Property news and analysis

1 Oct 16, 9:19am
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BNZ's Craig Ebert says very low interest rates explain why many people can still 'afford' over priced houses. But he worries about what might happen if rates rise ...
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1 Oct 16, 1:02am
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No spring in the housing market's step with new listings in September tracking down instead of up
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30 Sep 16, 11:40am
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Building costs for new homes up 13% in last 12 months, up 17.5% in Auckland
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30 Sep 16, 5:02am
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Latest Auckland apartment auction results from Barfoot & Thompson, City Sales and Ray White City Apartments
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29 Sep 16, 8:26am
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Geoff Simmons critiques Nigel Latta's view of what is wrong with our economy; claims Latta missed the biggest factor - the misdirection of capital into housing
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28 Sep 16, 4:43pm
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Auckland building consents could be delayed as appeals against the new Unitary Plan grind their way through the courts
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28 Sep 16, 3:00pm
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New research indicates 484,000 people plan to get involved in the housing market in the next 12 months - with most would-be buyers
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28 Sep 16, 1:54pm
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AUT Professor says the Government can't rely on the private sector to develop affordable housing in Auckland and will need to do it itself
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28 Sep 16, 8:56am
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It's not just the low paid who are being squeezed out of Auckland's housing market, its affecting middle income earners too
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26 Sep 16, 3:34pm
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New Reserve Bank figures show marked slowing of new lending to housing investors
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26 Sep 16, 1:51pm
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Latest auction results from Bayleys: Prices started at $545,000 in Auckland, $295,000 in Hawkes Bay.
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25 Sep 16, 10:26pm
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Country's biggest house builder says Auckland housing crisis requires major Government investment to fund housing, infrastructure; also calls for Council action and for MUDs to be considered; Housing NZ sees scope for 30,000 new Auckland homes
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25 Sep 16, 9:53pm
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Labour challenges Key view that "virtually 100%" of building consents turn into actual houses; Twyford cites Statistics NZ estimates of new dwellings being 800 a month or 13% lower than dwelling consents since 2014; Smith insists almost all will be built
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23 Sep 16, 7:52pm
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Bernard Hickey looks at whether to fix or float and how long to fix as the Reserve Bank looks to cut the OCR again later this year and as the banks refuse to pass on lower wholesale rates
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This reatil unit leased to the tank juice chain sold for $655,000, providing a net yield of 5.46%.
23 Sep 16, 5:22pm
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Many commercial properties were more affordable and provided better returns than residential units at Bayleys' latest auction
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22 Sep 16, 5:08pm
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More Auckland apartments being passed in as tougher LVR restrictions force investors to pull their horns in
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22 Sep 16, 9:11am
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RBNZ leaves Official Cash Rate on hold at 2.0% as expected; says "further policy easing will be required"; says a "decline in the exchange rate is needed"; says seeing signs LVR changes and tighter bank lending criteria are moderating housing market
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21 Sep 16, 11:02am
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Harcourts' latest auction results from Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Taupo, Palmerston North, Blenheim and Invercargill
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20 Sep 16, 4:11pm
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Smith says Government looking at becoming a party to Unitary Plan appeals to combat any delays in bringing new housing supply to Auckland market
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20 Sep 16, 12:46pm
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NZIER Shadow Board calls for RBNZ to keep interest rates on hold but increases support for interest rate cut
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20 Sep 16, 12:05pm
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Rents are down from their peaks in Auckland and Christchurch but rising strongly in many regions
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17 Sep 16, 6:02am
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Latest auction results: Bayleys gets 59% clearance rate at Auckland auctions
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16 Sep 16, 2:55pm
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Aucklander Geoffrey Woodcock banned by ASIC for 4 years over non-licensed investment schemes that took up to 45% of investors' money in commissions
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15 Sep 16, 4:26pm
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Plenty of buyers but more apartments being passed in at auction
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15 Sep 16, 11:01am
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GDP grew 0.9% in June qtr; up 3.6% from June qtr of 2015; slightly below economists' forecasts; unchanged from revised-up March qtr; construction up 5% in June qtr while household consumption up 1.9%
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