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20th May 20, 8:56am
Fletcher Building says the lockdown resulted in it losing $55 million in New Zealand during April; sees residential building consents plummeting by 30% over the next year
Fletcher Building says the lockdown resulted in it losing $55 million in New Zealand during April; sees residential building consents plummeting by 30% over the next year
20th May 20, 8:56am
19th May 20, 4:28pm
Hotel industry's recovery could be hampered by up 4200 new rooms under construction, mostly in Auckland and Queenstown
Hotel industry's recovery could be hampered by up 4200 new rooms under construction, mostly in Auckland and Queenstown
19th May 20, 4:28pm
19th May 20, 1:58pm
David Hargreaves has a deeper dive through the Reserve Bank's latest figures on mortgage lending by debt-to-income ratio and finds that buyers across the spectrum have been stretching themselves further
David Hargreaves has a deeper dive through the Reserve Bank's latest figures on mortgage lending by debt-to-income ratio and finds that buyers across the spectrum have been stretching themselves further
19th May 20, 1:58pm
19th May 20, 9:32am
Migrant visa approval numbers hammered in April but the number of migrants in the country on work, student and residence visas remained fairly stable
Migrant visa approval numbers hammered in April but the number of migrants in the country on work, student and residence visas remained fairly stable
19th May 20, 9:32am
18th May 20, 3:50pm
New Reserve Bank figures show that household debt to income ratios continued to blow out right up till the lockdown - and first home buyers were in the frontline
New Reserve Bank figures show that household debt to income ratios continued to blow out right up till the lockdown - and first home buyers were in the frontline
18th May 20, 3:50pm
18th May 20, 2:23pm
Rent arrears figures suggest commercial landlords and tenants in Otago/Southland likely to be having the hardest time as tourism wipeout bites hard
Rent arrears figures suggest commercial landlords and tenants in Otago/Southland likely to be having the hardest time as tourism wipeout bites hard
18th May 20, 2:23pm
16th May 20, 9:18am
There was a noticeable dip in house prices in most parts of the country in April, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand's House Price Index shows
There was a noticeable dip in house prices in most parts of the country in April, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand's House Price Index shows
16th May 20, 9:18am
15th May 20, 3:02pm
Still difficult to pick price trends as auction rooms slowly come back to life
Still difficult to pick price trends as auction rooms slowly come back to life
15th May 20, 3:02pm
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15th May 20, 9:44am
Housing sales slowed to a trickle in April and median prices were also weaker in most regions, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand says
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Housing sales slowed to a trickle in April and median prices were also weaker in most regions, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand says
15th May 20, 9:44am
14th May 20, 5:32pm
Government funding for 8000 new homes will not necessarily increase the total number of homes being built but it will likely change the mix by increasing the supply at the bottom of the market
Government funding for 8000 new homes will not necessarily increase the total number of homes being built but it will likely change the mix by increasing the supply at the bottom of the market
14th May 20, 5:32pm
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14th May 20, 11:46am
March net migration gain more than double what it was in March last year as kiwis came home to roost during COVID-19 pandemic
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March net migration gain more than double what it was in March last year as kiwis came home to roost during COVID-19 pandemic
14th May 20, 11:46am
13th May 20, 5:21pm
The Reserve Bank has put forward three scenarios for how the economy might pan out depending on what level of pandemic containment measures will be required. None of the scenarios are rosy
The Reserve Bank has put forward three scenarios for how the economy might pan out depending on what level of pandemic containment measures will be required. None of the scenarios are rosy
13th May 20, 5:21pm
13th May 20, 3:11pm
Reserve Bank says it will be 'closely monitoring' movements in retail interest rates and bank margins; sees house prices falling 9% over the rest of this year
Reserve Bank says it will be 'closely monitoring' movements in retail interest rates and bank margins; sees house prices falling 9% over the rest of this year
13th May 20, 3:11pm
13th May 20, 11:03am
Auction numbers are still small making it hard to draw conclusions, but there was no sign of a price collapse at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auction
Auction numbers are still small making it hard to draw conclusions, but there was no sign of a price collapse at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auction
13th May 20, 11:03am
12th May 20, 10:39am
BNZ's economists are forecasting a 12% drop in house prices and an even bigger decline in the construction of new homes
BNZ's economists are forecasting a 12% drop in house prices and an even bigger decline in the construction of new homes
12th May 20, 10:39am
12th May 20, 9:53am
The sale of TV3's studios and associated buildings was the jewel in Bayleys' recent commercial property sales
The sale of TV3's studios and associated buildings was the jewel in Bayleys' recent commercial property sales
12th May 20, 9:53am
10th May 20, 6:02am
The timing for the completion of a swag of new commercial building projects could not be worse as we stare down the barrel of recession
The timing for the completion of a swag of new commercial building projects could not be worse as we stare down the barrel of recession
10th May 20, 6:02am
8th May 20, 10:22am
Queenstown's property market ranked as being the most at risk of a downturn by a substantial margin while Whangarei is the least risky city, says CoreLogic
Queenstown's property market ranked as being the most at risk of a downturn by a substantial margin while Whangarei is the least risky city, says CoreLogic
8th May 20, 10:22am
7th May 20, 10:29am
Infometrics says we should look to the 1930s for a solution to help the economy recover from a COVID-19 recession by building more state houses
Infometrics says we should look to the 1930s for a solution to help the economy recover from a COVID-19 recession by building more state houses
7th May 20, 10:29am
7th May 20, 8:33am
Property auction activity is showing the first signs of life but it's still hard to pick what's happening with prices
Property auction activity is showing the first signs of life but it's still hard to pick what's happening with prices
7th May 20, 8:33am

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