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ANZ eases deposit requirements for mortgages secured against small apartments, making it a little more competitive than the other banks
1st Jul 21, 2:48pm
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ANZ eases deposit requirements for mortgages secured against small apartments, making it a little more competitive than the other banks
More than half the new homes consented last year were stand alone houses, less than 10% were apartments
6th Mar 21, 9:16am
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More than half the new homes consented last year were stand alone houses, less than 10% were apartments
Spotlight to be put on bodies corporate as Labour finally commits to supporting a National member's bill to reform the Unit Titles Act
23rd Feb 21, 1:09pm
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Spotlight to be put on bodies corporate as Labour finally commits to supporting a National member's bill to reform the Unit Titles Act
Insurance Council warns owners of units in complexes without body corps could struggle to get cover or face uphill battles when making claims
27th Jan 21, 3:33pm
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Insurance Council warns owners of units in complexes without body corps could struggle to get cover or face uphill battles when making claims
National wants to make it easier for foreigners to buy land to build houses on, but can't yet specify how
19th Feb 20, 6:31am
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National wants to make it easier for foreigners to buy land to build houses on, but can't yet specify how
Auckland Council development agency Panuku highlights potential risks amidst a softening property market
24th Oct 19, 4:17pm
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Auckland Council development agency Panuku highlights potential risks amidst a softening property market
Brendon Harre asks if Wellington is perpetually stuck being a sleepy government town that is incapable of being entrepreneurial in its public policy making
19th Oct 19, 9:59am
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Brendon Harre asks if Wellington is perpetually stuck being a sleepy government town that is incapable of being entrepreneurial in its public policy making
Report by Auckland Council development arm Panuku shines a light on Auckland's property market and the financial pressures developers are facing
21st Sep 19, 9:30am
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Report by Auckland Council development arm Panuku shines a light on Auckland's property market and the financial pressures developers are facing
After KiwiBuild's failure tackling infrastructure problems to help NZ cities become denser seems like a total no brainer and truly affordable housing would naturally follow, Geoff Simmons says
5th Sep 19, 10:54am
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After KiwiBuild's failure tackling infrastructure problems to help NZ cities become denser seems like a total no brainer and truly affordable housing would naturally follow, Geoff Simmons says
As the government steers homeowners toward the $50 bln apartment market, key players in the property sector have slammed the decision by the Housing Minister to delay new legislation updating the Unit Titles Act
22nd Jun 19, 9:31am
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As the government steers homeowners toward the $50 bln apartment market, key players in the property sector have slammed the decision by the Housing Minister to delay new legislation updating the Unit Titles Act
Brendon Harre and Anthony Ireland propose encouraging a greater diversity of housing types, in particular new apartment buildings
20th Jun 19, 2:15pm
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Brendon Harre and Anthony Ireland propose encouraging a greater diversity of housing types, in particular new apartment buildings
Mayoral candidate John Tamihere goes to Serious Fraud Office over the $3 million sale of Auckland's historic Civic Administration Building
7th Jun 19, 2:08pm
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Mayoral candidate John Tamihere goes to Serious Fraud Office over the $3 million sale of Auckland's historic Civic Administration Building
Auckland Councillor Mike Lee says sale of Civic Administration Building by council controlled organisation should be reviewed by the Auditor General
4th Jun 19, 9:43am
Auckland Councillor Mike Lee says sale of Civic Administration Building by council controlled organisation should be reviewed by the Auditor General
Plans by the Auckland Council controlled Panuku to sell a historic Auckland building to a developer has led to calls for more transparency from councillors
29th May 19, 3:01pm
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Plans by the Auckland Council controlled Panuku to sell a historic Auckland building to a developer has led to calls for more transparency from councillors
Insurers warn apartment owners risk being left high and dry in the event of a quake, as anecdotes of cash-strapped body corporates ditching their cover emerge
18th May 19, 9:31am
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Insurers warn apartment owners risk being left high and dry in the event of a quake, as anecdotes of cash-strapped body corporates ditching their cover emerge
Auckland Council's chief economist David Norman argues Auckland's housing shortage will prevent Sydney and Melbourne style price falls
21st Dec 18, 12:04pm
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Auckland Council's chief economist David Norman argues Auckland's housing shortage will prevent Sydney and Melbourne style price falls
The number of stand alone houses and retirement village units being consented is declining while multi-unit housing is growing strongly, Statistics NZ says
30th Nov 18, 11:30am
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The number of stand alone houses and retirement village units being consented is declining while multi-unit housing is growing strongly, Statistics NZ says
Twyford says National-drafted legislation to strengthen the management of apartments and townhouses isn't a priority for the Government at the moment
26th Nov 18, 3:12pm
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Twyford says National-drafted legislation to strengthen the management of apartments and townhouses isn't a priority for the Government at the moment
Collins slates Twyford's KiwiBuild for not serving those most in need, but is comfortable with nearly 10% of residential property purchases in central Auckland being made by foreigners
30th Oct 18, 5:10pm
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Collins slates Twyford's KiwiBuild for not serving those most in need, but is comfortable with nearly 10% of residential property purchases in central Auckland being made by foreigners
Housing Minister Phil Twyford seeks advice on a National Party bill that aims to strengthen the management of the $50 billion apartment sector
4th Oct 18, 7:10am
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Housing Minister Phil Twyford seeks advice on a National Party bill that aims to strengthen the management of the $50 billion apartment sector
What if we magically increased the number of houses in Auckland by 20% and dropped population growth by 25%? We'd still have a housing shortage, concludes Auckland Council's chief economist 
23rd Aug 18, 9:53am
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What if we magically increased the number of houses in Auckland by 20% and dropped population growth by 25%? We'd still have a housing shortage, concludes Auckland Council's chief economist 
Jury finds property developer and company director guilty of using fake documents to get a $41m ANZ loan to build inner-city Auckland apartments 
31st Jul 18, 1:28pm
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Jury finds property developer and company director guilty of using fake documents to get a $41m ANZ loan to build inner-city Auckland apartments 
Proposed changes to the Overseas Investment Act would allow overseas buyers to buy new apartments off the plans or to develop new homes, but they would not be able to buy existing dwellings
19th Jun 18, 10:41am
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Proposed changes to the Overseas Investment Act would allow overseas buyers to buy new apartments off the plans or to develop new homes, but they would not be able to buy existing dwellings
Building consents rise strongly in November, hitting a 13-year high nationally, a 15-year high in Auckland. Apartments and townhouses drive the spike
12th Jan 18, 11:13am
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Building consents rise strongly in November, hitting a 13-year high nationally, a 15-year high in Auckland. Apartments and townhouses drive the spike
Motu working paper argues high rise apartment developers could be forced to pay for blocking neighbouring homes' sunlight
6th Jul 17, 5:02am
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Motu working paper argues high rise apartment developers could be forced to pay for blocking neighbouring homes' sunlight