foreign buyers

8 Feb 19, 11:38am
Central Auckland remains the most popular area for overseas buyers, who accounted for 13.7% of all sales in the area in Q4 2018
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26 Oct 18, 1:49pm
Barfoot & Thompson looks to WeChat to improve engagement with Chinese customers
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15 Aug 18, 6:58pm
Top Chinese property website says if anyone has been driving up house prices, 'it’s your rich dad and uncle, not rich Chinese'
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15 Aug 18, 6:25pm
The controversial Overseas Investment Amendment Bill has passed its third reading with 65 votes for and 57 against and will become law in a matter of weeks
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15 Aug 18, 11:51am
Westpac's chief economist abruptly changes tack and now forecasts a house price rally early next year, with prices to climb 1.5% in the first quarter; RBNZ was the 'game changer'
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13 Aug 18, 12:10pm
The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill was one of the first bills the Government said it would implement and this week it will likely become law
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27 Jul 18, 11:40am
Overseas house buying activity mostly concentrated in Auckland, latest figures show
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26 Jun 18, 1:39pm
ASB data shows the actual number of homes sold to foreign buyers in the year to March 2018 is likely between 11% & 21% nationally, not the 3% reported by Stats NZ  
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21 Jun 18, 11:42am
Westpac's chief economist says it's no surprise that the housing market is slowing; predicts Auckland and Queenstown will be most affected by foreign buyer restrictions
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21 Jun 18, 8:19am
David Hargreaves says Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee appears to have done a good job 'fixing' Labour's foreign buyer ban but reckons we don't need a repeat of such hastily drawn up legislation
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19 Jun 18, 10:41am
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
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18 Jun 18, 3:12pm
ANZ economists say the Government's forthcoming ban on foreign buyers of New Zealand houses is not expected to have much impact on either house price inflation or housing affordability
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9 Jun 18, 7:01am
Capital outflows from China may have had a bigger impact on Auckland's housing market than low interest rates and high immigration
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8 Jun 18, 12:29pm
Associate Finance Minister David Parker says the price of New Zealand homes should be set by buyers in this country, not those from overseas
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7 Jun 18, 11:39am
Overseas house buyer activity is concentrated in places like Auckland and Queenstown
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27 Apr 18, 10:00am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy on housing supply, urban planning, earthquakes, rent controls, transportation, foreign buyer bans & more
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23 Apr 18, 10:42am
The Government's coming under pressure to make changes and exemptions in its legislation barring offshore buyers from owning existing New Zealand houses
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22 Apr 18, 7:02am
Greg Ninness takes a look at the concept of the RBNZ having a debt-to-income ratio tool and the Government banning foreign house buyers and says bring them both on
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17 Apr 18, 3:40pm
The IMF doesn't think the Government’s policy to ban foreigners from buying Kiwi homes will have much of an impact on house prices; but officials do think DTIs should be added to the RBNZ’s toolkit
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25 Mar 18, 1:26pm
Housing and Urban Development Minister says 29 hectares of Unitec land at Mt Albert will be transferred to Crown ownership; between 3000 and 4000 homes to be constructed
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