Think your rent is too high? Be grateful you're not trying to find a place in Perth. These are the 10 most expensive suburbs in Australia right now.
Picture: Mosman Council
This list, assembled by RP Data, shows that the truly stupid rents are being paid in Sydney and Perth. This table shows the median weekly rent and the gross rental yield percentage in the year to March 2014.
|Suburb||Median weekly rent||Rental yield %|
|Port Hedland, Pilbara, WA||$1,775||9.3%|
|Mosman, Sydney, NSW||$1,500||3.2%|
|Newman, East Pilbara, Perth, WA||$1,500||9.9%|
|South Hedland, Port Hedland, Pibara, WA||$1,350||8.8%|
|Woollahra, Sydney, NSW||$1,300||n/a|
|Baynton, Roebourne, Pilbara, WA||$1,200||8.2%|
|Nickol, Roebourne, Pilbara, WA||$1,100||8.6%|
|Seaforth, Manly, Sydney, NSW||$1,095||3.5%|
|Roseville, Ku-ring-gai, Sydney, NSW||$1,050||3.2%|
|St Ives, Ku-ring-gai, Sydney, NSW||$1,000||n/a|
Here's the same information on a map:
Since these are medians, some people are paying much, much more. WA also looks like a better choice if you're a property owner.
For more useful property data, check out the 20 suburbs where property markets are growing the fastest
[via Business Insider]
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