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National Property Wrap

The Ups and Downs of Australian residential property

Suburb Ups and Downs National Property Wrap - November 2020

The Ups and Downs of Australian residential property

Australia

The property market has had a mix of suburbs growing or falling in value:
Property Type Last Month Last 3 Months Last 6 Months Last 12 Months
Houses 6720 53% 6584 52% 7542 60% 8893 71%
5925 47% 6055 48% 5005 40% 3612 29%
Units 2598 40% 2634 40% 3076 51% 3692 62%
3926 60% 3877 60% 2913 49% 2266 38%
Both 9318 49% 9218 48% 10618 57% 12585 68%
9851 51% 9932 52% 7918 43% 5878 32%

The table shows the count and percentage of property markets from around Australia that had positive recent growth versus those that had negative recent growth. The counts are split into houses, units and both combined.

Growth was calculated using change in medians over each period. Markets were excluded if there was insufficient data for a reliable median. Markets that had precisely zero growth were excluded.

Picking a property market that has positive growth has been harder to do at varying periods over recent years:

The chart shows the percentage of House Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green) 
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Australian suburbs.

The chart shows the percentage of Unit Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Australian suburbs.

Sydney

As above but restricted to only suburbs within the Sydney Significant Urban Area (SUA).

Property Type Last Month Last 3 Months Last 6 Months Last 12 Months
Houses 327 47% 320 46% 476 69% 632 91%
364 53% 371 54% 215 31% 59 9%
Units 269 40% 274 41% 400 61% 549 83%
399 60% 394 59% 260 39% 110 17%
Both 596 44% 594 44% 876 65% 1181 87%
763 56% 765 56% 475 35% 169 13%

The chart shows the percentage of House Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Sydney suburbs.

The chart shows the percentage of Unit Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Sydney suburbs.

Rest of New South Wales

Property Type Last Month Last 3 Months Last 6 Months Last 12 Months
Houses 1954 59% 1893 57% 1931 59% 2221 67%
1353 41% 1411 43% 1368 41% 1071 33%
Units 577 43% 589 45% 658 55% 711 60%
751 57% 733 55% 533 45% 476 40%
Both 2531 55% 2482 54% 2589 58% 2932 65%
2104 45% 2144 46% 1901 42% 1547 35%

The chart shows the percentage of House Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Rest of NSW suburbs.

The chart shows the percentage of Unit Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Rest of NSW suburbs.

Melbourne

Property Type Last Month Last 3 Months Last 6 Months Last 12 Months
Houses 133 30% 139 31% 277 62% 421 95%
311 70% 305 69% 167 38% 21 5%
Units 169 39% 176 41% 239 57% 340 80%
261 61% 254 59% 184 43% 83 20%
Both 302 35% 315 36% 516 60% 761 88%
572 65% 559 64% 351 40% 104 12%

The chart shows the percentage of House Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Melbourne suburbs.

The chart shows the percentage of Unit Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Melbourne suburbs.

Rest of Victoria

Property Type Last Month Last 3 Months Last 6 Months Last 12 Months
Houses 133 50% 1086 53% 1291 63% 1523 75%
1023 50% 977 47% 758 37% 504 25%
Units 328 36% 350 38% 414 51% 514 65%
587 64% 565 62% 390 49% 282 35%
Both 1369 46% 1436 48% 1705 60% 2037 72%
1610 54% 1542 52% 1148 40% 786 28%

The chart shows the percentage of House Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Rest of VIC suburbs.

The chart shows the percentage of Units Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Rest of VIC suburbs.

Brisbane

Property Type Last Month Last 3 Months Last 6 Months Last 12 Months
Houses 265 64% 244 59% 276 67% 327 79%
150 36% 171 41% 138 33% 87 21%
Units 186 49% 183 48% 169 46% 173 49%
193 51% 195 52% 198 54% 182 51%
Both 451 57% 427 54% 445 57% 500 65%
343 43% 366 46% 336 43% 269 35%

The chart shows the percentage of House Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Brisbane sububrs.

The chart shows the percentage of Units Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Brisbane suburbs.

Rest of Queensland

Property Type Last Month Last 3 Months Last 6 Months Last 12 Months
Houses 1135 52% 1004 46% 1201 56% 1444 68%
1044 48% 1175 54% 930 44% 684 32%
Units 291 31% 312 34% 332 43% 393 51%
638 69% 615 66% 432 57% 371 49%
Both 1426 46% 1316 42% 1533 53% 1837 64%
1682 54% 1790 58% 1362 47% 1055 36%

The chart shows the percentage of House Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Rest of QLD suburbs.

