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SQM Housing Market Indexes
SQM Research Weekly Asking Prices Index
Week ending
24 Feb 2015
Asking Price Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 610.7 -7.1 -3.2% -7.5%
All Units 375.8 1.4 0.6% -5.5%
Sydney All Houses 1,035.2 5.3 -2.1% 7.9%
All Units 581.1 0.8 0.6% 8.7%
Darwin All Houses 680.3 -2.3 -0.5% -0.5%
All Units 472.9 0.1 0.8% -5.9%
Brisbane All Houses 545.3 -0.0 0.1% 2.1%
All Units 372.2 0.3 -0.4% 3.1%
Adelaide All Houses 479.5 0.1 -0.5% 0.3%
All Units 291.1 -0.1 0.3% 0.1%
Hobart All Houses 389.0 -2.0 -1.4% 0.5%
All Units 256.0 0.4 0.6% 4.4%
Melbourne All Houses 647.0 -0.5 -2.6% 2.5%
All Units 432.9 -0.6 -0.6% 2.6%
Perth All Houses 749.9 -0.1 -0.6% -2.0%
All Units 451.8 -0.1 -1.1% -1.6%
National All Houses 488.8 -0.7 -0.6% 2.3%
All Units 330.9 -0.0 0.4% 1.3%
Cap City Average All Houses 758.5 5.0 -1.6% 3.9%
All Units 488.1 0.4 0.0% 5.1%

Next update: 3 Mar 2015

SQM Research Weekly Rents Index
Week ending
28 Feb 2015
Rent Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 488.2 -0.2 -0.7% -2.5%
All Units 379.0 0.0 -0.1% -5.3%
Sydney All Houses 685.1 -2.1 -0.7% 3.7%
All Units 475.5 -0.5 -0.3% 0.7%
Darwin All Houses 633.7 -2.7 -1.3% -14.7%
All Units 511.5 -1.5 -0.8% -2.6%
Brisbane All Houses 448.0 -0.0 -0.4% 0.5%
All Units 364.9 -0.9 -1.1% -0.5%
Adelaide All Houses 368.2 -0.2 0.7% 3.2%
All Units 277.3 -0.3 -1.8% 0.5%
Hobart All Houses 320.0 -1.0 1.2% -0.1%
All Units 282.4 0.6 1.0% 8.2%
Melbourne All Houses 476.3 0.7 0.7% 3.5%
All Units 355.7 1.3 1.5% 1.6%
Perth All Houses 522.0 -2.0 -2.2% -7.2%
All Units 414.3 -4.3 -1.4% -6.6%
National All Houses 413.0 1.0 -0.5% -0.5%
All Units 339.0 1.0 0.9% -0.3%
Cap City Average All Houses 536.0 0.0 -1.1% 1.1%
All Units 413.0 -1.0 -0.5% -0.5%

Next update: 4 Mar 2015