Suburb Profile



Property investors have seen a 4.22% gain in FORRESTFIELD based on an increase in median home prices for the past three months.

Based on its average 5-year and quarterly capital gains FORRESTFIELD, 6058 saw average growth in the long term.

The WA suburb also delivered a weaker performance in contrast to other Australian suburbs in terms of appreciation of property value.Investors saw the median home price rise to $392,000

Profits averaged -0.67% per annum over a 3-year period, due to an downward trend in home prices in FORRESTFIELD, 6058.

This means, real estate investors could earn a rental income of $360 based on current median home prices for the suburb.

The gross rental yield in FORRESTFIELD, 6058 is 4.78%.

An average of 16.17 real estate transactions take place per month in FORRESTFIELD which translates to 194 per annum.

Surburb overview

Improved infrastructure is breathing new life into Western Australia’s property market, especially in the suburb of Forrestfield, long ignored by property investors in the past. Dubbed by realtors as one of Perth’s next real estate hotspots, Forrestfield is located in the southern part of Perth and its international airport. Forrestfield is part of the local government area of the Shire of Kalamunda.

Better transport links

Forrestfield is making waves because of news surrounding its Forrestfield Airport Link, which is expected to liven up business activities in the suburb. The airport link will connect Forrestfield’s train station to the Perth International Airport. The Forrestfield council is optimistic about the airport link and strongly believes that the increased foot traffic will channel investments to the local economy.

Investor sentiment

Buyer confidence has since improved in Forrestfield, leading to a price rebound. Realtors report fielding several inquiries about new projects as well as land for sale in new estates. The suburb’s real estate portfolio features a blend of mixed-use developments, apartment blocks, and attached and standalone homes.

Nearby amenities

When it comes to amenities, Forrestfield has the Hartfield Park Recreation Centre, which has an indoor sports stadium, and several malls and parks for residents’ sports, leisure and entertainment needs. The suburb also boasts of several well-respected academic institutions.

Data report can be found below

Median Price $392,000 N/A
Median Quarterly 4.22% N/A
Median 12 month 6.81% N/A
Median 3 years -2% N/A
Median 5 years -14.13% N/A
10 years average annual 0.4% N/A
Weekly media advert. rent $360 N/A
Time on Market 53.7 days N/A
Gross Rental Yield Percent 4.78% N/A
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