Median House Prices for Australia September 2018

Nick Lockhart
Nick Lockhart
September 24, 2018
Property Investment
Median House Prices for Australia September 2018

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This report, courtesy of Domain, brings together the latest property market movements for the quarter ending September 2018.

Sydney

House prices in Sydney fell 3.1 per cent over the September quarter, reaching a median of $1,101,532. This is the third consecutive quarter of house price declines for the capital city, with the median dropping 6.5 per cent year-on-year.

Sydney unit prices decreased to $734,775 over the September quarter, reflecting a 0.7 per cent quarterly decline and a 1.3 per cent annual drop.

Melbourne

The median house price in Melbourne decreased 3.9 per cent over the September quarter to $852,980. The capital city also saw a decrease of 3.2 per cent annually.

Median unit prices in Melbourne declined 1.6 per cent over the September quarter to $496,260. Year-on-year the city saw growth of 1.5 per cent.

Brisbane

The median house price in Brisbane declined by a marginal 0.4 per cent over the September quarter, reaching $567,376. Despite the quarterly fall, the median house price rose by 2.2 per cent year-on-year.

The median unit price in Brisbane fell by 3.8 per cent over the September quarter and 6.8 per cent over the year to $376,972.

Adelaide

A marginal 0.3 per cent decline over the September quarter pulled the Adelaide median house price down to $535,527. The median house price in Adelaide increased 3.8 per cent over the year.

Unit prices in Adelaide increased 1.3 per cent over the September quarter to $316,163.

Perth

House prices in Perth decreased 2.4 per cent over the September quarter, reaching a median of $544,609.

Unit prices in Perth fell by 7.1 per cent over the September quarter to reach a median of $347,089.

Darwin

The median house price in Darwin fell by 2.2 per cent over the September quarter, reaching $519,260

Median unit prices in Darwin also decreased to $312,456, reflecting a 2.6 per cent quarterly fall. Darwin is now the most affordable Australian capital city to invest in a unit.

Canberra

House prices remained steady over the September quarter and increased 4.0 per cent over the year to $740,215.

Unit prices fell 3.4 per cent over the September quarter and 4.0 per cent over the year to $412,888.

Hobart

The median house price jumped 3.7 per cent in Hobart to reach $478,491 over the September quarter, marking a huge 19.3 per cent increase year-on-year.

Median unit prices decreased by 4.1 per cent in September to $352,111, however, the city saw an increase of 12.8% per cent over the year.

australia median house prices sept 18

Thank you to Domain for supplying this median house price Australia data.

Nick Lockhart

Nick Lockhart

MRD Property Expert
Nick is the Founder of MRD. Nick is in his element when he is inspiring, mentoring and teaching safe and responsible finance and investment strategies.

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