house prices

Infometrics chief forecaster Gareth Kiernan

House prices to peak next year on new supply, lower migration: Infometrics

Mon 25 Jul

The Wellington-based firm sees 2017 as a peak for the market.

Kerry Mcdonald

Public policy: Auckland’s anomaly: restoring prosperity to the regions

Fri 22 Jul

The largest city is heavily subsidised by the rest of the country

Eric Crampton

Economically Speaking: Taxes don’t build homes

Fri 22 Jul

In theory and in practice, capital gains taxes won’t solve a housing shortage

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler

Housing train wreck decades in the making


OPINION: For many years now some of us have been banging on about the fundamental policy bias that has led to an over-investment in property.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler and deputy governor Grant Spencer

POLITICAL WEEK: Reserve Bank finally moves, and the ground shifts

Fri 22 Jul

The Reserve Bank is not responsible for house prices. With special feature audio.

Harcourts chief executive Chris Kennedy

Forget Auckland and Christchurch – LVR restrictions are about the provinces

Thu 21 Jul

Instead of relying on the Reserve Bank to control the property market, central government needs to take action – Chris Kennedy. With special feature audio.


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