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SQM Housing Market Indexes
SQM Research Weekly Asking Prices Index
Week ending
24 Mar 2015
Asking Price Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 609.8 -1.0 -0.2% -6.1%
All Units 374.4 -0.5 -0.4% -6.1%
Sydney All Houses 1,036.6 1.0 0.1% 7.6%
All Units 587.8 1.9 1.2% 9.0%
Darwin All Houses 676.6 -0.4 -0.5% -3.9%
All Units 474.7 -0.0 0.4% -6.4%
Brisbane All Houses 548.6 0.5 0.6% 2.3%
All Units 371.8 -0.2 -0.1% 2.6%
Adelaide All Houses 481.5 0.3 0.4% 0.7%
All Units 293.3 0.1 0.8% 0.3%
Hobart All Houses 388.7 -0.6 -0.1% 0.9%
All Units 253.6 0.2 -0.9% 2.3%
Melbourne All Houses 651.3 1.5 0.7% 3.1%
All Units 432.6 0.7 -0.1% 2.5%
Perth All Houses 749.5 2.8 -0.1% -1.7%
All Units 451.2 0.2 -0.1% -2.2%
National All Houses 490.8 1.7 0.4% 2.3%
All Units 330.9 0.6 -0.0% 1.5%
Cap City Average All Houses 760.6 2.7 0.3% 4.3%
All Units 491.9 1.1 0.8% 5.2%

Next update: 31 Mar 2015

SQM Research Weekly Rents Index
Week ending
20 Mar 2015
Rent Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 479.0 -2.0 -1.9% -4.9%
All Units 381.1 0.9 0.6% -4.5%
Sydney All Houses 689.1 1.9 0.3% 3.0%
All Units 474.3 -1.3 -0.4% 0.3%
Darwin All Houses 629.7 -2.7 -1.0% -14.6%
All Units 508.2 -5.2 -0.9% -4.2%
Brisbane All Houses 448.8 0.2 0.1% 1.4%
All Units 362.5 -0.5 -0.9% -1.1%
Adelaide All Houses 369.4 0.6 0.3% 3.4%
All Units 278.2 0.8 0.2% 0.5%
Hobart All Houses 326.9 3.1 1.8% 3.4%
All Units 279.4 -0.4 -0.8% 7.8%
Melbourne All Houses 478.8 1.2 0.7% 3.3%
All Units 358.7 1.3 1.2% 1.4%
Perth All Houses 517.9 -2.9 -1.2% -7.1%
All Units 411.9 -1.9 -1.6% -5.8%
National All Houses 417.0 4.0 1.2% 1.0%
All Units 338.0 -3.0 0.0% -0.3%
Cap City Average All Houses 539.0 0.0 0.6% 1.1%
All Units 413.0 -1.0 -0.2% -0.5%

Next update: 28 Mar 2015