Ku-ring-gai Council Economic profile
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Ku-ring-gai Council area

Rental listings

At June 2018, Ku-ring-gai Council area had a median house rental of $950, $485 higher than the median house rental for New South Wales.

Housing valuation and rental data are a measure of the economic desirability of living in the local area. High and increasing rents are an indication of a strong economy and a desirable area, with access to jobs and services. Units are more commonly rented than houses, and renters tend to be younger than home owners on average. People may rent to be close to employment, entertainment and services, or they may rent while saving to buy a home.

Housing prices often factor in a home ownership premium, but rental costs are a more direct measure of the time-value of living in the area. Increases in rents often have a more direct relationship to employment and demand for housing.

Hometrack 2014-2018, Automated Valuation System

Rental listings
Ku-ring-gai Council area20182014Change
Housing value (at June)Ku-ring-gai Council areaNew South WalesKu-ring-gai Council area relative to New South WalesKu-ring-gai Council areaNew South WalesKu-ring-gai Council area relative to New South Wales2014 to 2018
House--------------
First Quartile$750$370+102.7%$695$330+110.6%+$55
Median$950$465+104.3%$900$410+119.5%+$50
Third Quartile$1,250$620+101.6%$1,200$560+114.3%+$50
Median Rental Yield2.6%3.5%--3.2%4.4%----
Unit--------------
First Quartile$530$390+35.9%$499$330+51.2%+$31
Median$620$490+26.5%$578$425+36.0%+$42
Third Quartile$700$620+12.9%$680$550+23.6%+$20
Median Rental Yield3.6%4.0%--4.4%4.6%----

Source: Hometrack 2014-2018, Automated Valuation System.

Rental listings, 2018
Rental listings, 2018 Third Quartile, New South Wales: $620 Median, New South Wales: $490 First Quartile, New South Wales: $390 Third Quartile, New South Wales: $620 Median, New South Wales: $465 First Quartile, New South Wales: $370 Third Quartile, Ku-ring-gai Council area: $700 Median, Ku-ring-gai Council area: $620 First Quartile, Ku-ring-gai Council area: $530 Third Quartile, Ku-ring-gai Council area: $1,250 Median, Ku-ring-gai Council area: $950 First Quartile, Ku-ring-gai Council area: $750
Source: Hometrack 2014-2018, Automated Valuation System
Change in rental listings, 2014 to 2018
Change in rental listings, 2014 to 2018 Third Quartile, New South Wales: $70 Median, New South Wales: $65 First Quartile, New South Wales: $60 Third Quartile, New South Wales: $60 Median, New South Wales: $55 First Quartile, New South Wales: $40 Third Quartile, Ku-ring-gai Council area: $20 Median, Ku-ring-gai Council area: $42 First Quartile, Ku-ring-gai Council area: $31 Third Quartile, Ku-ring-gai Council area: $50 Median, Ku-ring-gai Council area: $50 First Quartile, Ku-ring-gai Council area: $55
Source: Hometrack 2014-2018, Automated Valuation System

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