Vacancy rates record first rise in 2022

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SQM Research has revealed national residential property rental vacancy rates rose to 1.1% in April 2022, from 1% in the month of March. The total number of rental vacancies Australia-wide now stands at 39,616 residential properties, down from 36,868 in March. Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane vacancy rates remained stable at 1.6%, 1.9% and 0.7%. In

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Market rents explode across the country

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SQM Research has revealed national residential property rental vacancy rates fell to 1% in March 2022, down from 1.2% in February 2022. This represents half the total number of vacancies reported as of twelve months ago and the lowest national vacancy rate since 2006. The total number of vacancies Australia-wide now stands at 36,868 residential

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Total Property Listings continue to rise in March

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Key points National residential property listings rose in March 2022 by 1.8% to 218,398 from 214,495 in February. Compared to 12 months ago, listings dropped 14.9%. Nationally, new listings (Less than 30 days) jumped 5.7% over March, with 84,237 new properties added onto the market. New listings are up 0.2% over the year. Old listings

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National rental crisis emerges as vacancy rate drops to fresh 16-year low

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SQM Research has revealed national residential property rental vacancy rates fell to 1.2% in February 2022, a fresh 16-year low and down from 1.3% in January 2022. Available rental properties plunged in the Melbourne and Sydney CBDs while capital city asking rents have 9.4% over the year to March 12, which is likely to add

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Total Property Listings jump in February

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Key points National residential property listings rose in February 2022 by 6.8% to 214,495 from 200,865 in January. Compared to 12 months ago, listings dropped 16.8%. Nationally, new listings (Less than 30 days) jumped 62.0% over February, with 79,715 new properties added onto the market. New listings are up 4.3% over the year. National asking

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Rental vacancy rates hit 16-year low of 1.3% – capital city market rents rise by 7.5%

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SQM Research has revealed national residential property rental vacancy rates sharply decreased to 1.3%, down by 0.3% over January 2022. This represents a 16-year low for the national rental vacancy rate as reported by SQM Research. Vacancy rates The total number of vacancies Australia-wide now stands at 47,977 residential properties, down from 57,558 in December.

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Listings fall over November – Sydney and Canberra stock rise again

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Key points National residential property listings fell in November 2021 by 2.6% to 233,716 from 239,866 in October. Compared to 12 months ago, listings dropped 21.1%. Nationally, new listings (Less than 30 days) rose 2.3% over November, with 96,346 new properties added onto the market. New listings are up 20.4% over the year. Old listings

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Australian housing market to peak in 2022 – Housing Boom and Bust Report 2022

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Australian capital city dwelling prices will peak in the first half of 2022, with growth slowing down sharply due to expected further intervention by the banking regulator to restrict home lending, according to Christopher’s Housing Boom and Bust Report 2022, released today by SQM Research. SQM Research’s base case forecast is for property prices to

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Vacancy rates fall to ten year low – Sydney and Melbourne drive the national result lower

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SQM Research has revealed national residential property rental vacancy rates fell to a ten year low of 1.6% over the month of October 2021. Vacancy rates The total number of vacancies Australia-wide now stands at 56,953 residential properties, down from 59,345 in October. Sydney, Melbourne’s and Hobart vacancy rate dropped to 2.6%, 3.3% and 0.4%

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Listings surge over October – Sydney and Melbourne listings rise over 25%

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Key points National residential property listings rose in October 2021 by 11.8% to 239,866 from 214,566 properties in September. Compared to 12 months ago, listings remain down 22.2%. Nationally, new listings (Less than 30 days) rose 27.6% over October, with 94,149 new properties added onto the market. New listings are up 18.2% over the year.

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