Property news and analysis

22 Feb 17, 2:22pm
Average asking price of Auckland homes advertised on Trade Me Property has fallen for two consecutive months
22 Feb 17, 9:04am
Housing affordability improving in most parts of the country as prices fall faster than interest rates are rising, our latest Home Loan Affordability Reports show
22 Feb 17, 7:55am
People hopefully getting the message on housing, Finance Minister Joyce says; Notes interest rates set to rise, Auckland house prices high and starting to fall; Some demand measures but supply the big issue
21 Feb 17, 1:14pm
We investigate why rents in Auckland have not risen as fast as house prices, given the 'housing shortage', and find both investor activity and later household formation as reasons
21 Feb 17, 9:48am
Residential properties in south Auckland remain the most difficult to sell at auction - results mixed elsewhere
20 Feb 17, 4:23pm
Govt and fast-growing councils are in 'gritty talks' over use of $1bn housing infrastructure fund, PM English says; 'Councils don't seem to have projects ready to go'
20 Feb 17, 1:52pm
ANZ economists see risk of slower rate in consents for new dwellings in Auckland as escalating costs and capital constraints squeeze the market; 'hard to see price weakness extending too far'
20 Feb 17, 9:49am
Phil Goff convenes taskforce to address 'severe difficulties' caused by Auckland housing shortage
20 Feb 17, 9:38am
Labour's 'employment goal' for RBNZ monetary policy to remain open without specific nominal jobs target; Set to follow US example of not telling central bank which of price stability and employment goals to prioritise
20 Feb 17, 6:23am
ASB says confidence in the housing market is falling, particularly in Auckland and the North Island
17 Feb 17, 11:53am
Mixed results at latest apartment auctions as buyers play hardball over price
17 Feb 17, 10:48am
REINZ says lifestyle block market is 'challenging' as sales decline to lowest level in two years
16 Feb 17, 11:28am
SFO accuses foursome of fraudulently obtaining $40 million from ANZ to build the Waldorf Celestion Apartment Hotel
15 Feb 17, 3:55pm
Govt building boom claim fueled by 137% rise in building costs since 2004, Labour says; Twyford vs Smith in Parliament take-two
15 Feb 17, 10:29am
Barfoot & Thompson sold 40% at their latest auctions as sluggish sales trends continue into the peak summer season
15 Feb 17, 6:29am
Smith, Twyford & Peters battle over housing figures as consents-to-builds rates, state house building and shortfall estimates are aired in Parliament
14 Feb 17, 3:40pm
Govt opens consultation on urban development authorities, Building and Construction Minister Smith announces
14 Feb 17, 11:07am
Building and Construction Minister Smith says getting better estimates of NZ housing shortage is tough without becoming Soviet-style economy
14 Feb 17, 10:33am
The housing market makes a poor start to the new year with house prices and sales volumes in decline and the number of listings rising
13 Feb 17, 5:50pm
PM English welcomes Auckland unitary plan ruling; Eyes development on govt land in Mt Roskill, Avondale and South Auckland in addition to existing projects


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