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SQM Housing Market Indexes
SQM Research Weekly Asking Prices Index
Week ending
19 Aug 2014
Asking Price Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 615.2 -0.3 -0.0% 0.4%
All Units 383.0 -1.9 -1.0% -5.4%
Sydney All Houses 980.7 -0.2 0.5% 8.8%
All Units 554.2 0.1 0.8% 6.3%
Darwin All Houses 669.8 -3.6 -0.2% -5.2%
All Units 499.1 0.7 -0.6% 2.9%
Brisbane All Houses 538.4 0.3 0.1% 4.2%
All Units 363.4 -0.6 -0.3% 3.0%
Adelaide All Houses 482.1 -0.1 0.1% 3.8%
All Units 295.6 1.2 0.0% 4.0%
Hobart All Houses 389.8 3.2 0.4% 1.3%
All Units 246.6 -0.1 -0.1% -4.0%
Melbourne All Houses 632.1 2.2 -0.1% 1.9%
All Units 423.6 0.5 0.2% 1.9%
Perth All Houses 755.4 -2.2 -0.9% 3.4%
All Units 452.3 -1.4 -0.6% -1.3%
National All Houses 476.6 -3.9 -0.7% 2.4%
All Units 325.7 -0.2 -0.7% -0.4%
Cap City Average All Houses 735.8 -0.5 0.1% 5.0%
All Units 472.9 -0.9 0.3% 3.7%

Next update: 26 Aug 2014

SQM Research Weekly Rents Index
Week ending
20 Aug 2014
Rent Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 473.9 -0.9 -1.0% -8.5%
All Units 371.9 -0.9 0.2% -6.5%
Sydney All Houses 670.2 -1.2 -0.4% 5.8%
All Units 473.7 0.3 -0.2% 3.7%
Darwin All Houses 747.4 14.6 4.6% 6.4%
All Units 562.8 6.2 2.9% 11.6%
Brisbane All Houses 446.2 0.8 0.6% 1.7%
All Units 367.5 0.5 0.2% -0.1%
Adelaide All Houses 355.2 -0.2 -0.4% -1.1%
All Units 278.8 -0.8 0.5% -0.0%
Hobart All Houses 309.4 1.6 -0.6% 0.6%
All Units 260.3 -2.3 -1.6% 1.9%
Melbourne All Houses 457.8 -0.8 -0.7% 1.6%
All Units 358.0 1.0 0.4% 3.9%
Perth All Houses 526.2 -0.2 -1.0% -9.4%
All Units 417.8 -0.8 -0.5% -9.8%
National All Houses 410.0 2.0 0.0% 1.0%
All Units 335.0 -1.0 -0.6% 0.6%
Cap City Average All Houses 526.0 -1.0 -0.8% 1.2%
All Units 415.0 1.0 0.0% 2.0%

Next update: 28 Aug 2014