House prices

27th Nov 20, 7:34am
ANZ's economists don't think the current heat in the housing market will last, expecting it to cool next year
ANZ's economists don't think the current heat in the housing market will last, expecting it to cool next year
27th Nov 20, 7:34am
26th Nov 20, 10:13am
The Government, not the Reserve Bank, will have to tackle New Zealand's many housing-related issues
The Government, not the Reserve Bank, will have to tackle New Zealand's many housing-related issues
26th Nov 20, 10:13am
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26th Nov 20, 8:00am
Adrian Orr indicates he might put the onus back on Grant Robertson to do more on housing affordability, including by looking at tax
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Adrian Orr indicates he might put the onus back on Grant Robertson to do more on housing affordability, including by looking at tax
26th Nov 20, 8:00am
25th Nov 20, 3:13pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show $7.8 bln advanced for mortgages last month - beating previous record set only a month earlier; investors on the march
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show $7.8 bln advanced for mortgages last month - beating previous record set only a month earlier; investors on the march
25th Nov 20, 3:13pm
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25th Nov 20, 10:12am
RBNZ notes the financial stability risks associated with sky-rocketing house prices, but doesn't ask for a debt-to-income ratio tool to be added to its macro-prudential toolkit
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RBNZ notes the financial stability risks associated with sky-rocketing house prices, but doesn't ask for a debt-to-income ratio tool to be added to its macro-prudential toolkit
25th Nov 20, 10:12am
25th Nov 20, 9:13am
Australian-based Citi Research banking analysts highlight 'messy' situation in New Zealand suggesting what appears to be a particularly aggressive RBNZ monetary policy approach has ignited the housing market
Australian-based Citi Research banking analysts highlight 'messy' situation in New Zealand suggesting what appears to be a particularly aggressive RBNZ monetary policy approach has ignited the housing market
25th Nov 20, 9:13am
25th Nov 20, 8:01am
Economist Brian Easton looks at housing bubbles and what we might do about them
Economist Brian Easton looks at housing bubbles and what we might do about them
25th Nov 20, 8:01am
25th Nov 20, 7:50am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says reintroducing LVR restrictions on property investors is urgently needed and the maximum LVR on investment properties should be 60% or perhaps even 50%
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says reintroducing LVR restrictions on property investors is urgently needed and the maximum LVR on investment properties should be 60% or perhaps even 50%
25th Nov 20, 7:50am
25th Nov 20, 6:58am
Economists expect the RBNZ to respond to government pressure over house prices by restricting bank lending; Financial markets now see lower odds of a negative OCR in 2021
Economists expect the RBNZ to respond to government pressure over house prices by restricting bank lending; Financial markets now see lower odds of a negative OCR in 2021
25th Nov 20, 6:58am
24th Nov 20, 5:38pm
Adrian Orr to consider Grant Robertson's call for the RBNZ to take account of house prices, but says: 'Our monetary policy actions have been, and will continue to be, effective in supporting the economy'
Adrian Orr to consider Grant Robertson's call for the RBNZ to take account of house prices, but says: 'Our monetary policy actions have been, and will continue to be, effective in supporting the economy'
24th Nov 20, 5:38pm
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24th Nov 20, 2:01pm
Robertson writes to Orr - proposes requiring Monetary Policy Committee to avoid unnecessary instability in house prices; NZD rises
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Robertson writes to Orr - proposes requiring Monetary Policy Committee to avoid unnecessary instability in house prices; NZD rises
24th Nov 20, 2:01pm
24th Nov 20, 11:50am
Credit bureau Centrix says nearly a fifth of Kiwi superannuitants still have a mortgage
Credit bureau Centrix says nearly a fifth of Kiwi superannuitants still have a mortgage
24th Nov 20, 11:50am
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17th Nov 20, 6:19pm
How National's call for $28 billion of newly-printed money to go into productive assets is cornering Labour politically, and sparking necessary debate over RBNZ independence
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How National's call for $28 billion of newly-printed money to go into productive assets is cornering Labour politically, and sparking necessary debate over RBNZ independence
17th Nov 20, 6:19pm
17th Nov 20, 2:49pm
David Hargreaves suggests the 30% deposit rule for investors might not be enough to rein in the current super hot housing market
David Hargreaves suggests the 30% deposit rule for investors might not be enough to rein in the current super hot housing market
17th Nov 20, 2:49pm
16th Nov 20, 12:26pm
Latest Reserve Bank figures on household debt to income ratios show more mortgage money being borrowed at in excess of five times annual income - but Auckland may be reaching limits
Latest Reserve Bank figures on household debt to income ratios show more mortgage money being borrowed at in excess of five times annual income - but Auckland may be reaching limits
16th Nov 20, 12:26pm
15th Nov 20, 6:02am
Gareth Vaughan delves into the Reserve Bank's mandate, economic policy settings, the housing market and the type of society New Zealanders want
Gareth Vaughan delves into the Reserve Bank's mandate, economic policy settings, the housing market and the type of society New Zealanders want
15th Nov 20, 6:02am
12th Nov 20, 10:13am
Kiwibank economists say the current performance of the housing market is 'not consistent' with an economy in the midst of the worst recession in 100 years
Kiwibank economists say the current performance of the housing market is 'not consistent' with an economy in the midst of the worst recession in 100 years
12th Nov 20, 10:13am
12th Nov 20, 9:00am
Investors rushing to secure low deposit mortgages before high LVR restrictions are reintroduced may not add as much fuel to the housing market fire as people are expecting
Investors rushing to secure low deposit mortgages before high LVR restrictions are reintroduced may not add as much fuel to the housing market fire as people are expecting
12th Nov 20, 9:00am
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12th Nov 20, 8:52am
Auckland's median house price now $1 million, up by $45,000 in a month
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Auckland's median house price now $1 million, up by $45,000 in a month
12th Nov 20, 8:52am
12th Nov 20, 7:30am
Economists expect the RBNZ will consider what impact its $28 billion Funding for Lending Programme has on interest rates before taking a knife to the OCR
Economists expect the RBNZ will consider what impact its $28 billion Funding for Lending Programme has on interest rates before taking a knife to the OCR
12th Nov 20, 7:30am
12th Nov 20, 5:00am
Current rental yields suggest rising house prices are unlikely to deter investors as long as interest rates remain low
Current rental yields suggest rising house prices are unlikely to deter investors as long as interest rates remain low
12th Nov 20, 5:00am
11th Nov 20, 3:57pm
Reserve Bank has sharply upgraded its house price forecast for this year - but expects price growth to slow during next year
Reserve Bank has sharply upgraded its house price forecast for this year - but expects price growth to slow during next year
11th Nov 20, 3:57pm
11th Nov 20, 11:26am
David Hargreaves says the decision by the Reserve Bank to go back on its word on house lending restrictions raises questions over other commitments it has made
David Hargreaves says the decision by the Reserve Bank to go back on its word on house lending restrictions raises questions over other commitments it has made
11th Nov 20, 11:26am
11th Nov 20, 10:43am
Westpac says the reintroduction of LVRs on new mortgage lending would probably be aimed at property investors
Westpac says the reintroduction of LVRs on new mortgage lending would probably be aimed at property investors
11th Nov 20, 10:43am
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11th Nov 20, 8:52am
Reserve Bank makes surprising announcement on move to reinstate lending restrictions in face of searing housing market; has also announced further delay in introducing new bank capital requirements till 2022
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Reserve Bank makes surprising announcement on move to reinstate lending restrictions in face of searing housing market; has also announced further delay in introducing new bank capital requirements till 2022
11th Nov 20, 8:52am

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