As supply starts to dwindle in Perth, Brisbane and Adelaide, vacancy rates fall.

Rental vacancy rates are an excellent and important indicator as to the amount of supply relative to demand for rental property. 

Buy just as important as today's rate, is the trend. Using Perth as an example, we can see that the rate in August (last available figures) is 2.7%, which is getting to the high end, as anything over 3% needs careful monitoring.

BUT...

In May this year, 2019, it was 3.2%, October 2018- 3.4%, and January 2018 -4.1%, so the TREND is clearly down.

The time to buy is when the trend is down, but before the general public realise. It is better to move too early than too late.

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