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New Zealand National Party First Home Buyer Grants Slammed

Monday, 25 August 2014, 10:31 am | Hugh Pavletich

NATIONAL PARTY FIRST HOME BUYER GRANTS SLAMMED By Hugh Pavletich Co author - Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey Performance Urban Planning 24 August 2014 More >>

Residential Property Speculators Days Numbered

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 12:38 pm | Hugh Pavletich

Rent heat cools as homes are replaced ... Liz McDonald ... The Press http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/business/your-property/10400851/Rent-heat-cools-as-homes-are-replaced Comment on thread (in moderation) … Christchurch is a “severely unaffordable” City as the Annual Demographia Survey ( www.demographia.com ) illustrates … thanks ... More >>

New Zealand Lifestyle Blocks: Planners Sprawl in Overdrive

Monday, 28 July 2014, 10:35 am | Hugh Pavletich

It seems there is a massive boom in ultra-low density urban development, commonly referred to as lifestyle blocks, if The New Zealand Herald article by Nikki Preston … Ride-ons cut new figures in auctions is any guide. Ms Preston reports … More >>

Why are politicians deliberately obstructing recovery?

Sunday, 4 May 2014, 1:42 pm | Hugh Pavletich

From The Press article (EPIC pulls out) above … “Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee said he had no concerns about the progress of the innovation precinct, but it was ‘disappointing that EPIC have decided they can't continue ... More >>

House Prices: Focus on Land Mr Sewell

Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 2:12 pm | Hugh Pavletich

Rather astonishingly, Tony Sewell, Property Manager with Ngai Tahu, outlines the high costs of building processes and materials in New Zealand, within a recent New Zealand Herald article by Phil Taylor “ House Of The Rising Sun ”. More >>

The Degenerate Muldoonist Key Government

Sunday, 27 April 2014, 11:08 am | Hugh Pavletich

Within this week’s New Zealand National Business Review, Matthew Hooton with “ (Steven) Joyce Resurrects Muldoonist State ” outlines the micro-management “Muldoonist” style of Minister Steven Joyce More >>

Christchurch Failure – The Long History | Hugh Pavletich

Friday, 25 April 2014, 3:05 pm | Hugh Pavletich

The mongrel political and commercial culture of Christchurch has erupted in to the open. The recovery is now widely understood to be a failure. More >>

New Zealand’s Bubble Economy Is Vulnerable | Hugh Pavletich

Monday, 21 April 2014, 4:14 pm | Hugh Pavletich

The recent Forbes e-edition article by Jesse Colombo assesses the New Zealand economy “ 12 Reasons Why New Zealand's Economic Bubble Will End In Disaster ”, seems to have created quite a stir, creating extensive media coverage in New Zealand. More >>

Christchurch Housing Accord a Joke

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 12:43 pm | Hugh Pavletich

Christchurch Housing Accord a Joke Hugh Pavletich Performance Urban Planning Christchurch New Zealand 16 April 2014 The Housing Accord entered in to today between the Government and the Christchurch City Council, can only be described as a joke. Christchurch ... More >>

China: Big Bubble Trouble

Sunday, 5 January 2014, 12:24 pm | Hugh Pavletich

Around 250 years ago, Anglo-Irish statesman, political theorist and philosopher Edmund Burke stated “Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it”. China is very much in the spotlight now. More >>

Hugh Pavletich - Re: (Housing) Action Desperately Needed

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 10:46 am | Hugh Pavletich

Putting it even more simply … the major question we need to be asking is … when do the Authorities intend to free up land supply and finance infrastructure properly, so that new starter housing is ALLOWED to be built on the fringes for about $1,000 ... More >>

Suffocating Bureucracy & Failed Institutions

Friday, 12 July 2013, 10:33 am | Hugh Pavletich

The real reason for the collapse of embryonic civil society in Egypt appears to be poorly understood. More >>

Christchurch: the Political Shambles

Monday, 8 July 2013, 10:07 am | Hugh Pavletich

By Friday 5 July 2013, it was clear to Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker that the game was up. The drama was played out on TV3 Campbell Live that evening (video) . More >>

Christchurch Council Irresponsible On Housing Issue

Friday, 31 May 2013, 9:50 am | Hugh Pavletich

The Christchurch recovery has been exceedingly slow, mainly because the city is rated “severely unaffordable” with housing priced in this year’s 9th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey at 6.6 times annual household earnings ... More >>

Be Clear On Housing Issues Nick Smith

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 3:35 pm | Hugh Pavletich

The reason for getting the Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Surveys underway, with the first edition early 2005, was to illustrate clearly that if housing exceeds 3.0 times annual household income (requiring mortgage loads of ... More >>

Focus on Restoring Housing Affordability

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 9:28 am | Hugh Pavletich

As Deputy Prime Minister Bill English has made clear, Central Government must have the reserve powers to step in, if Local Government fails to meet its responsibilities, in allowing affordable housing to be built. More >>

Persistent Lying About Housing Land Supply

Thursday, 14 March 2013, 5:57 pm | Hugh Pavletich

Supplying affordable new homes today is a very formulaic business indeed – and has been since Bill and Alfred Levitt created the modern production housing construction industry soon after World War II. More >>

The Old Bubble Housing Values Are History

Wednesday, 13 February 2013, 8:37 am | Hugh Pavletich

It is now increasingly understood, the days of artificial housing supply scarcities, with the associated values, are coming to a close. More >>

Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey

Monday, 21 January 2013, 3:27 pm | Hugh Pavletich

The 2013 9th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey covers 337 urban markets of the United States (216); United Kingdom (33); Canada (35); Australia (39); New Zealand (8); Ireland (5) and Hong Kong (China). More >>

Chc Recovery: Peoples Preferences Always Trump Policy

Wednesday, 26 December 2012, 7:05 pm | Hugh Pavletich

Christchurch Recovery: Peoples Preferences Always Trump Policy Hugh Pavletich Cantabrians Unite http://www.cantabriansunite.co.nz/ 26 December 2012 Marta Steeman of The Press reports... FORSYTH BARR BUILDING MAY BE REPAIRED... http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/business/8114724/Forsyth-Barr-building-may-be-repaired ... More >>

 

 

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