Investor demand surged in 2014

by AB06 Jan 2015
New figures show 2014 was the year of the investor.

Data from he Australian Prudential Regulation Authority shows that investor growth outpaced owner-occupiers last year. Owner-occupier loans grew by 5% in 2014, while loans for investors were up 11.5% on the previous year.

While investor demand surged, owner-occupiers still made up most of the market in terms of value. Owner-occupiers took on $851bn in new home loans last year, while investors took on $454.7bn.