Fringe best for residence cost growth

John and Pritika Naidu, with their daughter Kaitlan, live in Rockbank, where a median residence cost surged 47.5 per cent final year. Picture: Kylie Else

OUTER suburbs outshone Melbourne’s blue-chip postcodes for median residence cost expansion final year.

Rockbank in a west and Clyde North in a southeast rocketed to No. 1 and No. 3 on a city’s list of strongest performers over a 12 months to January.

Rockbank’s median residence cost had a largest boost in that time, rising a whopping 47.5 per cent to $281,500, according to CoreLogic.

Clyde North, roughly 50km south easterly of a CBD, surged 36.4 per cent to $432,500.

The median residence cost in Research, in a city’s northeast, rose 28.2 per cent to $860,000, while center western suburb Ardeer also had clever expansion of 33.3 per cent to $520,000.

Affordable housing, new estates and improving infrastructure have lured buyers to a city’s outdoor reaches where sales have boomed.

Though CoreLogic conduct of investigate Cameron Kusher pronounced some outrageous leaps in median prices in expansion suburbs reflected a supply of new housing.

“Previous medians are formed on pre-existing batch that is of a reduce peculiarity and a reduce price, while a new batch is a many improved peculiarity and aloft cost that exacerbates a growth,” he said.

Advantage Property Consulting executive Frank Valentic pronounced a tip suburbs for median residence cost expansion showed a changing of a guard.

“If we looked during 5 years ago it would have usually clever on middle suburbs, blue-chip areas would have taken many of a 10 spots,” he said.

“The sputter outcome is unequivocally carrying a large outcome as housing affordability pushes people serve out.”

Rockbanks Woodlea has valid renouned with families for a immeasurable open spaces.

Rockbank’s Woodlea has valid renouned with families for a immeasurable open spaces.Source:Supplied

The area is already building a family-oriented clarity of community.

The area is already building a family-oriented clarity of community.Source:Supplied

Mr Valentic pronounced City of Melton suburbs had not notched clever expansion over a past 10 years.

But YPA Caroline Springs executive Joel Rawle pronounced designed new amenities during Mirvac’s Woodlea estate during Rockbank were sketch buyers in and giving a area new life.

“It’s always been a low area, there are no selling comforts there, we had to go to CS Square (Caroline Springs) or Woodgrove (Melton),” he said.

“Having that Woodlea growth pierce brazen fast with a lot of parks and so onward has captivated a lot of people.

“There’s no selling centre nonetheless in Woodlea though there are skeleton for a city centre so apparently people are relocating in there now since they can see prolonged tenure once those centres go adult a prices will go adult prolonged tenure too.”

Mr Rawle pronounced buyers had also been labelled out of circuitously suburbs including Deer Park, Albion and St Albans.

John and Pritika Naidu changed into their residence in Rockbank’s Woodlea estate during a finish of final year.

“I’ve got a near-three-year-old daughter and another on a approach so we were looking for something that had immature family values and that clarity of village and that’s how we got drawn here,” Mr Naidu said.


1. Rockbank, Melton, rose 47.5 per cent to $281,500

2. Williamstown North, Hobsons Bay, rose 37.2 per cent to $1,135,500

3. Clyde North, Casey, rose 36.4 per cent to $432,500

4. Windsor, Stonnington, rose 35.9 per cent to $1,433,927

5. Parkville, Melbourne, rose 34.4 per cent to $1,717,500

6. St Kilda, Port Phillip, rose 33.4 per cent to $1.248 million

7. Ardeer, Brimbank, rose 33.3 per cent to $520,000

8. Flinders, Mornington Peninsula, rose 31 per cent to $1.205 million

9. Alphington, Darebin, rose 30.6 per cent to $1.61 million

10. Research, Nillumbik, rose 28.2 per cent to $860,000

Source: CoreLogic, all information is 12 months to January

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