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Property

Latest News

HSBC offers one year mortgages at 5.39%

Home loan rates continue to fall with more reductions today; rates re-set lower for terms of three years and less, for Premier clients

Auckland Mayor tweaks commercial vs residentail rates

Auckland Mayor Len Brown moves to ensure commercial rates don't go down while residential rates go up

Latest apartment auction results

From high end to shoe boxes they all went under the hammer this week

RBNZ drops talk of future rate hikes

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RBNZ drops comment on further rate hikes in dovish statement; warns again on high NZ$; currency and swaps fall further; economists react; Greens attack RBNZ

Luxury waterfront apartment fails to sell for $195,000

A luxury apartment at Viaduct Harbour fails to reach its declared reserve of $195,000 when put to auction

Is Avondale the new millionaire's row?

A do up in Avondale sells for $870,000

Ponsonby landmark back on market

The historic Ponsonby Post Office building is for sale for the second time in 18 months

Roost Home Loan Affordability report for September

NZ home loan affordability flat as house prices stagnate

Kiwibank matches 2 yr market

State-owned bank follows mortgage market down with new 'special' offer, reprises its cash incentive for lending over $100,000

Residential yields below 6% in most places

Landlords may be cheering capital gains but low rental yields make bargains hard to find

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