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31 May 18, 3:25pm
7
The annual growth rate in the amount of mortgage money outstanding rose a touch last month - for the first time since late 2016
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30 May 18, 2:42pm
17
David Hargreaves sees little chance that the Reserve Bank's loan to value ratio restrictions will now ever be removed
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30 May 18, 9:15am
18
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
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28 May 18, 1:49pm
3
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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24 May 18, 3:52pm
61
New monthly mortgage borrowing figures show a strong continuation of the relative honeymoon period first home buyers are enjoying after the Reserve Bank clampdown on lending to investors
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22 May 18, 5:02am
176
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
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30 Apr 18, 3:40pm
1
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
11
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
63
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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18 Apr 18, 4:24pm
23
ANZ economists say the cost of building a new house has become more attractive relative to the cost of buying an existing one
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17 Apr 18, 3:40pm
31
The IMF doesn't think the Government’s policy to ban foreigners from buying Kiwi homes will have much of an impact on house prices; but officials do think DTIs should be added to the RBNZ’s toolkit
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16 Apr 18, 5:03pm
53
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
71
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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9 Apr 18, 1:55pm
49
ANZ economists say high house prices and associated high debt levels have seen consumer spending remain more subdued than might have been expected with the economy buoyant
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4 Apr 18, 7:45am
17
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
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29 Mar 18, 3:34pm
4
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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23 Mar 18, 5:00am
73
Investor caution and stretched housing affordability will prevent Auckland housing from taking off again, economists from country's biggest mortgage lender say
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13 Mar 18, 1:17pm
49
Acting Governor Grant Spencer says upcoming review of RBNZ's macro-prudential tools should add 'carefully designed' debt to income or debt servicing tool
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21 Feb 18, 1:26pm
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Treasury says involving external experts in setting monetary policy will 'promote a diversity of perspectives' while the RBNZ has said it could create a 'circus'
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19 Feb 18, 3:15pm
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ANZ economists see house prices being capped by affordability constraints and new Government measures
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19 Feb 18, 11:14am
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Westpac economists say many are getting it wrong expecting interest rates to rise soon; they don't see a rise till late next year; a subdued housing market will be a key reason why
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31 Jan 18, 3:36pm
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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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31 Jan 18, 12:41pm
60
ANZ economists say even though house prices look 'out of whack' with incomes, they can't see a sharp downward correction
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31 Jan 18, 9:47am
49
Not much fun for residential property investors this year, according to the latest predictions from the Property Institute
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24 Jan 18, 3:54pm
11
Gareth Kiernan looks at what the New Year will bring for migration, education, foreign house buyers, KiwiBuild, the RBNZ, the minimum wage, and infrastructure
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