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Australian Home Prices Fell a Little Faster Last Week



According to Business Insider, Australian home prices fell by 0.2% last week, steeper than the 0.1% decline seen in early July.

  • Melbourne and Sydney once again led the declines, falling 0.3% and 0.2% respectively. Prices were also lower in Adelaide and Perth.

  • Total property listings across the country remain higher than a year ago thanks to large increases in Sydney and Melbourne.


Australian home prices fell at a faster pace last week, led by declines in all mainland state capitals except for Brisbane.


According to CoreLogic, the median price across the country fell by 0.2% in average weighted terms, led by declines of 0.3% in Melbourne and 0.2% in Sydney.


Along with declines in the largest and most expensive capitals — accounting for around 60% of Australia’s total housing wealth — median prices also slipped by 0.1% apiece in Adelaide and Perth.

Brisbane was the one exception to the rule with prices holding steady from a week earlier.

Combined with prior falls, the weekly movements left prices nationally down 0.5% over the past month.


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