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  • Woodlands increased 35% to $1.23 million
  • Shenton Park was second with 32.1% price growth
  • Overall, Perth market prices grew 13%

Woodlands is Perth’s top performing suburb for price growth in 2021, with its median house sale price having increased 35% to $1.23 million last year, according to REIWA.

Shenton Park was second with 32.1% price growth, followed by Hillman with 29.1% price growth.

REIWA president Damian Collins said whilst the overall Perth market has recorded 13% price growth during 2021, there were numerous suburbs that had far exceeded that figure.

Perth’s top 10 suburbs for price growth in 2021

Suburb Median house sale price 2020 Median hose sale price 2021 Growth rate
Woodlands $911,250 $1.23 million 35.0%
Shenton Park $1.27 million $1.677 million 32.1%
Hillman $250,000 $322,800 29.1%
Darlington $620,000 $800,000 29.0%
Wembley Downs $975,000 $1.25 million 28.2%
North Beach $900,000 $1.15 million 27.8%
Lockridge $260,000 $330,000 26.9%
Mullaloo $675,000 $855,000 26.7%
Swanbourne $1.5 million $1.875 million 25.0%
Brookdale $252,000 $315,000 25.0%

Data is based on Landgate settled sales at at January 2022. Source: REIWA, 2022

“2021 was a big year for the Perth property market overall and an even bigger year for those 10 best performing suburbs, with each recording 35% or more price growth in just 12 months.”

Of the 10 suburbs on the list, five had median house sale prices above $1 million, with three of those tipping over the $1 million mark in 2021.

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Damian Collins. Image supplied.

Mr Collins said, “Woodlands reached the $1 million price bracket for the very first time this year, whilst Wembley Downs’ median price pushed past $1 million for the first time since 2019 and North Beach’s median price pushed past for the first time since 2017.

“We also saw seven of the 10 suburbs either reach or exceed their previous highest median sale prices, which is very good news for property owners in those areas.”

Hillman, Lockridge, and Brooksdale were the only suburbs on the list to not yet reach their previous peak prices.

Mr Collins said, “The lower end of the Perth market was most impacted by the downturn, so it’s not surprising those suburbs are taking a little longer to make up that lost ground.

“It will be interesting to observe the growth trajectory of these suburbs over the next 12 months. REIWA does not anticipate market conditions slowing any time soon, with our Perth outlook forecasting a further 10% price growth in 2022.”

Damian Collins, REIWA President

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