The chart shows the percentage of Unit Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Rest of QLD suburbs.

Perth

Property Type Last Month Last 3 Months Last 6 Months Last 12 Months
Houses 234 67% 191 55% 208 59% 199 57%
116 33% 159 45% 142 41% 150 43%
Units 130 40% 124 38% 126 39% 145 45%
197 60% 203 62% 195 61% 175 55%
Both 364 54% 315 47% 334 50% 344 51%
313 46% 362 53% 337 50% 325 49%

The chart shows the percentage of House Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Perth suburbs.

The chart shows the percentage of Unit Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Perth suburbs.

Rest of Western Australia

Property Type Last Month Last 3 Months Last 6 Months Last 12 Months
Houses 384 44% 366 42% 450 53% 546 64%
483 56% 500 58% 402 47% 305 36%
Units 105 27% 96 25% 101 28% 144 40%
284 73% 292 75% 261 72% 218 60%
Both 489 39% 462 37% 551 45% 690 57%
767 61% 792 63% 663 55% 523 43%

The chart shows the percentage of House Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Rest of WA suburbs.

The chart shows the percentage of Unit Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Rest of WA suburbs.

Adelaide

Property Type Last Month Last 3 Months Last 6 Months Last 12 Months
Houses 238 54% 275 63% 301 69% 328 75%
201 46% 164 37% 138 31% 111 25%
Units 205 52% 227 58% 253 66% 244 64%
186 48% 164 42% 131 34% 138 36%
Both 443 53% 502 60% 554 67% 572 70%
387 47% 328 40% 269 33% 249 30%

The chart shows the percentage of House Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Adelaide suburbs.

The chart shows the percentage of Unit Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Adelaide suburbs.

Rest of South of Australia

Property Type Last Month Last 3 Months Last 6 Months Last 12 Months
Houses 504 54% 545 58% 545 58% 533 57%
438 46% 396 42% 388 42% 395 43%
Units 119 49% 79 33% 94 43% 142 65%
122 51% 161 67% 127 57% 77 35%
Both 623 53% 624 53% 639 66% 675 59%
560 47% 557 47% 515 45% 472 41%

The chart shows the percentage of House Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Rest of SA suburbs.

The chart shows the percentage of Unit Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Rest of SA suburbs

Hobart

Property Type Last Month Last 3 Months Last 6 Months Last 12 Months
Houses 55 59% 57 61% 72 77% 84 89%
39 41% 37 39% 22 23% 10 11%
Units 37 47% 33 42% 42 55% 65 86%
42 53% 46 58% 34 45% 11 14%
Both 92 53% 90 52% 114 67% 149 88%
81 47% 83 48% 56 33% 21 12%

The chart shows the percentage of House Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Hobart suburbs.

The chart shows the percentage of Unit Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Rest of VIC suburbs.

Rest of Tasmania

Property Type Last Month Last 3 Months Last 6 Months Last 12 Months
Houses 320 51% 341 55% 377 61% 488 79%
302 49% 281 45% 244 39% 133 21%
Units 86 33% 105 41% 149 65% 159 69%
172 67% 151 59% 81 35% 71 31%
Both 406 46% 446 51% 526 62% 647 76%
474 54% 432 49% 325 38% 204 24%

The chart shows the percentage of House Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Rest of TAS suburbs.

The chart shows the percentage of Unit Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Rest of TAS suburbs.

ACT

Property Type Last Month Last 3 Months Last 6 Months Last 12 Months
Houses 76 70% 71 66% 87 81% 94 89%
32 30% 37 34% 20 19% 12 11%
Units 59 56% 60 57% 65 62% 80 78%
47 44% 46 43% 39 38% 23 22%
Both 135 63% 131 61% 152 72% 174 83%
79 37% 83 39% 59 28% 35 17%

The chart shows the percentage of House Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all ACT suburbs.

The chart shows the percentage of Unit Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all ACT suburbs

Darwin

The chart shows the percentage of House Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Darwin suburbs.

The chart shows the percentage of Unit Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Darwin suburbs.

Rest of Northern Territory

Property Type Last Month Last 3 Months Last 6 Months Last 12 Months
Houses 23 33% 27 39% 24 34% 27 39%
47 67% 43 61% 46 66% 43 61%
Units 11 35% 7 23% 13 43% 19 63%
20 65% 24 77% 17 57% 11 37%
Both 34 34% 34 34% 37 37% 46 46%
67 66% 67 66% 63 63% 54 54%

The chart shows the percentage of House Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Rest of NT suburbs.

The chart shows the percentage of Unit Markets that had positive growth from the prior month (green)  
and the percentage that had negative growth (red) for all Rest of NT suburbs.

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