, Victoria.

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berwick 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.

berwick Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 335,000
  • 2009 $ 353,000
  • 2010 $ 384,500
  • 2011 $ 450,000
  • 2012 $ 442,050

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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berwick 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 berwick 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 berwick property price predictions.

berwick Market Property Types

  • 89 % Seperate House
  • 7 % Semi Detached
  • 4 % 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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berwick 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.

berwick Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,557 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 1,950 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 berwick

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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berwick 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.

berwick Sold Property Prices

berwick 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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Have Australians become a bunch of Whingers?

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Is Housing Affordability Creating A Gap Between The Rich and The Poor?

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berwick Restaurants

  • The Mexican House11 Clyde Roadberwick VIC 380603 9707 2499
  • Soya Noodle & Sushi BarShop 14, Parkhill Plaza berwick VIC 380603 8794 8258
  • Sofia248 Clyde Roadberwick VIC 380603 8786 7411

berwick Cafes

  • Margo's Fine Chocolate and CafeShop 18, Parkhill Plaza, Parkhill Driveberwick VIC 380603 8794 8440
  • Primary @ Pioneers Park1-11 Peel St berwick VIC 380603 9768 9681
  • Cafe Revival18 Gloucester Ave berwick VIC 380603 9707 0011

berwick Schools

  • St. Francis Xavier College (Junior Campus)75 Ridgemont Driveberwick VIC 3806(03) 9702 6588Catholic Secondary School
  • St. Catherines Primary School73 Ridgemont Driveberwick VIC 3806(03) 9702 1466Catholic Primary School
  • St. Michaels Primary School16 Scanlan Streetberwick VIC 3806(03) 9707 1600Catholic Primary School

berwick Childcare

  • ABC Learning Centre Chisholm Institue of Tafeberwick VIC 3806
  • ABC Learning Centre1-5 Cheviot Avenueberwick VIC 3806
  • Bridgewater Children's Centre45 Bridgewater Bvdberwick VIC 3806

berwick Kindergarten and Preschools

  • Berwick Kids Education Centre60-62 Ridgemont Driveberwick VIC 3806
  • Brentwood Park Preschool26 Bemersyde Driveberwick VIC 3806
  • Bridgewater Children's Centre45 Bridgewater Bvdberwick VIC 3806

berwick Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • Edwin Flack Reserveberwick VIC 3806Athletics Club
  • Little Athletics Centres, Casey, Edwin Flack Resberwick VIC 3806Athletics Club
  • Berwick Dodgersberwick VIC 3806Baseball Club

berwick Retirement Villages

  • Berwick Braeberwick VIC 3806
  • Berwick Special Accommodation Homeberwick VIC 3806
  • Edrington Parkberwick VIC 3806

berwick Vets

  • Berwick Vet Hospitalberwick VIC 3806

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