The most recent statistics available from Landgate are to August 2010.
The total number of transfers for the three months June to August 2010 was 20,636. This was a decline of 18.7% compared to the equivalent three months of 2009. It is close to the historically low level of activity that occurred in the equivalent three months of 2008, which was lower than any of the preceding five years.
2009 was a period of strongly rising property prices and increasing sales volumes. 2010 has been the completely opposite experience. For the three months to October 2010, Perth home values declined 3.8% (source: RP Data).