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Housing market

A reassessment of the likely average cost of borrowing over the next few years poses a challenge to asset valuations that underpin household wealth, ANZ economists say
20th Oct 21, 8:42am
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A reassessment of the likely average cost of borrowing over the next few years poses a challenge to asset valuations that underpin household wealth, ANZ economists say
With the Reserve Bank now needing to consider full employment as part of its mandate, attempts to rein in galloping inflation could have consequences
19th Oct 21, 3:37pm
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With the Reserve Bank now needing to consider full employment as part of its mandate, attempts to rein in galloping inflation could have consequences
Christchurch's property market would be the least vulnerable main centre in a downturn CoreLogic says
12th Oct 21, 12:58pm
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Christchurch's property market would be the least vulnerable main centre in a downturn CoreLogic says
The lockdown hasn't slowed galloping house price inflation with average values in Auckland rising $23,000 in September
11th Oct 21, 5:57am
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The lockdown hasn't slowed galloping house price inflation with average values in Auckland rising $23,000 in September
David Hargreaves says all the language is around further interest rate rises - but his crystal ball is looking very murky when it comes to our now Covid-hit economy
6th Oct 21, 2:56pm
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David Hargreaves says all the language is around further interest rate rises - but his crystal ball is looking very murky when it comes to our now Covid-hit economy
Overseas interest in NZ properties remains low and not likely to improve much - Tony Alexander/REINZ survey
6th Oct 21, 11:32am
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Overseas interest in NZ properties remains low and not likely to improve much - Tony Alexander/REINZ survey
The NZIER's latest 'Shadow Board' review ahead of this week's OCR decision shows businesses going cooler on interest rate rises
4th Oct 21, 11:31am
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The NZIER's latest 'Shadow Board' review ahead of this week's OCR decision shows businesses going cooler on interest rate rises
Auckland's property market takes a bigger hit than it did in the first level 4 lockdown in March/April last year
2nd Oct 21, 9:34am
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Auckland's property market takes a bigger hit than it did in the first level 4 lockdown in March/April last year
Grant Robertson has walked a tightrope of compromise with new tax deductibility rules for landlords
29th Sep 21, 7:42am
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Grant Robertson has walked a tightrope of compromise with new tax deductibility rules for landlords
The Reserve Bank is widely expected to raise the Official Cash Rate to 0.5% from the current 0.25% next week
27th Sep 21, 2:52pm
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The Reserve Bank is widely expected to raise the Official Cash Rate to 0.5% from the current 0.25% next week
Some 37% of first home buyers bought with a low equity loan in August
25th Sep 21, 9:00am
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Some 37% of first home buyers bought with a low equity loan in August
Latest KPMG Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows the second highest number of first home buyers ever in the June quarter - but with fewer borrowing on high LVRs
23rd Sep 21, 8:44am
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Latest KPMG Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows the second highest number of first home buyers ever in the June quarter - but with fewer borrowing on high LVRs
David Hargreaves says the likely ongoing presence of Covid in the community poses further questions for our central bank as it looks to 'normalise' interest rates
21st Sep 21, 2:16pm
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David Hargreaves says the likely ongoing presence of Covid in the community poses further questions for our central bank as it looks to 'normalise' interest rates
Real estate auction activity has almost dried up with most vendors choosing to postpone selling their properties
20th Sep 21, 1:39pm
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Real estate auction activity has almost dried up with most vendors choosing to postpone selling their properties
ASB chief economist expects house price growth to be 'dead in the water' next year
12th Sep 21, 5:39pm
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ASB chief economist expects house price growth to be 'dead in the water' next year
The RBNZ appears to have run out of live ammo to tackle the housing market right now. But David Hargreaves argues that with the housing market, it is the years ahead we need to be worrying about
8th Sep 21, 2:13pm
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The RBNZ appears to have run out of live ammo to tackle the housing market right now. But David Hargreaves argues that with the housing market, it is the years ahead we need to be worrying about
Quotable Value says the housing market came out of the first lockdown like a runaway train, but this time things will be different
8th Sep 21, 5:00am
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Quotable Value says the housing market came out of the first lockdown like a runaway train, but this time things will be different
Although lockdown has curtailed real estate activity it is expected to recover quickly as restrictions are eased
2nd Sep 21, 9:33am
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Although lockdown has curtailed real estate activity it is expected to recover quickly as restrictions are eased
Although property values are still rising in most parts of NZ, a drop in values in Hamilton and Rotorua may be a sign of waning investor activity
1st Sep 21, 9:30am
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Although property values are still rising in most parts of NZ, a drop in values in Hamilton and Rotorua may be a sign of waning investor activity
The continued surge in mortgage borrowing has seen the country grow its mortgage debt by over 12% in the past year
31st Aug 21, 3:48pm
The continued surge in mortgage borrowing has seen the country grow its mortgage debt by over 12% in the past year
Auction activity could decline further over the next few weeks as restrictions on open homes have an impact
30th Aug 21, 2:54pm
Auction activity could decline further over the next few weeks as restrictions on open homes have an impact
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $8.8 billion of mortgages were advanced last month, easily a record for a July; $100 billon borrowed in last 12 months
25th Aug 21, 3:27pm
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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $8.8 billion of mortgages were advanced last month, easily a record for a July; $100 billon borrowed in last 12 months
The move to online-only auctions during lockdown isn't deterring buyers with a 69% sales rate at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions last week
23rd Aug 21, 12:09pm
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The move to online-only auctions during lockdown isn't deterring buyers with a 69% sales rate at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions last week
David Hargreaves looks at some of the issues ahead - particularly for first home buyers - as the Reserve Bank mulls tighter lending rules by October this year
22nd Aug 21, 6:01am
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David Hargreaves looks at some of the issues ahead - particularly for first home buyers - as the Reserve Bank mulls tighter lending rules by October this year
ANZ economists point to a 'sharp disconnect' between what NZ analysts and offshore pundits believe the Reserve Bank will do on interest rates this week
16th Aug 21, 2:49pm
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ANZ economists point to a 'sharp disconnect' between what NZ analysts and offshore pundits believe the Reserve Bank will do on interest rates this week