Property news and analysis

29 Mar 17, 2:40pm
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ANZ economists believe higher interest rates and tighter credit will continue to dampen the housing market despite ongoing housing supply imbalances; estimate that average interest costs in Auckland for new purchasers are chewing up 51% of income
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29 Mar 17, 2:10pm
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Labour responds to challenge from Joyce that political parties should seriously consider ProdComm urban planning proposals in Election 2017 campaign; Notes similarities to current policies
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29 Mar 17, 11:19am
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When and under what conditions different insurance companies will provide cover for meth contamination to your home or rental property 
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29 Mar 17, 8:02am
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Auckland’s housing and infrastructure issues illustrate central failures of NZ’s urban planning system, Productivity Commission says
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29 Mar 17, 5:02am
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NZ's urban planning framework requires substantial overhaul to avoid further harmful effects from spiraling house prices, infrastructure shortfalls and environmental costs, Productivity Commission says; 'Scrap the RMA'
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28 Mar 17, 1:43pm
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Auckland house along the road from billionaire Graeme Hart's mansion sells for $3.5 million
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28 Mar 17, 10:36am
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Labour hits out at overseas investment breach fines; Says document shows OIO investigations since 2011 show 250,000 hectares of sensitive land was illegally sold; Average fine of $8,500 a 'wet bus ticket'
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28 Mar 17, 10:05am
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Olly Newland says only invest in residential property if you don't mind low returns and all the hassles, consider commercial property as an alternative
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27 Mar 17, 10:03am
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Wellington Mayor Lester says Council will "encourage" house building on 490 hectares of private land on greenfield city fringe which could accommodate 2,750 new homes
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25 Mar 17, 6:02am
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Upmarket homes or those with development potential selling most readily at auction
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24 Mar 17, 5:17am
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Prices ranged from $130,000 to $450,000 at this week's Auckland apartment auctions
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23 Mar 17, 5:10pm
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Maori Party wins tug-of-war between National's coalition partners, striking deal with the Government so the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill can be passed
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22 Mar 17, 10:17am
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Sales steady at Barfoot & Thompson's latest weekly auctions, with 36% sales rate overall, 31% in Manukau
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22 Mar 17, 9:35am
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How NZ could fix property taxation, face down the NIMBY problem, overhaul the RMA and drive sustainable urban development - OECD
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22 Mar 17, 5:02am
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Housing affordability improving in Auckland as lower quartile prices slide for third consecutive month
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21 Mar 17, 3:28pm
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Inflationary risks are rising, but NZIER Shadow Board agrees the Reserve Bank should hold fire before raising interest rates 
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21 Mar 17, 11:27am
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No let up in Auckland's population growth pain as net migration remains at 71,300 a year
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20 Mar 17, 11:31am
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The share price of Fletcher Building is tanking after the construction giant put out a big profit warning only weeks after releasing interim results; Govt projects may be involved
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19 Mar 17, 1:20pm
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No risk of NZers becoming tenants in our own land, LINZ Minister Mark Mitchell says; 'Ratio of land in foreign ownership very small'; Says Stats NZ looking into capturing foreign ownership data outside OIO process
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18 Mar 17, 10:33am
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Mutiple offending landlord ordered to pay over $16,000 including exemplary damages for unlawfully renting an unconsented, converted garage as a separate housing unit
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18 Mar 17, 8:25am
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Several sales above $3m at Bayleys' Auckland auctions, lifestyle block at Cambridge goes for $340,000
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17 Mar 17, 7:05am
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Strong competition at auction for top end Auckland apartments, leasehold units selling for under $150,000
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16 Mar 17, 11:05am
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GDP grows only 0.4% in December quarter versus market pick of 0.7% and RBNZ forecast of 1.0%; Stats NZ says only half of 16 industries recorded growth; September figures revised down sharply
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16 Mar 17, 9:38am
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Labour's targeted-bond housing infrastructure plan gets support from the New Zealand Initiative, critique from Infrastructure Minister Steven Joyce
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15 Mar 17, 8:01am
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Councils facing debt covenant headwinds faced with finding new revenue streams or increasing rates. But will today's ratepayers be happy funding the next generation's infrastructure costs?
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