Over the June 2018 quarter, resales of Melbourne properties generated $4.299 billion worth of profits and $37.1 million in losses.
These figures indicated that Melbourne generated 27.4% of total resale profits nationally over the quarter as well as producing 7.9% of total resales losses.
Over the quarter, there were no resales at a loss in a number of council regions: Frankston, Mitchell and Murrindindi.
The council regions with the highest proportion of resales at a loss were Melbourne, Stonnington and Moonee Valley.
With dwelling values continuing to fall throughout the city, the share of houses and units resold for a loss rose over the quarter.