"Louis Christopher and the guys at SQM are my go to for independent property research and commentary. No beat up or short term hype, just a balanced view based on the facts."

David Koch - Sunrise Presenter, Kochie's Business Builders Host, Chairman of the Port Adelaide Football Club
http://www.kbbdigital.com.au

"Louis Christopher is one of the most knowledgeable property experts I have encountered in my long career as a finance journalist. Louis has built a unique real estate research house, SQM Research, which focuses on residential property and the performance of real estate related managed funds."

Pam Walkley - Editor in Chief, Money Magazine
http://finance.ninemsn.com.au/money-mag/

"I have known the SQM Research team for some years now and have found their data and services to be reliable and trustworthy. SQM has always provided independent advice and expanded the boundaries of residential property market data."

Matthew Bell - National Research Manager, Macro Economics, Stockland Group
http://www.stockland.com.au

SQM Housing Market Indexes
SQM Research Weekly Asking Prices Index
Week ending
14 Oct 2014
Asking Price Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 619.8 -2.0 -2.3% -0.1%
All Units 375.7 -0.2 -1.3% -6.8%
Sydney All Houses 977.1 -0.4 0.9% 6.6%
All Units 568.7 4.1 1.3% 9.4%
Darwin All Houses 668.3 -1.1 -0.8% -4.7%
All Units 501.0 1.0 0.6% 0.6%
Brisbane All Houses 540.4 1.7 0.2% 3.3%
All Units 365.7 0.8 0.5% 2.9%
Adelaide All Houses 485.5 0.0 0.1% 2.8%
All Units 293.2 -0.8 -0.5% 2.0%
Hobart All Houses 392.1 0.6 0.8% 2.5%
All Units 252.2 0.7 1.3% 2.3%
Melbourne All Houses 638.2 0.4 0.5% 1.7%
All Units 424.8 0.0 -0.2% 1.3%
Perth All Houses 761.6 1.4 0.9% 2.2%
All Units 453.8 -0.2 -0.1% -2.7%
National All Houses 481.2 -1.2 0.2% 1.6%
All Units 330.5 1.2 0.7% 1.4%
Cap City Average All Houses 738.0 -2.2 0.9% 4.2%
All Units 481.8 2.9 0.9% 5.5%

Next update: 21 Oct 2014

SQM Research Weekly Rents Index
Week ending
20 Oct 2014
Rent Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 473.6 2.4 1.0% -8.6%
All Units 372.6 -0.6 0.7% -5.7%
Sydney All Houses 673.1 3.9 0.8% 3.5%
All Units 475.6 -0.6 -0.0% 3.0%
Darwin All Houses 703.6 -5.6 -0.5% -2.3%
All Units 530.7 -5.7 -3.8% 1.3%
Brisbane All Houses 441.2 -0.2 -0.8% 0.5%
All Units 367.5 -0.5 -0.3% 0.1%
Adelaide All Houses 358.0 -0.0 0.4% 0.5%
All Units 277.9 0.1 -0.9% 0.1%
Hobart All Houses 315.7 3.3 2.5% 2.2%
All Units 248.5 -1.5 -5.2% -2.8%
Melbourne All Houses 454.8 -1.8 0.3% 0.8%
All Units 355.2 -0.2 -0.6% 4.2%
Perth All Houses 517.4 -1.4 -0.8% -8.2%
All Units 413.8 -1.8 0.1% -8.6%
National All Houses 410.0 -2.0 -0.2% 0.2%
All Units 337.0 1.0 0.0% -0.9%
Cap City Average All Houses 525.0 1.0 0.6% 0.4%
All Units 413.0 -1.0 -0.5% 1.2%

Next update: 28 Oct 2014