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What $550K will get you in a commuter suburb right now
July 13, 2015
Ever- increasing median house prices mean more Australians are adopting the commuter lifestyle and sacrificing CBD proximity for housing affordability and value for money. So if half a mill is to be scoffed at when perusing inner city suburbs, what can it get you right now in Australia’s commuter suburbs?
Median house price: $315,000
Train commute time: 40 minutes (55 minutes via train)
Where is Werribee? Werribee is a suburb of Melbourne, 32 km south-west of Melbourne’s Central Business District. Its local government area is the City of Wyndham
A house to view: This $530,000+ four bedroom property is located in one of Werribee’s most desired locations, and is described as oozing “unparalleled charm and character”.
Median house price: $459,000
CBD commute time: 57 minutes (1 hour 20 minutes by train)
Where is Penrith?: Penrith is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is located in Greater Western Sydney 50 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district on the banks of the Nepean River.
A house to view: This 4 bedroom home in Cudgee road, Penrith has the space for living an entertaining that an inner-city dweller would dream of.
Median house price: $526,000
Drive commute time to CBD: 40 minutes
Where is Blacktown? Blacktown is located 34 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district
Median house price:$444, 500
Drive commute time to CBD: 45 minutes
Where is Rockingham? Rockingham is a city and primary centre in Western Australia south-west of the Perth city centre and south of Fremantle.
A house to view: This two bedroom property is located in Rockingham, WA- a growth suburb touted to be one of Perth’s most desired locations for commuters.
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