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Australian Bureau of Statistics
SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS
VALUE OF DWELLING COMMITMENTS
September 2015 compared with August 2015:
- The trend estimate for the total value of dwelling finance commitments excluding alterations and additions rose 0.5%. Owner occupied housing commitments rose 2.0% while investment housing commitments fell 1.9%. In seasonally adjusted terms, the total value of dwelling finance commitments excluding alterations and additions fell 1.6% .
- In trend terms, the number of commitments for owner occupied housing finance rose 0.7% in September 2015. In trend terms, the number of commitments for the purchase of new dwellings rose 1.3% the number of commitments for the purchase of established dwellings rose 0.8%, while the number of commitments for the construction of dwellings fell 0.1%. In original terms, the number of first home buyer commitments as a percentage of total owner occupied housing finance commitments fell to 15.4% in September 2015 from 15.8% in August 2015.