Tradies are in high demand


Tradies are in high demand

If you’ve recently tried to source a tradie for a reno project, you might’ve noticed quotes are up, calls are going unanswered, unreturned, and wait times are through the (unfinished) roof.

It turns out Australians have been spending record amounts on renovations, which in turn has led to a surge in tradie demand.

“Home renovations have boomed nationwide as more time spent at home combined with ultra-low loan rates, government grants and improved household savings became the perfect combination of factors to drive heightened demand for renovations,” explains PropTrack senior economist Eleanor Creagh.

So which Aussie suburbs have the highest demand for tradies?

Below are the top ten most in-demand suburbs in each state, according to online tradie directory hipages, as well as the most in-demand suburbs across the country.

National: Point Cook (Vic), Berwick (Vic), Craigieburn (Vic), Frankston (Vic), Kellyville (NSW), Werribee (Vic), Tarneit (Vic), Blacktown (NSW), Baulkham Hills (NSW), Castle Hill (NSW).

NSW: Kellyville, Blacktown, Baulkham Hills, Castle Hill, Quakers Hill, Campbelltown, Sydney, Penrith, Schofields, Maroubra.

VIC: Point Cook, Berwick, Craigieburn, Frankston, Werribee, Tarneit, Melbourne, Truganina, Pakenham, Hoppers Crossing.

QLD: Buderim, Southport, Upper Coomera, Surfers Paradise, Robina, Coomera, Forest Lake, Brisbane, Helensvale, Springfield Lakes.

WA: Canning Vale, Baldivis, Mandurah, Dianella, Scarborough, Thornlie, Willetton, Perth, Morley, Armadale.

SA: Adelaide, Morphett Vale, Hallett Cove, Mount Barker, Paralowie, Golden Grove, Aberfoyle Park, Parafield Gardens, Prospect, Mawson Lakes.

ACT: Kambah, Canberra, Ngunnawal, Belconnen, Amaroo, Gordon, Wanniassa, Gungahlin, Banks, Casey.

TAS: Hobart, Devonport, Launceston, Glenorchy, Sandy Bay, Kingston, Howrah, Lenah Valley, Claremont, Bellerive.

NT: Alawa, Darwin, Anula, Archer, Bakewell, Bagot, Alice Springs, Darwin City, Palmerston, Durack.

So, if you live in one of these suburbs, you might want to get the ball rolling sooner rather than later…

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