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SQM Housing Market Indexes
SQM Research Weekly Asking Prices Index
Week ending
15 Apr 2014
Asking Price Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 656.6 1.6 1.4% 0.3%
All Units 399.2 -0.7 0.2% -1.9%
Sydney All Houses 963.3 0.2 -0.3% 8.4%
All Units 544.4 2.0 1.2% 6.7%
Darwin All Houses 713.2 0.3 3.3% 1.6%
All Units 506.4 -0.2 0.4% 5.4%
Brisbane All Houses 541.8 2.4 0.9% 5.7%
All Units 364.0 0.5 0.6% 3.2%
Adelaide All Houses 480.4 0.9 0.6% 3.9%
All Units 296.6 1.8 1.4% 4.5%
Hobart All Houses 387.8 0.9 0.8% 1.3%
All Units 253.2 0.8 2.2% -4.1%
Melbourne All Houses 623.4 -3.7 -1.7% 1.8%
All Units 422.8 0.2 0.2% 2.4%
Perth All Houses 761.1 0.2 -0.5% 5.5%
All Units 461.3 -0.1 0.0% 3.7%
National All Houses 480.7 4.0 -0.3% 3.1%
All Units 330.3 1.8 0.6% 2.0%
Cap City Average All Houses 729.2 -1.7 -0.6% 5.2%
All Units 470.7 1.5 1.0% 4.9%

Next update: 22 Apr 2014

SQM Research Weekly Rents Index
Week ending
12 Apr 2014
Rent Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 495.5 -2.5 -1.4% -8.3%
All Units 392.7 -2.7 -2.0% -5.8%
Sydney All Houses 667.6 0.4 -0.2% 2.0%
All Units 474.5 -0.5 0.6% 3.7%
Darwin All Houses 720.6 -5.6 -4.3% -0.0%
All Units 524.9 -4.9 -0.5% 6.0%
Brisbane All Houses 441.8 -0.8 -0.6% -0.3%
All Units 366.3 0.7 -0.2% 1.0%
Adelaide All Houses 357.0 -0.0 0.2% 0.5%
All Units 277.1 -1.1 0.2% 0.4%
Hobart All Houses 316.1 0.9 -0.4% 0.7%
All Units 265.0 1.0 0.6% 3.1%
Melbourne All Houses 465.7 1.3 0.8% 1.6%
All Units 355.3 0.7 1.2% 3.1%
Perth All Houses 545.8 -5.8 -2.1% -12.1%
All Units 433.2 -1.2 -1.7% -8.6%
National All Houses 412.0 -1.0 -0.5% 0.0%
All Units 341.0 1.0 0.6% 1.2%
Cap City Average All Houses 530.0 -1.0 -0.6% -1.1%
All Units 415.0 -1.0 0.2% 1.7%

Next update: 20 Apr 2014