Friday 9th September 2016 - 1:28 pm

Home lending eases

by Alan Thornhill

Lending for owner-occupied housing fell by 3.1 per cent in July, on seasonally adjusted figures that the bureau of statistics published today.



It said Australians borrowed $19,946 million to finance those purchases.



It said, too, that there had been a total of 55, 010 home loan commitments that month, on seasonally adjusted figures.



That was 4.2 per cent below the comparable figure for June.

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  • Is there a loan stat between new homes, established homes and renovations ?

  • Not that I could see, Ian. I’ll have another look. Will also contact you soon on that other matter. Pet keen to show off her lemon slices. Alan

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Alan Thornhill is a parliamentary press gallery journalist.
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