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SQM Housing Market Indexes
SQM Research Weekly Asking Prices Index
Week ending
16 Dec 2014
Asking Price Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 657.2 12.0 5.6% 1.0%
All Units 374.4 -0.7 -0.7% -7.9%
Sydney All Houses 1,017.9 10.9 1.2% 5.6%
All Units 572.4 1.5 0.7% 8.4%
Darwin All Houses 658.2 -9.5 -0.4% -7.5%
All Units 492.6 -2.9 -0.7% -0.4%
Brisbane All Houses 548.7 0.3 0.1% 3.4%
All Units 370.7 -0.4 0.5% 3.1%
Adelaide All Houses 486.3 -0.5 0.2% 3.1%
All Units 294.7 0.2 0.2% 2.7%
Hobart All Houses 387.1 -0.2 -0.3% 1.3%
All Units 255.6 -0.8 0.8% 3.4%
Melbourne All Houses 660.2 5.5 1.8% 5.0%
All Units 427.0 0.0 -0.4% 2.2%
Perth All Houses 760.6 -2.3 -1.0% 0.5%
All Units 450.7 -0.7 -0.7% -4.1%
National All Houses 495.3 4.0 1.4% 3.1%
All Units 334.2 -0.0 0.5% 3.2%
Cap City Average All Houses 763.8 7.8 1.5% 4.6%
All Units 482.9 0.8 0.4% 4.5%

Next update: 23 Dec 2014

SQM Research Weekly Rents Index
Week ending
12 Dec 2014
Rent Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 492.2 3.8 3.6% -5.3%
All Units 382.7 -1.7 1.1% -3.5%
Sydney All Houses 689.1 -1.1 -0.3% 6.5%
All Units 477.4 -0.4 0.5% 3.3%
Darwin All Houses 694.2 -2.2 -1.5% -10.8%
All Units 516.5 3.5 0.6% -0.3%
Brisbane All Houses 447.3 0.7 0.7% 1.4%
All Units 368.8 1.2 0.5% 1.2%
Adelaide All Houses 359.6 0.4 0.2% 0.8%
All Units 280.2 -0.2 -0.3% -0.1%
Hobart All Houses 316.4 -3.4 0.2% -1.1%
All Units 276.8 4.2 8.6% 10.6%
Melbourne All Houses 462.3 -0.3 0.7% 1.4%
All Units 348.7 -1.7 -1.4% 3.8%
Perth All Houses 519.3 1.7 1.2% -9.5%
All Units 407.6 -3.6 -1.6% -9.3%
National All Houses 413.0 1.0 -0.5% -0.7%
All Units 339.0 1.0 0.0% -1.7%
Cap City Average All Houses 534.0 0.0 0.0% 1.5%
All Units 412.0 -2.0 -0.2% 1.7%

Next update: 20 Dec 2014