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House prices

Home price falls beat interest rate rises

NZ home loan affordability improves in June after house price falls, Roost Home Loan Affordability Reports show

Landlords' rental yields declining sharply

Rental yields on residential investment properties have been steadily declining since the early 1990s, ANZ says

Westpac picks house prices to fall

Westpac says housing market could be heading into a period of falling prices; Sees 'period of declining house prices during middle part of this decade'

Median house prices drop sharply

Median house prices fell sharply in June with Auckland prices leading the decline

House asking prices set new record

Asking prices for homes hit an all time high in June, says, new listings drop

Rising house prices vs rents

Property values are rising faster than rents in Auckland but it's a different story in the rest of the country

QV says property values still rising

QV says property values are still rising in Auckland and Christchurch but falling in many other regions

Breaking of the link between house prices and rents

Landlords are probably not going to get rent increases to match rising interest rates, says Rodney Dickens. That will put house prices at risk he says

House prices hit new record

House prices hit record highs in Auckland and Christchurch last month. Still upward price pressure in Auckland, says Harcourts, Christchurch new listings rise

Home loan affordability gets tougher

NZ home loan affordability worsens in May after rise in interest rates, Roost Home Loan Affordability Reports show