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Householders' views of future inflation have risen sharply in a development that goes very much against what the Reserve Bank is looking for as it seeks to dampen down inflation
22nd Feb 24, 3:34pm
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Householders' views of future inflation have risen sharply in a development that goes very much against what the Reserve Bank is looking for as it seeks to dampen down inflation
ANZ economists label January's housing sales 'abysmal' saying the market is 'stagnant'
20th Feb 24, 1:09pm
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ANZ economists label January's housing sales 'abysmal' saying the market is 'stagnant'
Latest quarterly Reserve Bank figures show ahead of the likely introduction of debt to income restrictions in the middle of the year, new borrowers are currently well below the proposed lending limits to be imposed on banks
19th Feb 24, 11:03am
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Latest quarterly Reserve Bank figures show ahead of the likely introduction of debt to income restrictions in the middle of the year, new borrowers are currently well below the proposed lending limits to be imposed on banks
Independent global economic researchers Capital Economics say falls in nominal house prices have been 'modest' in most developed economies and 'almost non-existent' in some others
15th Feb 24, 11:32am
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Independent global economic researchers Capital Economics say falls in nominal house prices have been 'modest' in most developed economies and 'almost non-existent' in some others
Increasing signs that last year's housing market slump will continue into this year
14th Feb 24, 9:00am
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Increasing signs that last year's housing market slump will continue into this year
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There are clear signs that the RBNZ’s 'heavy handed hikes' are inhibiting household demand, and hurting business, Kiwibank economists say
12th Feb 24, 12:22pm
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There are clear signs that the RBNZ’s 'heavy handed hikes' are inhibiting household demand, and hurting business, Kiwibank economists say
A quarter of all apartment sales in the fourth quarter were made at a loss
8th Feb 24, 8:55am
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A quarter of all apartment sales in the fourth quarter were made at a loss
David Hargreaves looks at the 'inevitable' discussion we are about to have as to whether it's still the right economic approach to just target low inflation at all costs
6th Feb 24, 6:00am
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David Hargreaves looks at the 'inevitable' discussion we are about to have as to whether it's still the right economic approach to just target low inflation at all costs
Adrian Orr will give a keynote speech to a high-powered economic forum ahead of the Reserve Bank's first Official Cash Rate decision of the year
31st Jan 24, 2:27pm
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Adrian Orr will give a keynote speech to a high-powered economic forum ahead of the Reserve Bank's first Official Cash Rate decision of the year
David Hargreaves dives back through from the start of detailed mortgage figures the Reserve Bank has now been producing for 9 years to show a picture of burgeoning first home buyer involvement and mostly shrinking investor participation
31st Jan 24, 11:44am
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David Hargreaves dives back through from the start of detailed mortgage figures the Reserve Bank has now been producing for 9 years to show a picture of burgeoning first home buyer involvement and mostly shrinking investor participation
ANZ's economists pick house prices to remain flat in the first half of this year and then rise by 2% in the second half
31st Jan 24, 7:21am
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ANZ's economists pick house prices to remain flat in the first half of this year and then rise by 2% in the second half
Latest RBNZ figures show first home buyers picked up over a quarter of the new mortgage monies advanced in December - although it was a slow month overall
30th Jan 24, 11:20am
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Latest RBNZ figures show first home buyers picked up over a quarter of the new mortgage monies advanced in December - although it was a slow month overall
Geof Mortlock argues Minister of Finance Nicola Willis should commission an independent review of the RBNZ's DTI policy coordinated by Treasury
30th Jan 24, 9:19am
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Geof Mortlock argues Minister of Finance Nicola Willis should commission an independent review of the RBNZ's DTI policy coordinated by Treasury
First home buyers neither better nor worse off in 2023 as the housing market remained as flat as a pancake
29th Jan 24, 6:00am
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First home buyers neither better nor worse off in 2023 as the housing market remained as flat as a pancake
David Hargreaves wonders whether the belated introduction of debt-to-income ratio controls will be a case of better-late-than-never, or whether they've already missed the proverbial bus
24th Jan 24, 9:59am
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David Hargreaves wonders whether the belated introduction of debt-to-income ratio controls will be a case of better-late-than-never, or whether they've already missed the proverbial bus
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RBNZ wants to loosen loan-to-value ratio restrictions and introduce debt-to-income restrictions on banks' home lending
23rd Jan 24, 10:19am
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RBNZ wants to loosen loan-to-value ratio restrictions and introduce debt-to-income restrictions on banks' home lending
ANZ economists don't believe the RBNZ will give warning of when it is going to cut the Official Cash Rate and that it will be a case of 'deny-deny-deny-cut' to avoid premature easing in financial conditions
18th Jan 24, 4:08pm
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ANZ economists don't believe the RBNZ will give warning of when it is going to cut the Official Cash Rate and that it will be a case of 'deny-deny-deny-cut' to avoid premature easing in financial conditions
The Auckland market led house prices down in December
18th Jan 24, 9:01am
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The Auckland market led house prices down in December
The Reserve Bank's chief economist will be speaking on economic developments a month before the first scheduled OCR announcement for the year in a move clearly aimed at guiding the markets after December's shock GDP fall
16th Jan 24, 9:54am
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The Reserve Bank's chief economist will be speaking on economic developments a month before the first scheduled OCR announcement for the year in a move clearly aimed at guiding the markets after December's shock GDP fall
ASB economists assess the key risks in the year ahead - there's plenty
15th Jan 24, 2:10pm
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ASB economists assess the key risks in the year ahead - there's plenty
Apart from the April 2020 lockdown, December brought the lowest month on record for new listings. Central Otago/Lakes District hits highest average asking price on record for any region – just shy of $1.6 million
11th Jan 24, 5:00am
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Apart from the April 2020 lockdown, December brought the lowest month on record for new listings. Central Otago/Lakes District hits highest average asking price on record for any region – just shy of $1.6 million
Barfoot & Thompson's December sales were one of their best in 2023, enabling them to round out 2023 marginally better than the unusually weak 2022. Prices were little-changed
10th Jan 24, 10:26am
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Barfoot & Thompson's December sales were one of their best in 2023, enabling them to round out 2023 marginally better than the unusually weak 2022. Prices were little-changed
First home buyers were better off by $2 a week in November as the market drifted sideways
19th Dec 23, 1:06pm
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First home buyers were better off by $2 a week in November as the market drifted sideways
ASB's latest housing confidence survey shows that for the first time in 18 months more Kiwis are expecting house prices to rise than fall; ASB economists say 'it's an important watershed'
19th Dec 23, 11:14am
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ASB's latest housing confidence survey shows that for the first time in 18 months more Kiwis are expecting house prices to rise than fall; ASB economists say 'it's an important watershed'
ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says it now looks more likely the Official Cash Rate will be cut in the second half of next year - rather than in 2025
18th Dec 23, 2:28pm
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ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says it now looks more likely the Official Cash Rate will be cut in the second half of next year - rather than in 2025