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SQM Housing Market Indexes
SQM Research Weekly Asking Prices Index
Week ending
3 Mar 2015
Asking Price Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 607.0 -3.7 -2.9% -6.9%
All Units 376.4 0.6 0.6% -5.4%
Sydney All Houses 1,034.1 -1.1 -1.0% 7.6%
All Units 582.0 0.9 0.5% 8.7%
Darwin All Houses 679.9 -0.4 -0.4% -0.8%
All Units 471.3 -1.6 -0.1% -6.0%
Brisbane All Houses 546.0 0.7 0.1% 1.9%
All Units 371.9 -0.4 -0.4% 2.8%
Adelaide All Houses 480.4 0.9 0.0% 0.6%
All Units 291.5 0.4 0.3% -0.3%
Hobart All Houses 388.8 -0.3 -1.4% 0.5%
All Units 254.2 -1.8 -0.4% 3.1%
Melbourne All Houses 646.0 -1.0 -2.4% 2.0%
All Units 432.6 -0.4 -0.5% 2.5%
Perth All Houses 747.4 -2.5 -0.7% -2.5%
All Units 451.6 -0.1 -0.9% -1.8%
National All Houses 488.6 -0.2 -0.5% 2.0%
All Units 330.5 -0.4 -0.0% 0.9%
Cap City Average All Houses 755.2 -3.2 -0.7% 3.0%
All Units 488.4 0.3 0.0% 4.9%

Next update: 10 Mar 2015

SQM Research Weekly Rents Index
Week ending
4 Mar 2015
Rent Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 484.1 -4.1 -1.2% -3.5%
All Units 379.5 0.5 -0.1% -5.4%
Sydney All Houses 685.6 0.4 -0.5% 3.0%
All Units 475.2 -0.2 -0.1% 0.8%
Darwin All Houses 632.8 -0.8 -1.3% -15.8%
All Units 513.7 2.3 0.2% -2.2%
Brisbane All Houses 448.0 -0.0 -0.3% 0.7%
All Units 364.0 -1.0 -1.0% -0.9%
Adelaide All Houses 368.6 0.4 0.6% 3.3%
All Units 276.6 -0.6 -1.6% 0.3%
Hobart All Houses 323.5 3.5 1.7% 1.9%
All Units 281.7 -0.7 0.9% 6.7%
Melbourne All Houses 476.1 -0.1 0.4% 3.1%
All Units 356.8 1.2 1.6% 1.8%
Perth All Houses 521.5 -0.5 -1.9% -6.7%
All Units 413.7 -0.7 -1.4% -7.1%
National All Houses 414.0 1.0 -0.2% -0.5%
All Units 340.0 1.0 0.6% 0.0%
Cap City Average All Houses 537.0 1.0 -0.4% 0.8%
All Units 414.0 1.0 0.2% 0.0%

Next update: 12 Mar 2015