In January 2010, the demand for new dwellings to buy is turning up in the real-estate developmentQuaterly business survey in the real-estate development - January 2010

In january 2010, the demand for new dwellings to buy is turning up in the real-estate development.

In january 2010, the demand for new dwellings to buy is turning up in the real-estate development.

tableau1 – Building construction economic outlook

Balances of opinion, in %, SA
Building construction economic outlook
Mean* Apr. 09 Jul. 09 Oct. 09 Jan. 10
New dwelling demand
- dwellings to buy –32 –45 –37 –28 –22
- dwellings to rent 21 6 9 3 9
Expected housing starts –13 –46 –13 –9 10
Expected housing starts for rental housing only 2 20 6 16 –11
Unsold dwelling stock –28 –47 –53 –47 –52
Housing average price for sale 9 –51 –25 –27 –11
Downpayment –20 –38 –33 –20 –18
Financing capacity –19 –18 –29 –20 –13
  • * Mean since july 1991.

Price – Housing average price for sale