Forster NSW 2428

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

Suburb Insights
for Houses in last 12 months

At a Glance

$527k Median Sale Price (National Average $485k) 932nd In NSW
-7.59% Median Price Change (1 yr) (National Average 4.30%) 3846th In NSW
$435pw Median Rent (National Average $395) 827th In NSW
4.3% Median Gross Yield (National Average 4.24%) 327th In NSW
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Properties sold 207
Average discounting -6.44%
Average Days on Market 103
Stock on Market 84 for sale

Investment Strategy Scores

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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.

Forster, NSW 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.

Forster, NSW 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.

Forster, NSW 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.

Development Permits for Houses

Building permits are provided for council approved development applications. Where the available permits contain the type of development, date of submission, the date of approval, estimated build cost, estimated development area, builder and materials listed.

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Property Prices in Forster


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State Auction Clearance Rates - October 2019

Auctions Clearance rate
NSW 665 79%
ACT 53 64%
NT 13 31%
QLD 140 46%
SA 52 62%
TAS 1 0%
VIC 774 74%
WA 16 50%

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Suburb Information

Forster, NSW 2428

Part of: Mid-Coast Council No data available

The size of Forster is approximately 32.6 square kilometres. It has 32 parks covering nearly 41.2% of total area. The population of Forster in 2011 was 13,117 people. By 2016 the population was 13,749 showing a population growth of 4.8% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Forster is 60-69 years. Households in Forster are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1800 - $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Forster work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 67.1% of the homes in Forster were owner-occupied compared with 66.8% in 2016. (source: Australian Bureau of Statistics)

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Demographic data provided
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Market Trends for Forster   for Houses in last 12 months


There have been 219 Houses sold in Forster in the past 12 months with a median sale price of $530K, up -7.02% annually. It takes on average 106 days to sell with vendor discounting of -6.84%.

Streets in Forster


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