Housing

23 Aug 15, 6:55am
Bernard Hickey asks why Aucklanders are so reluctant to let their Council borrow to invest when they themselves are borrowing and betting on Auckland's growth
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20 Aug 15, 3:20pm
A flood of student migrants who will move into the workforce and want their own homes has serious implications for the housing market
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6 Aug 15, 4:39pm
PM John Key says non-Aucklanders tell him they would love more Chinese buyers; says Aucklanders like it when house prices are rising, but would prefer slower rises
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29 Jul 15, 11:24am
Observations from Brazil, the pitfalls of having more money than sense, living frugally, the Chinese-sounding name debacle, creating ethical robots and more
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22 Jul 15, 7:31am
Council re-submits Auckland Unitary Plan to Independent Hearings Plan with rules allowing higher density housing closer to CBD; includes removing rule banning redevelopment of all pre-1944 homes
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20 Jul 15, 9:38am
PM John Key denies non-resident buyers a major factor in Auckland house prices; says Labour's revelation of data on Chinese sounding names shows desperation; won't work politically
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13 Jul 15, 4:09pm
Did you know? A guide to real estate charts and data you can find on interest.co.nz
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11 Jul 15, 10:17am
Labour releases leaked data from Auckland real estate firm showing 39.5% of house sales from Feb to April were sold to buyers with Chinese names; not clear if residents or not
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9 Jul 15, 7:33pm
Treasury looked at imposing 1% tax on capital value of Auckland rental property ahead of Budget 2015; also looked at mortgage interest levy and disallowing interest as a tax deduction for landlords
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6 Jul 15, 3:25pm
Treasury Secretary says NZ well placed to cope with turbulence from Greece and China; Christchurch rebuild still strong; Tourism growing fast; Banks supporting dairy farmers; Focus in Auckland on housing supply
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30 Jun 15, 5:02am
Elizabeth Kerr looks at how to weight the sale and purchase agreement in your favour if buying property
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28 Jun 15, 5:02am
Auckland's housing market faces a perfect storm of rising demand and supply shortages. A flood of investment from China into new homes could do the trick
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26 Jun 15, 1:13pm
Treasury criticises RBNZ's new high LVR limit on Auckland property investors; says it should have focused more on systemic risk than house prices; concerned about late notice
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23 Jun 15, 1:58pm
English says hopes final Unitary Plan will allow Auckland to meet its housing growth needs from both greenfields and densification on brownfields land
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21 Jun 15, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey says a 'negotiated settlement' of the Productivity Commission's 'prescription for shared pain' on the Auckland housing issue would be preferable, or else...
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20 Jun 15, 10:43am
Ashley Church says "the last thing the City needs is a new ’Soviet style’ central planning agency” in rejecting a key Productivity Commission recommendation
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14 Jun 15, 6:03am
Bernard Hickey argues the OECD report calling for more intense housing development around central Auckland should be the wake-up call for a Densification Accord between the Govt and the Council
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9 Jun 15, 11:07am
Rodney Dickens says the latest boom in Auckland house prices is not over but it won't last indefinitely
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8 Jun 15, 10:25pm
Key, English reject Labour's WOF-style proposal for Healthy Homes Guarantee, but government sources say minimum standards for insulation and smoke alarms being prepared
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7 Jun 15, 5:01am
Bernard Hickey calls on the Government to accelerate the 2nd phase of its stalled money laundering rules to help it dampen Auckland's property fire
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