House prices

27 Jun 17, 9:46am
This election more than any others in recent memory looks set to have a huge impact on the direction of the housing market - and prices - next year and possibly beyond
24 Jun 17, 6:02am
Highest price was $3.211 million at Bayleys' latest residential auctions
20 Jun 17, 2:23pm
Saving a 20% deposit for a lower-priced home in Auckland would take from 6.3 years to 8.7 years for typical first home buyers on median incomes
20 Jun 17, 11:20am
Big improvement in volume of homes sold at Barfoot's latest Manukau auction, but sales were sluggish at the North Shore auctions
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
17 Jun 17, 10:52am
Brian Easton analyses house prices relative to consumer prices over a long period. He says what makes recent house price changes so extraordinary is their occurrence during a time of general low inflation
17 Jun 17, 7:09am
Bayleys sold just under half at their latest auctions in Auckland and Matamata
14 Jun 17, 11:44am
Average asking prices on Trade Me Property fell 0.6% in May, Auckland market slowing the most
14 Jun 17, 10:25am
House prices were lumpy in May, with rises in 10 regions and declines in six, but flat overall, REINZ says
13 Jun 17, 3:15pm
Harcourts says the house prices that were being achieved at the height of the market are no longer realistic
13 Jun 17, 11:23am
Barfoot and Thompson sold 17% at latest Manukau auction, 34% on the North Shore
12 Jun 17, 3:19pm
Mayoral Taskforce on Auckland Housing Supply identifies increasing bank financing constraints on developers and buyers as 'an important emerging issue'
9 Jun 17, 7:49am
The RBNZ says debt to income restrictions could prevent about 10,000 borrowers from buying a house, reduce house sales volumes by about 9%, trim house prices and credit growth by up to 5%, and shave 0.1% off GDP
7 Jun 17, 6:00pm
UnitedFuture's Peter Dunne announces Rent-to-Own policy for 'generation of New Zealanders shut out of the market by prohibitive deposit requirements'
7 Jun 17, 10:56am
Sales rates ranged from 17% to 67% at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions
6 Jun 17, 1:25pm
Prices ranged from $630,000 for an apartment in Kingsland to $3.18m for a house at Bucklands Beach at Bayleys' latest auctions
1 Jun 17, 5:02am
Average house values are easing back due to lower demand, particularly in Auckland and Christchurch. Wellington and Dunedin still buoyant, says QV
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
30 May 17, 9:36am
Budget document shows first $200m from govt's flagship $1bn Housing Infrastructure Fund expected to be paid the year to June 2019, and only $600m to be lent by June 2021


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