Property news and analysis

24 May 16, 1:48pm
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English, Bennett signal 'significant' social housing announcement in Budget 2016; Bennett acknowledges housing crisis for homeless; English slams Auckland Council again; Smith denies housing crisis
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24 May 16, 1:31pm
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Commercial properties providing net yields of 4.66% to 6.71% and the latest apartment sales ranged from $245,000 to $709,000
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24 May 16, 9:40am
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Housing Minister's claim homes are more affordable now than when Labour was in government only tells part of the story
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23 May 16, 4:03pm
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Nick Smith announces deals done for developments on three Government-owned land sites in Auckland to build 740 homes; sites in Manukau, Mt Albert and Waterview; homes to be built within 18 mths
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23 May 16, 12:23pm
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Experts call for overhaul of the OIO, saying the non-economic incentives NZ accepts makes us look like a developing country and the cumbersome application process puts off foreign investors
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23 May 16, 10:01am
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The NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp says whatever your views on foreign investors, the bare fact is that the cure to New Zealand’s housing crisis is supply
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22 May 16, 12:41pm
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Campaign launched to warn gullible investors about the risks of property investment seminars that are big on hype and pressure, short on facts
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21 May 16, 7:31am
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Geoff Simmons wants answers to three questions before abolishing Auckland’s city limit
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21 May 16, 5:02am
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Prices at Bayleys' latest auctions ranged from $270,000 for an apartment in student alley to $4.125m for a house in Mission Bay
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20 May 16, 5:18pm
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Commerce Commission investigation leads to heavy penalty for real estate agency - other agencies still facing court action
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20 May 16, 11:29am
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Migration inflows grew strongly in April, with the net population gain from migration hitting a new record of 68,100 for the year
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20 May 16, 10:32am
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Auckland Council says it has already approved plans for up to 23,000 new homes outside of the current urban limit
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20 May 16, 10:00am
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Tony Alexander says the Reserve Bank under-estimated Auckland's population growth and demand for new housing in its latest Financial Stability Report
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19 May 16, 1:31pm
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Auckland apartment prices ranged from $320,000 - $476,000; Commercial properties from $1m to $3.125m
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19 May 16, 11:03am
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English capitalises on Labour call for Auckland to abolish urban boundary; ramps up pressure on Council ahead of Unitary Plan decision; Greens, ACT support Labour too, with caveats; Darby tells Govt to back off; Goff wants Govt funding help
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19 May 16, 9:55am
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Our new Housing Market Activity Report shows business is booming for real estate agencies but those in Auckland may face a leaner winter this year
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18 May 16, 1:00pm
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Labour calls on Govt to abolish Auckland's Rural Urban growth Boundary and relax density controls in upcoming National Policy Statement; also calls for new way to fund infrastructure for developments
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18 May 16, 11:07am
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Harcourts' latest auction results from Auckland, Hamilton, Taupo, Palmy, Wellington, Christchurch and Blenheim
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16 May 16, 4:42pm
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Key says Govt looking at $3 bln tax cut, either in Budget 2017 or before 2017 election; still committed to cutting net debt to 20% of GDP
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16 May 16, 4:08pm
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ANZ economists 'wouldn't be surprised' to see RBNZ announce debt-to-income measures soon though believe the central bank may struggle to sell the idea politically
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16 May 16, 2:26pm
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Rory Noorland shows how the brightline test will challenge rural land sales in ways that may be unexpected
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16 May 16, 12:24pm
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Big falls in average prices and the number of homes sold by Harcourts in April - Auckland's average price falls $77,919
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16 May 16, 10:05am
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Key defends Govt's actions on affordable and social housing as reports emerge of Auckland families living in garages, cars and containers; suggests families talk to Work and Income; Smith flags land release directive; sees ChCh as model
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14 May 16, 8:48am
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Geoff Simmons has been thinking about the LINZ data and says it supports the idea of taxing all housing because rules and exemptions will just be exploited by the wealthy
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14 May 16, 5:02am
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Prices at Bayleys' latest auctions ranged from $220,000 for a house at Ngatea to $3.625m for a pad in Kohi
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