Days to the General Election: 25
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Housing Affordability

27th Aug 20, 10:04am
If they can scrape together a deposit, mortgage payments should be affordable for first home buyers on average incomes in all regions including Auckland
If they can scrape together a deposit, mortgage payments should be affordable for first home buyers on average incomes in all regions including Auckland
27th Aug 20, 10:04am
19th Aug 20, 9:00am
Fletcher Building offers downbeat view of year ahead after confirming loss of $196 mln for year to June 2020
Fletcher Building offers downbeat view of year ahead after confirming loss of $196 mln for year to June 2020
19th Aug 20, 9:00am
19th Aug 20, 8:00am
The first home buyers of 10 years ago should be well placed to keep moving up the property ladder today
The first home buyers of 10 years ago should be well placed to keep moving up the property ladder today
19th Aug 20, 8:00am
11th Aug 20, 8:59am
Fletcher Building takes the unusual step of announcing what its results will be eight days before the official results announcement
Fletcher Building takes the unusual step of announcing what its results will be eight days before the official results announcement
11th Aug 20, 8:59am
10th Aug 20, 1:45pm
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PwC's David Bridgman argues the old adage ‘never waste a good crisis’ has never been more relevant when it comes to the future of our economy
PwC's David Bridgman argues the old adage ‘never waste a good crisis’ has never been more relevant when it comes to the future of our economy
10th Aug 20, 1:45pm
27th Jul 20, 5:00am
The mortgage payments on a lower quartile-priced home have declined by nearly $40 a week since February, Interest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability Reports show
The mortgage payments on a lower quartile-priced home have declined by nearly $40 a week since February, Interest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability Reports show
27th Jul 20, 5:00am
24th Jul 20, 1:36pm
Govt finally takes baby step towards getting people into their first homes via progressive ownership, giving two community organisations $23 million to scale up their offerings
Govt finally takes baby step towards getting people into their first homes via progressive ownership, giving two community organisations $23 million to scale up their offerings
24th Jul 20, 1:36pm
25th Jun 20, 12:19pm
House prices at the bottom end of the market have declined 7.3% from their March peak, while mortgage interest rates continue to slide
House prices at the bottom end of the market have declined 7.3% from their March peak, while mortgage interest rates continue to slide
25th Jun 20, 12:19pm
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11th Jun 20, 10:02am
PwC argues rebuilding the economy post COVID-19 should include tax reforms and addressing the 'elephant in the room' of capital gains tax
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PwC argues rebuilding the economy post COVID-19 should include tax reforms and addressing the 'elephant in the room' of capital gains tax
11th Jun 20, 10:02am
10th Jun 20, 10:50am
Fletcher Building's shareholders might not see any dividends till 2022 if the construction giant uses new, more flexible, agreements with its lenders
Fletcher Building's shareholders might not see any dividends till 2022 if the construction giant uses new, more flexible, agreements with its lenders
10th Jun 20, 10:50am
20th May 20, 8:56am
Fletcher Building says the lockdown resulted in it losing $55 million in New Zealand during April; sees residential building consents plummeting by 30% over the next year
Fletcher Building says the lockdown resulted in it losing $55 million in New Zealand during April; sees residential building consents plummeting by 30% over the next year
20th May 20, 8:56am
14th May 20, 5:32pm
Government funding for 8000 new homes will not necessarily increase the total number of homes being built but it will likely change the mix by increasing the supply at the bottom of the market
Government funding for 8000 new homes will not necessarily increase the total number of homes being built but it will likely change the mix by increasing the supply at the bottom of the market
14th May 20, 5:32pm
23rd Apr 20, 8:00am
Prices at the bottom end of the market were rising strongly in most places in March but record low mortgage interest rates provided some relief for first home buyers
Prices at the bottom end of the market were rising strongly in most places in March but record low mortgage interest rates provided some relief for first home buyers
23rd Apr 20, 8:00am
22nd Mar 20, 6:02am
Low interest rates have kept mortgage payments affordable for first home buyers in spite of record house prices at the bottom end of the market
Low interest rates have kept mortgage payments affordable for first home buyers in spite of record house prices at the bottom end of the market
22nd Mar 20, 6:02am
27th Feb 20, 8:00am
Regions evenly split in January between those where lower quartile prices went up and those where they went down, interest.co.nz's latest Home Loan Affordability Reports show
Regions evenly split in January between those where lower quartile prices went up and those where they went down, interest.co.nz's latest Home Loan Affordability Reports show
27th Feb 20, 8:00am
19th Feb 20, 2:30pm
UN housing expert calls on Government to break rank from its predecessors and stop promoting home ownership as an investment
UN housing expert calls on Government to break rank from its predecessors and stop promoting home ownership as an investment
19th Feb 20, 2:30pm
19th Feb 20, 6:31am
National wants to make it easier for foreigners to buy land to build houses on, but can't yet specify how
National wants to make it easier for foreigners to buy land to build houses on, but can't yet specify how
19th Feb 20, 6:31am
14th Feb 20, 5:00am
Stay for 7 days, then pay - Government to start charging emergency housing recipients rent like other social housing tenants 
Stay for 7 days, then pay - Government to start charging emergency housing recipients rent like other social housing tenants 
14th Feb 20, 5:00am
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13th Feb 20, 11:35am
Government plans to buy and rent about 800 more houses, and set up 'temporary housing villages' as part of $300m investment to reduce homelessness
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Government plans to buy and rent about 800 more houses, and set up 'temporary housing villages' as part of $300m investment to reduce homelessness
13th Feb 20, 11:35am
12th Feb 20, 5:00am
Salvation Army questions how we're building more houses, but low income earners are still struggling to put roofs over their heads
Salvation Army questions how we're building more houses, but low income earners are still struggling to put roofs over their heads
12th Feb 20, 5:00am
Days to the General Election: 25
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