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SQM Housing Market Indexes
SQM Research Weekly Asking Prices Index
Week ending
22 Apr 2014
Asking Price Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 653.4 -3.1 0.6% 0.0%
All Units 398.4 -0.7 -0.1% -1.8%
Sydney All Houses 966.2 3.0 0.3% 8.4%
All Units 546.1 1.7 1.2% 6.8%
Darwin All Houses 713.1 -0.1 1.3% 1.5%
All Units 506.2 -0.2 -0.2% 4.9%
Brisbane All Houses 543.3 1.5 1.3% 5.8%
All Units 363.6 -0.5 0.3% 3.4%
Adelaide All Houses 480.2 -0.2 0.5% 4.0%
All Units 295.8 -0.8 1.2% 3.9%
Hobart All Houses 388.6 0.8 0.9% 1.3%
All Units 253.7 0.5 2.4% -4.2%
Melbourne All Houses 623.2 -0.2 -1.3% 2.2%
All Units 423.0 0.3 0.3% 2.5%
Perth All Houses 760.9 -0.2 -0.2% 5.0%
All Units 460.5 -0.9 -0.2% 3.2%
National All Houses 480.1 -0.6 0.0% 3.2%
All Units 329.2 -1.0 1.0% 1.5%
Cap City Average All Houses 731.7 2.5 0.3% 5.6%
All Units 470.9 0.2 0.7% 4.8%

Next update: 29 Apr 2014

SQM Research Weekly Rents Index
Week ending
20 Apr 2014
Rent Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 500.7 5.3 -0.6% -7.9%
All Units 389.3 -3.3 -2.5% -6.2%
Sydney All Houses 668.3 0.7 -0.1% 2.0%
All Units 473.7 -0.7 0.2% 3.3%
Darwin All Houses 723.8 3.2 -1.9% 1.2%
All Units 528.0 3.0 -0.5% 6.9%
Brisbane All Houses 441.4 -0.4 -0.3% -0.3%
All Units 365.2 -1.2 -0.4% 1.2%
Adelaide All Houses 357.5 0.5 0.1% 0.1%
All Units 277.0 -0.0 0.1% 0.2%
Hobart All Houses 315.6 -0.6 -0.2% 0.8%
All Units 266.5 1.5 2.8% 3.5%
Melbourne All Houses 465.8 0.2 0.5% 1.2%
All Units 356.7 1.3 0.9% 3.3%
Perth All Houses 543.4 -2.4 -2.5% -11.5%
All Units 436.1 2.9 -0.3% -8.2%
National All Houses 413.0 1.0 0.0% -0.5%
All Units 341.0 0.0 0.6% 2.4%
Cap City Average All Houses 531.0 1.0 -0.4% -0.9%
All Units 416.0 1.0 0.2% 1.5%

Next update: 28 Apr 2014