In the week ended 27 February 2014, the RP Data-Rismark 5-city daily dwelling price index, which covers the five major capital city markets, fell by 0.28% (see next chart).
Values fell in all major capitals except Melbourne (see next chart).
Values are down 0.08% so far in February, with all major capitals except Sydney underwater:
Values are up 1.12% so far in 2014, driven by big gains in Melbourne and Sydney:
Over the past 12 months, home values have risen by 9.65% at the 5-city level, led by Sydney and Melbourne (see next chart).
The next chart plots the daily movements on a 14-day moving average, in order to smooth volatility. As you can see, the uptrend continues, driven mostly by strong gains in Sydney (see next chart).
Values are up 4.8% since the 2010 peak at the 5-city level, driven primarily by strong gains in Sydney, with Perth and Melbourne values also up but the other major markets still in negative territory (see next chart).
However, major capital home values have now gained 13.2% since bottoming nationally in May 2012, with all capitals rebounding from their respective troughs (see next chart).