Property news and analysis

22 Feb 17, 7:55am
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People hopefully getting the message on housing, Finance Minister Joyce says; Notes interest rates set to rise, Auckland house prices high and starting to fall; Some demand measures but supply the big issue
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21 Feb 17, 1:14pm
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We investigate why rents in Auckland have not risen as fast as house prices, given the 'housing shortage', and find both investor activity and later household formation as reasons
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21 Feb 17, 9:48am
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Residential properties in south Auckland remain the most difficult to sell at auction - results mixed elsewhere
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20 Feb 17, 4:23pm
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Govt and fast-growing councils are in 'gritty talks' over use of $1bn housing infrastructure fund, PM English says; 'Councils don't seem to have projects ready to go'
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20 Feb 17, 1:52pm
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ANZ economists see risk of slower rate in consents for new dwellings in Auckland as escalating costs and capital constraints squeeze the market; 'hard to see price weakness extending too far'
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20 Feb 17, 9:49am
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Phil Goff convenes taskforce to address 'severe difficulties' caused by Auckland housing shortage
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20 Feb 17, 9:38am
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Labour's 'employment goal' for RBNZ monetary policy to remain open without specific nominal jobs target; Set to follow US example of not telling central bank which of price stability and employment goals to prioritise
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20 Feb 17, 6:23am
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ASB says confidence in the housing market is falling, particularly in Auckland and the North Island
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17 Feb 17, 11:53am
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Mixed results at latest apartment auctions as buyers play hardball over price
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17 Feb 17, 10:48am
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REINZ says lifestyle block market is 'challenging' as sales decline to lowest level in two years
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16 Feb 17, 11:28am
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SFO accuses foursome of fraudulently obtaining $40 million from ANZ to build the Waldorf Celestion Apartment Hotel
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15 Feb 17, 3:55pm
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Govt building boom claim fueled by 137% rise in building costs since 2004, Labour says; Twyford vs Smith in Parliament take-two
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15 Feb 17, 10:29am
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Barfoot & Thompson sold 40% at their latest auctions as sluggish sales trends continue into the peak summer season
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15 Feb 17, 6:29am
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Smith, Twyford & Peters battle over housing figures as consents-to-builds rates, state house building and shortfall estimates are aired in Parliament
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14 Feb 17, 3:40pm
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Govt opens consultation on urban development authorities, Building and Construction Minister Smith announces
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14 Feb 17, 11:07am
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Building and Construction Minister Smith says getting better estimates of NZ housing shortage is tough without becoming Soviet-style economy
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14 Feb 17, 10:33am
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The housing market makes a poor start to the new year with house prices and sales volumes in decline and the number of listings rising
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13 Feb 17, 5:50pm
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PM English welcomes Auckland unitary plan ruling; Eyes development on govt land in Mt Roskill, Avondale and South Auckland in addition to existing projects
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13 Feb 17, 2:43pm
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Yields starting to rise on residential investment properties in Auckland as rents rise and capital gains start to dry up
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12 Feb 17, 7:47am
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Rodney Dickens sees interest rates having to be increased to a level that will generate a hard landing for the economy, choking off immigration, and turning the housing market lower
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10 Feb 17, 10:20am
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CBD apartment market off to a solid start with three out of five selling under the hammer at the first major apartment auction of 2017
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10 Feb 17, 9:32am
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RBNZ Governor tells MPs sceptical about debt-to-income restrictions they could distort the housing market, which the government's tax policies already do
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10 Feb 17, 9:16am
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Mt Albert by-election to test how palatable The Opportunities Party's 'radical centrism' will be in the general election; Geoff Simmons explains why 'it's time for something fresh'
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9 Feb 17, 12:41pm
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Unprecedented net migration has little effect on monetary policy as younger people arrive, but macro-prudential tools may help if it feeds through to higher house prices, RBNZ says
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9 Feb 17, 11:41am
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Dwelling consent figures ended last year on a sour note with little relief in sight for Auckland's growing housing shortage
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