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SQM Housing Market Indexes
SQM Research Weekly Asking Prices Index
Week ending
27 Jan 2015
Asking Price Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 631.1 -4.5 -3.2% -5.6%
All Units 373.5 -1.8 -0.4% -6.6%
Sydney All Houses 1,056.9 0.9 3.3% 9.3%
All Units 577.7 1.9 0.1% 8.7%
Darwin All Houses 683.9 1.6 1.6% -1.5%
All Units 469.2 -2.8 -4.4% -6.5%
Brisbane All Houses 544.7 -0.5 -0.3% 2.0%
All Units 373.6 0.1 0.2% 3.8%
Adelaide All Houses 481.8 -1.7 -1.0% 0.8%
All Units 290.3 0.5 -1.4% 0.6%
Hobart All Houses 394.6 1.3 0.9% 2.1%
All Units 254.4 -0.9 -0.7% 3.3%
Melbourne All Houses 664.3 -0.8 -0.5% 5.3%
All Units 435.5 -1.0 2.3% 3.3%
Perth All Houses 754.8 1.0 -0.5% -2.1%
All Units 456.7 -0.1 1.2% -1.1%
National All Houses 491.9 1.3 -0.9% 2.4%
All Units 329.6 -0.3 -0.9% 1.4%
Cap City Average All Houses 770.5 0.8 1.1% 5.2%
All Units 488.0 -0.2 0.6% 5.5%

Next update: 3 Feb 2015

SQM Research Weekly Rents Index
Week ending
28 Jan 2015
Rent Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 491.9 2.1 -0.5% -3.0%
All Units 379.5 -1.5 -0.4% -4.6%
Sydney All Houses 689.6 4.4 1.0% 3.7%
All Units 476.9 1.1 -0.4% 1.9%
Darwin All Houses 641.9 0.1 -6.3% -14.1%
All Units 515.4 -0.4 -0.3% -3.3%
Brisbane All Houses 449.7 0.3 0.4% 1.3%
All Units 369.1 0.9 0.3% 0.2%
Adelaide All Houses 365.6 1.4 1.0% 2.7%
All Units 282.5 -1.5 -0.7% 1.4%
Hobart All Houses 316.4 0.6 -1.8% -1.2%
All Units 279.5 0.5 1.5% 6.1%
Melbourne All Houses 473.0 3.0 3.0% 3.1%
All Units 350.5 0.5 0.9% 1.2%
Perth All Houses 533.7 1.3 1.7% -7.3%
All Units 420.0 2.0 2.9% -4.6%
National All Houses 415.0 1.0 0.0% -0.5%
All Units 336.0 -3.0 -0.9% -2.6%
Cap City Average All Houses 542.0 3.0 1.9% 1.5%
All Units 415.0 1.0 0.5% 0.7%

Next update: 4 Feb 2015