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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
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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
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17 May 17, 3:15pm
David Hargreaves crunches some of the official numbers on mortgage interest rates
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17 May 17, 2:37pm
Generation Rent Investment Guide Episode 1: What you need to know about LVRs, KiwiSaver and liability before joining forces with others to buy property
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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
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4 May 17, 5:02am
Air has been coming out of the Auckland housing market balloon slowly which is good, ANZ NZ CEO David Hisco says
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3 May 17, 5:02am
QV says average dwelling values are falling in Auckland and Christchurch, still rising in Wellington and Dunedin
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1 May 17, 3:42pm
New Reserve Bank figures show housing investors' borrowing levels are down over 30% on a year ago, but lending to first home buyers and owner occupiers is up
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19 Apr 17, 7:59am
The housing market looks set to be quiet in the run up to the election, but David Hargreaves wonders if that's necessarily a good thing
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6 Apr 17, 4:04pm
New RBNZ figures show over a quarter of the amount owed on mortgages in this country is for investment property, while over 40% of that money is on interest-only terms
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5 Apr 17, 3:46pm
New figures show the previously rapidly rising mortgage borrowing surge has been stemmed; Reserve Bank begins new series of monthly statistics
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4 Apr 17, 7:39am
Interest-only lending doesn't appear to be the problem here that it is in Australia - but there's still no good reason why we couldn't clamp down on it too
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30 Mar 17, 10:33am
David Hargreaves hopes the best for the Auckland home buyers taking a high-stakes gamble in the Auckland housing market
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29 Mar 17, 2:40pm
ANZ economists believe higher interest rates and tighter credit will continue to dampen the housing market despite ongoing housing supply imbalances; estimate that average interest costs in Auckland for new purchasers are chewing up 51% of income
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27 Mar 17, 3:59pm
The latest data showing cash-rich investors ruling the roost in Auckland demonstrate why the Government can't leave the housing market to the Reserve Bank
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26 Mar 17, 12:35pm
Lending to investors falls as new RBNZ standards bite. First home buyer affordability improves. Are they related?
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14 Mar 17, 9:41am
Another slower month of housing sales will give the Reserve Bank optimism its efforts are at least keeping some heat out of the Auckland market
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8 Mar 17, 5:00pm
The Superannuation issue is just one example of a Government continually pushing problems out into the future for others to deal with
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6 Mar 17, 3:53pm
Kiwis' debt continues to dwarf household disposable income while household wealth is shrinking as a percentage of household income
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4 Mar 17, 9:06am
Macro-prudential tools must be permanent features of the housing market landscape, Murray Jackson argues
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