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RBNZ chief economist Paul Conway says there are reasons to think that some of the core market fundamentals that determine sustainable house prices may also be changing
30th Jun 22, 12:04pm
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RBNZ chief economist Paul Conway says there are reasons to think that some of the core market fundamentals that determine sustainable house prices may also be changing
Latest Reserve Bank figures show that while first home buyers are hanging tough, May saw the lowest total number of mortgages approved for a May - barring the pandemic affected May 2020 month
28th Jun 22, 3:28pm
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Latest Reserve Bank figures show that while first home buyers are hanging tough, May saw the lowest total number of mortgages approved for a May - barring the pandemic affected May 2020 month
ANZ's economists warn that the stars are aligned for a slowdown in residential construction
28th Jun 22, 11:50am
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ANZ's economists warn that the stars are aligned for a slowdown in residential construction
ASB economists predict that consumer spending growth 'will weaken to anaemic levels later this year'
27th Jun 22, 2:34pm
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ASB economists predict that consumer spending growth 'will weaken to anaemic levels later this year'
David Hargreaves thinks surveys might be a more useful indicator of trends ahead than we might sometimes give them credit for - but fears we may 'survey ourselves to death' as a potential recession approaches
25th Jun 22, 9:15am
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David Hargreaves thinks surveys might be a more useful indicator of trends ahead than we might sometimes give them credit for - but fears we may 'survey ourselves to death' as a potential recession approaches
Falling house prices more than offset the effects of rising interest rates for first home buyers in May
22nd Jun 22, 10:30am
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Falling house prices more than offset the effects of rising interest rates for first home buyers in May
As the world faces the prospect of recession, David Hargreaves sifts through the events of the past two years in an attempt to put things in perspective
21st Jun 22, 1:33pm
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As the world faces the prospect of recession, David Hargreaves sifts through the events of the past two years in an attempt to put things in perspective
Westpac McDermott Miller Confidence survey at lowest level ever as pessimism bites in NZ
21st Jun 22, 9:00am
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Westpac McDermott Miller Confidence survey at lowest level ever as pessimism bites in NZ
ANZ economists have changed their call and now see the Reserve Bank making another two double-jumps in the OCR at the next two reviews; not ruling out 75 point hike in July
20th Jun 22, 12:13pm
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ANZ economists have changed their call and now see the Reserve Bank making another two double-jumps in the OCR at the next two reviews; not ruling out 75 point hike in July
House prices are now falling significantly in all major centres
16th Jun 22, 10:10am
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House prices are now falling significantly in all major centres
Independent global economic researcher Capital Economics is now picking house price falls in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Sweden, the UK and Norway; flat prices in US
14th Jun 22, 2:12pm
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Independent global economic researcher Capital Economics is now picking house price falls in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Sweden, the UK and Norway; flat prices in US
Average asking prices on Trade Me Property declining in all regions while the number of listings skyrockets
14th Jun 22, 10:14am
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Average asking prices on Trade Me Property declining in all regions while the number of listings skyrockets
Forget about FOMO, FOOP now rules the roost as housing market cools rapidly
9th Jun 22, 9:05am
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Forget about FOMO, FOOP now rules the roost as housing market cools rapidly
The latest auction sales rates improved slightly in Canterbury and Bay of Plenty and were unchanged in Auckland
8th Jun 22, 9:49am
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The latest auction sales rates improved slightly in Canterbury and Bay of Plenty and were unchanged in Auckland
David Hargreaves looks at curious developments in the way the paths of potential interest rate rises are crossing the paths of potential inflation - and causing very real mortgage pain
3rd Jun 22, 8:30am
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David Hargreaves looks at curious developments in the way the paths of potential interest rate rises are crossing the paths of potential inflation - and causing very real mortgage pain
Barfoot & Thompson's stock levels at 11-year high for time of year, selling prices falling
2nd Jun 22, 10:54am
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Barfoot & Thompson's stock levels at 11-year high for time of year, selling prices falling
CoreLogic House Price Index shows decline in housing values that began in Auckland is now spreading around New Zealand
1st Jun 22, 5:00am
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CoreLogic House Price Index shows decline in housing values that began in Auckland is now spreading around New Zealand
Latest RBNZ lending figures show business borrowing growth is rising as housing borrowing growth is slowing
31st May 22, 3:31pm
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Latest RBNZ lending figures show business borrowing growth is rising as housing borrowing growth is slowing
Independent global economic researcher Capital Economics is forecasting a 75-point reduction in the OCR in the second half of 2023 as house prices hit the bottom of the RBNZ's 'sustainable' range
31st May 22, 11:20am
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Independent global economic researcher Capital Economics is forecasting a 75-point reduction in the OCR in the second half of 2023 as house prices hit the bottom of the RBNZ's 'sustainable' range
ANZ expects the OCR to peak at 3.5% in February next year and house prices to fall 11% this year
31st May 22, 9:32am
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ANZ expects the OCR to peak at 3.5% in February next year and house prices to fall 11% this year
Latest Reserve Bank figures show the average-sized new mortgage hit a new record high of over $400,000 in April - while far fewer people were scrambling to borrow
26th May 22, 2:06pm
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Latest Reserve Bank figures show the average-sized new mortgage hit a new record high of over $400,000 in April - while far fewer people were scrambling to borrow
RBNZ Governor takes heart from NZ's full employment levels as the country braces itself for higher interest rates
26th May 22, 12:29pm
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RBNZ Governor takes heart from NZ's full employment levels as the country braces itself for higher interest rates
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A number of borrowers who took out mortgages for the first time last year will struggle if mortgage rates rise as forecast, the Reserve Bank says
25th May 22, 2:49pm
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A number of borrowers who took out mortgages for the first time last year will struggle if mortgage rates rise as forecast, the Reserve Bank says
NZ Bankers' Association figures show a significant rise in the latter half of 2021 in the numbers of mortgage holders shifting to interest-only payments
24th May 22, 12:17pm
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NZ Bankers' Association figures show a significant rise in the latter half of 2021 in the numbers of mortgage holders shifting to interest-only payments
Kiwibank economists see mortgage rates ranging as high as 7.5% even though they don't see the OCR going as high as currently forecast
23rd May 22, 3:03pm
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Kiwibank economists see mortgage rates ranging as high as 7.5% even though they don't see the OCR going as high as currently forecast