Property news and analysis

21 Sep 18, 11:33am
Net migration down 12.2% in year to August compared to previous year and continuing to fall
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20 Sep 18, 4:53pm
A new pod hotel will open near Auckland's new Sky City Convention Centre next year
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20 Sep 18, 3:36pm
Tax Working Group considers 'vacant land' and 'empty home' taxes as a way of increasing housing supply and affordability
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20 Sep 18, 9:42am
Housing NZ admits mistakes in its former meth testing policies and will compensate affected tenants
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19 Sep 18, 4:06pm
Inland Revenue says any suggestion it has taken its eye off the ball when it comes to property investors is 'thoroughly misleading'
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19 Sep 18, 12:39pm
Childcare centres are popular with a wide range of investors but buyers are being a little more cautious on price
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18 Sep 18, 2:25pm
Independent report into Auckland Council's Building Consents Department finds major shortcomings resulting in poor customer service
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18 Sep 18, 10:59am
Barfoot & Thompson achieved sales on 37% of the properties at their latest auctions, with almost half of them selling for more than their rating valuations
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17 Sep 18, 11:11am
Harcourts sold more homes in August but average prices were down in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. CEO picks 'an upturn shortly'
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16 Sep 18, 6:31am
A record $1.84 billion of housing alterations was consented in June year as big numbers of homeowners do up their houses
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13 Sep 18, 11:46am
Why TOP Leader Geoff Simmons wants the Tax Working Group to take a capital gains tax off the table... and replace it with an equity tax
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13 Sep 18, 9:49am
The first rays of spring are starting to warm the housing market with sales volumes up slightly and prices mostly steady
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13 Sep 18, 8:36am
Construction starts on KiwiBuild's first Buying Off The Plans project - 25 apartments in Onehunga
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12 Sep 18, 11:46am
Submissions being sought on proposed changes to standards for rental properties and the Residential Tenancies Act
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11 Sep 18, 11:03am
The Government's plans for 10,000 new homes around Mt Roskill could extend significantly into the neighbouring suburbs of Sandringham, Balmoral, Three Kings and Hillsborough
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10 Sep 18, 5:10pm
Sales rates were down at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions but the Pukekohe auction was the standout with a 50% sales rate
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10 Sep 18, 5:05pm
Prime Minister says Govt is 'opening the door' for families locked out of home ownership
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10 Sep 18, 11:40am
Bayleys sold 50% at their latest Auckland auctions but things were a bit quieter at the auctions in Hamilton, Tauranga and Rotorua
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9 Sep 18, 6:59am
Housing sales volumes this summer should be up on last summer but don't expect big movements in prices, says Greg Ninness
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8 Sep 18, 10:31am
Auckland Council is consenting many more dwellings, especially smaller dwelling units. And building these will require a different type of construction worker, one already in hot demand
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