Given the decline (or should that be

Years back, some of us did some informal work / calculations to try and get a more accurate figure on the reality of day-to-day purchases and their price increases. (We ignored hedonic stats!) We came up with this formula:

Starting with the 'official' fantasyland 5% figure, multiply by two and add two - to get a more realistic idea of what inflation actually was.

That comes out to 12% - half

As comrade Grant RobuSome has borrowed somewhere around $200 billion (plus or minus 20), I suspect that means inflationary increases are very unlikely to go away, any time soon.

Presuming a weekly rent of $400, here are three weekly increase figures . . .

5% = $20 per week;

12% = $48 per week;

23% = $92 per week.

What to do, what to do . . . .

__crash__?) in the purchasing power of the NZ dollar, what sort of 2022 annual percentage rental rate increases are you considering to keep pace with inflation? The RBNZ figures for housing are around 23%!!! The 'official' fantasyland figure for inflation is 5%.Years back, some of us did some informal work / calculations to try and get a more accurate figure on the reality of day-to-day purchases and their price increases. (We ignored hedonic stats!) We came up with this formula:

Starting with the 'official' fantasyland 5% figure, multiply by two and add two - to get a more realistic idea of what inflation actually was.

That comes out to 12% - half

__the RBNZ calculator's__housing price inflation increase figure.As comrade Grant RobuSome has borrowed somewhere around $200 billion (plus or minus 20), I suspect that means inflationary increases are very unlikely to go away, any time soon.

Presuming a weekly rent of $400, here are three weekly increase figures . . .

5% = $20 per week;

12% = $48 per week;

23% = $92 per week.

What to do, what to do . . . .

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