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Auckland Housing

The number of new homes being completed in Auckland has doubled over the last five years and is continuing to rise
19th Mar 21, 10:21am
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The number of new homes being completed in Auckland has doubled over the last five years and is continuing to rise
New dwelling completions in Auckland are on a high but may be close to peaking
25th Jan 20, 9:20am
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New dwelling completions in Auckland are on a high but may be close to peaking
The construction industry's grumpiness may be the result of a forced shift in focus towards more affordable housing, says Greg Ninness
7th Apr 19, 6:02am
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The construction industry's grumpiness may be the result of a forced shift in focus towards more affordable housing, says Greg Ninness
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says central bank has 'historically low level' of house price inflation projected; says investor perceptions 'are being tested at the moment'
13th Feb 19, 4:47pm
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says central bank has 'historically low level' of house price inflation projected; says investor perceptions 'are being tested at the moment'
Special purpose vehicle will fund $91 mln of infrastructure to support building of 9,000 homes at Wainui, north of Auckland
13th Nov 18, 10:32am
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Special purpose vehicle will fund $91 mln of infrastructure to support building of 9,000 homes at Wainui, north of Auckland
Auckland Council figures suggest around 98% of new dwellings consented in the region actually get built
7th Aug 18, 2:56pm
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Auckland Council figures suggest around 98% of new dwellings consented in the region actually get built
Interest.co.nz has learned a request made to Cabinet by the Housing Minister to have the power to adjust the KiwiBuild upper price limits has been denied
25th Jul 18, 1:07pm
by Jason Walls
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Interest.co.nz has learned a request made to Cabinet by the Housing Minister to have the power to adjust the KiwiBuild upper price limits has been denied
Acting PM Winston Peters warned NZ that an economic slowdown was looming, Jason Walls says the NZ First leader now has the right to tell the country ‘I told you so’
22nd Jul 18, 7:02am
by Jason Walls
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Acting PM Winston Peters warned NZ that an economic slowdown was looming, Jason Walls says the NZ First leader now has the right to tell the country ‘I told you so’
Lowest migration gain for month of June since 2014 as population loss to Australia starts to trickle up
20th Jul 18, 11:43am
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Lowest migration gain for month of June since 2014 as population loss to Australia starts to trickle up
Housing Minister announces plans to build 10,000 homes in Mangere - including 3500 new KiwiBuild homes, 3000 new state homes and 3500 new ‘market homes’
13th Jul 18, 9:36am
by Jason Walls
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Housing Minister announces plans to build 10,000 homes in Mangere - including 3500 new KiwiBuild homes, 3000 new state homes and 3500 new ‘market homes’
The Minister of Housing wants to see the $650,000 Auckland price cap for KiwiBuild houses fall, as building costs drop – he ‘expects’ this to reduce overall average house prices
28th Jun 18, 1:39pm
by Jason Walls
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The Minister of Housing wants to see the $650,000 Auckland price cap for KiwiBuild houses fall, as building costs drop – he ‘expects’ this to reduce overall average house prices
There's been a drop in the average size of new houses and townhouses being built in Auckland, which may help bring prices down
5th Jun 18, 2:21pm
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There's been a drop in the average size of new houses and townhouses being built in Auckland, which may help bring prices down
Getting 4000 homes on the first KiwiBuild site at Mt Albert may not be as difficult as some people are making out, and it could be a godsend for the banks
7th Apr 18, 8:55am
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Getting 4000 homes on the first KiwiBuild site at Mt Albert may not be as difficult as some people are making out, and it could be a godsend for the banks
Shortlisted development and investment consortia don't pass muster for the Tāmaki Regeneration Company
4th Apr 18, 5:15pm
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Shortlisted development and investment consortia don't pass muster for the Tāmaki Regeneration Company
Investor caution and stretched housing affordability will prevent Auckland housing from taking off again, economists from country's biggest mortgage lender say
23rd Mar 18, 5:00am
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Investor caution and stretched housing affordability will prevent Auckland housing from taking off again, economists from country's biggest mortgage lender say
Greg Ninness takes a look at the Auckland apartment market and finds most of the new apartments are aimed at the upper end of the market & there's a lack of affordable apartments
14th Nov 17, 12:15pm
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Greg Ninness takes a look at the Auckland apartment market and finds most of the new apartments are aimed at the upper end of the market & there's a lack of affordable apartments
Barfoot & Thompson's median Auckland price lower than 12 months ago, weakest July sales volumes since 2010
3rd Aug 17, 10:51am
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Barfoot & Thompson's median Auckland price lower than 12 months ago, weakest July sales volumes since 2010
National promises $600m for housing infrastructure investment alongside private sector for projects to be owned by SPVs, repaid through targeted rates and volumetric charges; Labour says this was its policy from 2015
24th Jul 17, 9:20am
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National promises $600m for housing infrastructure investment alongside private sector for projects to be owned by SPVs, repaid through targeted rates and volumetric charges; Labour says this was its policy from 2015
Westpac's economists say the pace of new dwelling consents in Auckland is falling well short of what is required, although a lot more apartments may be in the pipeline
3rd Jul 17, 3:40pm
by Guest
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Westpac's economists say the pace of new dwelling consents in Auckland is falling well short of what is required, although a lot more apartments may be in the pipeline
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff calls for the introduction of a building warranty or insurance scheme to avoid ratepayers forking out another $600m in a leaky homes saga; Govt to release paper on this soon
17th Jun 17, 8:18am
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Auckland Mayor Phil Goff calls for the introduction of a building warranty or insurance scheme to avoid ratepayers forking out another $600m in a leaky homes saga; Govt to release paper on this soon
Mayoral Taskforce on Auckland Housing Supply identifies increasing bank financing constraints on developers and buyers as 'an important emerging issue'
12th Jun 17, 3:19pm
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Mayoral Taskforce on Auckland Housing Supply identifies increasing bank financing constraints on developers and buyers as 'an important emerging issue'
Sales steady at Barfoot & Thompson's latest weekly auctions, with 36% sales rate overall, 31% in Manukau
22nd Mar 17, 10:17am
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Sales steady at Barfoot & Thompson's latest weekly auctions, with 36% sales rate overall, 31% in Manukau
China Construction Bank keen to lend for infrastructure, including apartment, development, but aims to do half its lending in the home loan market
10th Mar 17, 7:40am
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China Construction Bank keen to lend for infrastructure, including apartment, development, but aims to do half its lending in the home loan market
Barfoot & Thompson sold 117 homes at auction last week, including one that went for $6.4m and another that fetched $6m
7th Mar 17, 12:42pm
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Barfoot & Thompson sold 117 homes at auction last week, including one that went for $6.4m and another that fetched $6m
NZ Initiative’s Jason Krupp says low interest rates and high population growth are not to blame for spiralling house prices - try red tape
20th Feb 17, 9:35am
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NZ Initiative’s Jason Krupp says low interest rates and high population growth are not to blame for spiralling house prices - try red tape