Building Consents

19th Apr 17, 4:02pm
The Government's changes to migration settings are a move in the right direction - but much more is needed
The Government's changes to migration settings are a move in the right direction - but much more is needed
19th Apr 17, 4:02pm
19th Apr 17, 7:59am
The housing market looks set to be quiet in the run up to the election, but David Hargreaves wonders if that's necessarily a good thing
The housing market looks set to be quiet in the run up to the election, but David Hargreaves wonders if that's necessarily a good thing
19th Apr 17, 7:59am
6th Apr 17, 12:00pm
Shamubeel Eaqub rails against govt failures that led to an undersupply of 500,000 homes over 30 years, and rising societal gaps as social housing was ignored
Shamubeel Eaqub rails against govt failures that led to an undersupply of 500,000 homes over 30 years, and rising societal gaps as social housing was ignored
6th Apr 17, 12:00pm
4th Apr 17, 7:39am
Interest-only lending doesn't appear to be the problem here that it is in Australia - but there's still no good reason why we couldn't clamp down on it too
Interest-only lending doesn't appear to be the problem here that it is in Australia - but there's still no good reason why we couldn't clamp down on it too
4th Apr 17, 7:39am
31st Mar 17, 11:31am
The number of new dwelling consents issued has trended down every month since August last year
The number of new dwelling consents issued has trended down every month since August last year
31st Mar 17, 11:31am
30th Mar 17, 10:33am
David Hargreaves hopes the best for the Auckland home buyers taking a high-stakes gamble in the Auckland housing market
David Hargreaves hopes the best for the Auckland home buyers taking a high-stakes gamble in the Auckland housing market
30th Mar 17, 10:33am
29th Mar 17, 2:40pm
ANZ economists believe higher interest rates and tighter credit will continue to dampen the housing market despite ongoing housing supply imbalances; estimate that average interest costs in Auckland for new purchasers are chewing up 51% of income
ANZ economists believe higher interest rates and tighter credit will continue to dampen the housing market despite ongoing housing supply imbalances; estimate that average interest costs in Auckland for new purchasers are chewing up 51% of income
29th Mar 17, 2:40pm
27th Mar 17, 3:59pm
The latest data showing cash-rich investors ruling the roost in Auckland demonstrate why the Government can't leave the housing market to the Reserve Bank
The latest data showing cash-rich investors ruling the roost in Auckland demonstrate why the Government can't leave the housing market to the Reserve Bank
27th Mar 17, 3:59pm
18th Mar 17, 10:33am
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Mutiple offending landlord ordered to pay over $16,000 including exemplary damages for unlawfully renting an unconsented, converted garage as a separate housing unit
Mutiple offending landlord ordered to pay over $16,000 including exemplary damages for unlawfully renting an unconsented, converted garage as a separate housing unit
18th Mar 17, 10:33am
14th Mar 17, 9:41am
Another slower month of housing sales will give the Reserve Bank optimism its efforts are at least keeping some heat out of the Auckland market
Another slower month of housing sales will give the Reserve Bank optimism its efforts are at least keeping some heat out of the Auckland market
14th Mar 17, 9:41am
9th Mar 17, 1:22pm
Auckland University academic says taxing migrants could generate $1 billion a year for infrastructure and services
Auckland University academic says taxing migrants could generate $1 billion a year for infrastructure and services
9th Mar 17, 1:22pm
2nd Mar 17, 12:44pm
Critical independent report prepared for Treasury that the Government tried to keep from the public says Government 'lacks an overal plan' in terms of land development and housing in Auckland
Critical independent report prepared for Treasury that the Government tried to keep from the public says Government 'lacks an overal plan' in terms of land development and housing in Auckland
2nd Mar 17, 12:44pm
27th Feb 17, 2:18pm
Attempting to fix a shortage of housing while at the same time allowing record numbers of migrants in does not appear to be working
Attempting to fix a shortage of housing while at the same time allowing record numbers of migrants in does not appear to be working
27th Feb 17, 2:18pm
22nd Feb 17, 3:42pm
Amid increasing debate over whether Auckland can build enough houses, new Statistics New Zealand projections suggest the city's population is growing even faster than was thought
Amid increasing debate over whether Auckland can build enough houses, new Statistics New Zealand projections suggest the city's population is growing even faster than was thought
22nd Feb 17, 3:42pm
20th 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'
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'
20th Feb 17, 1:52pm
16th Feb 17, 8:29am
David Hargreaves mulls some of the possibilities as 2017 gets into full swing
David Hargreaves mulls some of the possibilities as 2017 gets into full swing
16th Feb 17, 8:29am
15th 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
Govt building boom claim fueled by 137% rise in building costs since 2004, Labour says; Twyford vs Smith in Parliament take-two
15th Feb 17, 3:55pm
9th Feb 17, 4:29pm
This Government portrayed the solution to the hot Auckland house market as being all about increased supply - but its efforts in that regard have faltered badly in the past year
This Government portrayed the solution to the hot Auckland house market as being all about increased supply - but its efforts in that regard have faltered badly in the past year
9th Feb 17, 4:29pm
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9th Feb 17, 11:41am
Dwelling consent figures ended last year on a sour note with little relief in sight for Auckland's growing housing shortage
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Dwelling consent figures ended last year on a sour note with little relief in sight for Auckland's growing housing shortage
9th Feb 17, 11:41am
19th Jan 17, 11:25am
Big increase in new dwelling consents issued in Auckland in November
Big increase in new dwelling consents issued in Auckland in November
19th Jan 17, 11:25am

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