Auckland house prices

20 Jun 17, 5:02am
All housing affordability measures have their drawbacks, but all point to one policy response required, PM English says. 'Build more houses'; Welcomes some Auckland land price falls, says materials costs need to be next
19 Jun 17, 11:37am
Labour slams new Government housing affordability measure as 'ham-fisted'; calls on Nick Smith to reissue it with 'accurate numbers' on true state of housing affordability
18 Jun 17, 8:37am
Alex Tarrant says we must cut the cost of supplying houses. And that must feed through to lower house prices. It's simple economics, but not simple politics
16 Jun 17, 9:45am
OECD: Yes, immigration has hit New Zealand’s per capita growth rate. But if you get it right, you’ll benefit later; Also: why Auckland house prices matter
15 Jun 17, 11:31am
OECD warns on vulnerabilities from Auckland house prices; Calls for housing densification; Suggests raft of measures to improve NZ's dire labour productivity; Wants RBNZ to have DTI tool
13 Jun 17, 8:02am
PM English says govt would look at shaking up anything to get Auckland housing supply moving; Says getting WaterCare around the table on land servicing a good idea
11 Jun 17, 8:03am
Differences between National and Labour on housing starting to show through as Adams readies 'rest-of-NZ' announcement and Labour works on explaining KiwiBuild & demand-side plans
8 Jun 17, 7:22am
Nick Smith vs Phil Twyford on housing shortage figures, episode 56. The one where advice isn't accepted, the market is king and no one can get it right. Not the RBNZ, not Auckland Council, not Shamubeel, not MBIE; No one
6 Jun 17, 10:43am
Barfoot & Thompson's May sales at lowest level since 2010, inventory of homes for sale up 43% compared to a year ago
4 Jun 17, 6:02am
Labour's poor performance & what it might do next; Auckland housing, infrastructure, transport and Watercare; Alex Tarrant's post-Budget thoughts
1 Jun 17, 8:29am
Reserve Bank's Auckland house price correction warning: Why 5% is an important threshold for stressed, highly leveraged home-owners; And why the RBNZ needs that DTI tool
1 Jun 17, 5:02am
Adams defends govt's Auckland house building programme as doing what it can on 5% of land, says onus is on private land-owners; Labour's Twyford attacks National's credibility on number of 'affordable' homes to be built
31 May 17, 9:18am
Reserve Bank warns of risks if house price rises return, says current building activity below what's required given rapid population growth & existing shortage; 'Significant share of house lending at high DTIs'; Paper still in the works
23 May 17, 5:02am
No reason to change migration settings for construction, English says; Defends inability to announce larger Auckland housing programme due to skills shortages; Labour defends KiwiBuild & migration policies
22 May 17, 5:02am
Alex Tarrant discusses the 18-month lag for the government's new Housing Affordability Measure; Stats NZ has data till end-2015, yet we have to wait until July/August for it; MBIE should put it out ASAP
21 May 17, 7:02am
We now have two govt Auckland housing affordability measures, and they don’t work very well together. Alex Tarrant says govt should put its HAM where its Auckland Housing Plan mouth is
19 May 17, 10:02am
Gareth Vaughan & David Chaston with charts, charts & more charts; Auckland house prices, gold, Basel & the mortgage boom, 5,000 years of interest rates, credit default swaps & more
17 May 17, 3:15pm
David Hargreaves crunches some of the official numbers on mortgage interest rates
17 May 17, 2:51pm
Aussie wage growth stagnated at a record low last quarter. This matters for New Zealand (read Auckland) housing, migration and infrastructure pressures
17 May 17, 5:02am
Amy Adams defends National’s Auckland housing policy as critics say numbers fall far short of city’s shortage and question infrastructure capacity to handle population growth


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