Property news and analysis

18 Nov 17, 7:19am
Auckland's new rating valuations may unleash a wave of vendors with unrealistic price expectations
17 Nov 17, 11:20am
There is a widening gap between the price buyers are prepared to pay and the price vendors are expecting to achieve
16 Nov 17, 12:01pm
Auckland properties show average gain in value of 45%, according to latest official valuations
16 Nov 17, 11:25am
Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford sets out the Government's case for the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill, National housing spokesman Michael Woodhouse responds
15 Nov 17, 2:14pm
More properties are being auctioned but fewer are being sold at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions
15 Nov 17, 9:40am
Difficult start to summer for housing market with sales volumes down 16% in October and prices down in many regions
14 Nov 17, 12:15pm
Greg Ninness takes a look at the Auckland apartment market and finds most of the new apartments are aimed at the upper end of the market & there's a lack of affordable apartments
13 Nov 17, 1:41pm
Low sales volumes at Harcourts but prices holding up in Auckland and Wellington
9 Nov 17, 2:59pm
More apartments on offer at the main auctions and more buyers about too, but they remain cautious
9 Nov 17, 11:57am
Acting Reserve Bank Governor says the central bank is currently reviewing the LVR restrictions 'and the criteria we would adopt for their removal' and will say more on the subject before the end of the month
8 Nov 17, 12:16pm
Speech from the throne pledges that Auckland's urban limit will be removed and density controls will be freed up in this term of Government
8 Nov 17, 11:30am
Average nationwide weekly rent up 5% compared to a year ago while average take home pay rises just 2.1%
7 Nov 17, 9:55am
More Auckland homes being auctioned by Barfoot & Thompson
6 Nov 17, 1:26pm
Think tank welcomes Housing Minister's suggestions of simplifying planning rules and abolishing Auckland's rural urban boundary
6 Nov 17, 11:58am
Kiwi analyst Michael Parker on why real estate in China is now the world's most important asset class
5 Nov 17, 7:23am
Notorious property manager/developer Augustine Lau speaks out about why he's in the dog box with his overseas associates who are defaulting on their mortgages 
4 Nov 17, 7:26am
Bayleys achieved sales on exactly half the properties at their latest auctions in Auckland, Waikato and Hawke's Bay
3 Nov 17, 3:39pm
BNZ's Tony Alexander describes new government's ban on foreigners buying houses as 'clever', and says it 'aligns NZ with the foreign buying policies of almost all other countries'
3 Nov 17, 10:18am
October sales volumes at Barfoot & Thompson hit their lowest level since 2010 as prices drop below where they were a year ago
3 Nov 17, 5:02am
Nikko AM says that a populist and/or anti-capitalist tone in the new Government will see our economy slow in the short term from declining business and consumer confidence and uncertainty, then rise in the longer term


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