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Auckland house prices to keep rising

BNZ's Tony Alexander thinks Auckland house prices will keep rising and agrees with the Reserve Bank that it's too early to ease LVR restrictions

Housing market gets a 2nd wind

Westpac economist says housing market activity is picking up sooner than expected

House prices, volumes up in October

Spring property surge drives sales up and pushes median house price to a new high in Auckland  

ASB survey shows house prices expected to keep rising

ASB Housing Confidence Survey shows people expect prices to keep rising and it's not a good time to buy

House price growth slowest in 2 years

QV says slowing house price growth due to loan-to-value ratio restrictions which are biting new home buyers; Auckland continues to buck the trend

Trade Me Property's ave asking price hits new high

Average asking prices on Trade Me Property are up 12.2% on last year - apartment sector particularly strong

Barfoot's median price hits all time high

Barfoot & Thompson's October sales set a new price record, but the volume of sales dropped 22% year-on-year

Roost Home Loan Affordability report for September

NZ home loan affordability flat as house prices stagnate

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

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