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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
20 Dec 2014
Rent Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 493.1 0.9 2.6% -4.3%
All Units 381.4 -1.4 -0.1% -3.8%
Sydney All Houses 685.0 -4.0 -0.9% 5.5%
All Units 478.2 0.8 0.4% 3.8%
Darwin All Houses 690.6 -3.6 -1.8% -8.2%
All Units 517.7 1.3 1.2% -0.9%
Brisbane All Houses 447.7 0.3 0.5% 0.9%
All Units 367.9 -0.9 -0.0% 0.6%
Adelaide All Houses 360.8 1.2 0.4% 0.9%
All Units 283.1 2.9 0.9% 1.4%
Hobart All Houses 317.2 0.8 0.6% -0.7%
All Units 276.9 0.1 5.5% 9.0%
Melbourne All Houses 461.2 -1.2 -0.1% 0.7%
All Units 347.8 -0.8 -1.3% 3.7%
Perth All Houses 519.2 -0.2 0.9% -9.5%
All Units 406.3 -1.3 -2.0% -9.7%
National All Houses 414.0 1.0 0.2% -0.2%
All Units 337.0 -2.0 -0.3% -2.6%
Cap City Average All Houses 531.0 -3.0 -0.7% 0.4%
All Units 413.0 1.0 -0.2% 2.2%

Next update: 28 Dec 2014