first_imgQST Property managementIT is a renters market in Brisbane as residential vacancy rates remain stubbornly high throughout the city.According to recent figures from SQM Research Brisbane’s residential vacancy rates are at 3.4 per cent. That is higher than the national average of 2.2 per cent.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus22 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market22 hours agoThe only capital city to have a higher vacancy rate was Perth on 4.5 per cent. Across Brisbane some parts of the city had much higher residential rates than the rest as more and more landlords look for tenants. In the CBD and inner city suburbs in the 4000 postcode the residential vacancy rate was 8.7 per cent. Across town in the 4170 postcode which includes Morningside and Norman Park the residential vacancy rate was 3.6 per cent. Further out from the city the vacancy rate eased in many suburbs, including the 4017 postcode which includes Sandgate and Shorncliffe. In those suburbs the vacancy rate was just 1.4 per cent.last_img