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Housing Demand

Mike Blackburn reckons housebuilding will slow sharply as developers delay new projects and they struggle to complete current ones
25th Nov 21, 10:09am
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Mike Blackburn reckons housebuilding will slow sharply as developers delay new projects and they struggle to complete current ones
Mike Blackburn is watching a startling rise in section prices for new-builds in Christchurch and sees a complete disconnect between the current rate of land development and demand for new housing
25th Oct 21, 9:02am
by Guest
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Mike Blackburn is watching a startling rise in section prices for new-builds in Christchurch and sees a complete disconnect between the current rate of land development and demand for new housing
Govt advised against changing interest deductibility rules; Meanwhile Treasury wanted a 20-year bright-line test and Inland Revenue didn't want a change to the status quo
23rd Mar 21, 3:46pm
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Govt advised against changing interest deductibility rules; Meanwhile Treasury wanted a 20-year bright-line test and Inland Revenue didn't want a change to the status quo
Green Party suggests the Govt gives the RBNZ tools to further restrict bank lending to property investors, and forces it to use these tools if it doesn't on its accord
17th Mar 21, 1:19pm
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Green Party suggests the Govt gives the RBNZ tools to further restrict bank lending to property investors, and forces it to use these tools if it doesn't on its accord
NZ will have to wait a couple more weeks to find out how the Govt plans to address the housing crisis, as the latest COVID-19 outbreak moves housing down the priority list
22nd Feb 21, 2:11pm
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NZ will have to wait a couple more weeks to find out how the Govt plans to address the housing crisis, as the latest COVID-19 outbreak moves housing down the priority list
The Government will need to consider immigration's effect on housing demand before it starts reopening the borders
22nd Feb 21, 10:49am
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The Government will need to consider immigration's effect on housing demand before it starts reopening the borders
Govt to unveil demand-side housing response and 'high-level' decisions around the RMA in February, followed by supply-side measures at the May Budget
21st Jan 21, 4:08pm
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Govt to unveil demand-side housing response and 'high-level' decisions around the RMA in February, followed by supply-side measures at the May Budget
Greens bite the bullet and call for house prices to fall; Govt announcements on housing expected as soon as Thursday
20th Jan 21, 8:45am
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Greens bite the bullet and call for house prices to fall; Govt announcements on housing expected as soon as Thursday
Auckland's housing crisis starting to ease as supply starts to overtake demand and accumulated housing shortage starts to shrink
24th Nov 20, 10:00am
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Auckland's housing crisis starting to ease as supply starts to overtake demand and accumulated housing shortage starts to shrink
A housing stock-take after three years of a Labour-led Government - what was and wasn't delivered
16th Oct 20, 12:36pm
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A housing stock-take after three years of a Labour-led Government - what was and wasn't delivered
National housing policy: Progressive home ownership for state housing tenants, require councils to open up land for development, reinstate the HLC model
5th Oct 20, 4:40pm
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National housing policy: Progressive home ownership for state housing tenants, require councils to open up land for development, reinstate the HLC model
Migration's impact on housing demand is now almost negligible, which should ease housing supply pressures over coming months
13th Aug 20, 11:57am
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Migration's impact on housing demand is now almost negligible, which should ease housing supply pressures over coming months
The Auckland Unitary Plan has kick-started more apartment development after a decade of lost opportunities, a response to the inefficient use of land, high infrastructure costs and externalities of sprawl
26th Sep 19, 1:33pm
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The Auckland Unitary Plan has kick-started more apartment development after a decade of lost opportunities, a response to the inefficient use of land, high infrastructure costs and externalities of sprawl
David Norman says Auckland house prices are on a track to satisfy the RBNZ, and first home buyers. But those who have bought for capital gains in the last three years will be least happy with the outlook
24th Jul 19, 12:40pm
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David Norman says Auckland house prices are on a track to satisfy the RBNZ, and first home buyers. But those who have bought for capital gains in the last three years will be least happy with the outlook
New estimates showing much lower levels of migration have probably reduced the size of Auckland's housing shortage but it hasn't gone away
10th Feb 19, 6:02am
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New estimates showing much lower levels of migration have probably reduced the size of Auckland's housing shortage but it hasn't gone away
New figures showing population growth from migration is lower than previously thought means we'll need fewer new homes, says Westpac economist
1st Feb 19, 12:09pm
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New figures showing population growth from migration is lower than previously thought means we'll need fewer new homes, says Westpac economist
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
20th Sep 17, 1:01pm
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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
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
8th Apr 17, 9:24am
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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
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
6th Apr 17, 6:28pm
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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
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
22nd Feb 17, 7:55am
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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
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
11th Oct 16, 10:01am
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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
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
21st Oct 15, 10:51am
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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
Migration gain hits new record high of 58,259 in year to June, Statistics NZ says
21st Jul 15, 11:19am
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Migration gain hits new record high of 58,259 in year to June, Statistics NZ says
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
31st Aug 14, 7:41am
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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
Surging migration means demand for housing in Auckland will outstrip supply by a considerable margin
18th Jun 14, 3:21pm
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Surging migration means demand for housing in Auckland will outstrip supply by a considerable margin