First home buyers

23rd Jul 19, 10:51am
BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander crunches the reasons why he believes it is not valid to assume recent declines in Australian house prices will translate to similar falls here
BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander crunches the reasons why he believes it is not valid to assume recent declines in Australian house prices will translate to similar falls here
23rd Jul 19, 10:51am
18th Jul 19, 1:36pm
Kiwibank economists say despite the residential construction boom the country is still falling short of what it needs to build; further short term weakness seen in Auckland house prices, however
Kiwibank economists say despite the residential construction boom the country is still falling short of what it needs to build; further short term weakness seen in Auckland house prices, however
18th Jul 19, 1:36pm
16th Jul 19, 9:50am
David Hargreaves says the Government needs to take a hard look at the growing usage of Kiwisaver to fund deposits for houses - and the risks that this carries
David Hargreaves says the Government needs to take a hard look at the growing usage of Kiwisaver to fund deposits for houses - and the risks that this carries
16th Jul 19, 9:50am
1st Jul 19, 10:14am
Reserve Bank Deputy Governor says the central bank is 'comfortable' with further easing in bank lending restrictions for home buying
Reserve Bank Deputy Governor says the central bank is 'comfortable' with further easing in bank lending restrictions for home buying
1st Jul 19, 10:14am
28th Jun 19, 8:15am
First home buyers were helped by big drops in house prices in Papakura and Franklin in May, but prices remained surprisingly firm in many other places
First home buyers were helped by big drops in house prices in Papakura and Franklin in May, but prices remained surprisingly firm in many other places
28th Jun 19, 8:15am
24th Jun 19, 1:22pm
ASB economists say restrictions on non-resident house buying in NZ are 'biting' and this supports the ASB view that there will only be a 'modest' pick-up in house prices in the second half of this year
ASB economists say restrictions on non-resident house buying in NZ are 'biting' and this supports the ASB view that there will only be a 'modest' pick-up in house prices in the second half of this year
24th Jun 19, 1:22pm
20th Jun 19, 12:03pm
Reserve Bank has an 'open mind' on the new cryptocurrency being launched by Facebook, but says safeguards and 'how much protection society wants' need to be considered
Reserve Bank has an 'open mind' on the new cryptocurrency being launched by Facebook, but says safeguards and 'how much protection society wants' need to be considered
20th Jun 19, 12:03pm
19th Jun 19, 1:46pm
New Reserve Bank paper says with the declining use of cash, Kiwis already 'left out' of the banking or digital worlds may be 'severely disadvantaged'
New Reserve Bank paper says with the declining use of cash, Kiwis already 'left out' of the banking or digital worlds may be 'severely disadvantaged'
19th Jun 19, 1:46pm
19th Jun 19, 11:20am
Property information and analytics company CoreLogic believes the Reserve Bank will further loosen the loan to valuation ratio rules, which may include lower deposit limits for owner-occupiers
Property information and analytics company CoreLogic believes the Reserve Bank will further loosen the loan to valuation ratio rules, which may include lower deposit limits for owner-occupiers
19th Jun 19, 11:20am
15th Jun 19, 8:20am
There is probably no need for a scheme such as KiwiBuild outside of Auckland, Greg Ninness argues, adding KiwiBuild may yet have its day albeit not in its existing form
There is probably no need for a scheme such as KiwiBuild outside of Auckland, Greg Ninness argues, adding KiwiBuild may yet have its day albeit not in its existing form
15th Jun 19, 8:20am
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12th Jun 19, 4:36pm
Housing Minister Phil Twyford in talks with developers and officials over making public land available for private developers committed to building long-term affordable rentals
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Housing Minister Phil Twyford in talks with developers and officials over making public land available for private developers committed to building long-term affordable rentals
12th Jun 19, 4:36pm
29th May 19, 10:38am
The Reserve Bank says it is undertaking analysis to 'inform upcoming decision on the appropriate future role of cash' in the face of declining usage
The Reserve Bank says it is undertaking analysis to 'inform upcoming decision on the appropriate future role of cash' in the face of declining usage
29th May 19, 10:38am
29th May 19, 9:07am
The Reserve Bank says in its latest Financial Stability Report that it is 'imperative' to improve New Zealand’s financial system resilience while conditions are conducive
The Reserve Bank says in its latest Financial Stability Report that it is 'imperative' to improve New Zealand’s financial system resilience while conditions are conducive
29th May 19, 9:07am
28th May 19, 10:41am
Westpac commissioned survey suggests many New Zealanders still pine for the quarter acre dream when it comes to their homes
Westpac commissioned survey suggests many New Zealanders still pine for the quarter acre dream when it comes to their homes
28th May 19, 10:41am
22nd May 19, 10:14am
Lower interest rates, flat house prices and slowly rising incomes are turning Auckland's housing market more in favour of first home buyers
Lower interest rates, flat house prices and slowly rising incomes are turning Auckland's housing market more in favour of first home buyers
22nd May 19, 10:14am
20th May 19, 1:52pm
National's housing spokesperson Judith Collins says there 'hasn't been a single sale' since the first KiwiBuild houses went on sale in Canterbury three months ago
National's housing spokesperson Judith Collins says there 'hasn't been a single sale' since the first KiwiBuild houses went on sale in Canterbury three months ago
20th May 19, 1:52pm
15th May 19, 9:11am
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of what the Government may be planning as the so-called 'recalibration' of the flagship KiwiBuild policy continues
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of what the Government may be planning as the so-called 'recalibration' of the flagship KiwiBuild policy continues
15th May 19, 9:11am
6th May 19, 11:09am
David Hargreaves says the Government should take advantage of the quieter house market to put in place more exact measures of who owns houses and where they come from
David Hargreaves says the Government should take advantage of the quieter house market to put in place more exact measures of who owns houses and where they come from
6th May 19, 11:09am
4th May 19, 10:02am
ANZ NZ CEO David Hisco says Auckland housing market may be in 7-8 year period where it does nothing, as BNZ rival Angela Mentis eyes continued growth of housing lending market share
ANZ NZ CEO David Hisco says Auckland housing market may be in 7-8 year period where it does nothing, as BNZ rival Angela Mentis eyes continued growth of housing lending market share
4th May 19, 10:02am
29th Apr 19, 3:34pm
New Reserve Bank lending by borrower type figures show lowest March borrowing total since at least 2015, but the First Home Buyers are still out and about
New Reserve Bank lending by borrower type figures show lowest March borrowing total since at least 2015, but the First Home Buyers are still out and about
29th Apr 19, 3:34pm

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