3079, Victoria

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ivanhoe Suburb Profile & Review

A central but tranquil area only twenty minutes from the city on the Eastern Freeway, Ivanhoe is renowned for its luxurious period homes. Ivanhoe Grammar School and Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School, two of Melbourne's most prestigious private schools, are both located within Ivanhoe, while Ivanhoe Primary School, one of Melbourne's oldest state schools, is also in the area.

Two railway stations, Ivanhoe Station and Darebin Station, both service the area on the Hurstbridge line. Upper Heidelberg Road features trendy restaurants and cafes such as Cafe Saffron and Red Lounge Cafe, as well as a newsagent, a book store and two supermarkets. Lush parkland such as Wilson Reserve on The Boulevard provide playground facilities for children and walking areas for adults. The Darebin Creek Trail is an idyllic route for cycling enthusiasts.

Christmas is a special time in Ivanhoe. Residents of The Boulevard famously cover their houses and front lawns with Christmas lights and decorations. Over 100,000 people visit this street during the nine day spectacle.

ivanhoe Demographic Data

$ 962,500 Median House Price

19 Minutes Average Commute

39 Median Age

11,085 Population

52.18 % Female

47.82 % 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 ivanhoe, Victoria.

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ivanhoe 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.

ivanhoe Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 758,500
  • 2009 $ 805,000
  • 2010 $ 791,000
  • 2011 $ 1,020,000
  • 2012 $ 962,500

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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ivanhoe 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 ivanhoe 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 ivanhoe property price predictions.

ivanhoe Market Property Types

  • 61 % Seperate House
  • 19 % Semi Detached
  • 19 % 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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ivanhoe 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.

ivanhoe Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,599 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 2,167 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 ivanhoe

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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ivanhoe 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.

ivanhoe Sold Property Prices

ivanhoe 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.

ivanhoe Related Local Blog Posts

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?

Have Australians become a bunch of Whingers?

  Melbourne Auction Results 11th of September 2017 73% Clearance Rate 836 Reported Auctions Sold at Auction: 523     Passed in: 194     Sold Before: 99     Sold After: 0     Postponed 14       Source:REIV   Melbourne Market Wrap March 11th September , 2017 The REIV reported 836 properties

Melbourne’s Daily Average Visitors Nearing 1 Million

According to Population Estimates and Forecasts report nearly one million people will be visiting Melbourne on an average weekday within the next five years

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

Australia’s political parties are using housing affordability as a platform to boost their popularity and polarise the community, but is this a local issue? Low interest rate cycles globally have pushed asset prices up, so how will this affect our market?

Households under Mortgage Stress Could Surpass 800,000

The latest unemployment figure releases last week show the Australian economy is growing but is this true? We scratch the surface and look at the problem with our wage growth, our youth unemployment and why many households are suffering mortgage stress.

ivanhoe Restaurants

  • Woodfire Cafe Pizzeria91 Upper Heidelberg Rdivanhoe VIC 307903 9497 3255
  • Thai Lantern208 Upper Heidelberg Rdivanhoe VIC 307903 9497 4112
  • Popula Japanese149 Upper Heidelberg Rdivanhoe VIC 307903 9499 6642

ivanhoe Cafes

  • Bitter Sweet Bakery Cafe269 Lower Heidelberg Roadivanhoe VIC 307903 9497 4144
  • Cosi Duci277 Upper Heidelberg Rdivanhoe VIC 307903 9499 6886
  • Laurent Boulangerie Patisserie139 Upper Heidelberg Rdivanhoe VIC 307903 9497 3844

ivanhoe Schools

  • St. Bernadettes Primary School53 Stanley Streetivanhoe VIC 3079(03) 9499 3914Catholic Primary School
  • Mary Immaculate Primary School9 Rockbeare Groveivanhoe VIC 3079(03) 9497 1827Catholic Primary School
  • Ivanhoe Girls Grammar123 Marshall Streetivanhoe VIC 3079(03) 9490 6222Private School

ivanhoe Childcare

  • ABC Learning Centre49 Marshall Streetivanhoe VIC 3079
  • East Ivanhoe ELC71 Lower Heidelberg Rdivanhoe VIC 3079
  • Ivanhoe Girls Grammar ELC18 Noel Streetivanhoe VIC 3079

ivanhoe Kindergarten and Preschools

  • East Ivanhoe ELC71 Lower Heidelberg Rdivanhoe VIC 3079
  • Fairy Hills Kindergarten7 Thyer Roadivanhoe VIC 3079
  • Ivanhoe Uniting Church KinderSeddon Streetivanhoe VIC 3079

ivanhoe Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • Ivanhoe103 Marshall Stivanhoe VIC 3079Squash Court
  • Ivanhoe Parkivanhoe VIC 3079Croquet Club
  • Old Ivanhoe Grammarians FC, Chelsworth Parkivanhoe VIC 3079Football Club

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