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Housing rental

At June 2018, the median weekly rental for houses in Cairns was $20 higher compared to Queensland.

This indicator shows the weekly rental of houses and units in Cairns and wider region during the period 2014-2018. Housing weekly rentals are an indicator of the level of demand for housing in the area, as well as the type of housing available. Housing demand may be related to the desirability of the area and proximity to major employment destinations.

Rental of houses
Rental of houses Queensland: $380 Queensland: $380 Queensland: $380 Queensland: $385 Queensland: $395 Regional QLD: $360 Regional QLD: $350 Regional QLD: $350 Regional QLD: $350 Regional QLD: $370 Cairns: $385 Cairns: $395 Cairns: $400 Cairns: $400 Cairns: $415
Source: Hometrack 2014-2018, Automated Valuation System
Rental of units
Rental of units Queensland: $340 Queensland: $340 Queensland: $340 Queensland: $350 Queensland: $360 Regional QLD: $310 Regional QLD: $300 Regional QLD: $300 Regional QLD: $310 Regional QLD: $335 Cairns: $265 Cairns: $278 Cairns: $280 Cairns: $280 Cairns: $290
Source: Hometrack 2014-2018, Automated Valuation System
Median weekly rental
HousesUnits
Year (at June)CairnsRegional QLDQueenslandCairnsRegional QLDQueensland
2018$415$370$395$290$335$360
2017$400$350$385$280$310$350
2016$400$350$380$280$300$340
2015$395$350$380$278$300$340
2014$385$360$380$265$310$340

Source: Hometrack 2014-2018, Automated Valuation System.

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