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SQM Housing Market Indexes
SQM Research Weekly Asking Prices Index
Week ending
26 Aug 2014
Asking Price Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 624.3 9.1 1.4% 1.3%
All Units 382.8 -0.2 -1.2% -5.3%
Sydney All Houses 976.7 -4.0 0.0% 8.0%
All Units 555.8 1.6 1.0% 6.5%
Darwin All Houses 668.5 -1.3 -0.0% -5.3%
All Units 498.8 -0.3 -0.3% 3.1%
Brisbane All Houses 540.0 1.5 0.7% 4.5%
All Units 363.0 -0.4 -0.3% 2.9%
Adelaide All Houses 481.9 -0.3 -0.1% 3.6%
All Units 295.9 0.3 0.1% 4.4%
Hobart All Houses 391.2 1.4 0.9% 1.5%
All Units 245.5 -1.1 -0.7% -3.8%
Melbourne All Houses 632.6 0.5 0.3% 2.2%
All Units 424.0 0.4 0.2% 1.9%
Perth All Houses 755.2 -0.2 -0.6% 3.1%
All Units 451.0 -1.3 -0.7% -1.7%
National All Houses 477.7 1.1 -0.2% 1.7%
All Units 328.1 2.4 0.3% 0.3%
Cap City Average All Houses 733.9 -1.8 0.1% 4.7%
All Units 474.3 1.4 0.6% 4.0%

Next update: 2 Sep 2014

SQM Research Weekly Rents Index
Week ending
28 Aug 2014
Rent Chg on
prev wk
Rolling month
% chg
12 mth
% chg
Canberra All Houses 475.4 1.6 -0.1% -7.5%
All Units 371.4 -0.4 -0.2% -6.3%
Sydney All Houses 670.1 -0.1 -0.2% 5.7%
All Units 474.4 0.6 -0.1% 4.1%
Darwin All Houses 748.7 1.3 5.8% 6.8%
All Units 568.9 6.1 2.3% 11.6%
Brisbane All Houses 446.1 -0.1 0.5% 1.7%
All Units 368.2 0.8 0.4% 0.4%
Adelaide All Houses 355.1 -0.1 -0.2% -1.1%
All Units 278.4 -0.4 0.5% -0.4%
Hobart All Houses 310.7 1.3 0.5% 2.4%
All Units 262.1 1.9 -0.4% 2.9%
Melbourne All Houses 456.4 -1.4 -0.9% 1.2%
All Units 358.0 -0.0 0.5% 3.8%
Perth All Houses 524.6 -1.6 -1.2% -9.4%
All Units 415.9 -1.9 -0.6% -10.0%
National All Houses 410.0 0.0 0.5% 0.7%
All Units 336.0 1.0 0.3% -0.9%
Cap City Average All Houses 525.0 -1.0 -0.4% 0.8%
All Units 415.0 0.0 0.2% 2.2%

Next update: 4 Sep 2014