Housing market

13 Dec 17, 9:39am
The volume of homes being sold has slumped in the upper North Island, more buoyant elsewhere: REINZ
9 Dec 17, 7:00am
The lack of bidding at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auction shows buyers are becoming extremely cautious
5 Dec 17, 1:34pm
Reserve Bank Acting Governor says if inflation doesn't pick up from late next year 'a further easing of monetary policy' would have to be considered
5 Dec 17, 10:24am
Sales are well down at Barfoot & Thompson but new listings are well up, suggesting there will be a stockpile of unsold properties after the Christmas break
4 Dec 17, 4:24pm
If Phil Twyford follows through on the sentiments expressed in his first major speech as Housing Minister then the housing sector may be facing an even bigger shake up than people realise
1 Dec 17, 1:02am
Listings of homes for sale are surging as sales remain sluggish, which could create an overhang of unsold properties next year
30 Nov 17, 3:21pm
The rate of growth in mortgage borrowing is continuing to slow markedly - but consumer borrowing growth has hit a 12-year high
30 Nov 17, 1:27pm
The Reserve Bank's loosening of LVR limits will give the banks greater flexibility with their lending policies - but David Hargreaves wonders if the banks will actually want that at the moment
29 Nov 17, 3:56pm
Reserve Bank doesn't see a collapse of house prices 'as a particularly high risk' due to Government policies, but says the new policies reinforce the RBNZ's decision to relax LVR restrictions
29 Nov 17, 9:13am
Reserve Bank will begin rolling back the LVR restrictions with the 'speed limit' for high LVR lending for banks increased to 15% from 10%; Investors will be required to just make 35% deposits compared with 40% now
29 Nov 17, 6:39am
Household debt to disposable income comes off its peak; Low interest rates keep debt servicing costs down
28 Nov 17, 5:14pm
Most people think house prices will decline or stay the same over the next 6 months and the new government will have a positive impact on the housing market
27 Nov 17, 1:17pm
New Reserve Bank figures show that despite significant falls in overall mortgage borrowing, first home buyers are very much still around and interested
25 Nov 17, 7:10am
New Housing Minister Phil Twyford talks tough on property speculators and opens the door to more overseas developers/builders doing work here
21 Nov 17, 9:38am
Big jump in auction volumes in the lead up to Christmas, with sales on a third of them at Barfoot & Thompson
21 Nov 17, 7:38am
Latest auction results from Eves in the Bay of Plenty and Bayleys in Auckland, Waikato and Marlborough
20 Nov 17, 4:23pm
With new valuations recording the massive property value gains in recent years, but a new survey suggesting no price gains ahead, will large numbers of homeowners seek to cash in their profits?
20 Nov 17, 3:43pm
Check out Auckland's million dollar suburbs and how valuations have increased throughout the region using Valocity graphics
18 Nov 17, 7:19am
Auckland's new rating valuations may unleash a wave of vendors with unrealistic price expectations
16 Nov 17, 12:01pm
Auckland properties show average gain in value of 45%, according to latest official valuations


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