Sentiment tracker - Housing market

Tracking New Zealanders’ opinions on a range of issues, the Sentiment Tracker is a nationally representative study.

The housing market has become one of the bubbliest in the world, with New Zealanders attributing growth to numerous factors, including interest rates, land prices and availability of housing.


Key facts

Four in five New Zealanders feel New Zealand’s property market is overinflated (42%) or out of control (39%).

The New Zealand public thinks this pressure on housing is attributable to several factors. The most impactful factors are thought to be investors/speculators (40%), the cost and availability of building (39%), land prices (32%) and bank interest rates (30%).

Media inquiries

If you're a journalist or researcher and would like to obtain exclusive data insights for a story, feel free to get in touch with Gemma or Raksha today.

Gemma Rasmussen Gemma Rasmussen
Head of Communications
and Campaigns

021 891 985
gemma@consumer.org.nz
Raksha Nand Raksha Nand
Communications advisor

027 215 0456
raksha@consumer.org.nz

Business inquiries

If you are interested in purchasing more detailed Consumer sentiment data - including a comprehensive insights report and the data in spreadsheet form - please get in touch with Chris Green.

Gemma Rasmussen Chris Green
Business Programmes manager
021 340 563
chris@consumer.org.nz

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