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SQM Housing Market Indexes
SQM Research Weekly Asking Prices Index
Week ending
16 Sep 2014
Asking Price Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 634.4 2.2 3.1% -0.4%
All Units 380.6 -0.6 -0.6% -5.4%
Sydney All Houses 968.6 -5.8 -1.2% 6.4%
All Units 561.6 1.5 1.3% 7.4%
Darwin All Houses 673.6 -2.6 0.6% -4.1%
All Units 498.0 1.0 -0.2% 1.9%
Brisbane All Houses 539.5 0.5 0.2% 3.8%
All Units 364.1 0.6 0.2% 2.6%
Adelaide All Houses 485.2 2.3 0.6% 4.0%
All Units 294.7 -0.7 -0.3% 2.9%
Hobart All Houses 389.0 -2.1 -0.2% 1.5%
All Units 249.1 1.6 1.0% -1.4%
Melbourne All Houses 634.9 -0.8 0.4% 1.4%
All Units 425.6 0.2 0.5% 2.4%
Perth All Houses 754.9 -0.4 -0.1% 2.8%
All Units 454.1 0.8 0.4% -0.8%
National All Houses 480.1 0.9 0.7% 2.0%
All Units 328.1 -0.2 0.7% 0.5%
Cap City Average All Houses 731.3 -4.7 -0.6% 3.4%
All Units 477.8 -0.1 1.0% 4.8%

Next update: 23 Sep 2014

SQM Research Weekly Rents Index
Week ending
20 Sep 2014
Rent Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 469.1 -4.1 -1.0% -8.9%
All Units 369.8 -0.8 -0.6% -6.5%
Sydney All Houses 668.0 -0.0 -0.3% 4.7%
All Units 475.8 0.2 0.4% 4.2%
Darwin All Houses 707.0 -17.0 -5.4% 0.6%
All Units 551.9 -13.9 -1.9% 7.7%
Brisbane All Houses 444.6 -0.6 -0.4% 1.0%
All Units 368.7 0.3 0.3% 0.7%
Adelaide All Houses 356.6 0.4 0.4% -0.5%
All Units 280.4 0.6 0.6% 0.2%
Hobart All Houses 307.8 -1.8 -0.5% 2.1%
All Units 262.3 0.7 0.8% 4.7%
Melbourne All Houses 453.3 -2.3 -1.0% 0.4%
All Units 357.5 -0.5 -0.1% 4.2%
Perth All Houses 521.8 -2.8 -0.8% -9.3%
All Units 413.4 -0.4 -1.1% -9.5%
National All Houses 411.0 -2.0 0.2% 0.2%
All Units 337.0 1.0 0.6% -0.6%
Cap City Average All Houses 522.0 -3.0 -0.8% 0.0%
All Units 415.0 0.0 0.0% 2.5%

Next update: 28 Sep 2014