Affordability in Perth’s million dollar suburbs

Buyers experiencing improved affordability in Perth’s million dollar suburbs!

So REIWA released this article two days ago, and it made us jump for joy! Finally, we can afford to buy in some of Perth’s most beautiful suburbs.

It was quite hard a few years back to get into these area’s as prices were through the roof, but at the moment it is a buyers market and now is the time for us to secure our futures with some of Perth’s most Stunning real estate in Perths most sought after suburbs…..

I don’t know about you guys but I’m calling my Broker STAT…. Foot THROUGH the door!

Perth home buyers looking to trade up are now seeing more opportunity in areas such as Peppermint Grove, Applecross and North Coogee, which topped reiwa.com’s list of affluent suburbs that have become more affordable.

REIWA President Hayden Groves said while prices in these suburbs were still well above the Perth median house price, they had become more affordable for buyers looking to trade up into those million dollar suburbs.
Peppermint Grove saw the biggest annual average change in its median house price over the past five years, shifting from $3,750,000 (year to April 2012) to $3,350,000 (year to April 2017).

“Buyers are looking for opportunities in areas with a good lifestyle scene, cafes and restaurants. In particular, we are seeing buyers placing more importance on proximity to good public schools.

“Suburbs such as Applecross, Nedlands and Peppermint Grove are within the catchment for some of Perth’s best public schools. Due to the easing off in median house prices in these suburbs, the opportunity is there to secure your ideal family home if you have the means,” said Mr Groves.

There’s also good news for sellers in Applecross, City Beach, Nedlands and Peppermint Grove, as properties are selling quicker in comparison to five years ago.

“In 2012, it took on average 120 days to sell a property in Peppermint Grove for instance. In more recent figures, the average selling days for the suburb sits at 90 days.
“We are also seeing sellers willing to negotiate and discount their initial asking price to achieve a sale,” said Mr Groves.

The average discount sellers in the five suburbs are applying to their asking price is around the eight to 10 per cent mark in the year to April 2017 data.

“Both buyers and sellers are benefitting from the current market conditions in these million dollar suburbs,” said Mr Groves.

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Source: REIWA

 

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