National rental vacancy rates decrease in May

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SQM Research has revealed the national residential rental vacancy rate has recorded a minor decrease over the month from 2.6% in April to 2.5% in May 2020, with the total number of vacancies Australia-wide now at 86,398 vacant residential properties. However, the largest rental markets of Sydney and Melbourne recorded rises in rental vacancies.  Sydney […]

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Total property listings increased in May

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Figures released by SQM Research reveal national residential property listings increased in May by 3.9% from 292,775 listings in April 2020 to 304,137. Compared to 12 months ago, listings were down by 12.0%. All capital cities experienced increases in property listings over the month except for Canberra which posted a marginal 0.8% decrease. The largest […]

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Major correction recorded in national rental market

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SQM Research has revealed the national residential rental vacancy rate has recorded a large one month jump from 2.0% in March to 2.6% in April 2020, with the total number of vacancies Australia-wide now at 88,668 vacant residential properties. All states recorded increases in vacancy rates with the exception of Darwin which recorded a 0.1% […]

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New property listings decreased in April

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Figures released yesterday by SQM Research reveal national residential property listings decreased in April by 4.9% from 307,847 listings in March 2020 to 292,775. Compared to 12 months ago, listings were down by 11.9%. All capital cities experienced decreases in property listings over the month except for Canberra which posted a marginal 0.4% increase. The […]

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National rental vacancy rates remain stable in March

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New data released by SQM Research has revealed the national residential rental vacancy rate has remained stable in March 2020 at 2.0% since last month, with the total number of vacancies Australia-wide now at 67,371 vacant residential properties. Most states recorded minor 0.1% declines in vacancy rates with the exception of Sydney, Melbourne and Darwin […]

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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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