Worst May Be Over For Australia’s Residential Real Estate Markets

AUSTRALIA’s residential real estate markets are heading into a sustained recovery period, with average values expected to rise between 11 and 19 per cent in all major capitals, according to a new research report.

Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide will lead the property price rise charge, according to the report, with values expected to increase 19 per cent between 2009 and 2012.

Darwin – currently Australia’s second most expensive capital city with a median house price of $470,000, is expected to record the slowest growth, rising just 11 per cent over the same period.

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