house prices

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.

Shamubeel Eaqub and John Bolton on The Nation

Property Institute boss's three-point plan to reduce Auckland house prices without causing a crash

Sun 11 Sep 15

Lisa Owen talks to Ashley Church, Shamubeel Eaqub, and John Bolton.

On the other hand: Too good to be true?

Fri 9 Sep

It may just be dawning on voters that the 92% rise in Auckland house prices in the past five years may be too good to be true, and too much to be good for society or the economy in the long run

Andrew Little

ON THE OTHER HAND: Too good to be true?


One of the oldest sayings in investment is that if it looks too good to be true, it probably is. Hold that thought. With special feature audio and video.

Average Auckland house price tops $1m, QV says

Tue 6 Sep 3

The average value of a New Zealand home rose 15 percent from the year earlier to $612,527 in August.


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