Top 10 profit-making Sydney suburbs

Summary

  • CoreLogic's latest data reveals that many Sydney suburbs returned a healthy profit, with some of Sydney’s high-end suburbs returning around AU$1 million.
  • Such is the vitality of Sydney’s property market, many of the properties in these first three areas turned over a healthy profit within just one year.

With Sydney once again in lockdown over concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the local economy is again taking a hit. One thing that continues to perform despite the pandemic is Sydney property prices.

CoreLogic's latest data reveals that many Sydney suburbs returned a healthy profit, with some of Sydney’s high-end suburbs returning around AU$1 million.

The majority of profit-making house sales across Sydney’s were owner-occupiers benefiting from significant capital growth in the past year, with just one in five being investor resales.

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Here’s a rundown of the top ten profit-making suburbs as per CoreLogic data.

  1. Northern Beaches

The Northern Beaches is a coveted area of property north of Sydney encompassing suburbs like Palm Beach and iconic Manly.

The first quarter of 2021 saw a medium profit of AU$856,300 of 98.4% of sales made.

  1. Woollahra Council

Perhaps the most coveted area in Sydney, Woollahra Council encompasses many of Sydney’s prestigious eastern suburbs from Paddington in the inner city to Vaucluse- home to some of Australia’s most expensive property.

The medium profit for 97.2% of properties in this area was AU$775,000.

  1. Mosman Council

Mosman Council, which lies adjacent to the Northern Beaches is another coveted region of Sydney’s featuring some of Sydney’s most lavish properties.

Properties in Mosman Council recorded a median profit of AU$775,000 from 97.2% of properties.

Such is the vitality of Sydney’s property market, many of the properties in these first three areas turned over a healthy profit within just one year.

More than 2000 properties, which were held onto for a year or less, returned a profit.

  1. Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains is located about an hour outside of Sydney and is one of the most frequented tourist destinations being home to some of the gorgeous scenery on the planet.

The Blue Mountains achieved a median profit of AU$355,550 of 97.1% of all sales.

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  1. Waverley

Waverley is a region in the east of Sydney adjacent to Woollahra Council. Containing some of Sydney’s most sought-after suburbs, including Bronte and the iconic Bondi Beach, its properties are some of the most beautiful in Sydney.

Waverley recorded a median house profit of AU$666,500 of 96.8% of sold properties.

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  1. Camden

Camden is a large area northwest of Sydney’s central business district.

It includes suburbs such as Bickley Vale, Harrington Park and Narallen and encompasses over 200,000 square kilometres of land.

Camden recorded a median house profit of AU$290,000 from 96.8% of properties sold.

  1. North Sydney

Located just across the world-famous Sydney Harbour Bridge, North Sydney has historically been one of Sydney’s prime locations.

North Sydney is Sydney’s second central business district with many high-rise commercial buildings along with several high-rise residential apartments.

Situated along the harbour and home to Sydney’s iconic Luna Park, North Sydney is undoubtedly one of Sydney’s beautiful suburbs.

It returned a median house profit of AU$515,000 from 96.7% of properties sold.

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  1. Ku-ring-gai

Located in Sydney’s north, the region is named after the indigenous Kuringgai tribe, who originally inhabited the area.

This council is home to many suburbs, including Gordon, Turramurra and Pymble.

Ku-ring-gai achieved a median house profit of AU$1,081,250 from 96.5% of sold properties.

  1. Randwick

Located in the inner eastern suburbs of Sydney, Randwick is the second oldest region in Sydney.

It encompasses suburbs such as Kensington, Botany and La Perouse and is home to some of Sydney’s most beautiful beaches, including Coogee, Clovelly, and Maroubra.

Randwick recorded a median house profit of AU$502,000 from 96.4% of properties sold.

  1. Campbelltown

Campbelltown is located on the outskirts of Sydney, lying approximately fifty kilometres to the west of Sydney’s central business district.

It is filled by a combination of both privately-owned residential homes as well as government housing.

Campbelltown achieved a median house profit of AU$245,000 from 96.2% of properties sold.

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