The ABS released its Housing Finance data yesterday for January 2015 today, which showed a minor fall in lending in the month

Pete Wargent

Buyers Buyers

The ABS released its Housing Finance data yesterday for January 2015 today, which showed a minor fall in lending in the month. However, in rolling annual terms the value of owner-occupier commitments continued to increase, up by almost 11 percent y/y as capital city homebuyers chase rising prices. Meanwhile the level of investor lending is rollicking along to record heights, up by a monstrous 24 percent in rolling annual terms. I took a look at the key trends - and particularly which states are set to see rising dwelling prices as a consequence - in more detail here: (VIEW LINK)


Pete Wargent
Co-Founder
Buyers Buyers

Co-founder of BuyersBuyers - "the better way to buy property". Veteran property market analyst and Proptech co-founder.

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