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August rental emptiness charges drop beneath 1%

The Australian rental disaster reached unprecedented ranges, as SQM Analysis right now has revealed nationwide residential property rental emptiness charges have fallen to an 0.9% in August 2022.

This represents the bottom nationwide rental emptiness charge since 2006 and is at unprecedented ranges each in period and scope when contemplating the sustained lack of rental properties over the previous six months in addition to the geographical extent of the disaster whereby all cities and areas are experiencing rental lodging shortfalls.

The full variety of rental vacancies Australia-wide now stands at 32,948 residential properties, which was sharply down from 36,741 in July.

Sydney and Melbourne emptiness charges fell to 1.3% and 1.4% from 1.5% and 1.6% respectively.

Within the smaller capital cities, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Darwin and Hobart, emptiness charges sat nicely beneath 1.0% and all apart from Darwin recorded falls in vacancies over August.

Emptiness charges within the Melbourne CBD rose barely to 2.1%, whereas Sydney CBD and Brisbane CBD fell 3.1% and 1.8% respectively.


Over the previous 30 days to 13 September 2022, capital metropolis asking rents rose by one other 2.6% with the 12-month rise standing at 20.1%.

Whereas broader nationwide rents, considering all areas, rose by 14.7% for a similar 12-month interval.

The nationwide median weekly asking lease for a dwelling is recorded at $525 every week.

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