Scarry, John
June 2013
Investigate;Jun/Jul2013, Vol. 10 Issue 138, p6
The article focuses on the high cost of housing throughout the western world. From 2000 to 2007, the cost of housing doubled across the U.S. In New Zealand, the provincial towns with nothing like the population or commercial pressures of Auckland have seen house prices double over the last few decades.


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