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SQM Housing Market Indexes
SQM Research Weekly Asking Prices Index
Week ending
30 Sep 2014
Asking Price Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 626.9 -2.4 -0.6% -0.0%
All Units 377.5 -2.3 -1.1% -6.3%
Sydney All Houses 970.5 1.2 -0.3% 6.7%
All Units 562.2 1.1 1.0% 7.8%
Darwin All Houses 671.9 -0.6 0.1% -3.8%
All Units 498.6 0.6 0.2% 0.4%
Brisbane All Houses 539.1 -0.4 -0.2% 3.7%
All Units 365.2 0.7 0.5% 2.9%
Adelaide All Houses 485.2 -0.6 0.8% 3.7%
All Units 293.8 -0.1 -0.8% 2.1%
Hobart All Houses 390.6 1.4 -0.1% 2.0%
All Units 250.9 0.5 1.6% 1.2%
Melbourne All Houses 635.4 1.7 0.1% 0.9%
All Units 424.9 -0.6 -0.1% 1.5%
Perth All Houses 759.3 2.5 0.7% 2.7%
All Units 454.8 -0.6 0.5% -1.3%
National All Houses 481.0 1.8 0.7% 1.8%
All Units 329.0 -0.5 0.5% 0.7%
Cap City Average All Houses 735.5 2.1 0.2% 4.0%
All Units 477.4 0.8 0.5% 4.4%

Next update: 7 Oct 2014

SQM Research Weekly Rents Index
Week ending
28 Sep 2014
Rent Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 467.5 -1.5 -1.7% -8.2%
All Units 370.4 0.6 -0.3% -6.6%
Sydney All Houses 667.5 -0.5 -0.4% 3.7%
All Units 475.9 0.1 0.3% 4.1%
Darwin All Houses 711.0 4.0 -5.0% -1.2%
All Units 545.9 -5.9 -4.0% 5.2%
Brisbane All Houses 443.3 -1.3 -0.6% 0.9%
All Units 368.3 -0.3 0.0% 0.5%
Adelaide All Houses 357.3 0.7 0.6% -0.4%
All Units 278.2 -2.2 -0.1% -0.8%
Hobart All Houses 308.4 0.6 -0.7% 1.7%
All Units 257.1 -5.1 -1.9% 3.4%
Melbourne All Houses 455.2 1.8 -0.3% 0.9%
All Units 356.8 -0.8 -0.4% 4.3%
Perth All Houses 521.4 -0.4 -0.6% -9.3%
All Units 413.7 0.3 -0.5% -9.4%
National All Houses 411.0 0.0 0.2% 0.2%
All Units 337.0 0.0 0.3% -0.3%
Cap City Average All Houses 524.0 2.0 -0.2% -0.2%
All Units 414.0 -1.0 -0.2% 2.0%

Next update: 4 Oct 2014