The Newest My Housing Market Stats

The nationwide housing market continues to report optimistic outcomes, nonetheless, development ranges have slowed marginally over the ultimate month of winter.

The nationwide capital metropolis quarterly median home worth elevated by 0.7% over August in comparison with the July outcome – rising to $1,063,071, in line with the most recent knowledge from My Housing Market.

The August enhance was the 7th consecutive enhance in month-to-month nationwide home costs.

The August development fee nonetheless was barely decrease than the earlier month’s outcome reflecting the influence of the sometimes quieter winter promoting season.

Regardless of the standard moderating influence of the winter market over current months, a strong platform for development has nonetheless been established that can improve the prospects of the sometimes stronger spring promoting season.

Nationwide home costs at the moment are 3.8% larger than reported over the August quarter 2022 and simply 0.9% decrease than the height worth recorded over April 2022 and now prone to be regained over the September quarter.


Most capitals once more reported will increase in median home costs over the August quarter with Adelaide the highest performer larger by 2.6% adopted by Brisbane up 1.3%, Perth larger by 0.7%, Melbourne up 0.6%, and Canberra and Sydney marginally larger by 0.4% and 0.2% respectively.

Darwin and Hobart home costs nonetheless fell by 0.3% and a pair of.3% respectively over the quarter.

Home costs in most capitals at the moment are larger than reported over August 2022 with Canberra and Hobart nonetheless nonetheless reporting annual declines – down by 0.4% and 9.9% respectively.

All capitals excluding Hobart and Darwin have recorded home worth development over this yr thus far with Sydney the highest performer larger by 7.9% adopted by Perth up by 6.5% and Brisbane larger by 5.8%.

Quarterly Median Home Costs August 2023

Metropolis Median Month This 12 months Full 12 months
Sydney $1,534,575 0.2% 7.9% 4.3%
Melbourne $1,066,658 0.6% 3.8% 2.7%
Brisbane $837,516 1.3% 5.8% 2.4%
Adelaide $816,650 2.6% 5.6% 7.0%
Perth $727,167 0.7% 6.5% 7.4%
Hobart $665,774 -2.3% -7.1% -9.9%
Darwin $649,457 -0.3% -0.6% 2.2%
Canberra $969,371 0.4% 0.5% -0.4%
Nationwide $1,063,071 0.7% 5.6% 3.8%


Nationwide Capital Metropolis median unit costs had been flat over the August quarter in comparison with the earlier July quarter and adopted six consecutive months of quarterly costs development.

August unit costs had been regular following the July enhance of 0.6%, with the nationwide unit worth at $617,399 nonetheless larger by 2.3% in comparison with the August 2022 outcome.


Most capitals once more recorded larger unit costs over August, with Darwin the highest performer up by 2.5% adopted by Hobart up 1.9%, Brisbane up 1.3%, Perth 0.9% larger, and Adelaide larger by 0.7% over the month.

Month-to-month unit costs nonetheless had been marginally down in Sydney, Melbourne, and Canberra falling by 0.1%, 0.5%, and 0.8% respectively.

Adelaide and Brisbane have reported the very best annual unit worth development to August, up by 15.2% and 10.9% respectively adopted by Darwin +4.9%, Perth +3.0%, and Sydney up 2.0%.

Hobart, Canberra, and Melbourne nonetheless once more remained the underperformers for annual unit costs development, down by 2.5%, 2.2%.and 0.7% respectively.

Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Darwin, and Melbourne have recorded the very best unit worth development over 2023 thus far – larger by 11.0%, 7.4%, 4.9%, 2.2%, and 0.8% respectively.

Canberra unit costs are regular this yr thus far with Hobart down sharply by 4.9%.

Quarterly Median Unit Costs August 2023

Metropolis Median Month This 12 months Full 12 months
Sydney $740,809 -0.1% 4.9% 2.0%
Melbourne $560,085 -0.5% 0.8% -0.7%
Brisbane $437,998 1.3% 7.4% 10.9%
Adelaide $427,849 0.7% 11.0% 15.2%
Perth $382,599 0.9% 2.9% 3.0%
Hobart $523,205 1.9% -4.9% -2.5%
Darwin $384,981 2.5% 2.2% 4.9%
Canberra $502,504 -0.8% 0.0% -2.2%
Nationwide $617,339 0.0% 4.0% 2.3%