26 Sep 16, 3:34pm
New Reserve Bank figures show marked slowing of new lending to housing investors
26 Sep 16, 11:26am
The Government needs to get involved in helping to provide a level playing field for entrants into the housing market
22 Sep 16, 5:08pm
More Auckland apartments being passed in as tougher LVR restrictions force investors to pull their horns in
22 Sep 16, 12:06pm
Demand from property investors sees non-bank lender Resimac's monthly loan application volume treble to about $120 million
21 Sep 16, 1:32pm
Some 'old' patterns of consumer spending are belatedly showing signs of returning, along with the ever-rising house prices
14 Sep 16, 1:44pm
If current house sales figures are demonstrating the full impact of the latest LVR restrictions, there's nothing to stop prices marching ownwards and upwards over the rest of 2016 and into the New Year
12 Sep 16, 9:23am
Kiwis' debt pile now exceeds annual disposable income by nearly $100 billion
9 Sep 16, 9:40am
The Reserve Bank's 40% deposit rule for investors already seems like yesterday's all eyes are on the proposed debt-to-income ratios
6 Sep 16, 2:46pm
The Reserve Bank is indicating that some - unnamed - banks have deliberately tightened internal credit policies by applying a more restrictive approach to LVR rules than necessary
5 Sep 16, 3:25pm
RBNZ decides to further extend the exemption from LVR rules for newly constructed homes to assist in creation of new housing stock
1 Sep 16, 9:55am
Major international report on the effectiveness of macro-prudential tools says the evidence 'remains tentative'
31 Aug 16, 3:36pm
The imposition of new loan to value ratios by the Reserve Bank doesn't appear to be slowing the housing debt surge just yet
22 Aug 16, 10:01am
How Auckland house flipping can be used to rort the RBNZ restrictions on high LVR mortgages
16 Aug 16, 5:02am
More people think it's a bad time to buy a house, but they also think prices will keep rising
12 Aug 16, 1:21pm
NZ Bankers' Association completes about face on 'weak tool with low welfare gains', but is wary of RBNZ move towards debt-to-income ratio limits & making banks hold more capital against housing loans
12 Aug 16, 5:01am
The economic indicators and ASB's economists suggest the housing market is not going to correct sharply, ASB CEO Barbara Chapman says
11 Aug 16, 11:11am
RBNZ's Wheeler expects banks to pass on most of OCR cut; says RBNZ will send debt to income multiple limit plan to English in next week or two, but unlikely to be introduced this year; says migration putting downward pressure on wages
11 Aug 16, 9:12am
RBNZ cuts OCR by 25 bps to 2.0% and forecasts just one more cut; NZ$ sprints over 73 USc after markets had forecast chance of 50 bps cut
8 Aug 16, 7:12pm
PM expects banks to be good corporate citizens and pass on all of OCR in full if they can; Key deflects calls for migration review; says migration needed with 5.2% unemployment; says RBNZ has flexibility with inflation target, but can use LVRs and cut OCR
8 Aug 16, 8:07am
Jason Krupp says Auckland's proposed Unitary Plan is a step in the right direction, but expecting it to be a silver bullet for homelessness is naïve


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