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5609.0 - Housing Finance, Australia, Aug 2013

14 Oct 2013
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Value of dwelling commitments August 2013 compared with July 2013:

  • The trend estimate for the total value of dwelling finance commitments excluding alterations and additions rose 0.5%. Investment housing commitments rose 0.8% and owner occupied housing commitments rose 0.4%.
  • In seasonally adjusted terms, the total value of dwelling finance commitments excluding alterations and additions fell 1.2%.

Number of dwelling commitments August 2013 compared with July 2013:

  • In trend terms, the number of commitments for owner occupied housing finance rose 0.6%.
  • In trend terms, the number of commitments for the purchase of established dwellings rose 0.7%, the number of commitments for the purchase of new dwellings rose 0.3% and the number of commitments for the construction of dwellings rose 0.1%.
  • In original terms, the number of first home buyer commitments as a percentage of total owner occupied housing finance commitments fell to 13.7% in August 2013 from 14.7% in July 2013.
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Temporal Coverage: 
2013CE Jul to 2013CE Aug
License Type: 
CC BY
Published year only: 
2013
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