Australia – Apr Housing Finance
12/06/2018 12:11 pm MYT
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In seasonally adjusted terms, the total value of dwelling finance commitments in Apr decreased 0.2% from Mar. Owner-occupied housing commitments rose 0.2% while investment housing commitments fell 0.9% from the preceding month – see table 1.

Year-on-year, the total value of owner-occupied housing commitments increased by 4.2%, while investment housing commitments plunged 15.0% – see figure 1. Looking ahead, the growth of investment housing commitments should remain mild, due to strict regulations on foreign property investors.

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