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Housing reports

Housing Confidence

A comprehensive summary of housing sentiment among ordinary Kiwis across the country. Released quarterly, it provides an overview of house price perceptions and market conditions.

Home Loan Rate Report

This report details our fixed and floating mortgage rate outlook. Aimed at helping you identify the most appropriate strategy when choosing loan terms, it provides the pros and cons of the available rates.

Home Economics

An in-depth analysis of the New Zealand housing market - currently a hot topic on the economic, social and political fronts.

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Contact us

All enquiries from the media should be directed to our economics team:

Kim Mundy


Kim focuses on the subjects that have the ability to impact most people daily - the housing market, mortgage interest rates and inflation. She forecasts, analyses and provides insight into what these topics mean to readers: the pros and cons for particular mortgage rate options, housing affordability, or how to prepare for inflation. Kim is the author for ASB's Home Loan Rate Report, Home Economics and Housing Confidence Survey.

Kim joined ASB in early 2015 after working as an Economic Consultant. She also interned with the New Zealand Treasury while completing her BA/BCom (1st class honours) in Economics, Statistics and Politics.

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