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Housing supply


Wallet being clamped

Credit policy continues to tighten

Right now, being a bank customer without using an advisor must be a nightmare....

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House interior, kitchen, living room

Housing developments bring first homes closer to reality

First-home buyers across the country will be feeling a sense of relief as recent mortgage ...

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Wallet being tightened by clamp

Tighter credit policy will drive the housing market in 2017

I am always frustrated by our media and how they report house prices. Tabloid rubbish boun...

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New Auckland Unitary Plan released to the public

After four years in the making, the new-and-hopefully-improved Auckland Unitary Plan has b...

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Why Auckland house prices aren’t 3 times income

Whilst I fully agree that house prices are over-inflated, I don’t think it’s to the extent...

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How much housing supply does Auckland have left?

If there's one thing that has dominated the headlines lately, it's the Auckland house situ...

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Crane and building construction

Are we doing enough to improve housing supply?

Investors and first home buyers alike are feeling the price pressure, as the Real Estate I...

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Cat waking up from slumber

Property listings wake up from holiday slumber

The New Zealand real estate market can be a bit sluggish to take off after the summer holi...

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Crowd with their hands up

How does population growth affect housing?

Everyone loves a bit of healthy competition - unless it's in the housing market....

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Looking over the harbour towards Auckland city

Will house prices increase in 2015?

In the Auckland region we have a shortage of properties for sale, high immigration, and mo...

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Rugged dwelling for rent

Auckland - Here we go again

It looks like the Auckland property market is going to build up another head of steam in 2...

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Spade stuck in the ground

What's up with Auckland land prices?

I witnessed a transaction recently that sums up the Auckland property market....

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Dog bodysurfing wave

Riding the waves of the property market

The property market is well recognised as having distinct cycles. However, I think there i...

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Clock sitting on desk

Is now a good time to buy?

The short answer is yes. However as ever something as significant and life-changing should...

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It's just a big goldfish

The goldfish economy

We had a Monty Python moment this week with the first OCR change in almost four years....

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Auckland city waterfront

Are Auckland property prices in for a shock?

From what I see, the market is softening quickly. Listings are up, auction clearance rates...

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Auckland city

Auckland property prices - Some initial thoughts for 2013

2013 looks like it is shaping up to be another big year for Auckland property. Prices look...

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Looking up at a block of apartments

Welcome back high and medium density living

Lenders are becoming smarter when it comes to credit policy and this is set to benefit inv...

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Auckland city scape

Is Auckland getting speculative?

Maybe. I just had clients miss out on a small 2-bedroom house in Sandringham on a half sit...

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Row of houses in a suburb

Scarcity and productivity

It has been mildly interesting having a skim through the productivity commission report an...

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Laptop and papers on a desk

Property Market Update - February 2011

2011 is shaping up to be an interesting year. In my opinion mortgage rates don't need to i...

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