Kensington WA 6151

Here you can find what you need to know about Kensington, WA, including house prices in the area, median values, annual growth, recent sale prices, maps, a suburb profile and much more.

Suburb Insights
for Houses in last 12 months

At a Glance

$925k Median Sale Price (National Average $485k) 54th In WA
14.91% Median Price Change (1 yr) (National Average 4.30%) 157th In WA
$565pw Median Rent (National Average $395) 70th In WA
3.2% Median Gross Yield (National Average 4.24%) 364th In WA
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Properties sold 59
Average discounting -4.40%
Average Days on Market 22
Stock on Market 3 for sale

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How we calculate the suburb Cash Flow Score

The suburb Cash Flow Score is simply the average of all the individual Cash Flow Scores for each property in that suburb.

A higher score indicates the suburb is more likely to contain properties that deliver an above average gross yield.

Kensington, WA National
Median
Gross Yield

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How we calculate the suburb Capital Growth Score

The suburb Capital Growth Score is simply the average of all the individual Capital Growth Scores for each property in that suburb.

A higher score indicates the suburb has recently experienced significant capital growth and the short term outlook for further growth is likely to be good given strong market health indicators.

Kensington, WA National
Change in Median
Price (1 yr)
Average Days
on Market
Average Vendor
Discounting

Investor Scores are computer generated and should not be regarded as personal or general advice about investing in residential property. They should not be relied on as such — persons seeking to buy or sell residential property should always seek appropriate professional advice. The methodology used to develop the Scores depends on the availability of property data and also depends on certain assumptions and estimates.
How we calculate the suburb Lower Risk Score

The suburb Lower Risk Score is simply the average of all the individual Lower Risk Scores for each property in that suburb.

A higher score indicates the suburb has increased in value over a longer period so is less likely to only be due to recent market forces. It is also likely to contain properties that command higher rent than average and therefore attract higher income tenants. Furthermore, properties in this suburb are likely to be easier to sell in the future due to strong market health indicators.

Kensington, WA National
Average Days
on Market
Change in Median Price
(5 yr)
Average Vendor
Discounting

Investor Scores are computer generated and should not be regarded as personal or general advice about investing in residential property. They should not be relied on as such — persons seeking to buy or sell residential property should always seek appropriate professional advice. The methodology used to develop the Scores depends on the availability of property data and also depends on certain assumptions and estimates.

Development Permits for Houses

Building permits are provided for council approved development applications. Where the available permits contain the type of development, date of submission, the date of approval, estimated build cost, estimated development area, builder and materials listed.

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Suburb Information

Kensington, WA 6151

Part of: South Perth Council No data available

The size of Kensington is approximately 2.5 square kilometres. It has 7 parks covering nearly 13.3% of total area. The population of Kensington in 2011 was 4,453 people. By 2016 the population was 4,538 showing a population growth of 1.9% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Kensington is 40-49 years. Households in Kensington are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying over $4000 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Kensington work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 67.3% of the homes in Kensington were owner-occupied compared with 69.3% in 2016. (source: Australian Bureau of Statistics)

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Market Trends for Kensington   for Houses in last 12 months


There have been 59 Houses sold in Kensington in the past 12 months with a median sale price of $1.1M, up 13.9% annually. It takes on average 10 days to sell with vendor discounting of -0.05%.

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