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SQM Housing Market Indexes
SQM Research Weekly Asking Prices Index
Week ending
28 Oct 2014
Asking Price Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 619.4 1.0 -1.2% 0.9%
All Units 377.3 2.3 -0.0% -5.9%
Sydney All Houses 990.8 4.0 2.1% 7.0%
All Units 569.5 1.3 1.3% 9.4%
Darwin All Houses 668.2 0.3 -0.5% -5.1%
All Units 497.9 0.8 -0.1% 1.1%
Brisbane All Houses 545.0 2.3 1.1% 3.5%
All Units 367.1 -0.4 0.5% 3.2%
Adelaide All Houses 485.7 0.3 0.1% 2.5%
All Units 294.4 0.2 0.2% 2.5%
Hobart All Houses 390.4 0.0 -0.0% 2.9%
All Units 253.7 -0.1 1.1% 2.8%
Melbourne All Houses 640.9 2.5 0.9% 2.8%
All Units 427.3 1.2 0.6% 1.8%
Perth All Houses 763.9 -0.9 0.6% 2.1%
All Units 454.4 -0.0 -0.1% -2.8%
National All Houses 484.1 2.1 0.6% 1.4%
All Units 332.5 0.6 1.1% 1.9%
Cap City Average All Houses 745.9 0.7 1.4% 4.5%
All Units 482.2 1.5 1.0% 5.4%

Next update: 4 Nov 2014

SQM Research Weekly Rents Index
Week ending
28 Oct 2014
Rent Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 474.8 1.2 1.6% -9.1%
All Units 372.8 0.2 0.6% -5.6%
Sydney All Houses 678.5 5.5 1.7% 4.1%
All Units 475.3 -0.3 -0.1% 2.6%
Darwin All Houses 706.8 3.2 -0.6% -4.0%
All Units 525.9 -4.9 -3.7% 0.5%
Brisbane All Houses 442.1 0.9 -0.3% 0.3%
All Units 367.3 -0.3 -0.3% 0.3%
Adelaide All Houses 357.5 -0.5 0.1% 0.7%
All Units 278.5 0.5 0.1% 0.0%
Hobart All Houses 320.8 5.2 4.0% 3.7%
All Units 248.8 0.2 -3.3% -3.5%
Melbourne All Houses 453.9 -0.9 -0.3% 1.0%
All Units 355.1 -0.1 -0.5% 5.2%
Perth All Houses 516.2 -1.2 -1.0% -7.7%
All Units 414.4 0.6 0.2% -8.8%
National All Houses 413.0 3.0 0.5% -0.5%
All Units 337.0 0.0 0.0% -2.0%
Cap City Average All Houses 528.0 3.0 0.8% 1.0%
All Units 413.0 0.0 -0.2% 1.5%

Next update: 4 Nov 2014