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The average property investor will have heard the term “vacancy rate” thrown around often, but not everyone truly understands the meaning behind the term. In market analysis, there are a number of metrics that are used to measure the level of rental demand throughout a suburb. Rental yields and vacancy rates are two regularly used indicators which have a closely linked relationship. Often when rental yields decline (reactive to lessened rental demand) vacancy rates have a tendency to increase.