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Kelvin Davidson

Kelvin joined CoreLogic in March 2018 as Senior Research Analyst, before moving into his current role of Chief Economist. He brings with him a wealth of experience, having spent 15 years working largely in private sector economic consultancies in both New Zealand and the UK.

Kelvin is well practiced in applying macroeconomic trends and data to the property market, both residential and commercial.

In his role with CoreLogic Kelvin’s focus is on keeping up to date with what’s going on in the property market and continually finding different ways for viewing and interpreting it. Kelvin’s economics background means that he knows his way around a spreadsheet, but more importantly he always puts more emphasis on providing the key insights and telling a story, whether his audience be clients or the media.

Kelvin holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours majoring in Economics from University of Canterbury.

Recent articles by Kelvin Davidson

houses on the street
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Equity is a rising factor for property buyers

CoreLogic's Buyer Classification data for May shows some fairly stable patterns for first home buyers (FHBs) and mortgag

House and lawn
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New Zealand property values up by almost 300% since 2003

Since December 2003 (i.e. almost 20 years ago), the national average property value has risen from $263,562 to $1,027,12