Property news and analysis

21 Jan 17, 9:08am
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The value of all our houses has been growing by $2.7 billion a week, to surpass $1 trillion in the September quarter; Meanwhile the number of houses sold fell 20% in the quarter
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19 Jan 17, 11:25am
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Big increase in new dwelling consents issued in Auckland in November
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19 Jan 17, 10:14am
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Real estate agencies could face declining revenues as the housing market makes a poor start to summer
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18 Jan 17, 1:58pm
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Builders call for banks to stop stifling innovation and rethink rules that prevent first home buyers from getting mortgages to build prefab houses 
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17 Jan 17, 10:38am
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Median house prices dropped in most parts of the country in December, including hot spots like Auckland, Queenstown and Waikato/Bay of Plenty
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16 Jan 17, 1:22pm
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Asking rents on Trade Me Property rose strongly in Wellington last year but showed only modest gains in Auckland and declined in Christchurch
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13 Jan 17, 3:45pm
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Mortgage rates hikes and investor LVR restrictions won't be enough to stop Auckland house prices from growing in 2017, says the Property Institute
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12 Jan 17, 11:24am
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Asking prices for Northland houses listed on Trade Me Property surge 21% over the year; Auckland market not expected to take off again anytime soon
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11 Jan 17, 5:31am
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Average Auckland house price inches back to $1.1m; National average rises to $628k; Uncertainty remains over whether LVR restrictions and looming interest rate rises will keep slowing house price growth
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9 Jan 17, 4:02pm
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Auckland Council warns a building material shortage is seeing an influx of shoddy products enter the market
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9 Jan 17, 10:30am
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Barfoots' December sales -9.4% lower than a year ago; average price falls -$20,000 from November; increasing inventory takes steam out of price growth
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5 Jan 17, 9:33am
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We look at what the LINZ title data shows us about new residential dwelling construction activity, and compare that to the building consent data we are used to seeing
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31 Dec 16, 12:02am
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The Queen City bucks the usual holiday season trend with a sharp rise in the number of properties listed, little rise in asking prices, and a higher inventory of unsold stock: realestate.co.nz
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28 Dec 16, 5:02am
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We look back on a big, successful year and reveal our most popular stories; announce expanded coverage for 2017
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22 Dec 16, 10:48am
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GDP grew 1.1% in Sept qtr; Economists had forecast around 0.8%; Annual growth 3.5%; Construction, tourism, transport strong; farming weak
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22 Dec 16, 8:15am
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Scraping together a deposit is likely to be the biggest hurdle first home buyers face, and not just in Auckland
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21 Dec 16, 3:24pm
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New Reserve Bank figures show those looking for their first house are taking up some of the slack left by investors
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21 Dec 16, 11:43am
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No relief for Auckland's housing shortage and stretched infrastructure with record migration providing around 40,000 extra residents for the city in year to November
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20 Dec 16, 11:03am
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Auction Results: Barfoot & Thomspon took 162 residential properties to auction last week, had sold 57 by the end of the following day
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20 Dec 16, 5:02am
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Non-bank lenders warn borrowers may have to pay the price for rise in personal loan fraud
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19 Dec 16, 3:38pm
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Kerry McDonald says exporters are losing 10-40% of the value from their exports because of an over-valued currency. He suggests shifting from using banks to convert US$ to NZ$ to using fintech and blockchain instead
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19 Dec 16, 11:37am
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PM Bill English abolishes position of Housing Minister as latest figures show growing housing disaster in Auckland with only two thirds of the homes required being consented
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19 Dec 16, 9:55am
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Bayleys sold 50% of Auckland auction properties last week; plus auction results from Waikato and Hawke's Bay
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18 Dec 16, 3:27pm
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English names his first Cabinet; Bridges and Adams promoted; No successors yet to McCully and Parata in Foreign Affairs and Education as they will stay until May 1; Goldsmith and Upston promoted to Cabinet
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17 Dec 16, 5:02am
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Will the housing market have a massive hangover or a soft landing next year? ANZ and Westpac economists give their views
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