Real estate in Western Australia

  • Median days on market 37
  • Median sale price $480K
  • Number sold 3350
  • Annual growth 2%
  • Total listing 14521
  • Change in rental rate 8%
  • Number of agents 4039
  • Median rent 390pw
  • Median days on market 47
  • Median sale price $370K
  • Number sold 665
  • Annual growth -1%
  • Total listing 4682
  • Change in rental rate 6%
  • Number of agents 4039
  • Median rent 350pw

Based on information provided by and with the permission of the Western Australian Land Information Authority (2021) trading as Landgate.

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Real Estate Agents in Western Australia

All the way to west is the nation's largest state - covering over 2.5 million square kilometres of the country's total surface area - Western Australia (WA). With a density of one individual per square kilometre, Western Australia has a population of just over 2.5 million people - also making it one of Australia's most sparsely populated regions. It's economy, population and housing market is predominantly driven by the mining and natural resource industry, but they are also tightly linked to agriculture and tourism. The majority of the state population reside in Perth, however, areas such as Mandurah, Bunbury, Geraldton, Albany, Kalgoorlie, Port Hedland and Broome are also significant locations in the Western Australian property market. There are 4039 Real Estate Agents in Western Australia.

More than 55431 recently sold properties are evaluated by OpenAgent to identify Western Australia's most prominent agents. . The region of Western Australia with the most sales was Perth. In Western Australia OpenAgent has 7661 reviews on 933 real estate agents.

Median property price for property in WA

With the end of the mining boom, there's been a slowdown in population growth. As a result, the median price of houses and units for Western Australia are slowly trending downwards. It's not all doom and gloom though, as the state presents many opportunities for young investors and first home buyers with an affordable entry point.

Keep in mind that median prices are one of many factors you should be considering. Being such a large state, the property market can vary greatly between one area and another. Every region and every property is unique, so it's important to speak to a local and experienced agent to get an idea of similar homes for sale in your area.

Real estate agent fees in WA

In Western Australia, the average commission rate currently stands at 2.78%**. Keep in mind, however, this may not be inclusive of costs such as marketing and advertising, as not all real estate agents cover related expenses as part of their fee structures. Most often than not, any additional fees will be charged on top of the commission rate. For a percentage specific to your sale property, be sure to speak to an agent. Or for an average commission rate for your local area, use our commission calculator below.

** This figure is based on data provided to us by real estate agents who use our services.
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Top agents in Western Australia

More than 55431 recently sold properties are evaluated by OpenAgent to identify Western Australia's most prominent agents. In Western Australia OpenAgent has 7661 reviews on 933 real estate agents. These are the Home Sellers Choice Award winning real estate agents in Western Australia.

Glen Newland recently sold a 3 bedroom house at 104 Hicks Street, WA 6110 Gosnells

Dee Peacock recently sold a 4 bedroom house at 38 Castroreale Boulevard, WA 6065 Sinagra

Josh Brockhurst recently sold a 3 bedroom house at 17 Sovite Road, WA 6112 Piara Waters

Simon Mills recently sold a 3 bedroom villa at 4/21 Maida Vale Road, WA 6057 Maida Vale

Dane Stanley recently sold a 4 bedroom house at 26 Garcia Loop, WA 6180 Lakelands

Elizabeth and Marcus Good recently sold a 3 bedroom house at 62 Halpin Circle, WA 6069 Ellenbrook

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