Housing market

19 Jul 18, 2:45pm
Three quarters of the people who have applied for a KiwiBuild home are from Auckland
19 Jul 18, 7:56am
Residential rental yields appear to have bottomed out and are starting to rise as capital gains dry up and rents rise
18 Jul 18, 12:26pm
ANZ economists suggest that our expensive housing is affecting the economy's productive potential
17 Jul 18, 9:52am
Property sales remain subdued, prices largely flat in June - REINZ
3 Jul 18, 5:00am
Average asking price for Auckland homes down more than $82,000 (-8.3%) from its February peak - prices also down in BoP, Wellington and Canterbury
28 Jun 18, 11:52am
David Hargreaves says on one hand it's great to see so many first home buyers getting into the market - but the risks are looking very real at the moment
27 Jun 18, 3:40pm
Total monthly mortgage borrowing figures hit their highest level in nearly two years last month, while first-home-buyer borrowing topped the $1 billion mark for the first time
21 Jun 18, 11:42am
Westpac's chief economist says it's no surprise that the housing market is slowing; predicts Auckland and Queenstown will be most affected by foreign buyer restrictions
19 Jun 18, 10:41am
Proposed changes to the Overseas Investment Act would allow overseas buyers to buy new apartments off the plans or to develop new homes, but they would not be able to buy existing dwellings
18 Jun 18, 3:12pm
ANZ economists say the Government's forthcoming ban on foreign buyers of New Zealand houses is not expected to have much impact on either house price inflation or housing affordability
14 Jun 18, 9:50am
Residential property sales volumes rose strongly in May and prices were also firmer, REINZ says
9 Jun 18, 7:01am
Capital outflows from China may have had a bigger impact on Auckland's housing market than low interest rates and high immigration
7 Jun 18, 5:00am
QV says average house values are virtually flat in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington and Christchurch
5 Jun 18, 3:39pm
Westpac economists believe house price growth will be zero by the end of this year, which will be enough to prompt the Reserve Bank to further easing of lending restrictions
5 Jun 18, 12:51pm
The new policy as proposed by the Government would triple the amount of no-strings work time degree-level students would enjoy in NZ
1 Jun 18, 10:31am
Buyers are likely to have the upper hand in Auckland and Canterbury this winter but vendors will be happy in Dunedin
31 May 18, 3:25pm
The annual growth rate in the amount of mortgage money outstanding rose a touch last month - for the first time since late 2016
30 May 18, 2:42pm
David Hargreaves sees little chance that the Reserve Bank's loan to value ratio restrictions will now ever be removed
30 May 18, 9:15am
Reserve Bank says financial risks have lessened but will not be loosening LVR restrictions at this stage; will wait till November 'at least' before any loosening
28 May 18, 1:49pm
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


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