Trade Me Property head Nigel Jeffries

Property market takes a big breather on house prices

Tue 18 Oct 8

Buyers are now being asked to pay on average $600,850 nationally for a new home.

National house price inflation slows to single digits; Wellington prices rocket

Thu 13 Oct 4

The pace of house price inflation has slowed to its most sluggish pace since April 2015, suggesting it may under-shoot the Reserve Bank’s forecast.

NZ share market to suffer collateral damage from US rate hike

Mon 10 Oct

A rise in interest rates in the US, expected in December, is probably going to reduce the attractiveness on New Zealand’s high-yielding equities.

ASB economist Kim Mundy

Housing stats show just about everything's getting worse


Just about wherever you look in the latest raft of figures relating to the housing market, there's little relief from the pressures driving rampant house price inflation.

First NZ Capital director of economics Chris Green

New household debt figures ‘highlights vulnerability’ to financial stability

Thu 29 Sep 2

Real estate debt accounts for almost 90% of total individual debt, according to new figures

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.


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