ABS data highlights moderating investor housing finance

April 10th,2017

The latest housing finance figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) confirm that finance approvals for investor housing is moderating, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA).

“The value of investment housing commitments increased by a modest 0.7 per cent in February in trend terms and decreased by 5.9 per cent in seasonally adjusted terms. This is down from its 2015 peak”, REIA President Malcolm Gunning said.

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