Housing market

22 May 18, 5:02am
ASB Housing Confidence Survey finds expectations in the housing market have improved sharply after a post-election slump, and Auckland house price expectations have hit a 12-month high
11 May 18, 9:43am
The median Auckland house price has fallen $5k from a year ago to $850k, while the median price across the country is up $10k to $550k, according to REINZ
10 May 18, 9:10am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; new Governor stresses that the next move could go either way
7 May 18, 3:24pm
ANZ economists see immigration likely reducing to 40,000 a year by 2020 but say the migration outlook 'provides risks on both sides at the moment'
3 May 18, 10:33am
Barfoot & Thompson's sales running ahead of last year, but inventory levels remain high giving buyers plenty of choice
1 May 18, 5:15am
Realestate.co.nz monthly figures show Auckland had its lowest number of April month new listings for four years, while Canterbury, Wellington and Hawke's Bay had strong gains in listings
30 Apr 18, 3:40pm
The annual growth rate in the amount of mortgage money outstanding remained at 5.8% for the third month in a row, while non-bank lenders are experiencing a perceptible rise in mortgage lending
30 Apr 18, 1:42pm
Westpac economists see Govt policies as acting to rein in household debt and providing scope for the Reserve Bank to further loosen lending restrictions
30 Apr 18, 11:16am
The amount borrowed by first home buyers topped $900 mln last month - the first time this figure has been reached since the RBNZ started releasing mortgage borrower by type information in 2014
27 Apr 18, 10:00am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy on housing supply, urban planning, earthquakes, rent controls, transportation, foreign buyer bans & more
24 Apr 18, 4:24pm
David Hargreaves says the tweaks the National Government made to immigration settings towards the end of its tenure have turned the migration tide
24 Apr 18, 10:10am
Property Institute warns the Government's moves to 'ring fence' property tax losses will have a 'disastrous impact' on the market and significantly worsen the already existing rental accommodation shortage
20 Apr 18, 8:00am
Total residential real estate commissions are estimated to have slumped by $227 million in the 12 months to March, but the loss of blood may have finally been staunched, says Greg Ninness
18 Apr 18, 1:43pm
Harcourts' March sales volumes down 7.5% year-on-year as the summer selling season ended on a quieter note
17 Apr 18, 11:39am
Westpac report says the good times in the residential property market will "end very soon"
17 Apr 18, 9:39am
Auckland housing sales the lowest for the month of March since 2010
16 Apr 18, 5:03pm
As the new Government puts various supply and demand policies into place aimed at the housing market, David Hargreaves wonders if it has a clear plan of how it would like to see the market looking and behaving
11 Apr 18, 2:10pm
David Hargreaves wonders whether the Reserve Bank would be best served by leaving tough deposit restrictions in place on housing investors for the time being
4 Apr 18, 7:45am
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
4 Apr 18, 5:02am
Auckland a buyer's market as stock of homes for sale rises to its highest level for the month of March since 2012


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