Streets Ahead Edition 10

Homebuyer Confidence Index report

Genworth’s Homebuyer Confidence Index report, Streets Ahead, is released biannually and outlines the changing attitudes and confidence levels of Australian Homeowners and Non-Property Owners about their mortgage and the overall property market.

Streets Ahead: Edition 10 – March 2015

Strees Ahead 10 cover

Genworth's Homebuyer Confidence Index rises to 99.2 in March from 98.1 in September 2014.

Some of the highlights include:

  • FHB confidence increased to a record high of 102.1 in March 2015 from 98.4 in September 2014
  • Homeowners who believe that now is a good time to buy increased from 41% to a record high of 52%
  • The time taken to source a deposit has decreased as the proportion of First Homebuyers using non-savings sources for their deposit increases from 46% of buyers in 2009 to 57% of buyers in 2014.

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