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23rd Apr 19, 11:03am
Westpac economists say if the Reserve Bank doesn't cut interest rates in May there may be no cut at all over the rest of the calendar year
Westpac economists say if the Reserve Bank doesn't cut interest rates in May there may be no cut at all over the rest of the calendar year
23rd Apr 19, 11:03am
23rd Apr 19, 9:31am
Even though lower quartile house prices remain at or near record highs, falling interest rates have come to the rescue of first home buyers
Even though lower quartile house prices remain at or near record highs, falling interest rates have come to the rescue of first home buyers
23rd Apr 19, 9:31am
22nd Apr 19, 9:00am
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The new rental homes legal standards target improved heating, insulation, ventilation and drainage, reduce moisture and stop draughts for 600,000 tenants
The new rental homes legal standards target improved heating, insulation, ventilation and drainage, reduce moisture and stop draughts for 600,000 tenants
22nd Apr 19, 9:00am
18th Apr 19, 12:53pm
Industry group pushes for greater regulation of building product importers in planned changes to the Building Act 
Industry group pushes for greater regulation of building product importers in planned changes to the Building Act 
18th Apr 19, 12:53pm
18th Apr 19, 10:04am
Investment property prices were up and rental yields were down as the Capital Gains Tax debate raged
Investment property prices were up and rental yields were down as the Capital Gains Tax debate raged
18th Apr 19, 10:04am
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17th Apr 19, 2:52pm
Government tasks Productivity Commission with exploring options for taxing vacant land, to prioritise work on ways to encourage investment in significant infrastructure projects
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Government tasks Productivity Commission with exploring options for taxing vacant land, to prioritise work on ways to encourage investment in significant infrastructure projects
17th Apr 19, 2:52pm
16th Apr 19, 5:46pm
Government proposes creating a certification scheme to streamline the consenting of prefabs; also suggests giving MBIE more teeth to better regulate building materials
Government proposes creating a certification scheme to streamline the consenting of prefabs; also suggests giving MBIE more teeth to better regulate building materials
16th Apr 19, 5:46pm
16th Apr 19, 1:30pm
Government considers requiring overseas investors that apply to buy sensitive assets to meet a 'national interest' test that Ministers can call the shots on
Government considers requiring overseas investors that apply to buy sensitive assets to meet a 'national interest' test that Ministers can call the shots on
16th Apr 19, 1:30pm
16th Apr 19, 12:50pm
Auckland's MR8 Construction goes into voluntary administration hot on heels of government and key industry players signing a Construction Sector Accord
Auckland's MR8 Construction goes into voluntary administration hot on heels of government and key industry players signing a Construction Sector Accord
16th Apr 19, 12:50pm
16th Apr 19, 10:48am
Harcourts' sales have been down compared to last year for five months in a row but prices appear to be holding up
Harcourts' sales have been down compared to last year for five months in a row but prices appear to be holding up
16th Apr 19, 10:48am
16th Apr 19, 10:08am
Most auctioned properties are being passed in and opened up to offers from conditional buyers
Most auctioned properties are being passed in and opened up to offers from conditional buyers
16th Apr 19, 10:08am
15th Apr 19, 3:23pm
David Hargreaves reckons that whether by design or not the Tax Working Group has ended up being a public referendum for Capital Gains Tax - and it's likely to work out well for the Government
David Hargreaves reckons that whether by design or not the Tax Working Group has ended up being a public referendum for Capital Gains Tax - and it's likely to work out well for the Government
15th Apr 19, 3:23pm
15th Apr 19, 12:40pm
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National's Revenue Spokesperson Andrew Bayly says the impact of Capital Gains Tax on the commercial property sector has received little focus - and this is a mistake
National's Revenue Spokesperson Andrew Bayly says the impact of Capital Gains Tax on the commercial property sector has received little focus - and this is a mistake
15th Apr 19, 12:40pm
13th Apr 19, 6:53am
There was strong bidding at the latest Auckland apartment auctions but prices on those that sold were all below their Rating Valuations
There was strong bidding at the latest Auckland apartment auctions but prices on those that sold were all below their Rating Valuations
13th Apr 19, 6:53am
12th Apr 19, 11:46am
Net migration up 19% in year to February compared to previous year, almost a record high
Net migration up 19% in year to February compared to previous year, almost a record high
12th Apr 19, 11:46am
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12th Apr 19, 9:39am
Miserable end to summer for the housing market, especially in Auckland where March sales volumes were down 18% compared to March last year
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Miserable end to summer for the housing market, especially in Auckland where March sales volumes were down 18% compared to March last year
12th Apr 19, 9:39am
11th Apr 19, 10:28am
Vendors may have to make some tough decisions as auction sales rates start to decline in April, with sales particularly weak in Auckland
Vendors may have to make some tough decisions as auction sales rates start to decline in April, with sales particularly weak in Auckland
11th Apr 19, 10:28am
10th Apr 19, 10:48am
Bank premises in suburban Taradale give investor net yield of 6.31% while office building in Napier CBD returns 7.17%+
Bank premises in suburban Taradale give investor net yield of 6.31% while office building in Napier CBD returns 7.17%+
10th Apr 19, 10:48am
10th Apr 19, 9:19am
Tax experts: Govt should hold fire introducing rules to ring-fence rental losses until it knows if it'll introduce a capital gains tax, as we don't need both
Tax experts: Govt should hold fire introducing rules to ring-fence rental losses until it knows if it'll introduce a capital gains tax, as we don't need both
10th Apr 19, 9:19am
9th Apr 19, 12:32pm
Mainzeal's liquidators are seeking to double the amount the company's directors, including its chairman Jenny Shipley will have to pay creditors, from $36m to $73m
Mainzeal's liquidators are seeking to double the amount the company's directors, including its chairman Jenny Shipley will have to pay creditors, from $36m to $73m
9th Apr 19, 12:32pm

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