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Auckland housing market

Barfoot & Thompson's auctions last week achieved a 71% sales rate
18th Oct 21, 1:46pm
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Barfoot & Thompson's auctions last week achieved a 71% sales rate
Three quarters of properties sold under the hammer at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions last week
12th Oct 21, 7:47am
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Three quarters of properties sold under the hammer at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions last week
David Hargreaves says all the language is around further interest rate rises - but his crystal ball is looking very murky when it comes to our now Covid-hit economy
6th Oct 21, 2:56pm
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David Hargreaves says all the language is around further interest rate rises - but his crystal ball is looking very murky when it comes to our now Covid-hit economy
Barfoot & Thompson's September sales volumes down 40% on September last year, prices also tumble
5th Oct 21, 10:29am
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Barfoot & Thompson's September sales volumes down 40% on September last year, prices also tumble
Spring is in the air at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions as market starts to shake off the lockdown blues
4th Oct 21, 12:03pm
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Spring is in the air at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions as market starts to shake off the lockdown blues
The NZIER's latest 'Shadow Board' review ahead of this week's OCR decision shows businesses going cooler on interest rate rises
4th Oct 21, 11:31am
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The NZIER's latest 'Shadow Board' review ahead of this week's OCR decision shows businesses going cooler on interest rate rises
The Reserve Bank is widely expected to raise the Official Cash Rate to 0.5% from the current 0.25% next week
27th Sep 21, 2:52pm
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The Reserve Bank is widely expected to raise the Official Cash Rate to 0.5% from the current 0.25% next week
Activity in Barfoot & Thompson's auction rooms hit a new low last week but numbers are picking up this week
27th Sep 21, 11:18am
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Activity in Barfoot & Thompson's auction rooms hit a new low last week but numbers are picking up this week
Latest KPMG Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows the second highest number of first home buyers ever in the June quarter - but with fewer borrowing on high LVRs
23rd Sep 21, 8:44am
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Latest KPMG Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows the second highest number of first home buyers ever in the June quarter - but with fewer borrowing on high LVRs
David Hargreaves says the likely ongoing presence of Covid in the community poses further questions for our central bank as it looks to 'normalise' interest rates
21st Sep 21, 2:16pm
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David Hargreaves says the likely ongoing presence of Covid in the community poses further questions for our central bank as it looks to 'normalise' interest rates
Number of properties auctioned by Barfoot & Thompson down from 163 in the week before lockdown to 27 last week
13th Sep 21, 1:54pm
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Number of properties auctioned by Barfoot & Thompson down from 163 in the week before lockdown to 27 last week
The RBNZ appears to have run out of live ammo to tackle the housing market right now. But David Hargreaves argues that with the housing market, it is the years ahead we need to be worrying about
8th Sep 21, 2:13pm
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The RBNZ appears to have run out of live ammo to tackle the housing market right now. But David Hargreaves argues that with the housing market, it is the years ahead we need to be worrying about
Barfoot & Thompson's total auction numbers dropped sharply last week but the sales rate shot up to 77%
7th Sep 21, 1:36pm
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Barfoot & Thompson's total auction numbers dropped sharply last week but the sales rate shot up to 77%
Barfoot & Thompson's August sales down just 17% compared to July - prices holding
3rd Sep 21, 10:44am
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Barfoot & Thompson's August sales down just 17% compared to July - prices holding
The continued surge in mortgage borrowing has seen the country grow its mortgage debt by over 12% in the past year
31st Aug 21, 3:48pm
The continued surge in mortgage borrowing has seen the country grow its mortgage debt by over 12% in the past year
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $8.8 billion of mortgages were advanced last month, easily a record for a July; $100 billon borrowed in last 12 months
25th Aug 21, 3:27pm
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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $8.8 billion of mortgages were advanced last month, easily a record for a July; $100 billon borrowed in last 12 months
David Hargreaves looks at some of the issues ahead - particularly for first home buyers - as the Reserve Bank mulls tighter lending rules by October this year
22nd Aug 21, 6:01am
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David Hargreaves looks at some of the issues ahead - particularly for first home buyers - as the Reserve Bank mulls tighter lending rules by October this year
Fletcher Building's NZ residential construction business enjoyed a whopping 141% rise, helping drive a turnaround for the company from a loss to a $305 mln profit
18th Aug 21, 9:01am
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Fletcher Building's NZ residential construction business enjoyed a whopping 141% rise, helping drive a turnaround for the company from a loss to a $305 mln profit
Barfoot & Thompson's latest auction sales rates ranged from 54% in Manukau to 68% in Franklin
17th Aug 21, 11:31am
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Barfoot & Thompson's latest auction sales rates ranged from 54% in Manukau to 68% in Franklin
ANZ economists point to a 'sharp disconnect' between what NZ analysts and offshore pundits believe the Reserve Bank will do on interest rates this week
16th Aug 21, 2:49pm
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ANZ economists point to a 'sharp disconnect' between what NZ analysts and offshore pundits believe the Reserve Bank will do on interest rates this week
The steady level of activity evident in Barfoot and Thompson's auction rooms over July is continuing into August
10th Aug 21, 10:34am
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The steady level of activity evident in Barfoot and Thompson's auction rooms over July is continuing into August
ASB economists say the Reserve Bank 'should consider' starting lifting interest rates with a 50 basis-point rise and say the central bank could use interest rates to 'douse the housing market'
9th Aug 21, 12:56pm
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ASB economists say the Reserve Bank 'should consider' starting lifting interest rates with a 50 basis-point rise and say the central bank could use interest rates to 'douse the housing market'
The extraordinary resurgence of the New Zealand economy will require a very measured approach from our central bank
5th Aug 21, 3:04pm
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The extraordinary resurgence of the New Zealand economy will require a very measured approach from our central bank
Barfoot & Thompson's July sales reach a six year high with stock levels hitting a new low leaving buyers with little to choose from
4th Aug 21, 10:30am
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Barfoot & Thompson's July sales reach a six year high with stock levels hitting a new low leaving buyers with little to choose from
The Reserve Bank's announcement of new more punitive measures against the housing market takes some pressure off it to be the first cab off the rank in terms of hiking interest rates
3rd Aug 21, 2:40pm
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The Reserve Bank's announcement of new more punitive measures against the housing market takes some pressure off it to be the first cab off the rank in terms of hiking interest rates