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Treasury concedes that the Government's changes to housing policy will result in slower economic recovery and 'prolong the period of monetary support needed'
20th May 21, 3:23pm
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Treasury concedes that the Government's changes to housing policy will result in slower economic recovery and 'prolong the period of monetary support needed'
Economist Brian Easton says building more houses will not reduce house prices by much; house prices will boom until speculation based on leveraged borrowing is addressed
15th Feb 21, 10:24am
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Economist Brian Easton says building more houses will not reduce house prices by much; house prices will boom until speculation based on leveraged borrowing is addressed
National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
17th Nov 20, 10:04am
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National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of recent developments in our never-dull housing market
15th Sep 20, 11:42am
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David Hargreaves tries to make sense of recent developments in our never-dull housing market
David Hargreaves says the country should never again be allowed to fall as far behind with its housing supply as it did in the wake of the global financial crisis
7th Sep 20, 3:11pm
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David Hargreaves says the country should never again be allowed to fall as far behind with its housing supply as it did in the wake of the global financial crisis
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank should seriously reconsider reintroducing LVR limits - at least for investors
27th Aug 20, 10:10am
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David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank should seriously reconsider reintroducing LVR limits - at least for investors
David Hargreaves has not changed his view that the Government got things the wrong way around with its changes to the Residential Tenancies Act
11th Aug 20, 11:35am
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David Hargreaves has not changed his view that the Government got things the wrong way around with its changes to the Residential Tenancies Act
The Reserve Bank says its restrictions on high loan to value lending will be removed for at least 12 months as it signposted a week ago
30th Apr 20, 4:55pm
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The Reserve Bank says its restrictions on high loan to value lending will be removed for at least 12 months as it signposted a week ago
The Reserve Bank Governor has encouraged banks to be 'out there doing their business'. We check the pulse of the big five banks and see how they are responding
24th Apr 20, 8:00am
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The Reserve Bank Governor has encouraged banks to be 'out there doing their business'. We check the pulse of the big five banks and see how they are responding
David Hargreaves questions the decision to totally free up house lending at a time when the market may be in for a substantial correction
21st Apr 20, 11:00am
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David Hargreaves questions the decision to totally free up house lending at a time when the market may be in for a substantial correction
David Hargreaves offers alternatives to what the Government is proposing with its revamp of New Zealand's tenancy rules
25th Feb 20, 11:13am
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David Hargreaves offers alternatives to what the Government is proposing with its revamp of New Zealand's tenancy rules
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank's decision to leave existing loan to value ratio restrictions in place means it's unlikely there will be further relaxation of the rules for at least a year
28th Nov 19, 9:54am
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David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank's decision to leave existing loan to value ratio restrictions in place means it's unlikely there will be further relaxation of the rules for at least a year
David Hargreaves suggests the Government's proposed changes to tenancy laws will simply make it harder for the more socially disadvantaged to get private rental accommodation
18th Nov 19, 3:51pm
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David Hargreaves suggests the Government's proposed changes to tenancy laws will simply make it harder for the more socially disadvantaged to get private rental accommodation
David Hargreaves says the lasting legacy of the Government's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will likely be increasing numbers of people dependent on the state for a roof over their heads
26th Feb 19, 11:43am
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David Hargreaves says the lasting legacy of the Government's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will likely be increasing numbers of people dependent on the state for a roof over their heads
Housing and Urban Development Ministry officials concede that the Govt's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will drive up rents, see rental stock taken off the market and may increase demand for public and emergency housing
26th Feb 19, 7:53am
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Housing and Urban Development Ministry officials concede that the Govt's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will drive up rents, see rental stock taken off the market and may increase demand for public and emergency housing
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy on the Top Ten resolved and unresolved issues on the Tax Working Group’s proposed capital gains tax
30th Nov 18, 10:00am
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Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy on the Top Ten resolved and unresolved issues on the Tax Working Group’s proposed capital gains tax
Inland Revenue says any suggestion it has taken its eye off the ball when it comes to property investors is 'thoroughly misleading'
19th Sep 18, 4:06pm
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Inland Revenue says any suggestion it has taken its eye off the ball when it comes to property investors is 'thoroughly misleading'
David Hargreaves argues that what is missing from the Government's Healthy Homes initiative is a long-term plan to modernise all of New Zealand's housing stock
6th Sep 18, 1:10pm
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David Hargreaves argues that what is missing from the Government's Healthy Homes initiative is a long-term plan to modernise all of New Zealand's housing stock
David Hargreaves says despite the wave of both pro and anti comments about the Government's review of the Residential Tenancies Act, what is being proposed is in fact a disappointingly shallow series of tweaks; but what's the thing with pets?
30th Aug 18, 9:54am
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David Hargreaves says despite the wave of both pro and anti comments about the Government's review of the Residential Tenancies Act, what is being proposed is in fact a disappointingly shallow series of tweaks; but what's the thing with pets?
David Hargreaves says Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee appears to have done a good job 'fixing' Labour's foreign buyer ban but reckons we don't need a repeat of such hastily drawn up legislation
21st Jun 18, 8:19am
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David Hargreaves says Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee appears to have done a good job 'fixing' Labour's foreign buyer ban but reckons we don't need a repeat of such hastily drawn up legislation
Economists doubt the Reserve Bank will want to further roll back mortgage lending restrictions this week and will prefer to wait longer to see how the housing market develops this year
28th May 18, 1:49pm
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Economists doubt the Reserve Bank will want to further roll back mortgage lending restrictions this week and will prefer to wait longer to see how the housing market develops this year
The Government's coming under pressure to make changes and exemptions in its legislation barring offshore buyers from owning existing New Zealand houses
23rd Apr 18, 10:42am
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The Government's coming under pressure to make changes and exemptions in its legislation barring offshore buyers from owning existing New Zealand houses
New RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr gets an early opportunity to strike a favourable impression with the public late next month by further loosening the LVR lending restrictions
4th Apr 18, 7:45am
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New RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr gets an early opportunity to strike a favourable impression with the public late next month by further loosening the LVR lending restrictions
Housing and Urban Development Minister says 29 hectares of Unitec land at Mt Albert will be transferred to Crown ownership; between 3000 and 4000 homes to be constructed
25th Mar 18, 1:26pm
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Housing and Urban Development Minister says 29 hectares of Unitec land at Mt Albert will be transferred to Crown ownership; between 3000 and 4000 homes to be constructed
The Government's decision to have a 'significant' portion of the Kiwibuild houses pre-fabricated is logical, but risky
19th Mar 18, 4:07pm
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The Government's decision to have a 'significant' portion of the Kiwibuild houses pre-fabricated is logical, but risky