Forrest ACT 2603

Here you can find what you need to know about Forrest, ACT, including house prices in the area, median values, annual growth, recent sale prices, maps, a suburb profile and much more.

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At a Glance

$2.3m Median Sale Price (National Average $485k) 1st In ACT
-16.48% Median Price Change (1 yr) (National Average 4.30%) 105th In ACT
$1,100pw Median Rent (National Average $395) 1st In ACT
2.5% Median Gross Yield (National Average 4.24%) 90th In ACT
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How we calculate the suburb Cash Flow Score

The suburb Cash Flow Score is simply the average of all the individual Cash Flow Scores for each property in that suburb.

A higher score indicates the suburb is more likely to contain properties that deliver an above average gross yield.

Forrest, ACT National
Median
Gross Yield

Investor Scores are computer generated and should not be regarded as personal or general advice about investing in residential property. They should not be relied on as such — persons seeking to buy or sell residential property should always seek appropriate professional advice. The methodology used to develop the Scores depends on the availability of property data and also depends on certain assumptions and estimates.
How we calculate the suburb Capital Growth Score

The suburb Capital Growth Score is simply the average of all the individual Capital Growth Scores for each property in that suburb.

A higher score indicates the suburb has recently experienced significant capital growth and the short term outlook for further growth is likely to be good given strong market health indicators.

Forrest, ACT National
Change in Median
Price (1 yr)
Average Days
on Market
Average Vendor
Discounting

Investor Scores are computer generated and should not be regarded as personal or general advice about investing in residential property. They should not be relied on as such — persons seeking to buy or sell residential property should always seek appropriate professional advice. The methodology used to develop the Scores depends on the availability of property data and also depends on certain assumptions and estimates.
How we calculate the suburb Lower Risk Score

The suburb Lower Risk Score is simply the average of all the individual Lower Risk Scores for each property in that suburb.

A higher score indicates the suburb has increased in value over a longer period so is less likely to only be due to recent market forces. It is also likely to contain properties that command higher rent than average and therefore attract higher income tenants. Furthermore, properties in this suburb are likely to be easier to sell in the future due to strong market health indicators.

Forrest, ACT National
Average Days
on Market
Change in Median Price
(5 yr)
Average Vendor
Discounting

Investor Scores are computer generated and should not be regarded as personal or general advice about investing in residential property. They should not be relied on as such — persons seeking to buy or sell residential property should always seek appropriate professional advice. The methodology used to develop the Scores depends on the availability of property data and also depends on certain assumptions and estimates.

Property Prices in Forrest


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State Auction Clearance Rates - May 2019

Auctions Clearance rate
ACT 63 62%
NSW 697 70%
NT 9 50%
QLD 139 37%
SA 135 58%
TAS 4 33%
VIC 971 63%
WA 32 31%

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Suburb Information

Forrest, ACT 2603

Part of: Canberra Central Council No data available

The size of Forrest is approximately 1.6 square kilometres. It has 4 parks covering nearly 6.8% of total area. The population of Forrest in 2011 was 1,468 people. By 2016 the population was 1,602 showing a population growth of 9.1% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Forrest is 50-59 years. Households in Forrest are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying over $4000 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Forrest work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 69.6% of the homes in Forrest were owner-occupied compared with 62.4% in 2016. (source: Australian Bureau of Statistics)

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