House market

31st Jul 19, 10:41am
New research finds the composition of migrants has no influence on house prices, but New Zealanders moving tends to push prices up more
New research finds the composition of migrants has no influence on house prices, but New Zealanders moving tends to push prices up more
31st Jul 19, 10:41am
26th Jun 19, 10:57am
IMF cautions the Reserve Bank about any further loosening of the 'speed limits' on high loan to value residential lending; welcomes prospect of introduction of vacant land tax and says Govt could go 'broader'
IMF cautions the Reserve Bank about any further loosening of the 'speed limits' on high loan to value residential lending; welcomes prospect of introduction of vacant land tax and says Govt could go 'broader'
26th Jun 19, 10:57am
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25th Jun 19, 10:18am
OECD report notes lack of success of KiwiBuild programme and says Govt should focus more on low-income renters
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OECD report notes lack of success of KiwiBuild programme and says Govt should focus more on low-income renters
25th Jun 19, 10:18am
3rd Feb 18, 7:38am
Property developers are crying foul over proposed changes to the Overseas Investment Act, but if they don't adapt to the changes they risk being sidelined in an evolving market
Property developers are crying foul over proposed changes to the Overseas Investment Act, but if they don't adapt to the changes they risk being sidelined in an evolving market
3rd Feb 18, 7:38am
18th Dec 16, 5:02am
Here are the big three numbers that dominated the surprises in the political economy of 2016, and the questions they raise for 2017
Here are the big three numbers that dominated the surprises in the political economy of 2016, and the questions they raise for 2017
18th Dec 16, 5:02am
20th Nov 16, 5:02am
Long term bond yields have risen sharply since Donald Trump's election, which is pushing up mortgage rates and the Government's borrowing costs just as it may have to start borrowing again and just as housing markets are cooling
Long term bond yields have risen sharply since Donald Trump's election, which is pushing up mortgage rates and the Government's borrowing costs just as it may have to start borrowing again and just as housing markets are cooling
20th Nov 16, 5:02am
26th Jun 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey argues the case for the Government to rapidly ramp up its program of building and selling affordable apartments on Crown land
Bernard Hickey argues the case for the Government to rapidly ramp up its program of building and selling affordable apartments on Crown land
26th Jun 16, 5:02am
19th Jun 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey details a scenario where a $1.5 mln median house price is possible for Auckland by 2018 and sets out five ways to stop that happening
Bernard Hickey details a scenario where a $1.5 mln median house price is possible for Auckland by 2018 and sets out five ways to stop that happening
19th Jun 16, 5:02am
12th Jun 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey says the Government should listen to Treasury's advice that a surge of low skilled migrants could stunt productivity and wage growth
Bernard Hickey says the Government should listen to Treasury's advice that a surge of low skilled migrants could stunt productivity and wage growth
12th Jun 16, 5:02am
5th Jun 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey argues Auckland's leaders need to aim more for growth per capita rather than just growth for the sake of it. The current low-to-no productivity growth model isn't working for most in the city and that's bad for New Zealand
Bernard Hickey argues Auckland's leaders need to aim more for growth per capita rather than just growth for the sake of it. The current low-to-no productivity growth model isn't working for most in the city and that's bad for New Zealand
5th Jun 16, 5:02am
22nd May 16, 5:02am
New Zealand's risk-averse savers would dearly love to invest in infrastructure bonds to fund Auckland's growth. The Auckland Council and the Government should help make that happen
New Zealand's risk-averse savers would dearly love to invest in infrastructure bonds to fund Auckland's growth. The Auckland Council and the Government should help make that happen
22nd May 16, 5:02am
15th May 16, 5:02am
Circle August 19 and November 30 in your 2016 calendars because decisions on those days by the Auckland Council and the Reserve Bank respectively could determine house prices, interest rates, the Kiwi dollar and mortgage lending limits for years to come
Circle August 19 and November 30 in your 2016 calendars because decisions on those days by the Auckland Council and the Reserve Bank respectively could determine house prices, interest rates, the Kiwi dollar and mortgage lending limits for years to come
15th May 16, 5:02am
24th Feb 16, 9:45am
Elizabeth Kerr says ‘playing house’ can be a trap for hopeful homeowners
Elizabeth Kerr says ‘playing house’ can be a trap for hopeful homeowners
24th Feb 16, 9:45am
11th Feb 16, 11:38am
Average asking prices on Trade Me Property drop in Auckland, mixed in the rest of the country
Average asking prices on Trade Me Property drop in Auckland, mixed in the rest of the country
11th Feb 16, 11:38am
14th Sep 15, 9:18am
NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp says there is clear hypocrisy when someone who resists urban change in their suburb bemoans the fact that their children cannot get on the property ladder
NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp says there is clear hypocrisy when someone who resists urban change in their suburb bemoans the fact that their children cannot get on the property ladder
14th Sep 15, 9:18am
17th Nov 14, 11:37am
Westpac's chief economist says he 'more than agrees' with the RBNZ's decision to keep LVR limits in place
Westpac's chief economist says he 'more than agrees' with the RBNZ's decision to keep LVR limits in place
17th Nov 14, 11:37am