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26 May 16, 7:41pm
New official Reserve Bank figures definitively show that investors accounted for nearly 46% of all mortgage monies advanced in Auckland last month
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22 May 16, 5:02am
New Zealand's risk-averse savers would dearly love to invest in infrastructure bonds to fund Auckland's growth. The Auckland Council and the Government should help make that happen
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15 May 16, 5:02am
Circle August 19 and November 30 in your 2016 calendars because decisions on those days by the Auckland Council and the Reserve Bank respectively could determine house prices, interest rates, the Kiwi dollar and mortgage lending limits for years to come
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11 May 16, 4:13pm
PM and Finance Minister say they're open to RBNZ proposal for new Macro-Prudential measures, including debt-to-income limits
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11 May 16, 12:00pm
RBNZ says increasingly concerned about Auckland housing resurgence; says seriously considering new Macro-Prudential measures to improve financial stability; looking at debt-to-income ratio limits
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10 May 16, 11:42am
Finance Minister says RBNZ takes financial stability seriously and will use lending control tools if needed; says he assumes RBNZ will use controls if needed; has been advised generally on RBNZ plans, but watch for more direction tomorrow
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3 May 16, 7:47pm
Westpac CEO David McLean sanguine about possibility of new RBNZ macro-prudential tools on housing lending, has no plans to stop lending to foreign buyers
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27 Apr 16, 3:33pm
New figures show the RBNZ attempts to dampen rampant housing investment have failed
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12 Apr 16, 5:02am
Punters are splashing the cash with sales of motor vehicles at record highs but how much of the money are they borrowing, and how are vehicle financiers faring?
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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, 3:27pm
Gareth Vaughan argues if we look at banks' housing loan exposure from a financial stability perspective, they simply must hold more capital against it
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9 Mar 16, 4:09pm
Reserve Bank weekly figures show new record highs for amount loaned as mortgages and the size of the mortgages
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3 Mar 16, 10:42am
Barfoot & Thompson median price dropped 2.9% to $738,000 in February; down $62,000 since December; 698 houses sold - down 17.2% on same month a year ago
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24 Feb 16, 11:08am
Auckland's housing market could be developing a split personality as the market eases at the top and price pressures increase at the bottom
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18 Feb 16, 8:35am
Regardless of the effectiveness of short-term measures to slow the Auckland housing market, upward pressures are likely to remain long-term
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17 Feb 16, 10:34am
ASB introduces specific low equity margins in place of varying fees on high LVR home loans, blames RBNZ
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9 Feb 16, 2:06pm
International Monetary Fund suggests 'ring-fencing' of tax losses on housing investments
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28 Jan 16, 4:07pm
Tighter borrowing rules don't seem to be stopping investors finding a way to buy houses
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27 Jan 16, 5:03am
Housing confidence is waning, especially in Auckland, according to ASB's latest Housing Confidence Survey
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13 Jan 16, 4:19pm
Tony Alexander picks house prices outside of Auckland to rise 10% to 20% this year forcing the RBNZ to introduce tougher LVR restrictions south of the Bombays
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