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Rental emptiness charges stay regular at 1%

The nationwide residential rental emptiness charges remained regular over the month of February 2023 at 1.0%, in accordance with the newest SQM Analysis information.

The overall variety of rental vacancies Australia-wide rose barely from 448 dwellings to 32,040 residential properties.

Solely Melbourne recorded a fall in rental vacancies (to 1.1%) for the month.

Vacancy Rate February 2023

Whereas Canberra, Darwin and Hobart recorded rises in emptiness charges to 1.8%, 1.4% and 0.9%, respectively.

Rental emptiness charges had been regular in Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide at 1.3%, 0.8% and 0.5%, respectively.

Rental emptiness charges had been the tightest in Perth at simply 0.4%, however this was a gentle outcome over the month.

Rental emptiness charges within the Sydney CBD, Melbourne CBD and Brisbane CBD decreased sharply to 2.6%, 2.2% and 1.2% over February, almost definitely reflecting the sudden surge in demand from worldwide college students.

Regional rental emptiness charges reversed the falls noticed in January to document rises over February.

With Sydney’s Blue Mountains (1.9%), Melbourne’s Mornington Peninsula (1.4%) and Queensland’s Gold Coast (1.0%) recording sharp rises for the month.

SQM Analysis regards right now’s rental figures as a shock outcome and represents welcome reduction to some tenants, although ongoing extraordinarily tight rental circumstances persist for many of the capital cities.

The surge within the internet abroad longer-term and everlasting arrivals relative to new residential property provide ensures extraordinarily tight rental circumstances stay with our two largest capital cities.


Over the previous 28 days to 12 March 2023, the capital metropolis asking rents rose by one other 2.6% with the 12-month rise standing at 21.4%.

Whereas nationwide rents throughout all areas rose by a slower 12.8% for a similar 12-month interval.

The nationwide rental enhance could now be mimicking the trough and rise in rental emptiness charges recorded within the areas.



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