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Rental listings

At June 2017, the City of Playford had a median house rental of $270, $65 lower than the median house rental for South Australia.

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 2013-2017, Automated Valuation System

Rental listings
City of Playford20172013Change
Housing value (at June)City of PlayfordSouth AustraliaCity of Playford relative to South AustraliaCity of PlayfordSouth AustraliaCity of Playford relative to South Australia2013 to 2017
House--------------
First Quartile$240$280-14.3%$235$265-11.3%+$5
Median$270$335-19.4%$260$320-18.8%+$10
Third Quartile$300$400-25.0%$285$385-26.0%+$15
Median Rental Yield6.2%4.8%--6.1%5.1%----
Unit--------------
First Quartile$205$250-18.0%$153$240-36.3%+$52
Median$260$295-11.9%$200$280-28.6%+$60
Third Quartile$458$355+29.0%$254$330-23.0%+$204
Median Rental Yield5.6%5.1%--5.9%5.3%----

Source: Hometrack 2011-2016, Automated Valuation System.

Rental listings, 2017
Rental listings, 2017 Third Quartile, South Australia: $355 Median, South Australia: $295 First Quartile, South Australia: $250 Third Quartile, South Australia: $400 Median, South Australia: $335 First Quartile, South Australia: $280 Third Quartile, City of Playford: $458 Median, City of Playford: $260 First Quartile, City of Playford: $205 Third Quartile, City of Playford: $300 Median, City of Playford: $270 First Quartile, City of Playford: $240
Source: Hometrack 2011-2016, Automated Valuation System
Change in rental listings, 2013 to 2017
Change in rental listings, 2013 to 2017 Third Quartile, South Australia: $25 Median, South Australia: $15 First Quartile, South Australia: $10 Third Quartile, South Australia: $15 Median, South Australia: $15 First Quartile, South Australia: $15 Third Quartile, City of Playford: $204 Median, City of Playford: $60 First Quartile, City of Playford: $52 Third Quartile, City of Playford: $15 Median, City of Playford: $10 First Quartile, City of Playford: $5
Source: Hometrack 2011-2016, Automated Valuation System

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