Housing market

14 Nov 18, 10:03am
October's house sales volumes up 15.5% versus October last year, while the median selling price set a new record, REINZ says
13 Nov 18, 10:32am
Special purpose vehicle will fund $91 mln of infrastructure to support building of 9,000 homes at Wainui, north of Auckland
13 Nov 18, 7:50am
David Hargreaves says the new wave of competition between banks for mortgage business may prove to be short lived but it should certainly provide some life for the housing market leading up to Christmas
8 Nov 18, 9:05am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; still sees upside and downside risks
6 Nov 18, 11:51am
Westpac NZ's David McLean is seeing increased competition between the banks as the spring housing market springs to life
1 Nov 18, 5:02am
Realestate.co.nz says the Auckland market is now favouring buyers for the first time since 2011- QV says average values falling
31 Oct 18, 3:32pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show declines in the rate of annual borrowing growth across the personal, housing, business and agricultural sectors
31 Oct 18, 11:49am
New dwelling consents took a breather in September, mainly due to a drop in the number of stand alone houses and apartments being consented, while townhouse and home unit consents were up
31 Oct 18, 5:00am
Sales rate at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions stayed steady on a third after the introduction of foreign buyer restrictions on residential property
30 Oct 18, 12:09pm
Residential property purchases by overseas buyers were declining before the overseas buyer restrictions were introduced
30 Oct 18, 11:34am
ANZ economists believe the RBNZ will further relax the mortgage lending restrictions next month, though not by much; they see a 'neutral level' of low deposit loans being about 15%-20% of banks' lending
26 Oct 18, 11:04am
Falling interest rates, easing house prices and rising incomes have improved the lot of typical first home buyers in Auckland by nearly $90 a week since March 2017
24 Oct 18, 9:37am
Nearly 250 properties offered at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions with sales on a third and most selling for more than their rating valuations
20 Oct 18, 9:59am
The real estate industry is holding its own despite poor sales in September, with estimated commission revenue in the third quarter up almost 9% on last year
16 Oct 18, 12:25pm
Harcourts' September sales suggest a steady start to spring as national average selling price rises, sales volumes flat
16 Oct 18, 10:59am
Stats NZ says prices rose 0.9% in the September quarter, giving an annual inflation rate of 1.9%; economists expected just a 0.7% quarterly rise
16 Oct 18, 10:00am
Comparing auction selling prices to rating valuations suggests prices are relatively steady
15 Oct 18, 11:44am
We face the apparently contradictory situation in which inflation is strongly rising and yet the Reserve Bank will keep the possibility of interest rate cuts on the table
11 Oct 18, 1:47pm
There's some expectation the Reserve Bank might loosen mortgage lending restrictions next month - but the 'evidence' either supportive or against such a move is is not definitive
11 Oct 18, 9:45am
The number of homes sold last month was the lowest in September since 2011 but prices remained flat


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