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More upbeat on housing

ASB Housing Confidence Survey finds most people still expecting house price rises and fewer now say it is a bad time to buy

'A bad time to buy'

ASB Housing Confidence Survey finds greater numbers of people say now is a bad time to buy a house; expectations of price rises easing

More price pressure on Auckland houses expected

Updated
Barfoot & Thompson reports strong sales in January; median and average prices down; more houses sold in under $500,000 bracket

Kiwi drops as RBA holds

NZ dollar drops below 83 US cents as RBA keeps rates on hold

'Shocking' building consents result

Residential building consents slump in August, but earthquake boost expected

House volumes down in June

Updated
REINZ reports 12% slump in sales volumes in June, but median price up 1.4%