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Affordable units keep outperforming houses


Over the past 12 months unit values have increased by 0.1% across the combined capital cities compared to a value fall of -2.0% for houses. In fact, unit values have increased at a rate faster than house values for most of the past five years as home buyers search for more affordable housing options.


According to the RP Data-Rismark Home Value Index, unit values across the combined capital cities have increased at an average annual rate of 6.3% over the past five years compared to growth of 5.7% for houses. More recently, the 12 months to April 2011 have seen unit values increase by 0.1% while house values have fallen by -2.0%.

Thanks to RP Data for this Article.

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