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SQM Housing Market Indexes
SQM Research Weekly Asking Prices Index
Week ending
22 Jul 2014
Asking Price Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 615.4 -1.7 -2.3% -2.1%
All Units 386.9 -1.0 -1.2% -3.3%
Sydney All Houses 976.3 1.3 0.6% 9.6%
All Units 549.7 0.9 -0.7% 5.9%
Darwin All Houses 671.0 -5.4 -2.6% -5.0%
All Units 502.0 -1.3 0.3% 3.2%
Brisbane All Houses 538.0 -0.3 -0.9% 4.1%
All Units 364.4 -0.4 -0.5% 4.7%
Adelaide All Houses 481.5 -1.7 0.6% 4.0%
All Units 295.5 -1.1 -0.9% 2.9%
Hobart All Houses 388.2 0.1 -0.4% 1.3%
All Units 246.8 -0.9 -0.0% -4.1%
Melbourne All Houses 632.7 -0.2 -0.3% 1.2%
All Units 422.9 -0.1 -0.1% 1.8%
Perth All Houses 762.3 -2.6 0.2% 3.8%
All Units 455.1 -1.1 -0.2% -0.6%
National All Houses 480.0 -1.1 -0.1% 4.1%
All Units 328.0 0.1 -0.7% 0.8%
Cap City Average All Houses 734.9 -1.9 0.2% 5.5%
All Units 471.3 0.3 -0.4% 3.9%

Next update: 29 Jul 2014

SQM Research Weekly Rents Index
Week ending
20 Jul 2014
Rent Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 478.8 -0.8 -1.0% -7.3%
All Units 371.1 -2.1 -2.2% -8.9%
Sydney All Houses 672.7 2.3 0.7% 5.7%
All Units 474.9 0.1 -0.4% 3.8%
Darwin All Houses 714.8 7.2 0.7% 1.9%
All Units 546.7 18.3 5.2% 10.0%
Brisbane All Houses 443.7 1.3 0.4% 1.4%
All Units 366.7 0.3 0.3% -0.1%
Adelaide All Houses 356.6 0.4 -0.4% -0.5%
All Units 277.2 -1.2 -1.3% -1.4%
Hobart All Houses 311.3 -0.3 -1.2% 1.9%
All Units 264.5 0.5 0.8% 7.1%
Melbourne All Houses 461.1 -0.1 -0.0% 2.3%
All Units 356.5 0.5 0.1% 3.3%
Perth All Houses 531.5 0.5 -0.7% -9.1%
All Units 420.1 -1.1 -0.9% -10.0%
National All Houses 410.0 -1.0 -0.7% 1.0%
All Units 337.0 -1.0 0.0% 0.0%
Cap City Average All Houses 530.0 2.0 0.6% 1.7%
All Units 415.0 2.0 0.0% 1.7%

Next update: 28 Jul 2014