Housing

28 Apr 16, 7:58am
Heated property market and dairy downturn bolster banks' bottom lines as their interest rate margins fall, according to KPMG's quarterly FIPS report
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27 Apr 16, 10:36am
Key denies land tax for foreigners would break 'no new taxes' promise; says supply still best way to deal with Auckland housing issue; says first home buyers should buy apartments first; Seymour attacks 'third new tax'
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26 Apr 16, 9:57am
Key repeats idea floated in July last year that a land tax on non-residents would not conflict with FTAs; says no decision made; says land tax common overseas; Twyford says Key tinkering and outright ban better
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19 Apr 16, 9:14am
Economist Rodney Dickens thinks recent volatility in reported house prices was due to changes in the mix of what is selling due to demand-supply imbalances
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13 Apr 16, 12:18pm
Key, English reject calls for new demand side measures to cool Auckland housing after shock surge in March; Govt continuing on with current supply-side strategy
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7 Apr 16, 12:23pm
Deputy Governor explains how net migration has helped boost labour supply and contain wage pressures; says it's one factor allowing 'accommodative' interest rate settings; notes more young workers arriving in this migration cycle
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Tauriko Business Estate as at July 2015
5 Apr 16, 9:52am
Jen​ée Tibshraeny crunches the numbers to find out whether business investment is following the influx of property buyers to the Waikato and BoP
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31 Mar 16, 4:14pm
Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment says banking industry and insurers very focused on rising sea levels; warns coastal owners may face negative equity; calls on Govt to investigate fiscal, economic risks
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29 Mar 16, 6:19am
We are all in this together with Australia, says Motu in a trans-Tasman study, driven by the same long-term factors. And monetary policy is ineffective in modifying these factors
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28 Mar 16, 6:05pm
Auckland 2040, which opposed Council 'up-zoning' in Unitary Plan, sees no long term housing capacity problem in Auckland; prefers intensification in town centres; prefers suburban areas remain single level
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18 Mar 16, 4:50pm
Yale econometrics professor tipped to win Nobel Prize writes paper saying Auckland housing market entered bubble territory in 2013; Previous Auckland bubble spread to rest of NZ and collapsed in mid-2007
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8 Mar 16, 5:02am
Rodney Dickens says it's interest rate policy that drives house prices and therefore affordability; migration is only of secondary importance
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28 Feb 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey describes how a few hundred Auckland home-owners were able to knee-cap the aspirations of generations of renters and strangle New Zealand's economic growth potential in a couple of meetings
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27 Feb 16, 5:02am
Jenée Tibshraeny discusses the 'democratic deficit' around the Auckland Unitary Plan and why densification is not a generational issue
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25 Feb 16, 1:05pm
English says central banks grappling with low inflation; NZ in better position than most as "RBNZ still has room to move if needed"
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24 Feb 16, 8:08pm
Auckland Council decides to withdraw 'up-zoned' version of Unitary Plan from Independent Hearing Panel process; Councillors vote 13-8 to pull new 'denser' maps from Unitary Plan process; young renters pitted against old property owners in 6 hour meeting
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18 Feb 16, 7:40pm
Housing and Building Minister quizzed in Parliament over revolt within Auckland Council against housing intensification; says supports intensification in leafy Eastern and Northern Suburbs; Key keener on intensification in CBD, West Auckland
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17 Feb 16, 11:22pm
Tax lawyers and accountants warn IRD drafting of tax aimed at non resident property investors is incoherent and inconsistent; risks slowing rate of new house building Auckland; 'definitions illogical'
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16 Feb 16, 1:44pm
Minister calls on Auckland Council to 'stay the course' on building 'up and out'; says Council needs to deliver Unitary Plan before expiry of Special Housing Areas in Sept 2016; Key more equivocal; sees intensification in CBD, West Auckland
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15 Feb 16, 3:30pm
Auckland Councillors wobble on intensification plan; Major plank of Govt's housing supply strategy under threat; National supporters sabotaging plan; Property Council accuses Baby Boomer Councillors of locking out next generation
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