New property listings increased in March

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Key Points National residential property listings increased in March by 7% from 296,770 listings in February 2020 to 307,847. Compared to 12 months ago, listings were down by 13.8%. All capital cities experienced increases in property listings over the month with the largest increase in Darwin of 6%, followed closely by Canberra with an 11.0%

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National rental vacancy rates decline in February

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New data released by SQM Research has revealed the national residential rental vacancy rate declined in February 2020 to 2.0% from 2.1% recorded in January, with the total number of vacancies Australia-wide now at 68,079 vacant residential properties. Most states recorded minor declines in vacancy rates with the exception of Hobart which recorded a 0.3%

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New property listings marginally increased in February

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Figures released yesterday by SQM Research reveal national residential property listings increased marginally in February by 0.2% from 295,295 in January 2020 to 295,969. Compared to 12 months ago, listings were down by 13.8%. Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra were the only capital cities to experience increases in property listings over the month with the largest

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National rental vacancy rates tumble in January

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New data released by SQM Research has revealed the national residential rental vacancy rate decreased in January 2020 to 2.1% from 2.5% recorded in December, with the total number of vacancies Australia-wide now at 72,422 vacant residential properties. All states recorded decreases in vacancy rates with Darwin recording the highest vacancy rate at 3.2% followed

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New property listings surged in January 2020

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Figures released by SQM Research reveal national residential property listings increased in January by 2.2% from 288,966 in December 2019 to 295,295. Compared to 12 months ago, listings were down by 10.0%. All capital cities experienced increases in property listings over the month with the largest increase in Sydney of 5.1%, followed closely by Hobart

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National vacancy rates increase marginally in December

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New data released by SQM Research yesterday has revealed the national residential rental vacancy rate increased marginally in December 2019 to 2.5% from 2.2% recorded in November, with the total number of vacancies Australia-wide now at 84,591 vacant residential properties.  The December 2018 vacancy rate was also 2.5%. All states recorded marginal increases in vacancy

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Most cities to record dwelling price rises in 2020

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Most of Australia’s capital cities will benefit from the interest rate cuts and loosening of credit restrictions to record dwelling price rises over 2020 with Sydney and Melbourne leading the charge, according to Christopher’s Housing Boom and Bust Report for 2020, released today by SQM Research. The base case forecast is for dwelling prices to

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National vacancy rates remain steady in October

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Data released by SQM Research yesterday has revealed the national residential rental vacancy rate remained steady in October 2019 at 2.1% from September. The total number of vacancies Australia-wide is now at 69,951 vacant residential properties. October 2018’s vacancy rate was 2.0% with 67,337 vacant dwellings. Sydney, Adelaide and Hobart recorded minor decreases in vacancy

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Property listings rise for mid-Spring

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Figures released yesterday by SQM Research reveal national residential property listings increased in October by 2.0%, up from 312,754 in September 2019 to 318,874.  Compared to 12 months ago, listings were down by 4.8%. All states experienced an increase in property sales listings over the month except for Darwin which experienced a decrease of 2.4%.

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Vacancy rates dip in September

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Data released by SQM Research yesterday has revealed the national residential vacancy rate edged lower to 2.1% in September 2019, down from 2.2% in August, with the number of vacancies dropping in most cities. The number of vacancies Australia-wide sat at 71,404 properties. Sydney’s vacancy rate dropped to 3.2% in from 3.4% in August with

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