Property news and analysis

22 May 15, 3:56pm
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Bernard's Top 10: 'An incredible orgy of spending' (on art); The weight of (China's) money is coming; Don't worry about the robots; Clarke and Dawe on tit for tat politics; Dilbert
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21 May 15, 4:38pm
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Government will tip millions of dollars into a new fund to facilitate development of its available land in Auckland: hopes first deal done in six months
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21 May 15, 4:09pm
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No dampening of buyer enthusiasm for Auckland CBD apartments
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21 May 15, 2:33pm
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Terry Baucher finds a few surprises in Budget 2015 around Working For Families Tax credits, KiwiSaver and a brand new levy on tourists
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21 May 15, 2:09pm
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Elizabeth Kerr digs through the detail of Budget 2015 to find beneficiaries, working families and pets are the winners, while tourists and KiwiSavers are the losers
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21 May 15, 2:00pm
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Treasury forecasts NZ$176 million Budget surplus for 2015/16; Govt dumps NZ$1,000 kick start for new KiwiSaver members; Benefits and Working For Family payments nudged up
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21 May 15, 11:08am
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Net migration hit 56,800 in the April year; lowest number of migrants to Australia since 1992
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21 May 15, 10:54am
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Augusta's latest commercial property syndicate offers high returns but there's a sting in the tail with high set up costs
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21 May 15, 10:22am
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RBNZ and govt's double teaming on Auckland's rampant housing market will have an impact, but low interest rates in world awash with money printing the key factor
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20 May 15, 8:09pm
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Housing Minister details audit of hundreds of Government land holdings found many vacant reserves, Defence, Education and MSD land; Govt eyes sale for housing developments
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20 May 15, 10:34am
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Rents on Trade Me Property are rising faster in the regions, less in the main centres
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19 May 15, 1:37pm
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English and Smith hint at new moves in Budget 2015 to free up more Govt land in Auckland; possibly encourating competition for councils in consenting; Child poverty measures downplayed
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19 May 15, 6:04am
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RBNZ kicks plans to develop specific bank capital requirements for reverse mortgages into touch, for now
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18 May 15, 6:56pm
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PM says tax and transactions data from non-resident property buyers may be shared with Chinese authorities on 'Operation Foxhunt' for corrupt officials overseas
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18 May 15, 4:07pm
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LendMe founder says serious amount of debate needed if RBNZ wanted to stop 100% home loans via P2P, even if funded by banks
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18 May 15, 10:55am
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ANZ says there could be a rush of property listings in the next four months and the Auckland housing market could be at a turning point
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18 May 15, 10:11am
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PM says new two year 'bright line' test for property traders is not a Capital Gains Tax; denies Auckland property a bubble; denies move was knee-jerk response to polling; Labour says PM forced to 'eat his words'
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17 May 15, 11:48am
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PM Key announces Budget 2015 changes to crack down on property traders selling within two years
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15 May 15, 11:19am
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There was only one property that sold for under $500k at this week's Bayleys Auckland auctions
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14 May 15, 5:06pm
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There was no sign of any market slowdown at the latest Ray White City Apartments auction
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14 May 15, 3:05pm
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Harcourts CEO says LVR tweaks won't solve Auckland's housing problems but could make life easier for buyers in other regions
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14 May 15, 11:09am
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Two shops with a flat above sell for $2.58m, provide record low yield of 3%
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14 May 15, 7:47am
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Harcourts' average Auckland selling price dropped nearly $35,000 in April as more owners sold their properties to realise the capital gains
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13 May 15, 4:24pm
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Buyers were cautious at this week's City Sales apartment auction, held just a couple of hours after the RBNZ announced tight new LVR rules for investors
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13 May 15, 4:17pm
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RBNZ agrees on need for better data on foreign buyers; Labour says LVR restrictions on Auckland landlords clears way for foreign cash buyers to scoop up properties; Wheeler downplays rent fears
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