Kent Rental Allowance & Key Rental Market Information for Sydney, September 2018
18th October, 2018
Kent’s Rental Allowance Matrix for Sydney (as of September 2018) is now available for download.
Our timely, accurate rental market information is designed specifically with human resources professionals in mind—it ensures that human resources departments are in the best position possible to make informed decisions about employee relocations as a whole, as well as individual employee house rent allowance figures.
Our rental property data covers a breadth of information, including the percentage of parkland in specific suburbs of Sydney, as well as population demographics (such as predominant age groups), rental vacancy rates, and rental property price breakdowns, including median and average rent prices for one, two, three and four bedroom properties.
According to our Spetember 2018 rental property data for inner city Sydney, there is a 3.2% vacancy rate for Sydney rental properties and the predominant age group is 25-34 years, with parkland covering 20% of the area.
The median rent for an inner city property in Sydney (as of September 2018) is:
- 1 bedroom: $645 per week
- 2 bedrooms: $900 per week
- 3 bedrooms: $1,060 per week
There is a wealth of other information available in the Sydney Rental Allowance Matrix. The full matrix provides data for all key areas of Sydney (not just the inner city), including Surry Hills, Balmain, Castle Hill, Cremorne and Lindfield.
For example, you can compare the inner east suburb of the Surry Hills with the Inner West suburb of Balmain. The predominant age group in the Surry Hills is 25-34 years, while the predominant age group in Balmain is 35-44 years. The rental property vacancy rate is 2.8% in the Surry Hills and 2.7% in Balmain. The price breakdowns allow you to compare the cost of renting a two-bedroom property in the Surry Hills (where the median rent is currently $770 per week) with a two-bedroom property in Balmain (where the median rent is currently $750 per week).
All our rental allowance data has been derived from respected and reputable sources, including:
- Data releases of leading institutes and organisations
- Polls and releases by relevant and reputable media outlets
- Our own comparative analysis of Sydney’s rental market combined with the local knowledge we have gathered during our 70 years of operation
The compilation and provision of up-to-date rental market information is just one aspect of our suite of superior quality corporate relocation services. Our over-arching aim is to provide all our clients with confidence in their relocation projects, and excellent outcomes both for their business as a whole, and their individual employees. We do this through our industry leading service delivery model, which is backed by our 5-star Quality Service Guarantee.