Energy-efficient housing in Australia worth up to 17% more, according to recent study

According to Domain’s recent ‘Sustainability in Property‘ report, houses across Australia are seeing a potential 17.1% increase in value when energy-efficient measures are installed.

In addition, homes with solar panels, rainwater tanks and extensive insulation are not only being sold for a price premium, but are also selling quicker and are generating more buyer demand than houses without energy-efficient features.

The price premium of energy-efficient homes compared to non-energy-efficient homes.
HousesUnits
YearDollar differencePercentage differenceDollar differencePercentage difference
2022$125,00017.1%$72,75012.7%
2021$115,00018.0%$81,00015.6%
2020$85,00015.6%$81,00016.8%
2019$78,62515.3%$60,00013.3%

Data provided by domain

Not only is this fantastic news for the 3 million homes that currently have rooftop solar installed, but it is encouraging for the increasing number of homes with battery storage.

Read the full Sydney Morning Herald article here: https://www.smh.com.au/property/news/how-to-sell-your-home-for-125-000-more-than-your-neighbour-20220629-p5axq5.html