Real estate in Western Australia

  • Median days on market 47
  • Median sale price $452K
  • Number sold 3480
  • Annual growth 1%
  • Total listing 17468
  • Change in rental rate 7%
  • Number of agents 4036
  • Median rent 380pw
  • Median days on market 54
  • Median sale price $350K
  • Number sold 653
  • Annual growth -1%
  • Total listing 4456
  • Change in rental rate 8%
  • Number of agents 4036
  • Median rent 350pw

Based on information provided by and with the permission of the Western Australian Land Information Authority (2020) 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 4036 Real Estate Agents in Western Australia.

More than 51045 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 7614 reviews on 928 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 51045 recently sold properties are evaluated by OpenAgent to identify Western Australia's most prominent agents. In Western Australia OpenAgent has 7614 reviews on 928 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 5 Kelton Way, WA 6108 Thornlie

Dee Peacock recently sold a 3 bedroom house at 3 Banderra Street, WA 6065 Wanneroo

Josh Brockhurst recently sold a 4 bedroom house at 9 Olney Place, WA 6110 Huntingdale

Simon Mills recently sold a 4 bedroom house at 8 Elmore Way, WA 6057 High Wycombe

Dane Stanley recently sold a 0 bedroom land at 9 Wearne Place, WA 6211 Dawesville

Nick Mitchell recently sold a 4 bedroom house at 5 Chullwyne Mews, WA 6057 High Wycombe

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