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Market Overview - Median Suburb Prices and RP Data Report

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There has been a lot of market activity this spring.

Volumes of new listings year on year are up and overall volume of listings is down, suggesting what is coming onto the market is selling and older listings are as well. However the Victorian auction success rates have been hovering just slightly under that of last year, though in and around the inner city the auction success rates are up on the state average which is certainly reflective of what we have seen in the market place.

A few days ago, Corelogic RP Data released their October Quater report. It’s a detailed read but we have pulled out the stats relevant to the Melbourne Market. The link to the full report is below.

Key Statistics – to October 2014
Houses Units
Median price $615,000 $472,000
Quarterly value change 1.8% 2.2%
12 month value change 9.2% 6.2%
5 year annual value change 4.5% 2.9%
10 year annual value change 6.5% 5.1%
15 year annual value change 8.3% 7.0%
Value change from previous market peak 8.5% 3.1%
Estimated 12 month sales volumes** 58,857 26,933
Average time on market (days)* 38 43
Average vendor discount* -5.5% -5.7%
Median rental rate $446 $397
Gross rental yield 3.2% 4.1%
Average hold period (years)* 11.7 9.6

* Data to September 2014
** Data to August 2014
Sources: CoreLogic RP Data Home Value Index

However, as you start to scratch the surface and dig a little deeper each suburb starts to tell’s its own story. The analysis could go into infinite detail and if you want some more analysis on your home please phone your agent, but what is the median price of houses sold in the past 12 months in your suburb?

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Link to RP Data Quarterly report

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