Property news and analysis

26 May 17, 6:02am
Remuera apartment sells for $8.7 million - believed to be the most expensive apartment ever sold in this country
25 May 17, 2:01pm
House prices to rise 5-8% next two years before residential investment growth kicks in to boost supply, Treasury says; Picks earlier OCR hikes than RBNZ, Current account deficit to widen
25 May 17, 2:00pm
Budget 2017 ‘families package’ includes Accommodation Supplement boost, more Auckland suburbs into top bracket; WFF payments raised; Bottom two income tax thresholds up
24 May 17, 10:57am
The game is up on the 'fill-yerboots with borrowing offshore' modus operandi - sustaining NZ investment is going to require more domestic saving to finance it, ANZ chief economist says
23 May 17, 12:30pm
Barfoot & Thompson sells a third at their auctions, Bayleys sells half at their auctions - see the latest results
23 May 17, 10:10am
With interest costs rising faster than rents and capital gains turning negative, many Auckland property investors will be facing some tough choices
23 May 17, 5:02am
No reason to change migration settings for construction, English says; Defends inability to announce larger Auckland housing programme due to skills shortages; Labour defends KiwiBuild & migration policies
20 May 17, 9:48am
Mind the output gap: The Reserve Bank wants us to take note of its capacity pressure risk scenarios. Don't look away - inflation, wages and mortgage rates might rise earlier than expected
20 May 17, 7:39am
Leasehold units were popular at the latest Auckland apartment auctions but their prices have taken a hammering
19 May 17, 11:36am
Population gain from migration 15 times higher than 4 years ago in April year, but is the migration gain peaking?
19 May 17, 5:02am
Fifty percent sales rate at Bayleys' latest Auckland commercial property auction
18 May 17, 11:03am
Andrew Little casts doubt on 2015 immigration change that awarded bonus points to immigrants who went to regions; Cites anecdotal evidence that many move to Auckland after a year
17 May 17, 10:06am
Auction sales rates at Barfoot's latest major auctions ranged from under a third at Manukau to more than half in central Auckland and on the North Shore
17 May 17, 5:02am
Amy Adams defends National’s Auckland housing policy as critics say numbers fall far short of city’s shortage and question infrastructure capacity to handle population growth
16 May 17, 2:44pm
Augusta's latest syndicate enters uncharted waters by funding the construction of a new office development for a 7% pre-tax return. Should investors expect more?
16 May 17, 12:57pm
National to build 34,000 houses in Auckland over next decade on land currently with 8,300 state homes on it; 60% to be sold off into the market
15 May 17, 5:20pm
National to reveal next step of govt-led house building plan in Auckland Tuesday; PM English notes scope for scale on Crown land, says govt won't need to keep them all
15 May 17, 12:21pm
Andrew Little defends Labour's negative gearing policy against criticisms rents will rise and house building fall; Says aim is to stabilise market
15 May 17, 5:02am
A majority of New Zealanders think it's a bad time to buy a house as fewer people expect prices to keep rising and more expect interest rates to rise - ASB Housing Confidence Survey
14 May 17, 2:43pm
A Labour-led government would phase out negative gearing for property investment over five years, Andrew Little says; Savings to subsidise insulation scheme


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