A number of outer suburbs in Perth have become very popular hot spots for new home and land packages. From Ravenswood and South Yunderup in the south, to Banksia Grove and Iluka in the north, Butler and The Vines in the east, these abundant stylish house & land packages are catering to homebuyers of all budgets.
Listed below are many of the Hot Spot suburbs generating most interest right now. Not surprisingly many are in great locations (some offering beachside lifestyles) where new home buyers are receiving great value – and contemporary designs to choose from.
Summary of regions and suburbs of most interest:
Perth’s Regions and Suburbs
North West (Joondalup and Wanneroo LGAs)
Eastern (Swan, Mundaring, and Kalamunda LGAs)
South East (Gosnells, Armadale, and Serpentine-Jarrahdale LGAs)
South West (Cockburn, Kwinana, and Rockingham LGAs)
Peel (Mandurah and Murray LGAs)
Middle Perth (Melville, Canning, Belmont, Bassendean, Bayswater, and Stirling LGAs)
Perth’s outer suburbs are some of the fastest growing in the country, with population growth rates up to five times the national average. The CBD also is the fastest growing of all the inner capital city local government areas, increasing by 18,000 people or 3.7 per cent during 2010-11, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
The urban fringes of Perth (and Melbourne) made up six of the top 10 fastest growing areas across Australia during 2010-11, continuing the trend that is seeing more people move further from cities.
The north coastal LGA of Wanneroo experienced the largest population growth in the state, with more than 6200 new people (a 4.2 per cent increase).
The City of Stirling, which takes in suburbs including Mt Lawley, Innaloo, Balcatta and Scarborough, recorded the second largest population growth, with 4000 more people (a 2 per cent increase).
The fastest growing LGA was the shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale in Perth’s outer south-east, which grew by 6.9 per cent to 18,400 people.
Armadale and Mandurah also were the second and third fastest growing areas.
WA’s population has soared in the past five years, with more than 50,000 new people calling the state home each year.
A recent report in the Sunday Times also indicated the Pilbara’s renowned house and land market will continue booming.
The state’s north-west, in particular Port Hedland, South Hedland and Newman, have secured a strong positioning in a list of 50 hot spots identified by an expert panel for magazine Smart Property Investment.
Meanwhile Perth and its surrounding regions were highlighted as strong home & land opportunities, with Murdoch, Como and Fremantle all recommend as hotspots.
A total of 10 WA suburbs made the list of national hotspots.
Resource towns in WA made up a significant proportion of the suburbs listed while Mandurah suburbs Greenfields and Halls Head were also both named hotspots in the 2012 Fast 50 Report.