Mortgage rates have bottomed, regardless of further OCR cuts

Mon 26 Sep 1

Further cuts in the Reserve Bank’s official cash rate probably won’t have any impact on the housing market.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler

GDP data: it's good, very good, but let's not talk about 'rock star economy'

Thu 15 Sep 8

What's not to like about rising per capita disposable income, business investment, manufacturing and services in a dairy downturn?

Westpac Senior economist Michael Gordon

House price inflation eased in August, LVRs bite at least temporarily

Wed 14 Sep

Latest figures show house price inflation eased in the first full month since the RBNZ’s latest LVRs restrictions were announced. With special feature audio.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Photo: Rob Hosking)

House prices expected to increase 30% over next three years

Mon 12 Sep 9

The Reserve Bank’s own forecasts imply Auckland house prices will reach at least 11.5 times incomes by September 2019. With special feature audio.

It’s official: the average Auckland home now costs more than $1 million

Tue 6 Sep 37

Quotable Value’s house price index for Auckland has reached a milestone.

ASB economist Kim Mundy

Conflicting signals from the housing market

Thu 1 Sep 2

New figures suggest growth in housing credit may have passed its peak but new listings of houses for sale and their asking prices suggest continued house price inflation. With special feature audio.


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