1318.3 - Qld Stats, Sep 2010 Quality Declaration 
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Housing Finance Commitments

In Queensland, the number of owner occupied housing commitments in trend estimate terms decreased to 9,122 (down 0.4%) from June 2010 to July 2010. This was the lowest number of commitments since April 2001.

Housing Finance Commitments, (Owner Occupation)(a), Queensland: Trend
Graph: Housing Finance Commitments, (Owner Occupation)(a), Queensland: Trend


The trend estimate of the total value of housing finance commitments for owner occupation in Queensland decreased by 0.4% to $2,557 million, from June 2010 to July 2010. Over the year to July 2010, in trend estimate terms, the value of housing finance commitments decreased 30%.

Over the ten years from July 2000 to July 2010, the average home loan commitment for owner occupied dwellings in Queensland more than doubled from $114,400 to $278,800.

In July 2010, the average loan size for first home buyers ($269,500) decreased 3.6% from the previous month. The July 2010 average loan size for non-first home buyers ($280,300) increased 0.4% from the previous month.

Average Loan Size by Type of Buyer (Owner Occupation)(a), Queensland: Original
Graph: Average Loan Size by Type of Buyer (Owner Occupation)(a), Queensland: Original


Further information on this topic is available in Housing Finance, Australia (cat. no. 5609.0) or by contacting the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released monthly.







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