Hotspotting's Price Predictor Index for Summer 2021/2022 revealed the most stable markets for property investors.

The report said those who prioritise safety in real estate investment can focus on the 'Consistency' markets – the ones that deliver almost identical sales numbers, quarter after quarter.

South Australia's Hallett Cove in Adelaide took out the top spot, however NSW had 16 of the top 50 most consistent suburbs in Australia. 

According to the Price Predictor Index, Hallett Cove has recorded between 50 and 66 sales every quarter for the past three years and has a median house price of $540,000.

Its median house price has increased 15% in the past 12 months, including a 5.5% increase in the most recent quarter.

Terry Ryder, founder of Hotspotting and author of the report, said sales volumes are a more accurate indicator of value than median price data.

"The property industry measures market movements by median price changes - but this is a flawed tool for depicting real estate fortunes," he said in the report.

"Changes in sales volumes are far more relevant and useful: medians record the recent past for prices, while sales volumes predict the future.

"The Price Predictor Index is a tool based on trends in sales volumes – i.e. the number of sales of houses and units.

"History shows there is a correlation between sales volumes and price movements: the number of sales changes first and prices react – with a time lag. This is true whether markets are rising or falling.

"Consistent markets can produce good price growth in the short-term and very solid long-term capital growth rates."

The report listed the 50 most consistent regions for investors in each state.


Suburb/Region Median House Price
Budgewoi (Central Coast) $600,000
Canley Heights $820,000
Colyton $685,000
Concord $2,325,000
Cooma $385,000
Elderslie $770,000
Fairlight $2,865,000
Glenwood $1,185,000
Gledswood Hills $830,000
Gymea $1,340,000
Jamisontown $770,000
Kariong $775,000
North Bondi $3,580,000
North Lambton $670,000
St Clair $750,000
Winston Hills $1,190,000


Suburb/Region Median House Price
Clifton Springs $570,000
Colac $375,000
Geelong West $885,000
Macleod $1,065,000
Newborough $320,000


Suburb/Region Median House Price
Albany Creek  $680,000
Bellara  $440,000
Camp Hill $1,085,000
Chermside West $675,000
Manly West $720,000
Moggill $650,000
Rothwell $470,000
Salisbury $645,000
Stafford $725,000
Stafford Heights $720,000


Suburb/Region Median House Price
Hallett Cove $540,000
Marion $565,000
Salisbury Downs $355,000
Valley View $430,000


Suburb/Region Median House Price
Howrah $640,000
Lindisfarne $640,000
Ulverstone $370,000


Suburb/Region Median House Price
Bassendean $540,000
Beechboro $385,000
Leeming $725,000
Mt Claremont $1,410,000
Sorrento $1,100,000
West Leederville $1,125,000
Willetton $725,000

Source: Hotspotting Price Predictor Index, summer 2021-22 edition 
Full Report:


Buying an investment property or looking to refinance? The table below features home loans with some of the lowest interest rates on the market for investors.

Update resultsUpdate
LenderHome LoanInterest Rate Comparison Rate* Monthly Repayment Repayment type Rate Type Offset Redraw Ongoing Fees Upfront Fees LVR Lump Sum Repayment Additional Repayments Split Loan Option TagsFeaturesLinkCompare
6.19% p.a.
6.58% p.a.
Principal & Interest
Featured 90% LVR
  • You MUST already have Solar or a documented plan to install within 90 days to be eligible for this loan
  • Available for refinance or purchase
  • No monthly, annual or ongoing fees
6.29% p.a.
6.20% p.a.
Principal & Interest
Featured Apply In Minutes
  • A low-rate variable investment home loan from a 100% online lender. Backed by the Commonwealth Bank.
6.29% p.a.
6.42% p.a.
Principal & Interest
6.29% p.a.
6.57% p.a.
Principal & Interest
6.29% p.a.
6.35% p.a.
Principal & Interest
Important Information and Comparison Rate Warning

Base criteria of: a $400,000 loan amount, variable, fixed, principal and interest (P&I) home loans with an LVR (loan-to-value) ratio of at least 80%. However, the ‘Compare Home Loans’ table allows for calculations to be made on variables as selected and input by the user. Some products will be marked as promoted, featured or sponsored and may appear prominently in the tables regardless of their attributes. All products will list the LVR with the product and rate which are clearly published on the product provider’s website. Monthly repayments, once the base criteria are altered by the user, will be based on the selected products’ advertised rates and determined by the loan amount, repayment type, loan term and LVR as input by the user/you. *The Comparison rate is based on a $150,000 loan over 25 years. Warning: this comparison rate is true only for this example and may not include all fees and charges. Different terms, fees or other loan amounts might result in a different comparison rate. Rates correct as of . View disclaimer.

Image by Finn via Unsplash

Ready, Set, Buy!

Learn everything you need to know about buying property – from choosing the right property and home loan, to the purchasing process, tips to save money and more!

With bonus Q&A sheet and Crossword!

By subscribing you agree to our privacy policy