New mortgage commitments rocket post-election

CoreLogic’s head of research, Tim Lawless, has released interesting research on the boom in new mortgage commitments since the May Federal Election:

Since moving through a trough in May, the value of new owner occupier home loan commitments has increased by 17.3% through to the end of September and the value of investor loan commitments is up 8.4%.

The latest ABS data on new housing credit showed a sharp rise in the value of home loan commitments, driven by a surge in owner occupier lending as well as a smaller rise in investment lending.

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