Editor's Insight: Fitch blames housing bubble for declining credit upgrade

Tue 21 Feb 1

The agency says the biggest risk to the economy is no longer low dairy payouts but, instead, unsustainable house prices.

Auckland house prices plummet, Wellington's soar

Tue 14 Feb 14

Price action is widely divergent in the latest data but sales are falling and days to sell are rising.

Bill English

Claims NZ has a shortfall of 60,000 homes ‘erroneous,’ PM says

Mon 13 Feb 14

He says some housing shortage is good, as it shows an underlying strength in the economy.

Housing credit growth accelerated in December

Wed 1 Feb

Record asking prices in January.

Housing: There have always been shortages

Jones on Everything: The more things change, the more they stay the same


In 50 years, news media will still be carrying on about a housing crisis.

New Zealand Initiative executive chairman Oliver Hartwich

Christchurch bucks trend in Demographia housing affordability survey

Mon 23 Jan 6

The report noted New Zealand and Singapore as the only nations in the survey "with a serious public policy priority to restore and maintain middle-income housing affordability."


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