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August 2021 Lending Indicators

NSW Lending

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August's lending figure in NSW followed the trend set by other states in the previous month and edged downwards - both for owner occupiers and investors. This would reflect the slowdown in sales associated with the lockdown, and feeding through to lending figures some weeks later.

Investor Ratio of Total New Lending

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The more pronounced dip in owner occupier lending means that the investor ratio has ticked up.

Lending for Alterations, Additions and Repairs

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Renovations lending continues to be very elevated.

Note that these charts use seasonally adjusted ABS Lending Indicators data.