27 Buyer Classification Buyer Classification - New Zealand First home buyers have increased their share to the highest level of activity we’ve seen since Q3 2007. Over the long term we’ve seen multiple property owners’ share of sales nationwide decrease since 2014, however there was a significant lift in Q3 this year. Those multiple property owners purchasing with a mortgage however increased only marginally from 24.1% in Q2 to 24.7% in Q3. The remaining 13-14% of multiple property owners buy without a mortgage although they could be using exisiting lines of credit to support the purchase.