Research Reports & Data

Christopher's Housing Boom and Bust Report
updated for 2022

Christopher's Housing Boom and Bust Report - assesses the state of the current Australian property market on a national level, presenting our forecast for the market in the near future. These report is updated annually and is available for one-off purchase.

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Chart Data - New!

Need the underlying chart data for Vacancy Rates, Median Rents or Stock on Market for a research report? Have a school, university assignment on the housing market? The underlying data is now at your finger-tips.

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Property Explorer

Individually generated valuations of your home, based on comparative sales in your area. This interactive product allows every day consumers, real estate agents and financial advisers alike to tailor a dollar price on their given property, using a combination of their own knowledge (specific details of the home) and SQM Research's comparative sales data.

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Stamp Duty: The Relationship to Australian Housing Affordability and Supply

Stamp duty has become the antiquated blight of the Australian housing sector as prices soar and governments continue to penalise home buyers with higher taxes which is leading to a reduced number of properties on the market. Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) and SQM Research have today released a market analysis.

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Distressed Properties Report

This tool is a searchable database of properties that are in distress and must be sold.

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Postcode Snapshot

This report provides you with all of SQM Research's essential market statistics and graphs on a postcode level, allowing you to assess the current state of and ongoing trends for residential property in your chosen locality.

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Top 60 Postcode Performance Reports

This report will enable you to track and predict all of the latest postcode and property trends - from an independent researcher you KNOW you can trust.

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Labor's Negative Gearing Policy - A Market Update

SQM Research, Australia’s most respected property investment research house, today released a report into the likely housing market effects of The Labor Party’s proposal to change negative gearing.

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