Strong house price gains in Melbourne suburbs

HUNDREDS of Melbourne suburbs have seen home prices lift in the past 12 months.

More than 85 per cent of Melbourne’s suburbs (336 in total) gained value in the 12 months to September, according to RP Data figures released to the Herald Sun.

They include 85 suburbs where house values have grown 10 per cent or more in a year and more than 100 that beat the citywide average of 8.5 per cent.