Hi all, it’s Jackie here in Sydney, where an “unlivable shack” can fetch over A$1 million. We explore how Australia’s housing market is heating up while New Zealand’s is stalling. But first…
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House prices in Australia and New Zealand have parted ways — values in Australia continue to rise, while they’ve been falling for 16 months across the Tasman. The RBA and RBNZ are driving the chasm, providing a stark illustration of the impact of monetary policy on housing markets.