Housing Affordability

28 Apr 15, 9:50am
Housing unaffordability issues spread beyond first home buyers in Auckland and Queenstown - AMP360 Home Loan Affordability Report
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22 Apr 15, 12:02pm
John Crawford suggests a less politically explosive and much simpler way to reduce the tax incentives for rental property investors
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15 Apr 15, 8:15am
RBNZ deputy governor's speech expected to shed more light on plans to tackle over-heating Auckland housing market
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14 Apr 15, 9:11am
The median rent for a three bedroom house has increased by $27 a week over the last 12 months
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10 Apr 15, 10:26am
Oliver Hartwich on Greek WW2 reparation demands, house & house nots, blogging Ben Bernanke, the great stagnation, is one woman enough? Dilbert & more
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8 Apr 15, 10:05am
Gareth Morgan unpicks the drivers behind the growth in wealth inequality
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4 Apr 15, 12:27pm
Eric Crampton warns of the unexpected consequences and costs in using the tax system to right perceived social problems. Making things more confusing is never a good idea, he says
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3 Apr 15, 11:26am
Kiwis view economic issues as the biggest problems facing NZ; Housing shortage/housing affordability up 4% to 10% in March. Environmental issues hardly rate a mention
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27 Mar 15, 11:24am
Elizabeth Davies on financial literacy for felons, stock rustling, organs and cash, financial abuse, KiwiSaver and pocket money, the Sallies and housing, and more
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26 Mar 15, 4:00pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; online retail spending strengthens, housing affordable everywhere but Auckland, Winston favourite in Northland by-election
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26 Mar 15, 11:13am
First home buyers should have no trouble getting a house anywhere but Auckland - AMP360 Home Loan Affordability report
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15 Mar 15, 7:00am
Bernard Hickey says everyone thinks Graeme Wheeler is afraid of cutting rates because it would pour petrol on the fire in Auckland's housing market. Everyone, it turns out, except Graeme Wheeler
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3 Mar 15, 3:39pm
Harcourts chief predicts house prices could rise further, says more needs to be done to create affordable housing
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27 Feb 15, 11:02am
David Whitburn on NIMBYs, Brian Gaynor's house price fears, Demographia & toilet paper, what's different about Auckland, Dilbert & more
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18 Feb 15, 4:31pm
Construction giant Fletcher Building spends a further $57 million on land purchases for housing development; sees future profits from housing as much higher
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11 Feb 15, 3:37pm
REINZ says national median house price dropped 5.3% in January to $426,000; Auckland median down 2.7%; national sales volumes up 2.6% on January 2014
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9 Feb 15, 11:53am
The NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp argues the RMA is central to the housing crisis
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1 Feb 15, 7:00am
Bernard Hickey questions the timidity of the Government's social housing plans. He suggests Mr Key take a leaf out of Mr Lee's book to launch a Houses of National Significance program
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30 Jan 15, 2:54pm
Affordability improved slightly for first home buyers in Auckland and Christchurch last month, but worsened in Wellington according to the AMP360 Home Buyer Affordability Report
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30 Jan 15, 10:12am
'While the politicans go chasing ghosts, you should do as I do – buy lots of houses and farms', says Gareth Morgan
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21 Jan 15, 9:42pm
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