Reiwa.com’s latest search result data has revealed which 10 Western Australian suburbs were the most popular with reiwa.com users for rental properties throughout the 2015 September quarter.
Perth was the number one searched suburb for rental properties by reiwa.com users for the three months to 30 September.
During this period of time, Perth was also the second ranked suburb for leased properties in the Perth LGA (behind East Perth), with 439 properties leased in the three months to 30 September and it ranked second overall in the metropolitan area for most leased units at 396.
reiwa.com’s second most searched suburb for rental properties for the three months to 30 September was Scarborough.
This search ranking translated into Scarborough being the number one leased suburb during this time in the Stirling LGA, with 365 rental properties leased and it ranked fourth overall in the Perth metro area for leased units and ranked 13 overall for leased houses.
Subiaco was the third most searched suburb for rentals in Perth by reiwa.com users.
It was also the number one suburb for leased properties in the Subiaco LGA with 224 properties leased for the three months to 30 September and it ranked ninth overall for most leased units in the three months to 30 September.
Joondalup was reiwa.com’s fourth most popular suburb for rental searches across the September quarter.
According to the latest reiwa.com data, the north of the river suburb was also the most leased suburb in the Joondalup LGA with 194 properties leased in the three months to 30 September, and was ranked 12 overall for leased units.
Rounding out the top five, was Mandurah, which was the only suburb to make the list from outside of the Perth metropolitan area.
During the three months to 30 September, reiwa.com data also shows that Mandurah was the top leased suburb in not only the Mandurah LGA, but also the entire Peel area with 213 properties leased. It also ranked 11 overall for houses leased and 15 overall for units leased.
6. South Perth
The sixth most searched suburb for rental properties by reiwa.com users was South Perth.
reiwa.com’s rental data shows that South Perth is the most leased suburb in the South Perth LGA with 279 leased properties during the three months to 30 September, and it ranked fifth overall for most leased units with 225.
7. Victoria Park
reiwa.com’s seventh most searched suburb for rental properties throughout the September quarter was Victoria Park.
As with most of the suburbs on this list, Victoria Park had the most number of leased rentals within the Victoria Park LGA at 227. It also ranked eight overall for leased units throughout the September quarter with 176.
8. Canning Vale
Canning Vale was the eighth most popular suburb for rental searches by reiwa.com users.
reiwa.com data shows that it was also the most leased suburb for rentals within the Gosnells LGA with 182 properties leased, and it ranked third overall for most leased houses, behind Baldivis and Butler respectively.
Como was the ninth most searched suburb by reiwa.com users for rental properties.
It also came in second for most leased properties within the South Perth LGA, just behind sixth placed suburb South Perth, with 241 properties leased, and it ranked number 10 overall for most leased units during the three months to 30 September.
10. Mount Lawley
Completing the top 10 list for searched suburbs for rental properties for the three months to 30 September is Mount Lawley.
During this period of time, 193 rental properties were leased in the area, making it the second ranked suburb for leasings within the Stirling LGA (behind second placed Scarborough), and it was the eleventh most leased suburb for units.
Unsurprisingly, the majority of the suburbs on the list are in the Perth metro area, however one suburb from the Peel region did make it into the top 10.
When comparing this list to the latest reiwa.com rental data, the results show that each of the 10 suburbs on the list were all either the number one or two ranked suburb for leased properties in their respective local government areas (LGA) for the three month period between 1 July 2015 and 30 September 2015 – and all of those LGAs ranked in the top 15 LGAs for leased rental properties.