Housing Finance

  • Housing Finance November 2020

    January 18, 2021

    The value of new loan commitments for housing (excluding refinancing) rose by 5.6% in November, to post another record high.

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  • November 2020

    January 18, 2021

    The value of new loan commitments for housing (excluding refinancing) rose by 5.6% in November, to post another record high.

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  • October 2020

    December 3, 2020

    The value of new home loan commitments (excluding refinancing) rose another 0.7% in October, to be up 23.3% YoY

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  • September 2020

    November 2, 2020

    New loan commitments for housing (excluding refinancing) rose by 5.9% in September, to be just short of a record high.

    The number of new loan commitments grew 7.8%, driven by a 27.1% surge in construction loans.

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  • August 2020

    October 9, 2020

    The value of new home loan commitments jumped a seasonally adjusted 12.6% in August.

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  • July 2020

    September 9, 2020

    Growth in new loan commitments for housing accelerated to a record 8.9% in July, from 6.4% in the previous month.

    Housing loan commitments rose in all states, including Victoria, with Western Australia seeing the largest increase.

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  • June 2020

    August 5, 2020

    The value of new loan commitments for housing (excluding refinancing) unexpectedly rose by 6.2% in June 2020, which was the fastest pace since March 2009.

    The rebound reflects the easing of COVID-19 restrictions on home opens, auctions and mobility.

    External refinancing retreated from all-time highs in May, yet remains elevated by historical standards.

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