HOT TOPICS:   Migration  |  Mortgages   | Inflation                                                   RESOURCES:    Economic calendar   |   Term deposit calculator

The comment stream

Recent comments

Reader poll

House prices

Wheeler says LVR review coming in November

Governor Graeme Wheeler says RBNZ to review LVR 'speed limits' criteria & implications next month; Says LVRs have reduced CPI pressure by equivalent of 25-50bps OCR increase

Migration hits all time high

Updated
Migration adds another 45,414 people to NZ's population in year to September; Westpac sees peak of 55k next year

Harcourts' sales up as spring takes hold

 A spring in Harcourts' step with sales and new listings on the rise 

House prices flattening

Updated
REINZ says house sales volumes were up but prices flat in September, listings hard to come by

Ex-state house sells for $1.125 mln

The changing face of Auckland's million dollar-plus homes

QV says housing values rose 1.1% in three months to September

Updated
QV says house values are still rising but the rate of growth has slowed

ASB picks Auckland house prices to keep rising

ASB thinks house prices will keep rising in Auckland and the Reserve Bank is still on track to hike interest rates in March.

Barfoot's average price sets a new record

Prices and sales volumes were both up for Barfoot & Thompson in September

House asking prices flatten out

Average asking prices of homes listed for sale are barely moving says Trade Me Property

A 1st birthday party for LVR speed limits?

A year on from their introduction, the RBNZ's controversial high LVR home loan speed limits are working, Gareth Vaughan argues