Affordable Housing – How to get more kiwis into suitable houses…

Oct 24th, 2014 Market commentary Andrew Duncan

Affordable Housing: A big issue during the recent election. Here are a few thoughts on how to get more kiwis into houses that suit their needs. 2 weeks ago I wrote a post about the real problem facing first home buyers. Here is quick recap: (scroll down for ideas on how to solve the problem). Leading up to the Election, a lot of focus was…

The real problem facing first home buyers in NZ…

Oct 3rd, 2014 Market commentary Andrew Duncan

Leading up to the Election, a lot of focus was placed on how the kiwi dream of owning your own property is quickly becoming unaffordable (especially in Auckland). People kept asking how the government was going to help first home buyers into houses. Labour proposed “Kiwibuild“, a system to build 10,000 new affordable houses for first home buyers and National promised an increase in the…