Housing Supply

7 Aug 17, 2:55pm
David Hargreaves says the Auckland housing market has gone cold at exactly the wrong time. And does the sudden focus by politicians on our largest city's infrastructure imply a sense of defeat on housing?
31 Jul 17, 11:15am
Auckland has little to cheer about in new dwelling consent figures, with June numbers lower than a year ago
23 Jul 17, 6:02am
Steven Joyce came very close last week to saying he wanted a big fall in Auckland house values. So would he take action after the election if government moves to boost housing supply come up short?
17 Jul 17, 4:09pm
ANZ economists say 'the hard work has been done' on closing the funding gap between deposits and lending; competition for deposits could now ease and there is more 'wriggle room' for lending
17 Jul 17, 1:25pm
Westpac economists see higher mortgage rates and continued easing of house prices as being an 'important headwind' for economic activity over the year ahead
13 Jul 17, 12:40pm
David Hargreaves suggests a subdued housing market in the run-up to the election may ultimately work against the Reserve Bank
10 Jul 17, 2:33pm
BNZ economists say recent media coverage of declining Auckland house prices could prove self-fulfilling
6 Jul 17, 1:33pm
David Hargreaves hopes near term softness in the Auckland housing market won't affect longer term planning for the region
4 Jul 17, 12:01pm
David Hargreaves assesses the likelihood of Auckland's housing market continuing to under-perform the rest of the country
3 Jul 17, 1:21pm
New Statistics NZ population projections suggest it is possible Auckland's population could virtually double in the next 25 years; NZ total population could hit 6 million in only about 10 years' time
30 Jun 17, 11:35am
New dwelling consents are increasing but still lag well behind growing demand in Auckland where housing shortage continues to worsen
29 Jun 17, 2:10pm
ANZ economists see repetition of the mid-2000s period when Auckland's house market under-performed the rest of the country
22 Jun 17, 8:04am
David Hargreaves wonders, given the national obsession for housing, whether there could be better 'official' information available on market trends
18 Jun 17, 8:37am
Alex Tarrant says we must cut the cost of supplying houses. And that must feed through to lower house prices. It's simple economics, but not simple politics
31 May 17, 12:53pm
A tongue in cheek look at the broken record of housing supply not meeting demand in Auckland; What the RBNZ says in its Financial Stability Report and what it's really thinking
25 May 17, 4:18pm
Our compilation of some of the key business, property, farming, retailing and economic comment made in response to the 2017 Budget
24 May 17, 1:33pm
Subdued house prices in the run up to the election are likely to lead to complacency when it comes to some much-needed tightening up measures
24 May 17, 10:57am
The game is up on the 'fill-yerboots with borrowing offshore' modus operandi - sustaining NZ investment is going to require more domestic saving to finance it, ANZ chief economist says
8 May 17, 2:35pm
BNZ economists now predict rate hikes early next year and the RBNZ will be 'negligent' if it doesn't explicitly indicate higher interest rates in future when it reviews the OCR ths week
28 Apr 17, 11:39am
New dwelling consents pick up in March, but still not enough to solve Auckland's housing shortage


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