Land prices

23 Apr 18, 5:18pm
Tex Edwards cooks up a multi course recipe to improve housing affordability in New Zealand. With market failure more government involvement is required, he argues 
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19 Apr 18, 10:16am
Rezoning to allow more intensive development brought windfall profits for some property owners, not so much for others, says Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy
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17 Apr 18, 11:13am
Auckland Council's economists argue full development contributions are unlikely to result in higher house prices, will be absorbed by land owners who currently receive windfall gains from ratepayer-funded infrastructure
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9 Sep 17, 6:02am
Auckland University's Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says the price of new Auckland houses must drop if housing affordability is to be significantly improved
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20 Jul 17, 12:22pm
A Government-commissioned report has found that land use regulations add about 56% to the cost of houses in Auckland; 'prices far outweigh costs in most major NZ cities'
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5 May 17, 8:34am
Auckland house price rises following Housing Accord to ‘boost supply’ means ‘10 steps back before a single step forward,’ Rodney Dickens says; Labour’s urban limit & infrastructure debt proposal “offers much more hope”
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6 Aug 16, 9:39am
Michael Reddell says reshaping our immigration policy would end Auckland house price inflation, lower our interest rates, and drop our exchange rate. And he says it would raise average incomes
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12 Aug 15, 12:12pm
Michael Reddell argues sky high house prices & plummeting affordability are what happens when land use restrictions run head-on into population pressures
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6 Aug 15, 9:30am
Economist Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy analyses the Auckland house price data to see if it really is a 'bubble'; and if it is will it collapse or is it a 'rational bubble'
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5 Aug 15, 5:00am
Alison Cadman says our housing 'social asset' is as vital as our roading 'social asset' and needs a similar "15 year whole-of-govt & integrated planning model"
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21 Jul 15, 12:02pm
Arthur Grimes digs into the multi-faceted, complex issues of housing affordability
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28 Nov 12, 8:32am
Where Labour got its numbers from for NZ$300,000 cost to build affordable homes; Delighted govt 'backs' raw land costs; Plus, can David Parker do maths?
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5 Nov 12, 9:51am
Opinion: Alan McMahon says developers will not reduce prices unless they have to, and a more efficient consent process may in fact increase land costs. Your view?
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29 Oct 12, 7:48am
Govt to release response to housing affordability report later today; To focus on development costs, land supply, Finance Minister English says
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16 Apr 12, 11:26am
NZ residential property market improving, but not becoming over-heated, BNZ's Alexander says; 'No flood of properties likely anytime soon'
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12 Apr 12, 10:49am
NZ property values fell slightly in March after year of slight month-on-month increases, Quotable Value says
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11 Apr 12, 11:10am
Productivity Commission recommends immediate release of land for residential development in Auckland, Christchurch, in final housing affordability report
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1 Mar 12, 5:56pm
Auckland house prices to stop rising despite demand pressure as prices hit unaffordable levels, NZIER says; Rents may rise until supply comes back
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29 Feb 12, 11:39am
BusinessDesk: NZ building consents rise 8.3% in January from December, driven by retirement unit consents in Christchurch
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20 Sep 11, 7:57am
Leader Phil Goff says Labour's pledge to buy land for 1,500 sections an attempt to help keep a lid on Christchurch land prices
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