Housing Demand

10 Feb 19, 6:02am
New estimates showing much lower levels of migration have probably reduced the size of Auckland's housing shortage but it hasn't gone away
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1 Feb 19, 12:09pm
New figures showing population growth from migration is lower than previously thought means we'll need fewer new homes, says Westpac economist
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20 Sep 17, 1:01pm
English tackled on government's housing demand and supply record; Says construction industry telling him 10,000 houses a year in Auckland "as fast as they can" go; Says cutting immigration wouldn't help; Rules out looking at asset taxes
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8 Apr 17, 9:24am
Westpac economists take a look at housing market conditions in New Zealand's main centres. They find each facing its own challenges that they will be wrestling with for years to come
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6 Apr 17, 6:28pm
RMA reform Bill passes as Maori Party supports National; ACT’s Seymour lets rip on the RMA; Labour's Robertson claims process corrupt; Greens outline housing demand problems; NZF announces coalition deal would require Bill's repeal
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22 Feb 17, 7:55am
People hopefully getting the message on housing, Finance Minister Joyce says; Notes interest rates set to rise, Auckland house prices high and starting to fall; Some demand measures but supply the big issue
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11 Oct 16, 10:01am
New Auckland Mayor Phil Goff's push for a foreign property buyers tax is a no-go for National, but not necessarily for all its coalition partners or the Opposition
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21 Oct 15, 10:51am
Migration gains surpass 61,200 in the year to September; more people coming to NZ from AUS than the other way around for the sixth month in a row
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21 Jul 15, 11:19am
Migration gain hits new record high of 58,259 in year to June, Statistics NZ says
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31 Aug 14, 7:41am
Bernard Hickey asks why the Government wants to pump jet fuel onto Auckland's housing fire when the evidence shows first home buyer subsidies just inflated prices in Australia
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18 Jun 14, 3:21pm
Surging migration means demand for housing in Auckland will outstrip supply by a considerable margin
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15 Sep 13, 8:00am
Bernard Hickey points out that the tame Auckland rental market gives an important clue to the distorted Auckland housing market - it's not just about supply
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9 Jul 13, 1:18pm
Matt Nolan says anyone pushing bans of the sale of property to non-residents just doesn’t understand the ‘problem’
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10 Jun 10, 12:40pm
This chart in the RBNZ's MPS explains how NZers are saving and why house prices are falling
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6 Apr 09, 4:42pm
Opinion: Why Whitianga has housing indigestion
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