Figures released by RUN Property on Saturday 11th February 2012 showed that Sydney rents had risen by an average of 7.4% taking the average Sydney rent to $545 a week in 2011.
In Brisbane however, rents rose by an average of 3.3% taking the average Brisbane rent to $346 a week in 2011.
Melbourne rents rose by an average of 5.4% taking the average Melbourne rent up to $383 a week in 2011.
The two largest rental rise suburbs were:
- 13.4% Fairfield, Melbourne.
- 12.6% Edgecliff, Sydney.