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Two full-time jobs now needed to service a mortgage

Monday, 4 September 2017, 1:49 pm | Hugh Pavletich

Two full-time jobs now needed to service a mortgage on a typical Sydney home More >>

Blame the incompetent council

Sunday, 12 July 2015, 10:27 am | Hugh Pavletich

If Auckland was a normal housing market, like most in North America, house prices would be at or below $300,000 for those on $100,000-a-year household incomes. More >>

Brian Gaynor ‘up the Creek’ on Housing

Saturday, 7 March 2015, 10:51 am | Hugh Pavletich

Within a New Zealand Herald Opinion Building consents highlight Auckland's problems ( http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11413152 ) Brian Gaynor of Milford Asset Management , with no specific expertise in urban ... More >>

Independent Panel Slams Christchurch Council Planners

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 2:32 pm | Hugh Pavletich

On Thursday 26 February, an important decision was announced by the Christchurch Replacement District Plan Independent Hearings Panel, dealing with the Christchurch City Councils Notified Plan foundation Strategic Directions and Outcomes ( http://www.chchplan.ihp.govt.nz/Hearings/Hearing1/Pages/default.aspx ... More >>

Sutton Quits ... The sorry saga of CERA

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 9:15 am | Hugh Pavletich

President Truman described the MacArthur speech as horses..t. History has been kind to Truman on this issue. More >>

NZ Housing Crisis: Local Government Still Confused

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 9:35 am | Hugh Pavletich

Early 2007, Local Government New Zealand and the New Zealand Planning Institute, expressed concern about housing affordability … International Housing Availability Survey … stating … More >>

The shift to conservative values ... with the young too ...

Monday, 1 September 2014, 9:57 am | Hugh Pavletich

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11061434/Charting-the-rise-of-Generation-Yawn-20-is-the-new-40.html More >>

Christchurch Council Circus … Continued

Sunday, 31 August 2014, 11:56 am | Hugh Pavletich

In 2010 the UK Daily Mail investigated the antics of a major bureaucratically bloated London Local Authority and reported with THE GREAT INERTIA SECTOR . More >>

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 >>





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