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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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29 Mar 18, 3:34pm
The sharp decline in the growth rates of mortgage borrowing seen in the past year has ended; the recent fast rise in consumer borrowing has slowed
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31 Jan 18, 3:36pm
The rate of growth in mortgage borrowing continues to slow - but consumer borrowing is hitting growth levels last seen 12 years ago
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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
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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
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9 Nov 17, 11:23am
RBNZ analysis suggests banks would struggle to close the recent gap between deposits and lending through increasing interest rates on deposits - suggests banks may need to curb lending
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6 Nov 17, 1:26pm
Think tank welcomes Housing Minister's suggestions of simplifying planning rules and abolishing Auckland's rural urban boundary
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2 Nov 17, 11:56am
Property Council of New Zealand calls on the new Government to work alongside local Councils and the property sector to together address the issues that have created the current development bottleneck
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1 Nov 17, 4:20pm
David Hargreaves says assuming the Government's proposed ban on offshore buying of existing housing stock can be made to work the focus goes back on ensuring future consistent supply of housing
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30 Oct 17, 3:04pm
David Hargreaves says the new Government may need to rethink its idea for a ban on offshore-based buyers of existing housing stock in New Zealand
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30 Oct 17, 10:51am
Infrastructure New Zealand's proposal for a new South Auckland satellite city gains support
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26 Oct 17, 3:41pm
New Reserve Bank figures show a pre-election slump in mortgage borrowing similar to that seen before the 2014 election
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26 Oct 17, 8:55am
Property Institute warns Auckland home owners against reading too much into new council valuations to be released next month; says they will be a 'guesstimate'
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24 Oct 17, 2:49pm
With no certainty of capital gains in the immediate future, recent buyers of investment properties may be forced to pay renewed attention to income versus outgoings
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19 Oct 17, 11:29am
Statistics New Zealand says housing costs increased 50.5% in the past decade, while household income rose just 42%
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18 Oct 17, 2:37pm
With no current Government and no permanent Reserve Bank Governor, there's potential for important decisions regarding housing to be left late
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