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Share of sales to investors dropping across the country

24 July 2017

The share of sales to investors has risen in many areas, but given that the overall number of sales has dropped almost everywhere, sales to investors, particularly those needing a mortgage, has actually dropped dramatically.

The share of first home buyers has held firm, while movers have continued to weaken.

Given that overall sales volumes are down, this suggests that all buyer groups have been hit rather than one group taking the brunt of the drop.

The strength of the investor share is definitely being held up by those paying in cash, with investors requiring a mortgage dropping much more.

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