Regulators Impacting on Investor Housing Finance

The latest housing finance figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) confirm the actions by the regulators and banks to dampen investor demand for property is working, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA).

“The value of investment housing commitments decreased by 1.0 per cent in April in trend terms. This is down 2.3 per cent from a year ago, in seasonally adjuster terms, and is well down from its 2015 peak,” Mr Malcolm Gunning, President of the REIA said.

 

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