Auckland housing market

28th Oct 20, 3:30pm
First home buyers took out a record number of mortgages last month, but resurgent investor interest may be about to start sidelining them again, says David Hargreaves
First home buyers took out a record number of mortgages last month, but resurgent investor interest may be about to start sidelining them again, says David Hargreaves
28th Oct 20, 3:30pm
27th Oct 20, 3:22pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show over $7.3 bln advanced for mortgages last month; advances to first home buyers hit record high also; high LVR lending to investors has tripled since June
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show over $7.3 bln advanced for mortgages last month; advances to first home buyers hit record high also; high LVR lending to investors has tripled since June
27th Oct 20, 3:22pm
27th Oct 20, 12:45pm
ASB economists say 'by doing nothing' the RBNZ risks fuelling the fire of a housing market bubble, which could increase financial stability risks down the line
ASB economists say 'by doing nothing' the RBNZ risks fuelling the fire of a housing market bubble, which could increase financial stability risks down the line
27th Oct 20, 12:45pm
22nd Oct 20, 8:38am
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank should not delay in reinstating lending restrictions on housing investors
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank should not delay in reinstating lending restrictions on housing investors
22nd Oct 20, 8:38am
21st Oct 20, 12:05pm
ANZ chairman John Key warns against creating 'zombie companies' and 'an asset bubble that's going to burst on us'
ANZ chairman John Key warns against creating 'zombie companies' and 'an asset bubble that's going to burst on us'
21st Oct 20, 12:05pm
21st Oct 20, 10:57am
Activity remains strong in Barfoot & Thompson's auction rooms
Activity remains strong in Barfoot & Thompson's auction rooms
21st Oct 20, 10:57am
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20th Oct 20, 4:16pm
Adrian Orr says the RBNZ is seeing early signs of house prices being driven by high leverage loans and by investors rather than households
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Adrian Orr says the RBNZ is seeing early signs of house prices being driven by high leverage loans and by investors rather than households
20th Oct 20, 4:16pm
19th Oct 20, 2:55pm
The Reserve Bank says one option to ensure long-term availability of cash could be a public-private partnership to provide 'end to end' cash infrastructure
The Reserve Bank says one option to ensure long-term availability of cash could be a public-private partnership to provide 'end to end' cash infrastructure
19th Oct 20, 2:55pm
15th Oct 20, 6:00pm
Economics forecaster Infometrics says renewed house price rises are a side-effect of the Reserve Bank's efforts to stimulate the economy
Economics forecaster Infometrics says renewed house price rises are a side-effect of the Reserve Bank's efforts to stimulate the economy
15th Oct 20, 6:00pm
15th Oct 20, 8:18am
Much of the huge financial stimulus being pumped into the economy seems as though it is being pumped into the housing market. David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank has some serious thinking to do ahead of its last two major set piece events of the year
Much of the huge financial stimulus being pumped into the economy seems as though it is being pumped into the housing market. David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank has some serious thinking to do ahead of its last two major set piece events of the year
15th Oct 20, 8:18am
14th Oct 20, 9:23am
ASB economists say a much more severe shortage of housing than earlier thought is a key reason for rocketing house prices; 11% house price inflation forecast for June 2021 year
ASB economists say a much more severe shortage of housing than earlier thought is a key reason for rocketing house prices; 11% house price inflation forecast for June 2021 year
14th Oct 20, 9:23am
14th Oct 20, 7:43am
The sales rates at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions ranged from 56% to 80% last week
The sales rates at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions ranged from 56% to 80% last week
14th Oct 20, 7:43am
12th Oct 20, 1:59pm
Kiwibank economists believe the RBNZ will 'give with one hand' though lower mortgage rates and take a little back with the other - through tighter lending standards
Kiwibank economists believe the RBNZ will 'give with one hand' though lower mortgage rates and take a little back with the other - through tighter lending standards
12th Oct 20, 1:59pm
6th Oct 20, 10:07am
Many auction deals are being finalised prior to the properties going under the hammer, suggesting premium prices are being paid
Many auction deals are being finalised prior to the properties going under the hammer, suggesting premium prices are being paid
6th Oct 20, 10:07am
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30th Sep 20, 3:42pm
Reserve Bank statistics show household deposits have grown at their fastest rate in four years while, the amount owed on houses just had its biggest monthly rise in 13 years
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Reserve Bank statistics show household deposits have grown at their fastest rate in four years while, the amount owed on houses just had its biggest monthly rise in 13 years
30th Sep 20, 3:42pm
24th Sep 20, 3:24pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show that the housing market continued to run hot in August
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show that the housing market continued to run hot in August
24th Sep 20, 3:24pm
24th Sep 20, 11:03am
The decision of the Reserve Bank to give cheap funding directly to the banks possibly as soon as November means even lower mortgages may be fuelling the pre-Christmas housing market
The decision of the Reserve Bank to give cheap funding directly to the banks possibly as soon as November means even lower mortgages may be fuelling the pre-Christmas housing market
24th Sep 20, 11:03am
22nd Sep 20, 10:14am
Sales rate at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions steady at two thirds for three weeks in a row
Sales rate at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions steady at two thirds for three weeks in a row
22nd Sep 20, 10:14am
2nd Sep 20, 11:05am
Barfoot & Thompson's August sales volumes rose 41% year-on-year, as average selling price set new record
Barfoot & Thompson's August sales volumes rose 41% year-on-year, as average selling price set new record
2nd Sep 20, 11:05am
1st Sep 20, 2:11pm
What are we supposed to invest in now that interest rates have disappeared?
What are we supposed to invest in now that interest rates have disappeared?
1st Sep 20, 2:11pm
31st Aug 20, 3:33pm
Reserve Bank statistics show New Zealanders increased the amount in their bank accounts by another $1.2 billion last month and the annual rate of saving is now at its highest level in nearly three years; business lending, however, has dried up
Reserve Bank statistics show New Zealanders increased the amount in their bank accounts by another $1.2 billion last month and the annual rate of saving is now at its highest level in nearly three years; business lending, however, has dried up
31st Aug 20, 3:33pm
31st Aug 20, 2:26pm
Barfoot & Thompson's latest auction results suggest the Auckland market is very buoyant heading into spring
Barfoot & Thompson's latest auction results suggest the Auckland market is very buoyant heading into spring
31st Aug 20, 2:26pm
27th Aug 20, 10:03am
The REINZ says more Auckland homes were sold in the first seven months of this year than the same period of last year, despite Level 4 lockdown
The REINZ says more Auckland homes were sold in the first seven months of this year than the same period of last year, despite Level 4 lockdown
27th Aug 20, 10:03am
26th Aug 20, 3:19pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show that the post lockdown bounce back in activity continued at hot pace in July
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show that the post lockdown bounce back in activity continued at hot pace in July
26th Aug 20, 3:19pm
20th Aug 20, 9:04am
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of swirling and contradictory facts and figures around the current mortgage market
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of swirling and contradictory facts and figures around the current mortgage market
20th Aug 20, 9:04am

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