There’s no doubt that Joondalup is the epicentre of the North of Perth. It is referred to as a satellite city, only a short 38-minute train ride or a 25-minute drive from Perth’s CBD, but self-sufficient to support its residential population. If you are looking for all the amenities, schools, facilities and entertainment that comes with city living but still want to embrace life on the coast then look no further, Joondalup might just be for you.

Residents in Joondalup are spoilt for choice when it comes to amenities with the second largest shopping centre in Western Australia, Lakeside Shopping City, offering a wide range of over 300 specialty retailers as well as everyone’s favourites including Myer, Target, Kmart, Big W, Woolworths, Coles and Aldi all under one roof. Movie theatres and a large selection of varying dining options make it an enviable location to search for established homes, or house and land packages in Perth.

A selection of both public and private schools in Joondalup and nearby suburbs mean many families can centre their life around the suburb, embracing the best of city and coastal living. Do you spend your weekends surfing or taking a dip in the ocean? Living here, you’re never far away from the sand and if taking a quick trip to the breathtaking Yanchep Lagoon is something you want, then start looking at houses for sale in Joondalup. It is a high activity suburb with a high turnover rate for buying and selling of property for sale in Joondalup. This means homes within your price range are found and sold regularly so if you’re not looking for a long term purchase but something for the foreseeable future, this might be the suburb for you!

The most recent census results show the population of the area is predicted to be at around 160,031 people — the median age of residents in 34 years with an average weekly income of $1, 584. The suburb is well established and has many cultural events that bring the community together. If you’re not ready to commit to the price and hustle in Perth’s CBD, then Joondalup is a great option. We have clients that are FIFO workers who enjoy the freedom and lifestyle that living in Joondalup offers them when they’re off work. Joondalup centre is only 10 minutes from Mullaloo beach, one of the most beautiful beaches along the sandy coastline of WA. In Mullaloo you’ll find another range of local dining options, walkways and crystal-clear water – perfect for surfing and fishing.

So, if you are looking at house and land packages in Perth, then we urge you to not look past the fantastic houses for sale in Joondalup WA. Like many places in the world, the further you live from the capital, the more affordable it is to purchase a property and Joondalup is no exception. With prices more affordable than closer CBD suburbs, interestingly the suburb still is home to multi-million dollar mansions that overlook the Indian Ocean. This is one of the many reasons no matter what your budget, add homes for sale in Joondalup to your search. Luckily, Perth’s property landscape is changing, and over the past couple of years, outer suburbs are in higher demand at a more affordable price.

We know first home buyers in Australia don’t have to settle for a ‘one-size-fits-all’ home so with us, you can choose to live anywhere and in anything (yes, we mean anything from a villa to a castle!).

At Plunkett Homes, we will give you an abundance of property buying tips and advice as you look at any houses for sale in Perth. We’re with you every step of the way and when we learn something interesting, we update you! We can even help you obtain the needed finance by helping you get a keystart loan. If you’re ready to discover more about houses for sale in Joondalup, contact your local property advisor or give us a call on (08) 9366 0414.