The cheapest suburbs with NBN access right now

Angus Kidman 13 September 2016 NEWS

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If you're buying a new house, you might as well get fast broadband at the same time.

Right now, the National Broadband Network (NBN) is available in around 3 million homes and premises around Australia. While we're promised that it will be available everywhere by 2020, that's not the case right now. So if you're in the market to buy a house, it makes sense to consider whether you can get fast broadband as one of the selection criteria.

To make that task a little easier, finder's research team has identified the 10 cheapest suburbs in each of Australia's state capitals which have the NBN active. We've listed the suburbs with the cheapest average house price, and also those with the cheapest average unit price. Check out the full lists below.

Reminder: not every location in a suburb will necessarily have the same kind of NBN connection, and some locations will be connected ahead of others. You can use finder's NBN Tracker to find out if a specific property is connected.

Sydney

Cheapest NBN suburbs for houses

Rank Suburb Price
1 Lalor Park $609,375
2 Marayong $634,500
3 Mount Pritchard $634,750
4 Lurnea $637,500
5 Blacktown $646,875
6 Warwick Farm $650,250
7 Prospect $693,500
8 Kings Park $697,500
9 Seven Hills $707,500
10 Liverpool $727,500

Cheapest NBN suburbs for units

Rank Suburb Price
1 Warwick Farm $394,250
2 Liverpool $415,500
3 Blacktown $450,250
4 Berala $469,000
5 Regents Park $472,500
6 Lurnea $495,000
7 Auburn $520,000
8 Mount Pritchard $560,500
9 Marayong $567,000
10 Campsie $585,000

Melbourne

Cheapest NBN suburbs for houses

Rank Suburb Price
1 Werribee $359,250
2 Wyndham Vale $362,500
3 Epping $431,500
4 Frankston $436,500
5 Westmeadows $446,500
6 Tullamarine $455,750
7 Gladstone Park $480,000
8 Mill Park $504,500
9 Noble Park $523,875
10 Keilor Park $561,000

Cheapest NBN suburbs for units

Rank Suburb Price
1 Werribee $280,000
2 Wyndham Vale $285,875
3 Frankston $311,500
4 Kingsville $328,000
5 Epping $330,500
6 Noble Park $346,500
7 Tullamarine $355,500
8 Bundoora $365,000
9 Mill Park $367,500
10 Footscray $372,500

Brisbane

Cheapest NBN suburbs for houses

Rank Suburb Price
1 Dinmore $235,500
2 Ebbw Vale $247,000
3 Riverview $256,000
4 Gailes $265,000
5 North Booval $273,500
6 Churchill $275,500
7 Caboolture South $292,500
8 Bundamba $297,000
9 Goodna $308,000
10 Redbank $308,000

Cheapest NBN suburbs for units

Rank Suburb Price
1 Redbank $185,500
2 Bellbird Park $196,025
3 Caboolture $220,500
4 West Ipswich $226,000
5 Redbank Plains $248,750
6 Caboolture South $259,750
7 Morayfield $267,000
8 Lawnton $276,000
9 Beachmere $276,500
10 Kippa-Ring $282,250

Perth

Cheapest NBN suburbs for houses

Rank Suburb Price
1 Cannington $423,500
2 Beckenham $447,500
3 Queens Park $462,875
4 Bentley $491,500
5 Kewdale $500,500
6 East Cannington $504,000
7 Wilson $546,250
8 Rivervale $560,000
9 St James $564,750
10 Carlisle $565,000

Cheapest NBN suburbs for units

Rank Suburb Price
1 Queens Park $350,000
2 Lathlain $356,000
3 Rivervale $366,700
4 Beckenham $373,000
5 Churchlands $381,500
6 Cannington $388,250
7 Kewdale $392,500
8 Bentley $405,040
9 East Victoria Park $416,000
10 Victoria Park $444,000

Adelaide

Cheapest NBN suburbs for houses

Rank Suburb Price
1 Para Hills $302,000
2 Sellicks Beach $306,000
3 Port Willunga $316,000
4 Old Noarlunga $333,750
5 Ridgehaven $334,000
6 Noarlunga Downs $339,000
7 Gawler East $340,000
8 Aldinga Beach $340,500
9 Seaford $340,500
10 Para Vista $341,500

Cheapest NBN suburbs for units

Rank Suburb Price
1 Kilburn $219,000
2 Enfield $220,500
3 Gawler East $228,000
4 Para Vista $236,000
5 Aldinga Beach $237,500
6 St Marys $243,500
7 Edwardstown $247,500
8 Modbury $253,500
9 Holden Hill $257,750
10 Ridgehaven $260,750

Hobart

Cheapest NBN suburbs for houses

Rank Suburb Price
1 Risdon Vale $165,019
2 Warrane $237,500
3 Derwent Park $240,000
4 Glenorchy $257,500
5 Claremont $271,000
6 Moonah $289,900
7 Lutana $291,500
8 Montrose $293,250
9 Mornington $295,375
10 West Moonah $302,250

Cheapest NBN suburbs for units

Rank Suburb Price
1 Claremont $178,750
2 Glenorchy $201,250
3 Moonah $216,000
4 Montrose $221,500
5 Rosetta $227,000
6 Lenah Valley $255,000
7 Mount Stuart $256,500
8 New Town $276,250
9 West Moonah $282,000
10 South Hobart $292,500

Angus Kidman's Findings column looks at new developments and research that help you save money, make wise decisions and enjoy your life more. It appears Monday through Friday on finder.com.au.

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